Medigate Named Finalist in Black Unicorn Awards for 2020

Medigate Named Finalist in Most Prestigious Awards for Cybersecurity Companies Who Have the Potential of Being Valued at $1B

NEW YORK—Aug. 26, 2020Medigate, a dedicated medical device security and asset management solution firm, today announced that is has been named a finalist in the Black Unicorn Awards for 2020.

Medigate is competing against many of the industry’s leading providers of cybersecurity products and services for this prestigious award.  The term “Black Unicorn” signifies a cybersecurity company that has the potential to reach a $1 billion dollar market value as determined by private or public investment (Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unicorn_(finance)) and these awards showcase those companies with this kind of incredible potential in the cybersecurity marketplace.

“It’s exciting to see Medigate making it into the finalist round among other cybersecurity industry leaders in our second annual Black Unicorn awards,” said Judges Robert R. Ackerman Jr. of www.allegiscyber.com, David DeWalt of www.nightdragon.com and Gary Miliefsky of www.cyberdefensemediagroup.com

“Healthcare cyberattacks are on the rise due to the increasing amount of IoT devices connecting to a network, remote or telehealth options and the COVID-19 pandemic. It is never more critical than now to ensure that hospital networks are protected,” said Jonathan Langer, CEO and cofounder of Medigate. “As the only healthcare centric security company named to this list, Medigate is honored to bring the spotlight to this issue. We remain focused on offering innovative cybersecurity for clinical networks to meet the growing demand in the healthcare sector.”

Medigate closes the healthcare IoT cybersecurity gap that most general security solutions cannot address with a security platform specifically designed for the unique needs of medical devices and clinical networks. Installed in nearly 2,000 healthcare locations around the world, Medigate’s platform enables the automatic discovery of all connected devices, IoT and IoMT, on clinical networks, in turn detecting credible threats in real-time, preventing attacks and malicious communication and enforcing clinically driven policies to protect patient safety and privacy.

About Medigate

Medigate is the industry’s first and leading dedicated medical device security and asset management platform, enabling providers to deliver secure, connected care. Medigate fuses the knowledge and understanding of medical workflow and device identity and protocols with the reality of today’s cybersecurity threats. With Medigate, hospital networks can safely operate all medical devices on their network, enabling deployment of existing and new devices to patients while ensuring privacy and safety.

About Cyber Defense Awards

This is Cyber Defense Magazine’s 8th year of honoring cybersecurity innovators, in this case the Black Unicorn Awards for 2020 on our Cyber Defense Awards platform. In this competition, judges for these prestigious awards includes cybersecurity industry veterans, trailblazers and market makers Gary Miliefsky of CDMG, Robert R. Ackerman Jr. of Allegis Cyber and David DeWalt of NightDragon with much appreciation to emeritus judge Robert Herjavec of Herjavec Group.  To see the complete list of finalists for the Black Unicorn Awards for 2020 please visit https://cyberdefenseawards.com/black-unicorn-awards-finalists-2020/

About Cyber Defense Magazine

Cyber Defense Magazine was founded in 2012 by Gary S. Miliefsky, globally recognized cyber security thought leader, inventor and entrepreneur and continues to be the premier source of IT Security information. 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 limited print editions exclusively for the RSA, BlackHat and IPEXPO conferences and our limited edition paid reprint subscribers. Learn more about us at http://www.cyberdefensemagazine.com. Cyber Defense Magazine is a proud member of the Cyber Defense Media Group.


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