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Report: CyberArk named privilege management leader by KuppingerCole

CyberArk maintains a "clear lead" in overall market; recognised for ongoing product innovation, global customer base and strong partner network.


Newton, Massachusetts, 07 Jan 2016
CyberArk Press Office
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CyberArk (NASDAQ: CYBR), the company that protects organisations from cyber attacks that have made their way inside the network perimeter, has been named the Overall Leader by independent analyst firm KuppingerCole in its Leadership Compass: Privilege Management 2015 report.

CyberArk surpassed the other vendors by being positioned as the leader across all the report's evaluation categories: Overall, Product, Market and Innovation. To help companies make intelligent vendor choices to protect against privileged account compromise, the firm analysed 12 vendors and named CyberArk the "Gold Standard" and the "one to beat in Privilege Management". The CyberArk Privileged Account Security Solution was the only one to receive the highest possible product rating across security, functionality, integration, interoperability and usability categories.

In the report, KuppingerCole examines the critical role of privileged account security in mitigating the risk of devastating cyber attacks, as well as managing emerging threats associated with enterprise mobile and cloud adoption. According to the report: "Even the most sophisticated attacker would find it almost impossible to succeed without having access to privileged credentials."

"In the increasingly complex cyber threat landscape, privileged account security has become a business imperative," said Martin Kuppinger, founder and principal analyst, KuppingerCole. "With proven, innovative products and firm understanding of how to address customers' most critical IT security challenges, we named CyberArk the Overall Leader in Privilege Management for the second year in a row. CyberArk should be included in every vendor evaluation and product selection process for privilege management."

CyberArk was recognised for the strengths of its comprehensive CyberArk Privileged Account Security Solution, including capabilities for threat analytics and alerts; session management and monitoring; account management; least privilege management; support for AWS and Microsoft Azure management consoles; and large partner ecosystem.

"As KuppingerCole outlines in the report, it's increasingly clear that organisations must prioritise privileged account security. The risks posed by unprotected privileged accounts, including the possibility of shutting down entire businesses, are too immense to ignore. It's time to take action," said John Worrall, chief marketing officer, CyberArk. "It's rewarding to see leading global analyst firms put privileged account security on the top of the enterprise security priority list, and truly an honour to be recognised by KuppingerCole as the leader in this critical security market sector."

To download a free copy of the KuppingerCole Privilege Management Leadership Compass, visit: http://www.cyberark.com/KuppingerColePrivilegeManagement2015/.

CyberArk

CyberArk is the only security company focused on eliminating the most advanced cyber threats; those that use insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise. Dedicated to stopping attacks before they stop business, CyberArk proactively secures against cyber threats before attacks can escalate and do irreparable damage. The company is trusted by the world's leading companies - including 40% of the Fortune 100 and 17 of the world's top 20 banks - to protect their highest value information assets, infrastructure and applications. A global company, CyberArk is headquartered in Petach Tikvah, Israel, with US headquarters located in Newton, Massachusetts. The company also has offices throughout EMEA and Asia-Pacific. To learn more about CyberArk, visit www.cyberark.com, read the company blog, http://www.cyberark.com/blog/, follow on Twitter @CyberArk or Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CyberArk.

Copyright (c) 2015 CyberArk Software. All Rights Reserved. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders.

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