NightDragon Wins Security Investor of the Year in 11th Annual Global InfoSec Awards at RSA Conference 2023
SAN FRANCISCO – April 24, 2023 – NightDragon is proud to announce it has received multiple awards from Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM), the industry’s largest leading electronic information security magazine, including being named Security Investor of the Year. In addition, NightDragon Partner, Business Development and Platform Amy De Salvatore was awarded a Top Women in Cybersecurity, and Founder and Managing Director Dave DeWalt was named a Market Leader Cybersecurity Visionary.
“NightDragon is honored to be named Security Investor of the Year and to see our team recognized for their efforts around thought leadership and diversity in the marketplace. These awards validate the value our firm provides to our portfolio companies and our impact to the broader market, as well as our mission to secure our world for tomorrow,” said Dave DeWalt, Founder and CEO, NightDragon.
NightDragon is an investment and advisory firm focused on growth and late-stage investments within the cybersecurity, safety, security and privacy industries. The firm delivers unique value to its portfolio through its proprietary value creation platform, which included dedicated people, programs, playbooks and partnerships to drive scale and accelerate portfolio capabilities around talent, go-to-market, marketing and government services. What’s more, NightDragon’s vast industry network provide unparalleled threat insights, deal flow, market leverage and operating expertise to drive portfolio company growth and increase shareholder value.
“We scoured the globe looking for cybersecurity innovators that could make a huge difference and potentially help turn the tide against the exponential growth in cyber-crime. NightDragon is absolutely worthy of these coveted awards,” said Yan Ross, Editor of Cyber Defense Magazine.
The award builds on previous recognitions NightDragon has received recognizing its industry impact in cybersecurity, safety, security and privacy. In 2022, for instance, the firm was recognized as Excellence Award winner in the Growth Stage Investor of the Year category for the 2022 SC Awards. Additionally, NightDragon’s executive team has been recognized for a number of accolades in recent months, including the Cybersecurity Visionary in the FedScoop 50, SC Magazine’s Power Player in Women in IT Security, and a Cybersecurity Visionary in the CyberScoop 50.
A full list of winners can be found here: http://www.cyberdefenseawards.com/
NightDragon is an investment and advisory firm focused on growth and late-stage investments within the cybersecurity, safety, security and privacy industries. Its platform and vast industry network provide unparalleled threat insights, deal flow, market leverage and operating expertise to drive portfolio company growth and increase shareholder value. Founded by Dave DeWalt, the NightDragon team has more than 25 years of operational and market expertise leading technology companies such as Documentum, EMC, Siebel Systems (Oracle), McAfee, Mandiant, Avast and FireEye. Read more about NightDragon at www.nightdragon.com.
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