PhishLabs Ranked Highest for Cybercrime Threat Intelligence
Winners announced at InfoSec World 2017 in Orlando.
Charleston, S.C., April 20, 2017 – PhishLabs, the leading provider of 24/7 phishing defense and intelligence solutions, today announced it was recently ranked highest in cybersecurity client experience in the category of Cybercrime Threat Intelligence by Black BookTM of Cybersecurity LLC, a division of Brown-Wilson Group, Inc. The announcement was made at the InfoSec World Conference and Exhibition in Orlando.
“Our cyber threat intelligence delivers an exceptional client experience because it comes from first-hand visibility into real-world attacks and it is verified by experts to ensure the highest fidelity,” said PhishLabs CEO John LaCour.
In 2016, PhishLabs analyzed nearly one million confirmed malicious phishing sites and mitigated more than 7,800 phishing attacks per month, investigating their underlying infrastructure and shutting them down. The company also analyzed thousands of unique malware samples from more than 100 ransomware variants and more than 20 banking Trojan families. In early 2017, the company’s Research Analysis and Intelligence (RAID) Division published sweeping industry research and trending analysis on the continuing evolution of phishing in its second annual Phishing Trends & Intelligence Report.
Black Book surveyed 11,676 information technology leaders, Chief Information Security Officers, and senior operations executives to determine the top performing vendors of in-demand cybersecurity software, systems and services, and to assess the gaps and urgency of data security administrators in twenty-four major industry groups.
Additionally, according to Black Book, 4,150 operations, human resources and financial executives, managers and staffers contributed their perceptions on Cybersecurity Software and Services Solutions to Black Book between Q3 and Q4 2016. IT managers of 5,206 small to mid cap companies and 407 Fortune 2000 firms comprised the collective survey set that submitted ballots and evaluated each service and product line separately.
Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, USA, PhishLabs provides 24/7 cybersecurity and threat intelligence services that help organizations fight back against attacks targeting their employees and customers. PhishLabs is trusted by top global financial institutions, leading social media and career sites, and top healthcare, retail, insurance and technology companies. In addition to mitigating more than 7,800 phishing attacks per month, PhishLabs clients benefit from real-world actionable intelligence, analysis, and guidance from the PhishLabs R.A.I.D. research division, which is comprised of some of the world’s most respected malware researchers, reverse engineers, and threat analysts focused on monitoring global attack trends, dissecting cyber tradecraft, and tracking cybercrime. For more information, visit https://www.phishlabs.com and follow @phishlabs.