50 Leading Companies of the Year 2018

Providing Protection for Your Company in the Digital Platform: ZeroFOX

thesiliconreview-james-c-foster-ceo-zerofox-18Safeguarding Your Brand and Organization

In today’s generation, social media plays a crucial role in every step of business. With marketing and reaching out to people, there is always a risk because it is on the digital platform. ZeroFOX is one such company that solves all these problems. It is the market leader in social media & digital protection, safeguards modern organizations from dynamic security, brand and physical risks across social, mobile, web and collaboration platforms. Using diverse data sources and artificial intelligence-based analysis, ZeroFOX protects modern organizations from targeted phishing attacks, credential compromise, data exfiltration, brand hijacking, executive and location threats and more. The patented ZeroFOX SaaS platform processes and protects millions of posts, messages, and accounts daily across the social and digital landscape, spanning LinkedIn, Facebook, Slack, Twitter, HipChat, Instagram, Pastebin, YouTube, mobile app stores, the deep & dark web, domains and more.

Led by a team of information security and high-growth company veterans, ZeroFOX has raised nearly $100M in funding from NEA, Highland Capital, Silver Lake Waterman, Redline Capital and others, and has collected top industry awards such as Red Herring North America Top 100, the SINET16 Champion, Dark Reading’s Top Security Startups to Watch, Tech Council of Maryland’s Technology Company of the Year and the Security Tech Trailblazer of the Year.

The Modern Challenges Faced in the Industry

Social media and digital platforms—such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, deep & dark web, mobile app stores and more—are becoming the #1 business driver and #1 security challenge of modern organizations. Today’s businesses struggle with the scale trusted nature, and lack of visibility of these platforms, and their vulnerability to risks ranging from account compromise and fraudulent profiles to executive threats and brand reputation damage.

Using diverse data sources and intelligent analysis, the ZeroFOX Platform identifies and remediates targeted business, brand and security risks. The patented ZeroFOX SaaS technology processes and protects millions of posts, messages, and accounts daily across the social and digital landscape. Security, marketing, risk and fraud professionals use ZeroFOX to stop risks where your organization is most valuable, most visible and most vulnerable.

The Solutions Provided by the Company

The company finds the bad stuff on social media and digital channels and solves it. Organizations invest immense resources into social media, which is quickly becoming the primary communication method for both individuals and businesses. But intertwined in the snaps, pins, and tweets are a multitude of information security and business risks, spanning targeted phishing, social engineering, account takeover, piracy, fraud and more. As social media continues to dominate business communications, security teams must understand and address the risks posed by social media, the largest unsecured IT network on earth. Explore the use-cases ZeroFOX helps its customers address, or build your own with FoxScript. Hence the company achieves full visibility and protects what matters most.

The Platforms the Firm Offers and its Benefits

With a global data collection engine, artificial intelligence-based analysis, and automated remediation, the ZeroFOX Platform protects you from cyber, brand and physical threats on social media & digital platforms.

You Gain More Visibility

Immediately see beyond your perimeter to catch more threats faster, before they impact your business & employees.

The Company Ensures Control

Dramatically reduce your risk with artificial intelligence-driven analysis, custom policies rules, role-based administration, and robust analytics.

Automate Protection Unit

Eliminate costly, time-intensive threat hunting, manual remediation and data coverage gaps that leave you and your organization exposed.

The Man behind the Success of the Company

James C. Foster, Chief Executive Officer:

James C. Foster is the Founder and CEO of ZeroFOX. Foster is an industry veteran and a world-renowned thought leader on cybersecurity. He’s published over a dozen books, holds patents, has spoken on Capitol Hill about the increase in international cyber threats, and is a recognized keynote speaker. In 2006, Foster founded the cybersecurity firm, Ciphent. Ciphent grew to almost 100 employees with 1000 customers by 2010 when it was acquired by Accuvant. With a three-year growth rate of 8900+%, Ciphent was recognized as the #16th Fastest Growing Private Company in the US and #1 in Maryland by Inc. Magazine. As Chairman of the Advisory Board and SVP while at Accuvant, Foster led the successful acquisition of V3rity while the company achieved 50% year-over-year growth in 2011 with revenues in excess of $325M. Additionally, Foster has had the privilege of working with several other high growth cybersecurity.

“ZeroFOXbuilts and applies automation, focus, deep analytics, and actionable intelto complement other intel feeds coming into the cyber SOC and correlates with event management tools.”