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CISOs Choose Axonius as Best in Governance, Risk, & Compliance

Axonius enables companies to obtain a comprehensive, up-to-date asset inventory and automatically enforce, validate, and remediate security and compliance requirements

Axonius, the leader in cybersecurity asset management, today announced that it received the inaugural CISOs Choice Award for Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) from Security Current. Drawing from real-world experience, a panel of CISO judges across industries selected the winning solutions and providers based on differentiation and their ability to demonstrate value.

The Axonius Cybersecurity Asset Management platform bolsters GRC efforts by providing a comprehensive, always up-to-date asset inventory and enabling cybersecurity and GRC teams to automatically enforce, validate, and remediate security and compliance requirements. This ability is critical for companies in regulated industries like finance, healthcare, and the public sector, as well as those that adhere to industry frameworks.

“Companies spend millions each year in preparation for and participation in compliance audits and risk assessments. However, it is difficult to accurately assess risk and avoid negative outcomes without a complete device inventory. This is even more difficult in dynamically changing cloud environments,” said Dean Sysman, co-founder and CEO, Axonius. “When customers are able to know exactly what assets, cloud instances, and users they have, they have the foundation they need to know anytime anything deviates from their overall security policy, ensuring continuous compliance.”

Axonius takes a fundamentally new approach to an old, pervasive challenge that’s only becoming more complex—cybersecurity asset management. The platform integrates with nearly 300 vendor products to ingest, consolidate, normalize, and rationalize asset management inventories across products. By using Axonius to automate GRC efforts and continuously monitor for changes, organizations can save an average of 89 person-hours of labor 19 times per year.

GRC is one of dozens of use cases for which Axonius has received honors. It also helps with IoT device discovery, incident response, vulnerability management, and security operations.

Users have shared their personal experiences with Gartner Peer Insights, explaining how the platform has changed how they approach cybersecurity and access management:

“Axonius changed the way we manage our environment, giving us a simplified and consolidated pane of glass to see what assets are in our environment. A huge improvement over other strategies.” —Security engineer in the services industry

“Axonius has reduced the time it takes to find asset information from what used to be 30-60 minutes to under 30 seconds—it’s been a huge efficiency win.” —Cybersecurity analyst in the energy and utilities industry

“The Axonius platform has become a cornerstone for security visibility within the enterprise.” —Director, security operations and engineering in the manufacturing industry

The CISOs Choice Award is just one of many awards showcasing the value and increasing traction Axonius has experienced. In 2020, the company has been recognized in many of the industry’s most prestigious programs, including:

  • 2020 SINET 16 Innovator
  • 2020 CRN Emerging Vendor in the security category
  • 2020 Gartner Cool Vendor in Security Operations and Threat Intelligence
  • 2020 CRN Internet Of Things 50: The 10 Coolest IoT Security Companies
  • 2020 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award Finalist

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