Leading cybersecurity company demonstrates sustained growth by being recognized as one of the fastest-growing technology companies in North America for third consecutive year
LEESBURG, VA. – November 10, 2017 – Today PhishMe®, the leading provider of human phishing defense solutions, announced it has been recognized by Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. PhishMe was ranked No. 114 in the software category and No. 200 overall. This is the third consecutive year PhishMe has been named to the Deloitte Fast 500.
PhishMe sites strong leadership and flawless execution as key indicators of the company’s sustained growth and business success. In addition to the 288% employee growth between 2014 and 2016, PhishMe has achieved rapid global market expansion in Australia, Japan, and across EMEA and META regions. Headquartered in Leesburg, VA, PhishMe currently operates from 8 offices world-wide with an eye on continued expansion into 2018.
“It is a great honor to be recognized as one of the fastest growing technology companies in North America by Deloitte,” said Rohyt Belani, CEO and Co-Founder, PhishMe. “This rate of growth is increasingly difficult to achieve year-over-year as our base revenue number grows and we maintain a keen focus on profitability in the near-term. Our success to date is a direct testament to our security industry expertise, continued innovation, strong execution, and energized customer base, all of which fuel our efforts to create a more cyber-resilient world by empowering the human to defend against today’s top threats.”
PhishMe protects approximately 50 percent of the Fortune 100 companies against advanced phishing attacks coming from motivated attackers, touting more than 1,600 enterprise customers globally. As the tactics of cybercriminals continue to evolve and change, PhishMe is there to deliver solutions that combat the threats of tomorrow.
Overall, 2017 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 135 percent to 59,093 percent from 2013 to 2016, with median growth of 380 percent.
This is recognition is another indication of PhishMe’s leadership in the security industry, along with many other awards and honors that the company has received, including a Leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training, a 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year, 2017 Washington Business Journal’s Fast Growing Companies, 2017 SC Europe Awards, 2016 SC Award, and 2016 Inc 500/5,000 award.
About Deloitte’s 2017 Technology Fast 500™
Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies — both public and private — in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2013 to 2016.
In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company’s operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.
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PhishMe is the leading provider of human-focused phishing defense solutions for organizations concerned about their susceptibility to today’s top attack vector — spear phishing. PhishMe’s intelligence-driven platform turns employees into an active line of defense by enabling them to identify, report and mitigate spear phishing, malware and drive-by threats. Our open approach ensures that PhishMe integrates easily into the security technology stack, demonstrating measurable results to help inform an organization’s security decision-making process. PhishMe’s customers include the defense industrial base, energy, financial services, healthcare and manufacturing industries, as well as other Global 1000 entities that understand how changing user security behavior will improve security, aid incident response and reduce the risk of compromise.