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BlackFog bags teissAward2024 for Best Threat Intelligence Technology
Mon, 11th Mar 2024

BlackFog, a provider of ransomware protection and anti-data exfiltration, was recently recognised with the teissAward2024 for Best Threat Intelligence Technology. This accolade reinforces BlackFog's commitment to protecting an organisation’s most valuable asset, its data. The award recognises their expertise in combating the latest AI-based threats.

The teiss awards, known for celebrating advancements in cyber and information security with a devoted focus on emerging technologies, acknowledged BlackFog's contribution with a statement from Russell Lawson on behalf of the teissAwards2024: “BlackFog has set the standard for innovation in the Information Security industry. This award is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators.”

The severity and frequency of ransomware attacks are at an alarming high, with every industry and organisation a potential mark. BlackFog’s 2023 Annual Ransomware report revealed a 68% increase in publicised ransomware attacks in comparison to the previous year, and the UK was identified as one of the top targeted countries globally. BlackFog has provided a reliable source of global ransomware data since 2020, tracking and reporting on fresh threat intelligence, including information on prominent ransomware variants, threat groups, and targeted sectors and locations.

The CEO and founder of BlackFog, Dr Darren Williams, expressed his elation at the recognition: “We are thrilled to receive this award in such a competitive category as it is a true testament to the value of anti-data exfiltration (ADX) in protecting organizations from data loss, breaches, and ultimately extortion. Data is the target of all modern cyberattacks, and without it, the attacker has nothing to leverage.”

This latest accomplishment is BlackFog’s sixth award win within the past year. The company has a storied history of recognition for its achievements in sectors such as Data Leak Detection and Ransomware Protection. In addition, it has been lauded for its overall company innovation, Virtual CISO offering, and monthly Ransomware Trend Report.

BlackFog's proactive approach to security is perhaps their most defining characteristic. Recognising the limitations of traditional perimeter defence techniques, BlackFog works to neutralise attacks before they happen at multiple points in their lifecycle.