Consumer & Retail / Cybersecurity

Human Element

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What is Human Element?

In this market, companies reduce the risk associated with the cybersecurity X-factor — employee behavior — by providing cyber training solutions, insider risk detection, phishing defense, and employee risk mapping.

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Leaders

Leaders are the most established service providers in the market and possess the breadth to address various customer needs.

See why these companies made it as leaders for Human Element. These companies include Proofpoint and Agari Data.

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Proofpoint

United States / Founded Year: 2002

Proofpoint offers an integrated suite of on-demand data protection solutions, including threat protection, regulatory compliance, archiving and governance, and secure communication. Proofpoint's solutions are built on a flexible, cloud-based platform and leverage a number of technologies, including big data analytics, machine learning, deep content inspection, secure storage, and advanced encryption, to address today's threat landscape.On August 31st, 2021, Proofpoint was acquired by Thoma Bravo at a valuation of $12.3B.

Known Customers

itqan, Microsoft, Hootsuite, and 2 more

Key People

Brad Pelo, Gary Steele, Marcel DePaolis, and 2 more

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Agari Data

United States / Founded Year: 2009

Agari protects brands and people from phishing and socially-engineered attacks. Using applied data science and a diverse set of signals, Agari protects the workforce from inbound business email compromise, supply chain fraud, spear phishing, and account takeover-based attacks, reducing business risk and restoring trust to the inbox. Agari also prevents spoofing of outbound email from the enterprise to customers, increasing deliverability and preserving brand integrity.On May 13th, 2021, Agari was acquired by HelpSystems. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Key People

Abhijit Dey

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IRONSCALES

United States / Founded Year: 2013

IRONSCALES enables organizations to mitigate the risk associated with the technological, operational and human challenges inherent to phishing attacks. The company's multi-layered and automated approach to prevent, detect, and respond to phishing emails combines micro-learning phishing simulation and awareness training (IronSchool), with mailbox-level phishing detection (IronSights), automated incident response (IronTraps) and real-time automated intelligence sharing (Federation) technologies.

Known Customers

infodesign bulgaria

Key People

Eyal Benishti, Lior Tenzer, Erez Fingerman, and 1 more

Highfliers

Highfliers are the most innovative service providers in the market and possess the resources to address evolving customer needs.

See why these companies made it as highfliers for Human Element. These companies include Abnormal Security.

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Abnormal Security

United States / Founded Year: 2018

Abnormal Security provides a cloud email security platform that protects enterprises from targeted email attacks. Powered by Abnormal Behavior Technology (ABX), the platform combines the Abnormal Identity Model, the Abnormal Relationship Graph, and Abnormal Content Analysis to stop attacks that lead to account takeover, financial damage, and organizational mistrust. It was founded in 2018 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Known Partners

Microsoft Azure

Key People

Evan Reiser, Sanjay Jeyakumar, Rami Habal, and 1 more

Outperformers

Outperformers are the most specialized service providers in the market and possess the expertise to address unique customer needs.

See why these companies made it as outperformers for Human Element. These companies include Cofense and Rangeforce.

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Cofense

United States / Founded Year: 2011

Cofense provides threat management for organizations concerned about human susceptibility to advanced targeted attacks. Cofense's intelligence-driven platform turns employees into an active line of defense by enabling them to identify, report, and mitigate spear phishing, malware, and drive-by threats. The company's open approach ensures that Cofense integrates easily into the security technology stack, demonstrating measurable results to help inform an organization's security decision making process.

Key People

Aaron Higbee, Mel Wesley, Brandi Moore, and 2 more

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Rangeforce

United States / Founded Year: 2014

Rangeforce is a cloud-based platform for developing, selling, and executing live, hands-on cyber trainings on real systems, ultimately creating a marketplace for security trainings.

Challengers

Challengers are the most promising service providers in the market and possess the agility to address emerging customer needs.

See why these companies made it as challengers for Human Element. These companies include PhishLabs and Elevate Security.

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PhishLabs

United States / Founded Year: 2008

PhishLabs (Ecrime Management Strategies) provides cybersecurity services that protect against threats that exploit people. It combines proprietary technology, intelligence, and human expertise to detect, analyze, and stop targeted cyberattacks before they impact organizations. Additionally, the company provides threat intelligence that strengthens existing cyber defenses and optimizes threat prevention.On October 19th, 2021, PhishLabs was acquired by HelpSystems. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Known Partners

BrandProtect

Key People

John LaCour, Tony Prince, Gary Christian, and 1 more

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Elevate Security

United States / Founded Year: 2017

Elevate Security is a platform that focuses on shifting human behavior and responses to security threats to prevent breaches.

Key People

Robert Fly, Masha Sedova, Nicholas Telford, and 2 more

What is Human Element?

In this market, companies reduce the risk associated with the cybersecurity X-factor — employee behavior — by providing cyber training solutions, insider risk detection, phishing defense, and employee risk mapping.

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