Fintech / Cybersecurity

Human Element

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What is Human Element?

In this market, companies reduce the risk associated with the cybersecurity X-factor — human 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 IRONSCALES.

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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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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

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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 Tessian.

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Tessian

United Kingdom / Founded Year: 2013

Tessian is an email security platform that uses machine learning to make sure sensitive or confidential data cannot be sent to the wrong individual. The solution scans historical email data to understand conventional usage patterns and behaviors in companies' email systems. By leveraging machine learning, the platform spots anomalies and give users a chance to correct problems before sending without requiring administration or end user behavior change.

Known Partners

Optiv Security

Known Customers

Hill Dickinson

Key People

Tim Sadler, Sabrina Castiglione, Ed Bishop, 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 Rangeforce.

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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 INKY and PhishLabs.

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INKY

United States / Founded Year: 2008

INKY is a cloud-based email security platform designed to be far more than just artificially intelligent. INKY recognizes logos, brand colors, and email signatures. It understands email, searches for signs of fraud, and can spot impostors by a pixel.

Known Partners

Satisnet, CNSG

Key People

David Baggett, Simon Smith, John Lyons

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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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Area 1 Security

United States / Founded Year: 2013

Area 1 Security is a performance-based cybersecurity company, changing how businesses protect against phishing attacks.On April 1st, 2022, Area 1 Security was acquired by CloudFlare for $162 million. Per Cloudflare, 40-50% of the $162 million is to be paid in Cloudflare's Class A common stock.

Known Partners

Virtru

Known Customers

SolCyber

Key People

Blake Darché nin ja , Patrick Sweeney, Kent Madsen

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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 — human behavior — by providing cyber training solutions, insider risk detection, phishing defense, and employee risk mapping.

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