Analyzing Over 500,000 User Accounts, Winning Industry Awards and Recruiting Key Executives to Support Company Expansion
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – June 16, 2015 – Fortscale Security Ltd., a pioneer in the growing field of User Behavior Analytics for enterprise security, today announced it now analyzes more than 500,000 user accounts globally. The milestone number showcases the company’s continued growth as major companies around the world adopt Fortscale’s User Behavior Analytics solution that identifies suspicious activity and detects potential breaches. In addition to winning high-profile customers, several organizations have awarded Fortscale industry awards as validation of excellence. To ensure continued success, Fortscale has also rounded out its leadership team adding Bert Rankin as Chief Marketing Officer and Inbar Ries as Vice President of Product Management.
2015 continues to be an amazing year at Fortscale. We have signed contracts with a number of worldwide brands and are already analyzing half-a-million users. With an extremely robust pipeline, we expect to see even faster growth in the second half of the year,” said Idan Tendler, Founder & CEO, Fortscale. “This speaks to a growing industry-wide awareness surrounding insider threats and an understanding that user behavior analytics is a key tool in securing enterprises and protecting their most sensitive data.” Fortscale’s growth demonstrates a proven ability to support large scale deployments and generate highly relevant results. With one of its deployments, Fortscale is now monitoring more than 100,000 user accounts, with a throughput of nearly 0.5 billion daily events being analyzed. With another customer, from a sample of 1M user access events, Fortscale discovered 40 high-risk anomalies that were determined to be highly-valuable by the customer.
During the first half of the year, Fortscale has received wide acclaim and recognition for its solution. Fortscale was one of ten security companies and the only security analytics company chosen out of a pool of almost 100 to showcase its user behavior analytics solution in the 2015 RSA Conference Innovation Sandbox contest. Fortscale was also awarded a 2015 Cyber Defense Award for “Most Innovative Security Solution” from Cyber Defense Magazine, the industry’s leading electronic information security magazine. In addition, Info Security Products Guide named Fortscale a finalist for the 11th Annual 2015 Global Excellence Awards in the “Innovation in Enterprise Security” category. “Independent Industry awards reflect the significant value that we offer our customers,” said Idan Tendler. “Our data scientists and engineers are continually making breakthroughs in UBA that will significantly improve security in a digital world.”
Fortscale has also announced the appointment of two new executives to its leadership team: Chief Marketing Officer Bert Rankin and Vice President of Product Management Inbar Ries. Mr. Rankin has more than 25 years of experience building world-class marketing organizations that create market leading brand awareness and drive rapid revenue growth. He has vast experience with developing and implementing enterprise software marketing campaigns. Most recently he was responsible for establishing ThreatMetrix as the premier vendor of online fraud prevention solutions. Ms. Ries has 20 years of management experience in the fields of R&D, product management and business development. Prior to joining Fortscale, Ms. Ries was Senior Director of Product Management at Cellebrite, a provider of mobile forensics extraction and analytics solutions, where she was responsible for the successful deployment of seven products in law enforcement agencies around the world.
Fortscale delivers the industry’s most accurate, scalable and extendible user behavior analytics solution. Enterprises face a growing threat from malicious employees and external users that have hijacked and compromised legitimate user credentials to exploit data. These sophisticated attacks occurring from within the network are difficult for security analysts to detect using traditional security measures. As a result, a new approach is needed to secure enterprise networks and protect intellectual property. Fortscale provides a proven user behavior analytics solution designed to mitigate these insider threats. With deep big data expertise, superior analytics, unrivaled machine learning capabilities and global user profiling, Fortscale empowers analysts and security teams with unmatched user intelligence, prioritized alerts and easy-to-use investigation tools so they can quickly identify bad actors and respond to threats. For more information, visit www.fortscale.com.