Anti Data Exfiltration receives industry recognition for best ransomware protection

Cheyenne, Wyoming – February 8, 2022 – BlackFog, the leader in on-device data privacy, data security and ransomware prevention, today announced it has been recognized with gold and bronze awards in four categories in the 2022 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards, including a gold award for Best Ransomware Protection North America.

The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards is an annual competition which honors individuals and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in the field of information security. The finalists and winners are selected based on the strength of their nomination as well as the popular vote by members of the Information Security Community.

“We congratulate BlackFog for the recognition as a Gold award winner in both the Best Data Security and Best Ransomware Protection North America categories and as a Bronze award winner in the Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company and Best Cybersecurity Start-up categories of the 2022 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards,” said Holger Schulze, CEO of Cybersecurity Insiders and founder of the 500,000-member Information Security Community group on LinkedIn, which organizes the 7th annual Cybersecurity Excellence Awards. “With over 900 entries in more than 250 award categories, the 2022 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards program is highly competitive. All winners reflect the very best in innovation and excellence in tackling today’s urgent cybersecurity challenges.”

“The competition to win awards of this calibre is remarkable with so many companies vying for attention in the cybersecurity space,” said Dr Darren Williams, founder and CEO of BlackFog. “We are delighted to gain recognition amongst the esteemed judges and information security community. We are particularly thrilled to win gold in the Best Ransomware Protection category as we help our customers win the global war on ransomware every day.”

More information about the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards including the list of 2022 finalists and winners is available here.

About BlackFog

Founded in 2015, BlackFog is a global cybersecurity company that has pioneered on-device anti data exfiltration (ADX) technology to protect companies from global security threats such as ransomware, spyware, malware, phishing, unauthorized data collection and profiling. Its software monitors enterprise compliance with global privacy regulations and prevents cyberattacks across all endpoints. BlackFog uses behavioral analysis to preemptively prevent hackers from exploiting vulnerabilities in enterprise security systems and data structures.

BlackFog’s preventative approach to security recognizes the limitations of existing perimeter defense techniques and neutralizes attacks before they happen at multiple points in their lifecycle. Trusted by corporations all over the world, BlackFog is redefining modern cyber security practices. For more information visit: www.blackfog.com