Announced at RSAC, Award Honors Top InfoSec Innovators Worldwide 

San Francisco, CA - April 24, 2023 – DNSFilter today announced it was named a market leader in the internet filtering category as part of the 2023 Global InfoSec Awards presented by Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM), the industry’s leading electronic information security magazine.

“Businesses trust DNSFilter to protect millions of end users from phishing, malware, and other advanced online cyber threats—and we do it at scale,” said Ken Carnesi, CEO and Co-founder DNSFilter. “Our technology is the most reliable protective DNS filtering solution available on the market. We are honored to receive this recognition as we continue to innovate and enable more businesses to stay safe against today’s sheer volume of internet threats.”

Today, more than 70% of breaches impact the DNS layer. Threat actors use malicious links to spread attacks, send signals back to malicious servers, and scam end users. As the first line of defense in a cyberattack, DNSFilter’s ML-powered domain categorization capabilities enable organizations to identify, filter and block exposure to phishing, malware, scams and other unwanted content—even zero-day threats—that come from malicious domains. 

“DNSFilter embodies three major features we judges look for to become winners: understanding tomorrow’s threats, today, providing a cost-effective solution and innovating in unexpected ways that can help mitigate cyber risk and get one step ahead of the next breach,” said Gary S. Miliefsky, Publisher of Cyber Defense Magazine.

This is Cyber Defense Magazine’s tenth year of honoring InfoSec innovators from around the globe. The awards honor startup, early-stage, later-stage, or public companies in the InfoSec space that have a unique and compelling value proposition for their product or service.  

To learn more about DNSFilter’s filtering capabilities, visit https://www.dnsfilter.com/features/dns-filtering.

​​About DNSFilter

DNSFilter is redefining how organizations secure their largest threat vector: the Internet itself. DNSFilter is making the internet safer and workplaces more productive. In 2022 the threat protection leader blocked 9.1 billion threats, more than any other threat detection software globally. With 70% of attacks involving the Domain Name System (DNS) layer, DNSFilter provides DNS security powered by machine learning that uniquely identifies 61% more threats than competitors on an average of seven days earlier, including zero-day attacks. 

Over 26 million monthly users trust DNSFilter to protect them from phishing, malware, and advanced cyber threats. DNSFilter’s brands include Webshrinker, it’s next generation web categorization software and Guardian, a consumer app focused on privacy protection. DNSFilter.com 

About CDM InfoSec Awards

This is Cyber Defense Magazine’s tenth year of honoring InfoSec innovators from around the Globe. Our submission requirements are for any startup, early stage, later stage, or public companies in the INFORMATION SECURITY (INFOSEC) space who believe they have a unique and compelling value proposition for their product or service. Learn more at www.cyberdefenseawards.com 

About Cyber Defense Magazine

Cyber Defense Magazine is the premier source of cyber security news and information for InfoSec professions in business and government. 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 special editions exclusively for the RSA Conferences. CDM is a proud member of the Cyber Defense Media Group. Learn more about us at https://www.cyberdefensemagazine.com and visit https://www.cyberdefensetv.com and https://www.cyberdefenseradio.com to see and hear some of the most informative interviews of many of these winning company executives.  Join a webinar at https://www.cyberdefensewebinars.com and realize that infosec knowledge is power.

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Sarah Graham

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