[redacted] Recognized by Forbes as One of America’s Best Startup Employers

SAN FRANCISCO – March 21, 2022 – [redacted], the mission-driven cloud security company that levels the playing field against attackers, today announced that it has been named to the Forbes list of America’s Best Startup Employers. This prestigious award recognizes the top 500 high-growth companies with exceptional culture and work environments. 

“We are honored to be recognized by Forbes as one of the top employers in Security,” said Max Kelly, co-founder and CEO of [redacted]. “[redacted] enables its customers’ resiliency by holding their attackers accountable for their actions. The recognition by Forbes shines a well-deserved spotlight on our incredible team of dedicated employees, who are deeply committed to fostering an environment of trust, respect, and empowerment for our company, as well as those we serve. We are extremely proud of our team and the work they have done to help us achieve this accolade.”  

America’s Best Startup Employers were selected based on an innovative methodology evaluating employer excellence in three ways:

●  Employee Satisfaction: extensive research was conducted on ‘Average Length of Employment’ and ‘Online Employer Reviews’.

● Employer Reputation: company specific information was algorithmically extracted from social media channels such as news sites, micro-blogs, blogs, and social networks.

● Company Growth: comprehensive evaluations of ‘Website Traffic’, ‘Headcount Growth Rates’, and ‘Industry-Referenced Job Openings’.


[redacted] emerged from stealth in June 2021 with the announcement of $35 million in Series B funding to expand its business, bringing its total funding to $60 million at the time. Since then, the company has used the funding to quickly scale its business, as well as accelerate the adoption of its state-of-the-art platform and advanced threat intelligence and response capabilities that enable organizations to level the playing field against sophisticated attackers, disrupt their adversaries and protect their businesses. 


In addition, [redacted] recently announced the appointment of Tim Kosiba as Chief Executive Officer of bracket f, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary focused on the government market. As a former senior government official whose career spans three decades in the Department of Defense, the U.S. Department of the Navy and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Kosiba brings a profound understanding of public sector cybersecurity, both in practice and in policy. The mission of bracket f is to bring the same state-of-the art platform and nation-state level defense that [redacted] provides to the private sector to government organizations.

[redacted]’s leadership has an impressive pedigree of more than 300 years of combined experience in cyber defense, with experience at Facebook, Amazon, NASA JPL, Symantec, Cisco, FBI, CIA, NSA, DIA, Army, Air Force, Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Cyber Command and the U.K.’s GCHQ. The company is committed to fostering an inclusive and empowering culture committed to creating tomorrow’s leaders.  

For more information on [redacted]’s growth and culture, please visit: https://www.redacted.com/

About [redacted]

[redacted] is the mission-driven cloud security company for organizations that want to level the playing field against attackers. Through its state-of-the-art platform and advanced threat intelligence and response, [redacted] uniquely partners with its customers to disrupt their adversaries and protect their businesses. Founded in 2015 by a team with deep government and private sector experience and backed by Ten Eleven Ventures, Valor Equity Partners, Vy Capital, and SVB Capital, [redacted] is based in San Francisco, CA.


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