Cofense Named to Inc. 5000’s List of Fastest Growing Companies Four Years in a Row

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Following cumulative three-year 429 percent growth, Cofense recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies 

Leesburg, Va. – August 16, 2018 – Cofense™, the leading provider of human-driven phishing defense solutions worldwide, announced today that it has been included in the 37th annual Inc. 5000 for the fourth consecutive year, an accomplishment only one in six companies achieve.

“We are grateful to be honored on the Inc. 5000 for four consecutive years,” said Rohyt Belani, CEO and Co-Founder of Cofense. “Over the past year alone, we’ve rapidly increased revenue and grew our customer base in the midst of major evolutionary changes, including a successful acquisition, rebrand and the launch of several new cybersecurity offerings including our new Phishing-Specific Orchestration, Automation and Response platform – the new Cofense Vision™ and updated Cofense Triage™. I am humbled to work alongside such a great team at Cofense and look forward to continued growth and success.”

The Inc. 5000 is the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies and offers a unique look at the most successful companies in the most dynamic segment of America’s economy — its independent small businesses.

Cofense achieved cumulative growth of more than 429 percent over the last three years. Cofense has turned tens of millions of end users into valuable informants for detecting and reporting phishing threats, leading to faster phishing attack disruption with fewer resources. Cofense’s successful track record positions the company for continued global expansion and growth.

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About Cofense

Cofense™, formerly PhishMe®, is the leading provider of human-driven phishing defense solutions world-wide. Cofense delivers a collaborative approach to cybersecurity by enabling organization-wide engagement to active email threats. Our collective defense suite combines timely attack intelligence sourced from employees with best-in-class incident response technologies to stop attacks faster and stay ahead of breaches. Cofense customers include Global 1000 organizations in defense, energy, financial services, healthcare and manufacturing sectors that understand how changing user behavior will improve security, aid incident response and reduce the risk of compromise. To learn more, visit


More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Winner of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 18,000,000 today. The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success.




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