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XM Cyber Selected as SC Media 2018 Excellence Award Finalist

New York, 19 January 2018: XM Cyber today announced that it has been recognized as an Excellence Award finalist in the “Rookie Security Company of the Year” category of the 2018 SC Awards. Finalists are recognized for their outstanding leadership and ability to provide superior products to the cybersecurity industry. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards ceremony on April 17, 2018 in San Francisco.


“In an age when threats are ever-evolving, it is reassuring to know that one true constant is the commitment of dedicated information security professionals, as best exemplified by our SC Media Awards finalists,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Media. “These inspiring innovators have set a high bar for their industry peers, as they continue to protect the world from attacks and vulnerabilities that imperil our security, privacy, and digital infrastructure. The year 2017 brought us WannaCry ransomware infections, the rise of cryptominers, and bugs like Broadpwn and BlueBorne that affected billions of devices. Whatever threats rear their ugly heads in 2018 and beyond, our finalists will be ready to act.”


Now in its 21 st year, SC Awards is recognized as the industry gold standard of accomplishment for cybersecurity professionals, products and services. Winners in the Excellence category are determined by an expert panel of judges with extensive knowledge and experience in the cybersecurity industry. The Excellence Award honors the professionals, products and services that have proven to be the best in the industry for protecting today’s corporate world from an array of risks and threats.


“Being named a finalist by SC Media is a great honor,” said XM Cyber CEO Noam Erez, “XM Cyber promises to disrupt the cybersecurity sector with an advanced fully automated Breach and Attack Simulation & Remediation solution. This nomination, along with the exceptional feedback we are receiving from our leading enterprise customers worldwide, confirms that we are successfully driving innovation within the cybersecurity sector.”


“As a finalist, XM Cyber demonstrated unique innovation in its approach to protecting companies from the onslaught of malicious attacks and other threats,” added Armstrong of SC Media. “XM Cyber’s solution represents some of the most effective security technology on the market today.”


The SC Awards gala honoring the winners attracts top professionals in the cybersecurity community and provides an invaluable opportunity for networking. To register for the 2018 SC Awards gala, please visit


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In addition to their comprehensive website, SC Media offers magazines, eBooks, and newsletters. They also host digital and live events such as SC Awards and RiskSec NY to provide cybersecurity professionals all the information needed to safeguard their organizations and contribute to their longevity and success.


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About XM Cyber

XM® Cyber offers the most advanced Breach and Attack Simulation & Remediation solution to safeguard enterprises’ critical assets. XM® Cyber was founded by the highest caliber of executives from Israel’s intelligence sector. Together they bring vast experience and expertise in offensive and defensive cyber and in designing and overcoming major cybersecurity challenges.

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