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TrueFort Named a Black Unicorn Finalist for 2021

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Baby Black Unicorns Category Recognizes Companies with the Potential of Being Valued at $1B

WEEHAWKEN, N.J., August 02, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TrueFort, the zero trust application protection company, today announced it has been named a finalist in the Baby Black Unicorns category of the Black Unicorn Awards for 2021. The category recognizes companies that have the potential to reach a $1 billion dollar market value within 3-5 years as determined by private or public investment sources.

"This Baby Black Unicorn recognition validates our unique vision for creating a zero trust approach to securing applications, the value we provide customers and the market opportunity for our products," Sameer Malhotra, CEO of TrueFort. "As a Series A company, this is a tremendous honor."

"We’re pleased to recognize TrueFort as one of a small, elite group of cybersecurity industry leaders in our third annual Black Unicorn awards," said Judges Robert R. Ackerman Jr. of, David DeWalt of, Dr. Peter Stephenson of Cyber Defense Labs and Gary Miliefsky of

TrueFort Fortress is a real-time zero trust application protection platform that secures dynamic and complex environments cloud-to-ground through advanced behavioral analysis, machine intelligence and automation to reduce excessive trust and related risks. The Fortress platform maps all applications, workflows and dependencies, then combines continuous behavioral analytics with machine intelligence to understand the normal, allowable behavior for each application. It delivers application visibility, control and response to proactively and adaptively protect an organization’s most important digital assets and dramatically reduce its attack surface.

About Cyber Defense Awards

This is Cyber Defense Magazine’s 9th year of honoring cybersecurity innovators, in this case the Black Unicorn Awards for 2021 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, Dr. Peter Stephenson 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 2021 please visit

About TrueFort

TrueFort brings zero trust protection to critical business applications. Leveraging unique real-time, adaptive trust, and cloud-to-ground capabilities, TrueFort’s Fortress platform detects and contains security threats before they become business risks. Founded by former IT executives from Bank of America and Goldman Sachs, leading global enterprises trust TrueFort to deliver unprecedented application visibility and security. For more information visit and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Marc Gendron
Marc Gendron PR for TrueFort

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