NightDragon is thrilled to announce that it has been recognized as an Excellence Award winner in the Growth Stage Investor of the Year category for the 2022 SC Awards.
The SC Media industry awards program is cybersecurity’s most prestigious and competitive program, recognizing the solutions, organizations, and people driving innovation and success in information security. Winners are recognized for outstanding solutions, organizations, and people driving innovation and success in information security.
“NightDragon is incredibly honored to be recognized as the Growth Stage Investor of the Year. This award is a strong validation of the value that we provide to our portfolio through our robust platform of people, programs, playbooks and partnerships, as well as our mission to secure our world for tomorrow through investments and advisory in leading cybersecurity, safety, security and privacy companies,” said Dave DeWalt, Founder and Managing Director, NightDragon.
NightDragon is an investment and advisory firm focused on growth and late-stage investments within the cybersecurity, safety, security and privacy industries. We deliver 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, our vast industry network provide unparalleled threat insights, deal flow, market leverage and operating expertise to drive portfolio company growth and increase shareholder value.
Now in its 25th year, the 2022 SC Awards were the most competitive to date, with a record 800 entries received across 38 categories, expanding its recognition program to include several new award categories that reflect the shifting dynamics and emerging industry trends. Excellence Award winners were selected by a world-class panel of industry leaders from sectors including healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, consulting, and education among others.
The Growth Stage Investor of the Year category was a new category added to the SC Awards this year. NightDragon was the first ever recipient of this award in this category and is proud to accept it alongside the many other partners and portfolio companies who were also recognized this year for other categories.
“The introduction of new categories for the SC Awards is recognition of the innovation happening throughout the security community in an effort to stay ahead of adversaries,” said Jill Aitoro, senior vice president of content strategy at CyberRisk Alliance and editor in chief of SC Media. “The cyber community understands that it can’t stand still.”
To view the full list of Excellence winners please click here.
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