REYKJAVIK MAY 6, 2019 – Adversary, the cybersecurity industry’s leading provider of security training for developers today announced that is has been nominated for a Black Unicorn Award for 2019.
Adversary will be competing against many of the industry’s leading providers of cybersecurity products and services for this prestigious award. The term “Black Unicorn” signifies a cybersecurity company that has the potential to reach a $1 billion dollar market value as determined by private or public investment and these awards showcase those companies with this kind of incredible potential in the cybersecurity marketplace.
"Reactive cybersecurity causes multi-billion dollar losses for corporations worldwide. At Adversary, we are solving one of the biggest challenges in information security by training developers to write secure code, so companies can prevent costly data breaches, that tarnish their brand, before they happen", said Steindór Guðmundsson, CEO Adversary.
In this competition, judges for these prestigious awards includes cybersecurity industry veterans, trailblazers and market makers Gary Miliefsky of CDMG, Robert Herjavec of Herjavec Group and David DeWalt of NightDragon. Learn more about the judges here .
Adversary, headquartered in Reykjavik, Iceland, builds an online, hands-on cybersecurity training platform for development teams. Adversary helps companies minimize the risk of data breaches by equipping them with the knowledge needed to avoid ostly attacks before they happen. The platform puts trainees in the shoes of the hacker as they complete training missions, earn points, and advance to harder missions. This hands-on approach to training teaches IT professionals about why vulnerabilities such as OWASP top 10 arise and how to avoid them from occurring
Learn more at Adversary.io