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Carbon Black Nominated for ‘Next Pillar Tech Company’ NEVY Award from New England Venture Capital Association

Carbon Black, a leader in next-generation endpoint security, today announced it has been nominated for “Next Pillar Tech Company” at the 2017 NEVY Awards, hosted by the New England Venture Capital Association and presented by General Electric (GE).

The NEVYs celebrate New England’s biggest winners across the life science and technology communities. The “Next Pillar Tech Company” nominees have a disruptive, game-changing product, strong company culture, strong employer brand, and have demonstrated a commitment to growing in the New England region for the long-term.

“These nominees have demonstrated huge momentum in the last year and as a whole their achievements are a great representation of the incredible innovation happening here in the area,” said Jody Rose, Executive Director, NEVCA. “We are looking forward to a fun night honoring the individuals and organizations who are building the next generation of world-leading companies, right here in New England, while uniting our vibrant tech and life sciences communities to celebrate the region’s accomplishments.”

This year’s nominees were selected by an academy of judges composed of last year’s winners, experts in the technology and life science industries, and New England’s industry influencers and experts who have made a major impact on the region’s entrepreneurial and venture capital landscape.

“We are honored to be nominated for the ‘Next Pillar Tech Company’ NEVY award,” said Patrick Morley, Carbon Black’s president and chief executive officer. “The New England technology community boasts some of the most innovative solutions in the world. This nomination is a testament to all of the hard work our team puts in each day to help keep businesses in New England, and around the world, safe from cyberattacks.”

The Next Pillar Tech Company nomination is the latest laudation for the company. Carbon Black was recently named:

  • Best Endpoint Detection and Response solution by security professionals in the SANS Institute Awards
  • Finalist for Best Enterprise Security Solution in the 2017 SC Magazine Awards
  • Nominee for Best APT Protection in the SC Magazine UK Awards
  • Finalist for cybersecurity innovation leader in the 2017 Edison Awards
  • Leader in the Forrester Research Inc. report, The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Security Suites, Q4 2016
  • Visionary in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP)

Additionally, Carbon Black was the only vendor to secure a perfect prevention score in NSS Labs’ Advanced Endpoint Protection (AEP) test.

About the NEVY Awards

The 2017 NEVY Award winners will be announced at Boston’s House of Blues on Wednesday, May 17. Joining GE in supporting the 5th Annual NEVY Awards are returning sponsors IDA Ireland, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, AbbVie Ventures, Deloitte, J&J Innovation, Inc. – JJDC, along with newcomer NetBrain Technologies.

Purchase tickets here.

About Carbon Black

Carbon Black is a leading provider of next-generation endpoint security. Carbon Black’s Next-Generation Antivirus (NGAV) solution, CB Defense, leverages breakthrough prevention technology, streaming prevention, to instantly see and stop cyberattacks. CB Defense uniquely combines breakthrough prevention with market-leading detection and response into a single, lightweight agent delivered through the cloud. With more than 7 million endpoints under management, Carbon Black has more than 3,000 customers, including 30 of the Fortune 100. These customers use Carbon Black to replace legacy antivirus, lock down critical systems, hunt threats, and protect their endpoints from the most advanced cyberattacks, including non-malware attacks.

About the New England Venture Capital Association

The NEVCA is the premier organization for venture capital investors in New England. It strives to keep Boston competitive by championing the community’s top emerging and proven venture-backed companies, and making sure Boston students know about the many opportunities presented by such a thriving startup community. Its ultimate goal is to promote economic growth and entrepreneurship throughout the region. With more 800+ venture capital professionals from 80+ firms, its members collectively manage more than $50 billion in capital.