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ShardSecure™, the world’s most innovative provider of data security and privacy with Microshard™ technology, today announced the company has won the Editor’s Choice InfoSec Startup of the Year award from Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM), the industry’s leading electronic information security magazine.

“We’re thrilled to share that ShardSecure has received this recognition by the prestigious editorial team at Cyber Defense Magazine and that they share our enthusiasm for Microsharding’s potential to revolutionize the data security space,” said ShardSecure CEO and Co-founder, Bob Lam.

Since we shipped the product last year, ShardSecure’s Microsharding technology has been adopted by customers at leading organizations in finance, technology, healthcare, and more. We are pleased to see respected thought leaders and experts like the editorial team at Cyber Defense Magazine express the same enthusiasm for our data security and privacy technology.

Since its founding in 2019 ShardSecure has received several coveted awards. These include being named a “Company to Watch” in the 2020 SINET 16 Awards and a “Distinguished Vendor” by TAG Cyber in both 2020 and 2021. ShardSecure has also been recognized by leading market research firms including Forrester and 451 Research for its innovative approach to ensuring data privacy.

On selecting ShardSecure as the InfoSec Startup to Watch, Gary S. Miliefsky, Publisher of Cyber Defense Magazine said, “ShardSecure 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 stop the next breach.” The Cyber Defense Magazine InfoSecurity awards judges are CISSP, FMDHS, CEH, certified security professionals who voted based on their independent review of the company submitted materials on the website of each submission including but not limited to data sheets, white papers, product literature and other market variables.

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About ShardSecure

ShardSecure helps companies simplify their data protection and secure their data wherever it resides — on-premises, in the cloud, or in hybrid- and multi-cloud architectures. Our innovative technology delivers strong data privacy, security, and resilience in a unified, multi-protocol platform that works across multiple cloud providers. The ShardSecure platform also provides agentless file-level protection, ransomware risk mitigation, self-healing, protection for AI/ML datasets, and support for regulatory compliance.
ShardSecure was recognized as a Cool Vendor in the Gartner Cool Vendors™ in Privacy, 2023 report by Bart Willemsen, Bernard Woo, and Nader Henein at Gartner, Inc. To learn more, visit
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