Press Release

Coalfire Systems Listed in the Cybersecurity 500

June 2, 2015

Coalfire named one of the hottest cybersecurity companies of 2015

DENVER – June 2, 2015 – Coalfire Systems, one of the fastest growing global cybersecurity firms, has been listed on the Cybersecurity 500, a directory of the world’s hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies to watch in 2015. The list is compiled for cyber and IT security decision makers by Cybersecurity Ventures, a research and market intelligence firm focused on startup and emerging companies in the cybersecurity industry.

“Coalfire is proud to be a part of the Cybersecurity 500 as one of the top cybersecurity audit and advisory providers, bringing a new level of cyber risk management and protection to our customers,” said Coalfire CEO Rick Dakin. “This listing validates our position in the advanced cybersecurity market, and is further evidence that our visionary work continues to represent the cutting edge of cyber risk management.”

Selection criteria for the Cybersecurity 500 includes factors such as cybersecurity sector, customer base, feedback from CISO’s and decision makers, company growth, demos and presentations at conferences, media coverage and notable implementations.
“Coalfire is one of the top cyber risk advisory firms globally,” said Steve Morgan, founder and CEO at Cybersecurity Ventures, and editor-in-chief of the Cybersecurity Market Report and Cybersecurity 500. “Coalfire brings exceptional talent to federal agencies and corporate enterprises faced with risk management, audit and compliance challenges. Coalfire Labs provides deep subject matter expertise on digital forensics, vulnerability scanning and assessment, application security, social engineering and penetration testing,” adds Morgan.

Coalfire ranked #74 on the list of 500. “With this award, Coalfire demonstrates how we are uniquely positioned to help organizations clearly understand and address their cyber risk and compliance exposures.  The company goes beyond providing raw information to helping enterprises recognize and respond to the threats they face,” said Dakin.  

Coalfire ensures its clients are able to manage risk by providing advisory, assessment, audit and technical services that allow organizations to identify and mitigate cybersecurity threats.  These services are increasingly vital to all organizations who do business across the public and private sectors; domestically and internationally and need to meet a myriad of compliance and regulatory requirements as well as protect business critical data.

About Coalfire

Coalfire is the global technology leader in cyber risk management and compliance services for enterprises and government organizations. Coalfire’s professionals are renowned for their technical expertise and unbiased assessments and recommendations. Coalfire’s approach builds on successful, long-term relationships with clients to achieve multiple compliance objectives tied to a long-term strategy to prevent security breaches and data theft.  For more information, visit