Cofense Advances as Best Tech Work Culture Finalist in Washington DC’s 2018 Timmy Awards

Tech in Motion announces top 10 local tech companies and opens public voting to determine winners

 LEESBURG, VA – September 17, 2018 – Tech in Motion Washington DC has chosen Cofense™ as a finalist for this year’s Best Tech Work Culture category as it prepares for the fourth Annual Timmy Awards, which recognizes the top workplaces for tech professionals in the Washington DC area. Cofense joins an elite list of this year’s finalists, including: Hustle, Mapbox, Ostendio and Securiport, which the public can vote for here.

Headquartered in Leesburg, VA, Cofense enables organizations across the world to stop phishing attacks in their tracks using a unique combination of phishing simulation training, human intelligence and leading-edge incident response technology.

Cofense is a collective team who takes pride in their innovations, enjoys collaborating across departments, remains honest and transparent, holds one another accountable for their actions and achievements and thinks outside of the box to enable organizations around the world defend against the most widely-used cyber threat today: phishing. Prior to the Timmy Awards nomination, Cofense has achieved countless best-workplaces awards for its innovative approach and outstanding commitment to workplace culture and equality.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to advance as a finalist in this year’s Best Tech Work Culture awards in Washington, DC,” notes Cofense Co-founder and CEO Rohyt Belani. “After recently being named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Business Journal, this nomination further validates the incredibly rewarding environment we’ve developed for everyone that works at Cofense. We always have and will put our team members first.”

“It is an honor to celebrate the companies who are striving to better the lives and workplaces of their tech teams,” says Mandy Walker, Director of Marketing at Tech in Motion. “As the event series grows each year, we are excited to celebrate the diversity, innovation and growth in the community – which we recognize is represented by these finalists whether or not they walk home with an award.”

Washington DC’s local community has a chance to get involved by voting online now through October 3rd to help determine which company will be crowned the best in tech. Winners will be chosen by a panel of expert judges and communal votes. The complete list of 2018 Timmy Awards finalists can be found here. The four award categories include: Best Tech Startup, Best Tech Manager, Best Tech Work Culture and Best Tech Workplace for Diversity.

Washington DC’s 2018 Timmy Awards will be held on October 25th at 1776 DC, 1133 15TH ST. NW, 12TH FLOOR from 6- 9PM. This free event is open to the public and will consist of tech demos, entertainment and networking. The ceremony will also feature presentations from Washington DC’s top tech leaders. If you are interested in learning more or attending Tech in Motion’s biggest event of the year, visit the Timmy Awards or RSVP here.

About Tech in Motion Events

Tech in Motion is an international events series that brings local tech community professionals together to connect, learn, and innovate. What started as a collaborative project in 2011 between IT recruiting firms Jobspring Partners and Workbridge Associates, part of the Motion Recruitment network, grew into an organization of over 100,000 members across 12 chapters in North America including Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, New York, Philadelphia, DC, Chicago, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, LA, Orange County and Toronto. Please visit techinmotionevents.com for more information about notable speakers, sponsors and events.

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 https://cofense.com/.

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