The honor goes to the hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies to watch in 2015.

NEW YORK, March 4, 2015 – Bayshore Networks®, the cybersecurity leader for the Industrial Internet of Things, announced today that it is listed in the Top 50 of the first edition of the Cybersecurity 500. The Cybersecurity 500 is a directory of the 500 hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies to watch in 2015.

“We selected thousands of potential companies for inclusion in the Cybersecurity 500, by soliciting feedback from CISOs and end-user security practitioners, researching hundreds of cybersecurity events on the Cybersecurity calendar and researching dozens of Cybersecurity news sources that we follow,” explained Steve Morgan, founder and CEO of Cybersecurity Ventures.

"Bayshore Networks is a leader in the fast-growing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) security market," said Morgan. "We are pleased to list them at #43 on the Cybersecurity 500.”

“We are trying to create more awareness and recognition for the most innovative cybersecurity companies – ranging from the largest and most recognizable brands to VC backed start-ups and emerging players,” Morgan said.

Criteria for Inclusion

The selection criteria for the Cybersecurity 500 companies is subjective and includes some or all of the following when evaluating each company:

  • Cybersecurity Sector (market category)
  • Problem(s) Solved
  • Customer Base
  • Feedback from CISOs and Decision Makers
  • Feedback from IT Security Evaluators & Recommenders
  • Feedback from VARs, SIs and Consultants
  • VC Funding
  • Company Growth
  • Published Product Reviews
  • Demos and Presentations at Conferences
  • Corporate Marketing and Branding
  • Media Coverage
  • Notable Implementations
  • Founder and Management Pedigree

For more information, please visit the Cybersecurity 500 website.

About Bayshore Networks

Bayshore Networks is the cybersecurity leader for the Industrial Internet of Things. Bayshore's customers include Fortune 100 industrial and enterprise leaders. They use the Bayshore solution for Industrial IoT security; Operational and safety policy execution; Layer 7 filtering, and high-value Intellectual Property protection.

The Bayshore platform is differentiated by its extremely deep content inspection and filtering capabilities, including archives and files within files, and our domain knowledge of industrial protocols. The open, flexible Bayshore platform provides a foundation for organization-wide execution of security, operational and safety policies. It enables you to quickly deploy, evaluate and enforce industry standards, best practices and customized application-layer policies that drive your business objectives.

Bayshore’s core technology is Pallaton™, an embedded, extensible, XML-based policy language. The solution is available on Bayshore gateway hardware, partner hardware, and virtual and cloud platforms.