During Black Hat USA 2020, White Ops Named Winner in Top 100 Cybersecurity Startup and Top 100 Women in Cybersecurity Categories

New York, NY – AUGUST 3, 2020White Ops, the global leader in collective protection against sophisticated bot attacks and fraud, today announced that it has been named a Top 100 Cybersecurity Startup, and that Dina Haines, Senior Threat Intelligence Manager at White Ops, has been named a Top 100 Women in Cybersecurity by Cyber Defense Magazine, the leading cybersecurity publication in the industry.

“Bots are not a new problem, but they have become significantly more sophisticated with their attacks in recent years due to a wave of new devices, troves of consumer data available for purchase online, and the ability to look human. This makes them even harder to detect and stop than ever before,” said Tamer Hassan, Co-founder and CEO at White Ops. “It is an honor to be recognized by Cyber Defense Magazine for our work in protecting enterprises across the globe from these sophisticated bots attacks. We’re also proud to highlight Dina’s recognition, as she is an integral and significant part of White Ops’ Satori Threat Intelligence Team, bringing with her years of expert experience in finding and bringing down threats across the industry.”

White Ops Named Top 100 Cybersecurity Startup

White Ops competed against many of the industry’s hot startups in cybersecurity for this prestigious award. Cyber Defense Magazine searched the globe and found over 3,200 cybersecurity companies with nearly 30% in the startup range having been incorporated within the last 36 months or releasing their first round of innovative cybersecurity products and services.

“We’re pleased to name White Ops as a winner among the Top 100 Cybersecurity Startups for 2020 in our second annual Black Unicorn awards. This award showcases those companies like White Ops with this kind of incredible potential in the cybersecurity marketplace,” said Judges Robert R. Ackerman Jr. of www.allegiscyber.com, David DeWalt www.nightdragon.com and Gary Miliefsky of www.cyberdefensemediagroup.com.

Today, White Ops verifies the humanity of more than 10 trillion digital interactions per week, providing an incredibly broad and deep platform to stop nefarious activity across the internet. As the shift in consumer and enterprise engagement toward digital channels continues to accelerate, it is a critical time to be proactive in protecting against fraud and sophisticated bot attacks. Today’s recognitions follow White Ops’ completion of a successful funding round in May led by Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division and ClearSky Security. Most recently, the company announced it is developing and expanding its presence in London to serve customers in the UK and hire the incredible tech talent the country’s capital boasts.

 

Dina Haines Named Top 100 Women in Cybersecurity

White Ops’ Senior Threat Intelligence Manager, Dina Haines competed against many of the industry’s top, well-respected and well-known women in cybersecurity for this prestigious award. Cyber Defense Magazine searched the globe and chose Dina for her leadership skills and cybersecurity expertise.

“We’re pleased to name Dina as a winner among the Top 100 Women in Cybersecurity for 2020 during our second annual Black Unicorn awards. This award showcases women who are shaping the future of cybersecurity and have broken through the glass ceiling,” said Judges Robert R. Ackerman Jr. of www.allegiscyber.com, David DeWalt of www.nightdragon.com and Gary Miliefsky of www.cyberdefensemediagroup.com.

“The most sophisticated bots look and act like humans when they click on ads, visit websites, fill out forms, take over accounts, and commit payment fraud. This type of fraud can affect anyone, and I am extremely passionate about making cybersecurity and threat intelligence accessible to all,” said Dina Haines, Senior Threat Intelligence Manager at White Ops. “I am honored to be recognized by Cyber Defense Magazine and look forward to continuing to support White Ops mission of disrupting the economics of cybercrime to protect the integrity of the internet.”

 

About White Ops

White Ops is the global leader in collective protection against sophisticated bot attacks and fraud. We protect enterprises across the globe - including the largest internet platforms - from sophisticated bots by verifying the humanity of more than ten trillion online interactions every week. The most sophisticated bots look and act like humans when they click on ads, visit websites, fill out forms, take over accounts, and commit payment fraud. We stop them. To learn more, visit www.whiteops.com.

About Cyber Defense Awards

This is Cyber Defense Magazine’s 8th year of honoring cybersecurity innovators, in this case the Black Unicorn Awards for 2020 on our Cyber Defense Awards platform. In this competition, judges for these prestigious awards includes cybersecurity industry veterans, trailblazers and market makers Gary Miliefsky of CDMG, Robert R. Ackerman Jr. of Allegis Cyber and David DeWalt of NightDragon with much appreciation to emeritus judge Robert Herjavec of Herjavec Group. To see the complete list of Top 100 Cybersecurity Startups for 2020 please visit https://cyberdefenseawards.com/top-100-cybersecurity-startups-for-2020/

About Cyber Defense Magazine

Cyber Defense Magazine was founded in 2012 by Gary S. Miliefsky, globally recognized cyber security thought leader, inventor and entrepreneur and continues to be the premier source of IT Security information. We are managed and published by and for ethical, honest, passionate information security professionals. Our mission is to share cutting-edge knowledge, real-world stories and awards on the best ideas, products and services in the information technology industry. We deliver electronic magazines every month online for free, and limited print editions exclusively for the RSA, BlackHat and IPEXPO conferences and our limited edition paid reprint subscribers. Learn more about us at http://www.cyberdefensemagazine.com. Cyber Defense Magazine is a proud member of the Cyber Defense Media Group.

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