Fortress Cybersecurity Award
By |Published On: May 30th, 2024|3 min read|Categories: Press Release|

BlackFog Wins 2024 Fortress Cybersecurity Award

Cheyenne, WY – May 30th, 2024 – BlackFog, the leader in ransomware protection and anti data exfiltration today announced it has been named a winner in the prestigious 2024 Fortress Cybersecurity Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group.

BlackFog received the Fortress Data Protection award for its pioneering anti data exfiltration (ADX) technology. By utilizing AI based algorithms, BlackFog identifies unusual behavior and prevents unauthorized data from leaving a device or network.

“In today’s digital age, cybersecurity is no longer optional – it’s essential,” said Maria Jimenez, Chief Nominations Officer at the Business Intelligence Group. “We are proud to recognize BlackFog for their innovative solution and unwavering commitment to protecting our data and infrastructure from ever-evolving cyber threats.”

The Fortress Cybersecurity Awards honor the world’s leading companies and individuals who are at the forefront of cybersecurity innovation. Winners are selected based on their dedication to developing solutions, raising awareness, and defending against the growing threat of cyberattacks.

“This award marks our fourth win of 2024 to date, and we are thrilled to receive a coveted Fortress award in such a competitive category. This further validates the value of anti data exfiltration (ADX) technology and the market demand for solutions that effectively prevent data loss, breaches and extortion,” said Dr Darren Williams, CEO & Founder of BlackFog. “Data is the ultimate prize for cybercriminals, and with exfiltration happening in around 92% of attacks, ADX is becoming a must have technology.”

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 AI to preemptively prevent hackers from exploiting vulnerabilities in enterprise security systems and data structures.

BlackFog recently won the “Best Threat Intelligence Technology” in the 2024 Teiss Awards, “Data Leak Detection Solution of the Year” award in the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards, as well as a Gold award in the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards for Best Virtual CISO Offering, a Silver award for Ransomware Protection and Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company in 2023. BlackFog also won a Globee award in 2023 for the State of Ransomware report which recognizes outstanding contributions in securing the digital landscape.

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

About Business Intelligence Group

The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other business award programs, these programs are judged by business executives with extensive experience and knowledge in cybersecurity. The organization’s proprietary scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple security domains and rewards those companies whose achievements stand out in the fight against cybercrime.

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