New York, September 26, 2018—SINET announced the recipients of the 2018 SINET 16 Innovator Award, which recognizes sixteen early stage and emerging technology companies poised to make an impact on cybersecurity and major industries. 100 industry experts judging the competition determined that Avanan distinguished itself from hundreds of global applicants. Representing the U.S., Canada, and Switzerland, winners were selected based on the advantages, success, and urgency of their security solutions in the market.

“We came to market at a time when there was accelerated use of the cloud and unprecedented concern for privacy and security,” says Michael Landewe, Avanan’s cofounder and VP of Business Development. “Because we protect the cloud from within, we are the first to solve the problem of the insider threat, inside the cloud. We are in a unique place to protect against today’s threats.”

Avanan will be presenting its solution at the SINET Showcase, on November 7-8, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.


About Avanan

Avanan is an enterprise security platform designed to automatically assess and respond to threats in the cloud environment. Deployed via API, Avanan protects any SaaS or IaaS with cloudified versions of the industry's most advanced technology, from more than 60 best-of-breed security vendors. Avanan remediates malware, phishing, ransomware, shadow IT, data leakage, insider threats, and more, with custom and out-of-box policies or queries. It is a single compliance policy manager with no need for proxy or agent.


SINET is an organization dedicated to the advancement of cybersecurity innovation, specifically for its influence on economic growth, critical infrastructure, and political stability. Since 2008, the SINET 16 Innovator Award has recognized technologies known for driving growth in the security industry. As a hub for the cybersecurity community, SINET links senior-level private and government security professionals to solution providers, buyers, researchers, and investors. Their mission is to promote inspired innovation models, embrace executive level collaboration, and spur private-public partnerships.