San Diego, CA – June 14, 2017 – AttackIQ,  the first live remote testing platform that continuously challenges your security assumptions, today announced that is has been named a Cool Vendor in Gartner’s Monitoring and Management of Threats to Applications and Data report for 2017.1  According to Gartner, vendors selected for the Cool Vendor report are innovative, impactful and intriguing.

AttackIQ delivers the first automated security solution that continuously challenges and validates your security assumptions, practices and investments. In a matter of minutes, AttackIQ’s platform challenges how your organization would fare against real world scenarios. AttackIQ is driving the emerging market of Continuous Security Validation, powered by the active AttackIQ community, it quickly and continuously identifies readiness, resiliency and weaknesses, and validates that your enterprise security systems are performing as originally intended.

Stephan Chenette, founder and CEO of AttackIQ said: “As pioneers and innovators in the emerging market of continuous security validation, AttackIQ is excited and honored to be recognized as a Cool Vendor by Gartner”

Comments from AttackIQ Customers and Security Practitioners:

“AttackIQ’s FireDrill™ technology maximizes a security team’s responsiveness by going further than traditional tabletop exercise or red team”

– Ryan McGeehan Former Director of Facebook Security

“FireDrill™ provides my teams and me a baseline of truth into the security controls and cybersecurity suite we have deployed to protect our organization. It allows us to prove the funds spent on building our Security Operations Center provide value to our stakeholders, the City of San Diego, CA.”

– Gary Hayslip Chief Information Security Officer, City of San Diego


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