Waltham, MA – September 22, 2016 – CounterTack today announced it was recognized by CB insights, a research and advisory firm, in a list of emerging technology companies backed by U.S. government defense- and security-focused investment firms. As noted by CB Insights, U.S. military and intelligence-affiliated research outfits have played a major role in the recent resurgence of technology and innovation fueling growth in the United States.
CB insights profiled 12 early- to mid-stage tech startups that are backed by investment firms that are US government-affiliated and security-oriented. CounterTack was recognized for its backing by Arsenal Venture Partners, manager of the Army Venture Capital Initiative which invests in businesses for the benefit of the U.S. Army.
“CounterTack is helping organizations solve some of the most difficult challenges in the face of an evolving set of threat vectors in the Federal government and in the Enterprise,” said Jason Rottenberg, Managing Director, Arsenal Venture Partners. “We invested in CounterTack knowing they bring an innovative approach to endpoint security in an extremely competitive market.”
“While CounterTack continues to bolster its Federal and Commercial market presence, it’s important to highlight our connection to military-linked venture funds,” said Neal Creighton, CEO, CounterTack. “Not only do we understand the government’s threat environment and protection needs, but we are partnered with a unique network of experienced military officers and civilians within the Department of Defense.”
This news comes on the heels of the recent appointment of Matthew Addington to Executive Vice President of Federal Business. Matthew brings 25+ years of Federal sector experience and is responsible for overseeing CounterTack’s global federal business and managing the strategic growth of the sector.
CounterTack is the only endpoint detection response (EDR) vendor that effectively combines continuous, behaviorally-based detection and response capabilities with predictive, in-memory binary analysis for the enterprise. In addition to recent industry recognition and company growth, CounterTack received “Strong” ratings across all five categories in Gartner’s June 2016 Comparison of EDR Technologies and Solutions Report for Sentinel, its big data endpoint detection and response product.