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The Technado, Episode 209: ThreatX's Andrew Useckas

June 25, 2021

Andrew Useckas, one of the founders and the current CTO/CISO from ThreatX joined Technado this week to talk about how their web application protection and DDoS mitigation platform has evolved over the past year. Then, in ‘What Grinds my Gears,’ he shared his frustration with layer 8 security and ineffective end-user security training.

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Investors Eye Emerging Cybersecurity Space As APIs Explode

June 24, 2021

With venture capital flowing into the cybersecurity space at a record level, investors continue to hunt for the next big thing — and that could be looking at how applications talk to each other.

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ThreatX Raises $10 Million; Extends Attacker-Centric Security Platform
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ThreatX Raises $10 Million; Extends Attacker-Centric Security Platform

June 15, 2021

ThreatX announces it has raised $10 million in funding led by .406 Ventures. Existing investors, Access Venture Partners and Grotech Ventures, also participated in the round, providing ThreatX with capital to continue strengthening its dominant position in the next-generation web application security market.

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ThreatX Best Web Application Security Product 2021 in CDM Global InfoSec Awards
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ThreatX Wins Best Product in Web Application Security In 9th Annual Global InfoSec Awards

May 17, 2021

ThreatX was recognized in the “Best Product in Web Application Security” category. This is Cyber Defense Magazine’s ninth year honoring the most innovative and valuable cyber defense companies from around the globe.

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DevOps didn’t kill WAF, because WAF will never truly dies

May 14, 2021

The web application firewall (WAF) is dead, they say, and DevOps is the culprit, found over the body in the server room with a blade in its hand and splattered code on its shirt. But although some could argue that DevOps had the means, motive, and opportunity, the fact is that WAF isn’t dead at all, nor is it likely to be anytime soon.

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ThreatX adds API Threat Assessment Capabilities
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ThreatX Introduces API Threat Assessment Capabilities to Web Application & API Protection Platform

December 15, 2020

API Threat Assessment capabilities deliver unprecedented visibility and enhanced manageability into publicly exposed and vulnerable API endpoints that underly web sites protected by the ThreatX Platform.

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ThreatX Strengthens Executive Team
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Seasoned Sales Veteran Billy Toomey Named VP of Sales

November 3, 2020

ThreatX has appointed Billy Toomey as the company's vice president of sales. Toomey is a results-driven sales leader who brings more than a decade of experience building strategic relationships and developing market opportunities for cybersecurity technologies.

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ThreatX: Delivering the X-Factor into Web Application Protection

August 31, 2020

ThreatX is an advanced web application and API protection (WAAP) solution created by some of the well-known experts in the white hacking and penetration testing arena. With the sea of competition in cybersecurity today, what keeps them ahead of their competitors is their comprehensive knowledge of the adversaries in the cyberthreat landscape.

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ThreatX: One Platform For All Your Application Security Woes

August 3, 2020

ThreatX delivers a WAAP++ multi-functional platform that combines web application security, API protection, Bot management, and DDoS mitigation into a single solution. ThreatX also brings together traditional signatures, behavioral analysis, active engagement, and deception to deliver a single automated answer.

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Good Bot, Bad Bot. To Block or Not to Block. That is the Question--and the Answer

July 21, 2020

Bots are tools, neither good nor bad. It’s how they’re used that makes them beneficial, benign, or malicious. Because they’ve been associated so much with the latter, “bot” has become something of a dirty word.

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ThreatX Delivers the Functionality of WAFs, API protection, BOT Management and Layer 7 DDoS Mitigation in a Single Platform

July 08, 2020

“ThreatX was built from the ground up to address inherent shortcomings in traditional and legacy WAFs. ThreatX is a single platform that delivers the typical functionality of WAFs, plus API protection, BOT management and Layer 7 DDoS mitigation. This comprehensive coverage enables our customers to increase security while decreasing complexity and overhead.” -- Gene Fay

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ThreatX Integrates with Palo Alto Networks Cortex XSOAR to Strengthen Solutions for Security Teams

July 07, 2020

ThreatX announces integration with Palo Alto Networks Cortex XSOAR to provide security analysts and teams with the ability to leverage intelligence and context provided by the ThreatX platform—with more automated tools and processes—allowing the industry to keep up with a growing threat landscape.

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Software Executive Tom Hickman Named Chief Product Officer

May 12, 2020

ThreatX has appointed Tom Hickman to its leadership team as Chief Product Officer. Hickman will be responsible for balancing business and customer needs, as well as leading the company’s engineering team to ensure efficient and effective delivery of the ThreatX WAAP platform.

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Veteran Tech Executive Gene Fay Named CEO

April 28, 2020

ThreatX has appointed longtime cybersecurity executive Gene Fay as the company’s new CEO. Gene’s proven leadership experience will help catapult ThreatX forward, cementing the company’s mission to protect complex web application and API environments in today’s rapidly evolving threat landscape.

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ThreatX Wins Next-Gen Web Application Security in 8th Annual Cyber Defense Magazine InfoSec Awards

March 05, 2020

ThreatX, the leading provider of SaaS-based web application and API protection  (WAAP) solutions, today announced that Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM), the industry’s leading electronic information security magazine, has named ThreatX the winner in the 2020 CDM Global Awards.

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Bret Settle, ThreatX Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder Discusses Web Application Security with SC Media

February 26, 2020

Bret Settle, Chief Strategy Officer at ThreatX discusses the importance of keeping tabs on secondary and tertiary apps rather than simply focusing on Layer 7 activity.

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Is It Time to Stop Using Avast Antivirus Software?

January 29, 2020

Chris Brazdziunas, ThreatX's CPO warns that consumers need to be wary anytime they use a "free" service that interacts with their data.

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ThreatX Recognized as Top 25 Cyber Security Company 2019 by CIO Applications

March 15, 2019

ThreatX today announced that it has been named by CIO Applications as one of the 'Top 25 Cyber Security Companies in 2019.' The recognition is based on an evaluation of the ThreatX platform’s ability to provide WAF security to protect not only websites, but also APIs, cloud apps, and microservices.

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Navigating the IoT Security Minefield: API Security

January 28, 2019

APIs have experienced a nearly 230% increase in the last decade. And while APIs are well suited for today's high-powered business model, they present a myriad of security challenges that must be addressed. ThreatX CTO, Andrew Useckas, highlights these challenges and discusses tips for building security-friendy APIs in an article with IoT Agenda

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Next Generation Firewall Adopts a Container-Based Distributed Architecture

January 9, 2019

Parongo, which distributes cloud security products in Japan and APAC, will deploy ThreatX, a next generation web application firewall (WAF). ThreatX has adopted a container-based architecture and solves many of the limitations of existing WAFs.

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10 Biggest Cybersecurity Predictions for 2019

December 31, 2018

Among the top 10 biggest cybersecurity predictions for 2019 is the prediction made by ThreatX executives that utilities (and other established industries) where security has not been built into will become prime targets for attackers across the globe looking to engage in cyber warfare.

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Cybersecurity Predictions
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Too Little Too Late - ThreatX Predicts Cyber Vulnerabilities will Go Largely Unaddressed...with Dire Consequences

December 20, 2018

ThreatX today released its predictions for the cybersecurity industry in the coming year. With new vulnerabilities arising from IoT-enabled innovations, an increase in sophisticated attacks due to bots leveraging AI, and the potential for a catastrophic breach in an established sector like utilities, 2019 is shaping up to be a challenging year on the cybersecurity front.

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Nominated for Best Web Application Security Solution

December 12, 2018

ThreatX is honored to be nominated as a finalist for Best Web Application Security Solution amongst some great companies. Finalists were selected by an expert panel of judges with extensive knowledge and experience in the cybersecurity industry.

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ThreatX Selected as SC Media 2019 Trust Award Finalist

December 14, 2018

ThreatX, the leading provider of SaaS-based web application firewall (WAF) solutions, today announced that it has been recognized as a Trust Award finalist in the Web Application Solution category for the 2019 SC Awards.…

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Compliance Concerns Shouldn't Drive Data Security Strategies

December 10, 2018 | Information Management

Compliance concerns certainly have their place in today's enterprise, however, they should not be viewed as interchangeable with security best practices. Far too often, the boardroom and executive teams link these two disparate disciplines - and the results can be disastrous…

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Cybersecurity Predictions for 2019

December 3, 2018 | Forbes

What will 2019 bring? Threat X Chief Strategy Officer, Bret Settle, weighs in. "Because security has not been built into established industries like utilities, these sectors are an easy target across the globe and a prime mark for attackers looking to engage in cyber warfare…"

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Navigating the IoT Security Minefield: Securing Device-to-Cloud Flows

November 30, 2018 | TechTarget

Here we go again - another month, another IoT security issue in the news; this time a report by the BBC about how vulnerable MiSafes child-tracking smartwatches are to hackers…

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Why Compliance is Never Enough

November 28, 2018 | Help Net Security

Organizations are well aware of the security risks inherent in our hyper-connected world. However, many make the mistake of focusing their attention on being compliant rather than on ensuring that their security strategy is effective and efficient.

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3 DevOps Challenges that Demand a New Security Approach

November 19, 2018 | DevOps Digest

Software developers and security teams have a well-known antagonistic relationship. While dev teams feel plagued by the restrictive security standards placed on them by security teams, the security teams view developers as one of the biggest threats with which they have to grapple. But as DevOps proliferates organizations, security and development teams need to overcome three core challenges…

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Man + Machine Cybersecurity: Machine Learning is Essential to Fighting Attacks

September 28, 2018 | EnterpriseTech

Something is materially broken with web application security and, as a result, critical attacks are being missed…

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Navigating the IoT security minefield, continued

September 18, 2018 | TechTarget

In our hyperconnected world, organizations now need to look at hardware security through a different lens…

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Top 5 challenges of navigating the IoT security minefield

August 8, 2018 | TechTarget

Despite the obvious risks, security is an afterthought to most IoT vendors. There are numerous best practices that organizations must consider…

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ThreatX enhanced feature updates
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ThreatX Extends Leading SaaS-Based Web Application Firewall Solution with Enhanced Cyber Threat Detection and Neutralization Capabilities

June 27, 2018

ThreatX, the leading provider of SaaS-based web application firewall (WAF) solutions, today announced the addition of key capabilities to help global customers confidently and rapidly identify, profile, and intercept a wide range of threats, including DDoS, Bot and zero-day attacks while increasing application performance. Additionally, flexible, cloud-native deployment options mean organizations can deploy and scale ThreatX in hours—compared to the weeks associated with traditional WAF deployments.

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ThreatX Funding
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ThreatX Closes $8.2 Million Series A Funding Round Co-Led by Grotech Ventures and Access Venture Partners

April 4, 2018

ThreatX, the leading provider of SaaS-based web application firewall solutions for real-time threat detection and neutralization, today announced it has closed $8.2 million in Series A funding. The round was co-led by Grotech Ventures and Access Venture Partners.

The funding will fuel continued growth and support rapid adoption of ThreatX's, kill-chain based cyber threat detection and neutralization solution and managed security service.

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ThreatX Rakes in $8.2 Million in Series A Funding Round

April 4, 2018 | CyberScoop

ThreatX, a Denver-based firewall solutions company, has landed $8.2 million in venture capital funding, the company announced on Wednesday. CyberScoop shares their perspective on the funding.

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Cybersecurity Startup Lands Venture Capital, Aims to Double in Size this Year

April 4, 2018 | Denver Business Journal

A metro-area cybersecurity startup that moved to Colorado from Austin has plans to double its staff this year after raising $8.2 million from venture capital investors. ThreatX raised the Series A funding in a round led by Access Venture Partners and Grotech Ventures, two companies that frequently invest in Colorado startups.

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