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Defendify Wins 2021 Global InfoSec Award

Defendify Wins 2021 Global InfoSec Award for Best SMB Cybersecurity Product

May 17, 2021

The Defendify Cybersecurity Platform was named Best Product in SMB Cybersecurity in the 2021 Global InfoSec Awards, presented by Cyber Defense Magazine.

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Joe Raczka and Jerry King Join the Defendify Board of Directors

Joe Raczka and Jerry King Join the Defendify Board of Directors

May 4, 2021

Defendify announces Joe Raczka, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at York IE, and Jerry King, Technology Executive and Entrepreneur, have joined the Defendify Board of Directors.

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VMBlog

VMBlog article by Defendify Cybersecurity Success Manager on Assessing Partner and Vendor Cybersecurity

April 30, 2021

Defendify's Cybersecurity Success Manager, Shanna Utgard, writes on the importance of why checking the cybersecurity your external partners and vendors could reduce the risk of unintentionally compromising the security of your data.

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The Tech Tribune

The Tech Tribune Features Co-Founder, Rob Simopoulos

April 27, 2021

An exclusive Tech Tribune interview with Rob Simopoulos, Co-Founder of Defendify, which was recently honored on the 2021 Best Tech Startups in Maine list.

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Defendify Recognized for Innovation

Defendify All-in-One Cybersecurity Solution Recognized for Innovation

April 15, 2021

Defendify's all-in-one cybersecurity platform is recognized for multiple awards and accolades by several business and industry groups for innovating cybersecurity for organizations without security teams.

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Defendify Champions First-Ever Identity Management Day

Defendify Champions First-Ever Identity Management Day

April 13, 2021

Defendify was selected as an Industry Champion in the first ever Identity Management Day hosted by the Identity Defined Security Alliance (IDSA) in collaboration with the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA).

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Andrew Rinaldi on SaaS-Story in the Making

Co-Founder, Andrew Rinaldi, Discusses the Importance of Cybersecurity on the SaaS-Story In The Making Podcast

April 13, 2021

Andrew Rinaldi, Co-Founder at Defendify, lays Cybersecurity bare while discussing the tactics he and his team used to scale Defendify with Matt Wolach, the host of SaaS-Story in the Making podcast.

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NSCA Integrate Magazine

Co-Founder on how the SolarWinds hack is relevant to Systems Integrators in Protecting their Clients

March 30, 2021

Defendify Co-Founder, Rob Simopoulos, shares his thoughts on what Systems Integrators should take away from the recent Solar Winds hack in the Spring 2021 issue of NSCA Integrate.

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Defendify listed as 2021 Best Tech Startup in Maine by The Tech Tribune

Defendify Listed as Best Tech Startup in Maine by The Tech Tribune

March 30, 2021

For the 2nd year in a row, Defendify is listed as a top 10 Maine startup by The Tech Tribune based on revenue, leadership, product adoption, and market differentiation.

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Maine Startups Insider

Co-Founder on how Defendify Navigated the COVID-19 pandemic and Saw Success

March 26, 2021

Co-Founder, Andrew Rinaldi, discusses with Maine Startups Insider how Defendify addressed the growing need for cybersecurity protection during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the market response.

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Startup .Info Interview with Rob Simopoulos of Defendify

Co-Founder on How Defendify Makes Cybersecurity Possible for Organizations Without Security Teams

March 24, 2021

Startup .Info interview with Defendify Co-Founder, Rob Simopoulos, on how the company got started, and how it has pioneered cybersecurity for organizations without a security team.

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Defendify Ranks as a G2 2021 High Performer with the Best Support

March 23, 2021

G2 ranks Defendify as a 2021 High Performer, as well as being Easiest To Do Business With, and having Best Support. Rankings are based on unbiased user reviews of the Defendify Cybersecurity Platform on G2.

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Defendify Listed as a 2021 Top 10 Startup by The ORG

Defendify Named a Top 10 Maine Startup by The ORG

March 18, 2021

Portland, Maine is becoming a fast-growing hub for innovative startups. The ORG names Defendify on their list of Top 10 Maine Startups who are making waves in the Pine Tree State.

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Defendify Co-Founder on the Importance of Cybersecurity Assessments

Defendify Co-Founder on the Importance of Cybersecurity Assessments

March 10, 2021

Rob Simopoulos, Co-Founder of Defendify, explains why ongoing cybersecurity assessments should be a standard business practice that helps measure the strengths and weaknesses of cybersecurity across the entire organization.

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Defendify Wins Cybersecurity Global Excellence Award

Defendify Listed as a 2021 Cyber Security Global Excellence Awards Winner

March 2, 2021

Defendify listed as a Cybersecurity Software Startup of the Year company in the 17th Annual 2021 Cyber Security Global Excellence Awards.

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Defendify Captures Three Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

Defendify Captures Three Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

March 1, 2021

Cybersecurity Insiders just announced the winners of their 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards, where Defendify took Gold in the Best Free Cybersecurity Tool category for the free Defendify Essentials Package, and Silver for both the Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company, and Best Cybersecurity Startup categories.

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Defendify Makes Threat. Technology Top 100 Network Security Company List

February 19, 2021

Defendify is proud to be placed on the Threat. Technology list of American startups and companies who are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Network Security industry. 

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AiThority Covers Defendify's Innovative Momentum from 2020

February 11, 2021

Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology news publication, AiThority, picks up on Defendify’s innovative approach to cybersecurity.

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As Demand Increases for Cybersecurity, Defendify Innovates and Expands

January 29, 2021

Cybercriminals have leveraged the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, deploying a record number of cyber attacks impacting organizations of all sizes. Defendify has been answering the demand for more robust cybersecurity, adding new tools, and thousands of user accounts across 18 countries.

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Defendify Partners with the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCSA) for Data Privacy Day

January 28, 2021

As an official National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCSA) Champion of Data Privacy Day, Defendify is spreading the word about how to not only protect your data, but also your customer data. (Link)

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Why the SolarWinds Cyber Hack Could Have One-to-Many Impacts

January 27, 2021

Co-Founder, Rob Simopoulos discusses how a single systems integrator who experiences a cyber incident could easily cause a major cascading compromise effect to many of their customers.

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Co-Founder, Rob Simopoulos, on the SolarWinds Breach and the Cascading Effects of a Cyber Incident

January 27, 2021

Commercial Integrator article focuses on how various remote connections to customer networks creates a risk that a single breach could provide access to numerous targets.

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Defendify featured by Traction Tools

January 21, 2021

Traction Tools, leader in Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS®) software, lists Defendify as solution to help EOS® organizations elevate cybersecurity.

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Defendify and HighByte Uncover Industrial Manufacturing Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

December 28, 2020

As Industrial Manufacturers connect their factory floor to the cloud, how are OT and IT teams managing cybersecurity? Defendify Co-Founder, Rob Simopoulos, uncovers some of the answers with Aron Semle, CTO of HighByte.

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Co-Founder, Andrew Rinaldi on What 2021 May Bring

December 21, 2020

Defendify Co-Founder, Andrew Rinaldi outlines 5 cybersecurity prediction in 2021.

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How to beef up cybersecurity at your business: 3 Tips from Co-Founder, Rob Simopoulos

December 21, 2020

It’s rare a business would NOT have an alarm system with 24/7 monitoring, so why do many small and midsized businesses NOT have proper protection for their data? Here are 3 things to look for…

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Defendify Co-Founder Talks Cybersecurity with WGAN Inside Maine

December 21, 2020

Ande and Julie of WGAN NewsRadio interview Defendify Co-Founder, Andrew Rinaldi, on their Inside Maine podcast about how Defendify is helps small and midsized businesses streamline data protection beyond antivirus and firewalls.

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Defendify Success Manager on why Integrators should use their own cybersecurity to generate new sales

December 16, 2020

Defendify Success Manager, Shanna Utgard, highlights why having a cybersecurity strategy for your AV integration firm isn’t just good for your firm’s cybersecurity — it’s a sales tool.

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Payments Industry Leader, Tony Shap, Interviews Defendify Co-Founder

December 11, 2020

Defendify Co-Founder, Rob Simopoulos, tells Tony Shap why Defendify is changing cybersecurity for small and midsized organizations.

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Breach Detection & Response added to the Defendify's all-in-one cybersecurity platform

December 15, 2020

Introducing Defendify’s 13th module, Breach Detection & Response, a 24/7 cyber alarm system to proactively detect, protect, and contain the sophisticated attacks now targeting small and midsized businesses.

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Security Info Watch: Compliance with new cybersecurity requirements

November 11, 2020

Defendify Co-Founder, Rob Simopoulos, discusses why Integrators and contractors who work with the government should prepare to comply with new cybersecurity requirements of the CMMC.

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News Center Maine interview: Defendify Co-Founder, Rob Simopoulos, outlines how to stay two steps ahead of cybercriminals

October 15, 2020

After months of working from home, have you asked yourself if your connection to your office is secure? During National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Defendify offers some simple cyber-tips to keep your businesses safe.

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Defendify Partners with the National Cybersecurity Alliance to Champion National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 1, 2020

As a partner of the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCSA), Defendify is excited to once again be an official NCSA Champion of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

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Security InfoWatch Tags Defendify as a Leading Cybersecurity Solution for Integration Services

September 15, 2020

What are the 11 ways COVID-19 has changed Security Integration?

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Insights from Mainebiz CEO Panel with Defendify Co-Founder, Rob Simopoulos

August 18, 2020

Defendify Co-Founder, Rob Simopoulos, joined 4 Maine-based business leaders to discuss insights and lessons learned in running a startup.

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Security Systems News on Defendify's Free Essentials Package

August 5, 2020

The free Defendify Cybersecurity Essentials package offers three award-winning cybersecurity tools that help businesses understand what data security vulnerabilities and threats might impact their organization, and next steps for remediation. Defendify is built securely in the cloud so users can deploy in minutes with no additional hardware or software to install.

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Defendify Offers Free Essentials Package to Help Businesses Check and Improve Cybersecurity Posture

July 29, 2020

Simplifying cybersecurity and now offering its Essentials Package for free, Defendify sees an 88% week-over-week increase in new signups.

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CRN Recognizes Defendify on the 2020 Emerging Vendors List

July 20, 2020

Defendify makes CRN’s 2020 Emerging Vendors list that recognizes vendors that are revolutionizing the IT channel with innovative solutions. See how Defendify’s Partner Program had increased by 400%.

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Security Sales & Integration interviews Defendify Co-Founder on 10 Steps to Managing Your Service Provider Transition

July 15, 2020

Defendify Co-Founder, Rob Simopoulos, provides a 10 step guide for transforming your security integrator businesses into a Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) with cybersecurity to support recurring revenue.

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Defendify Co-Founder, Rob Simopoulos, on What Owners Need to Know About Cybersecurity

July 13, 2020

Rob Simopoulos speaks with Fast Forward Maine on how evolving cyberthreats are targeting small to medium sized businesses, who may not be aware of what cybersecurity measures or training they need to strengthen their protection.

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Defendify Listed as 1 of 5 Tech Companies to Turn to During Uncertain Times

July 11, 2020

Defendify is listed alongside EasyRedir, Zoom, Asana, and Quickbooks as valuable technology to help businesses, not just during COVID-19, but well into the future.

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Invest in Cybersecurity to Survive

June 25, 2020

Defendify Success Manager, Shanna Utgard, discusses how COVID-19 has sparked an uptick in cybercrime activity targeting small to mid-sized businesses, and offers five suggestions for companies to secure their remote workers during the pandemic.

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Defendify featured by York IE

June 4, 2020

Defendify’s Essentials Package was recently featured by York IE. York IE a firm that is committed to working with start-ups and entrepreneurs to help them grow successfully through an investment and service approach.

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Defendify Co-Founder Andrew Rinaldi featured by Tractionville

June 3, 2020

Co-Founder Andrew Rinaldi was interviewed on Tractionville to discuss implementing Entrepreneurial Operating Sytstem (EOS) at Defendify. Tranctionville is a podcast hosted by Chris White and Benji Miller for companies that utilize EOS.

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Loop showcases Defendify's Success Manager, Shanna Utgard

May 28, 2020

Darla Ghouralal of Loop News wrote on a recent webinar hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago that featured Defendify’s Success Manager Shanna Utgard. Loop New is one of the top news sources for both local and global Caribbean news.

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Maine Venture Fund highlights how Defendify is helping companies with their cybersecurity, for free

May 19, 2020

Maine Venture Fund featured Defendify in a recent blog post, discussing how Defendify has stepped in during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to help small businesses bolster their cybersecurity with the free Defendify Essentials Package. Maine Venture Fund is an investment fund that focuses on companies that are rapidly growing in the state of Maine.

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CRN Spotlights Defendify's Shanna Utgard with Channel Award

May 12, 2020

Defendify Success Manager, Shanna Utgard, was selected for CRN’s 2020 Women of the Channel Awards recognizing female leaders for their channel expertise and vision.

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Defendify Co-Founder Rob Simopoulos on Making the Shift to a Converged MSSP

May 11, 2020

As a Managed Service Provider or a Systems Integrator, adding IT and cybersecurity services may be the key differentiator to continue to earn new business. Defendify Co-Founder Rob Simopoulos breaks down how to quickly get started.

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Co-Founder Andrew Rinaldi on Profile of a Founder with Tech Tribune

May 8, 2020

Tech Tribune reached out for an exclusive Q&A with Co-Founder Andrew Rinaldi. Defendify was also recently honored by Tech Tribune in their 2020 Best Tech Startups in Maine piece.

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Defendify and the US Chamber of Commerce Highlight WFH Cybersecurity for SMBs

April 16, 2020

Nicole Fallon at CO by the US Chamber of Commerce spoke with Defendify Co-Founder Andrew Rinaldi in her April feature article, “Newly Remote Workforce? Take These 4 Cybersecurity Steps Now” emphasizing how small businesses shifting to WFH need to prioritize cybersecurity.

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The Tech Tribune Features Defendify in 2020's Best Tech Startups in Maine

April 13, 2020

The Tech Tribune (powered by Crunchbase) staff compiled the very best tech startups in Maine, featuring Defendify after considering several key factors such as revenue potential, leadership team, brand/product traction, and competitive landscape.

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MSSP Alert Features Defendify's Essentials Package

April 2, 2020

Defendify’s free Essentials Package was included in MSSP Alert’s library of free cybersecurity tools. MSSP Alert pinpoints best practices, trends, and news in the managed security services provider market, covering the steps MSSPs take to safeguard customer assets.

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Defendify's Essentials Package Featured on Channele2e

April 2, 2020

Channele2e featured Defendify’s free Essentials Package in their free technology tools list. Channele2e shifts the IT channel conversation from tactical chatter to strategic discussions - focusing on business development, financial models, marketing, sales, and more.

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Defendify Co-Founders Talk Startup Shop with The Grow Maine Show

April 2, 2020

Rob Simopoulos and Andrew Rinaldi joined The Grow Main Show radio and podcast host Marty Grohman on the air (WGAN) to share their startup journey, lessons learned, and navigating the Maine startup ecosystem.

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Defendify Co-Founder Discusses Cybersecurity with Security Sales & Integration

March 27, 2020

Rob Simopoulos provides expert advice for security contractors looking to offer cybersecurity. SSI features editorial content for executive, sales, and technical professionals who recommend, buy, and/or install electronic security equipment.

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Defendify Featured Among The Tech Tribune's Best Startups in Maine

March 20, 2020

Defendify was selected as one of the Top 10 Tech Startups in the state. The Tech Tribune delivers the latest technology news, in-depth technology articles, exclusive interviews with entrepreneurs, and insights on the hottest technology startups all over the world.

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Defendify Selected as InfoSec Award Winner

February 24, 2020

Defendify was named “Most Innovative” in the SMB Cybersecurity category of the Cyber Defense Magazine InfoSec Awards 2020. The InfoSec Awards recognizes companies in the information security space who have a unique and compelling value proposition for their executives, products or services

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Defendify Shares Technology Advice for Employers with Mainebiz

February 24, 2020

Mainebiz recently featured Defendify Co-Founder Rob Simopoulos’ tips for employers on how to safely and effectively use technology, including deploying 2FA, implementing a Technology and Data Use Policy, and disallowing the use of public wifi. Mainebiz shared Rob’s Mainebiz is a media organization providing business news, information and analysis for Maine’s business owners and decision makers.

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Portland Press Herald Covers New Hires at Defendify

February 19, 2020

The Portland Press Herald shared news of two key hires at Defendify: Wendy Bouton, Head of Business Development, and Jim Albright, Head of Marketing. The Portland Press Herald is one of the leading providers of local news and information in Maine.

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Spotlight on Co-Founder Andrew Rinaldi by York IE

February 18, 2020

York IE featured Co-Founder Andrew Rinaldi in their Entrepreneur Spotlight series. York IE is an investment firm that works closely with entrepreneurs and angel investors to help them realize their shared ambition to build good companies, create new jobs, grow generational wealth, and impact the world.

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York IE Announces Startup Investments

February 11, 2020

York IE announced their investment portfolio, including an investment partnership with Defendify. York IE is an investment firm that works closely with entrepreneurs and angel investors to help them realize their shared ambition to build good companies, create new jobs, grow generational wealth, and impact the world.

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York IE Shares Investment Rationale for Defendify

February 6, 2020

York IE discusses the benefits of Defendify and their decision to invest. York IE is an investment firm that works closely with entrepreneurs and angel investors to help them realize their shared ambition to build good companies, create new jobs, grow generational wealth, and impact the world.

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GrowthList Publishes Defendify's Funding News

February 3, 2020

Defendify was included in GrowthList’s feature of companies that received funding in January 2020. GrowthList provides reports of fast-growing startups to help sales teams and investors discover fast-growing tech startups.

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Defendify's Funding and Growth Covered by Maine Startups Insider

January 31, 2020

Maine Startups Insider shared news about Defendify’s $2 million seed funding round and plans to grow and scale. Maine Startups Insider is an online news startup featuring startup-related news in Maine.

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StartupsOne Features Defendify's Funding Round

January 30, 2020

StartupsOne covered Defendify’s seed funding round and future plans. StartupsOne is a daily news source on investment in technology-oriented startup business in North America.

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Pulse 2.0 Covers Defendify's Funding News

January 30, 2020

Annie Baker with Pulse 2.0 wrote about Defendify’s $2 million funding round, platform, and future plans. Pulse 2.0 is a rapidly growing technology industry news and intelligence publication located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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Spotlight on Co-Founder Rob Simopoulos by York IE

January 29, 2020

York IE featured Co-Founder Rob Simopoulos in their Entrepreneur Spotlight series. York IE is an investment firm that works closely with entrepreneurs and angel investors to help them realize their shared ambition to build good companies, create new jobs, grow generational wealth, and impact the world.

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Security Infowatch Shares News on Defendify's $2 Million Funding Round

January 29, 2020

Defendify’s seed funding round was featured by Security Infowatch. Security Infowatch reports on all aspects of security for businesses, including advances in physical and cyber security.

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Defendify's $2 Million in Funding Covered by Security Systems News

January 29, 2020

Security Systems News’ Paul Ragusa covered Defendify’s seed funding round and future plans. Security Systems News is the newspaper of record for the security system integrator and installer.

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Vator Publishes Defendify's Funding Announcement

January 29, 2020

Defendify’s funding news was included in Vator’s daily funding roundup. Vator (short for innovator) aims to help great entrepreneurs find funding, and for investors to get in on the ground floor of tomorrow’s leading companies.

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Defendify's $2 Million Funding Featured by ChannelBuzz.ca

January 28, 2020

Mark Cox with ChannelBuzz.ca shared news of Defendify’s funding round and plans to build the product and partner channel. ChannelBuzz.ca is an online news source covering IT channel affairs for the Canadian audience.

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FinSMEs Features Defendify's Funding Round

January 28, 2020

Defendify’s $2 million seed round was covered by FinSMEs. FinSMEs.com provides information on venture capital/private equity and debt financing deals taking place daily across the planet.

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MSSP Alert Features Defendify's Funding

January 28, 2020

Defendify’s funding news was covered by MSSP Alert. MSSP Alert pinpoints best practices, trends and news in the managed security services provider market, covering the steps MSSPs take to safeguard customer assets.

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Channele2e Features Defendify's Funding News

January 28, 2020

Defendify’s seed funding round was included in Channele2e’s daily update. Channele2e shifts the IT channel conversation from tactical chatter to strategic discussions — focusing on business development, financial models, marketing, sales, and more.

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Mainebiz Features Defendify's Seed Funding Round

January 28, 2020

Mainebiz’ Renee Cordes wrote about Defendify’s seed funding round and growth plan. Mainebiz is a media organization providing business news, information and analysis for Maine’s business owners and decision makers.

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Portland Press Herald Covers Defendify Funding Round

January 28, 2020

Peter McGuire featured Defendify’s $2 million funding round and future plans. The Portland Press Herald is one of the leading providers of local news and information in Maine.

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Defendify Funding News Featured by Venture Capital Journal

January 28, 2020

News of Defendify’s $2 million seed funding round was published in Venture Capital Journal. Venture Capital Journal provides market intelligence, insight on ways to operate, succeed, and profit in fundraising, and unparalleled analysis of the fundraising market.

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Defendify Shares Importance of Cybersecurity with Commercial Integrator

January 7, 2020

Zachary Comeau of Commercial Integrator recently spoke with Defendify co-founder Rob Simopoulos for the why and how of bringing cybersecurity to audio-visual (AV) integrators. Commercial Integrator is a publication dedicated to technology professionals and the business needs of integrators.

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Defendify Co-Founders Share New Year's Resolutions with Mainebiz

January 2, 2020

Mainebiz spoke with business and nonprofit leaders throughout the state to showcase what the new year has in store for them. Co-Founders Rob Simopoulos and Andrew Rinaldi shared their insights into the growth and reach that 2020 holds for Defendify. Mainebiz is a media organization providing business news, information, and analysis for Maine’s business owners and decision makers.

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Defendify Chosen for 30 Top Technology Innovations of 2019 by Security Sales & Integration

December 23, 2019

Security Sales & Integration (SSI)’s Top 30 Technology Innovations of the Year feature new or unique products for the security dealer and integrator channel that support a smooth and profitable implementation. SSI features editorial content for executive, sales, and technical professionals who recommend, buy and/or install electronic security equipment.

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TycoonStory Selects Defendify as a Top Cybersecurity Startup

December 22, 2019

Defendify’s platform, features, and Small Business focus was recognized by TycoonStory as one of their 6 top cybersecurity startups. Tycoonstory is the largest online network for entrepreneurs and startups.

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Channel Futures Features Defendify’s Partnership with PSA

December 20, 2019

Edward Gately with Channel Futures included his take on Defendify and PSA Security Network’s partnership in his cybersecurity roundup. Channel Futures is the only media brand devoted to the diverse spectrum of channel companies focused on the digital services revolution.

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Security Systems News Features PSA’s Partnership with Defendify

December 19, 2019

Security Systems News shared the news of Defendify and PSA’s Managed Security Services Provider partnership. Security Systems News is the newspaper of record for the security system integrator and installer.

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Defendify’s Partnership with PSA Featured by Security Informed

December 19, 2019

Security Informed covers PSA Security Network’s announcement of their partnership with Defendify. SecurityInformed.com is the leading news, analysis and information website serving the physical security industry.

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PSA Security Network Announces Partnership with Defendify

December 17, 2019

PSA Security Network shares the news of a partnership with Defendify to add the all-in-one cybersecurity platform to their Managed Security Service Provider program. PSA is the world’s largest systems integrator consortium made up of the most progressive security and audio-visual systems integrators in North America.

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Defendify and PSA Partnership Covered by Security Sales & Integration

December 17, 2019

Security Sales & Integration features PSA’s partnership with Defendify. Security Sales & Integration (SSI) is “The #1 Technology & Business Authority Since 1979,” and features editorial content for executive, sales, and technical professionals who recommend, buy and/or install electronic security equipment.

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Defendify a Finalist in CRN Tech Innovator Awards

November 11, 2019

Defendify was selected as a finalist in the Security - Risk Management category of CRN’s 2019 Tech Innovator Awards, featured among other innovative companies from around the world. CRN is the top technology news and information source for solution providers, IT channel partners, and value-added resellers (VARs).

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3 Things MSPs Can Learn About Cybersecurity from Game of Thrones

October 21, 2019

ChannelFutures published Defendify Co-Founder Rob Simopoulos’ article on how MSPs can prevent a bad ending with cybersecurity. ChannelFutures is a media brand devoted to the diverse spectrum of channel companies focused on the digital services revolution.

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Defendify selected as 2019 Startup to Watch

October 11, 2019

Whit Richardson of Maine Startups Insider selected Defendify a 2019 Startup to Watch, focusing on the company’s platform, philosophy, and niche market that positions Defendify for a breakout year. Maine Startups Insider is an online news startup featuring startup-related news in Maine.

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Maine Venture Fund Welcomes Defendify as a New Portfolio Company

October 2, 2019

Maine Venture Fund covers Defendify’s product, history, and founders as they welcome the company to their investment portfolio. The Maine Venture Fund is an investment fund that focuses on Maine-based companies in all stages of their life cycle that demonstrate potential for significant growth and public benefit.

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York IE Shares Insights on Partnership with Defendify

September 27, 2019

York IE discusses their philosophy of “startups helping startups” and how a partnership with Defendify allows them to offer cybersecurity protection to growing startup businesses. York IE is an investment firm that works closely with entrepreneurs and angel investors to help them realize their shared ambition to build good companies, create new jobs, grow generational wealth, and impact the world.

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Defendify Selected as a Top Pick Startup for Disrupt SF 2019 by SparkAmplify

September 17, 2019

SparkAmplify identified Defendify as a top trending startup exhibiting at TechCrunch Disrupt 2019 in San Francisco. SparkAmplify is a SaaS company specializing in media outreach and influencer engagement.

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Portland Press Herald features Defendify’s TechCrunch Disrupt selection

August 26, 2019

The Portland Press Herald covered Defendify’s selection by Startup Maine to attend TechCrunch Disrupt to represent the Maine Pavilion at the international conference for tech startups. The Portland Press Herald is one of the leading providers of local news and information in Maine.

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Defendify selected as one of Maine startups to attend TechCrunch Disrupt

August 23, 2019

Whit Richardson of Maine Startups Insider shares the news of Defendify’s selection as one of eight Maine startups to attend TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, one of the most famous startup conferences in the world. Maine Startups Insider is an online news startup featuring startup-related news in Maine.

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NEWS CENTER Maine features Defendify’s business and hiring efforts

August 19, 2019

NEWS CENTER Maine ran a feature segment about Defendify on TV and online, covering the company, small business niche, and future growth and hiring plans. NEWS CENTER Maine is a local news station committed to serving the greater good of its communities. Watch the video.

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eChannelNews picks Defendify as a Top 10 Vendor at ChannelCON19

August 15, 2019

Julian Lee with eChannelNews ranked Defendify as a top vendor from the 2019 ChannelCON expo. eChannelNews has been delivering electronic news content about and for the IT channel for 17 years.

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Defendify interviewed by eChannelNews at ChannelCON Expo

August 14, 2019

Julian Lee of eChannelNews interviewed Defendify Co-Founder Rob Simopoulos at ChannelCON19 about cybersecurity and the Defendify platform. eChannelNews has been delivering electronic news content about and for the IT channel for 17 years.

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ChannelBuzz offers insight into the Defendify platform at ChannelCON

August 6, 2019

Mark Cox with ChannelBuzz interviewed Rob Simopoulos, Defendify Co-Founder, about the Defendify platform and channel partner structure. ChannelBuzz is an online news source covering IT channel affairs for the Canadian audience.

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CEOCFO Magazine features Defendify Co-Founder Rob Simopoulos’ Interview

August 5, 2019

Lynn Fosse with CEOCFO Magazine interviewed Rob Simopoulos, Defendify Co-Founder, on Defendify’s comprehensive, simplified cybersecurity solution. Publishing since 2000, CEOCFO is a brand recognized for Top Executive interviews.

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Business.com talks shop on investment with Defendify Co-Founder

July 22, 2019

Chad Brooks with Business.com recently interviewed Co-Founder Andrew Rinaldi on startup funding, including finding investors and securing money from a private investor versus a bank. Business.com provides the knowledge readers need to run and advance their businesses and careers.

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Defendify co-founder Andrew Rinaldi featured on Vator

July 8, 2019

Kristin Karaoglu of Vator interviewed co-founder Andrew Rinaldi on entrepreneurship and his experience in the leadership of Defendify. Vator writes on innovation and thought leadership to help entrepreneurs and investors build great businesses for the future.

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Defendify named top 2019 cybersecurity startup by CRN

July 3, 2019

Defendify was featured in The 10 Top Cybersecurity Startups Of 2019 (So Far) by Michael Novinson. CRN is the top technology news and information source for solution providers, IT channel partners, and value-added resellers (VARs).

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Defendify featured on Vator's Startup Teams

July 3, 2019

Defendify Co-Founders Rob Simopoulos and Andrew Rinaldi were featured in an interview with Vator on the team, the company, and entrepreneurship. Vator (short for innovator) aims to help great entrepreneurs find funding, and for investors to get in on the ground floor of tomorrow’s leading companies.

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Defendify co-founder Rob Simopoulos featured on Vator

July 2, 2019

Rob Simopolous, Defendify Co-Founder, was interviewed for a feature in the Today’s Entrepreneur series of Vator. Since 2007 Vator has provided a network for entrepreneurs and investors to learn and connect as part of a startup community.

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MSSP Alert spotlights Defendify's growth, funding

June 24, 2019

Dan Kobialka wrote on Defendify’s funding, growth, and search for MSSP partners on MSSP Alert. MSSP Alert pinpoints best practices, trends and news in the managed security services provider market, and covers the steps MSSPs take to safeguard customer assets.

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Defendify featured by the Portland Press Herald

June 21, 2019

J. Craig Anderson of the Portland Press Herald wrote on Defendify’s history, funding, and future growth plans. The Portland Press herald is one of the leading providers of local news and information in Maine.

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TechDecisions showcases why investors and customers choose Defendify

June 20, 2019

Adam Forziati with TechDecisions wrote on why investors put over a million dollars into Defendify. TechDecisions is the only site on the internet dedicated to the business of commercial technology management.

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Defendify’s product development, growth, and funding news from SDM Magazine

June 20, 2019

Defendify’s funding round, growth, and product was featured in SDM Magazine. SDM is the #1 security channel media with 100% BPA Audited buy/install circulation. SDM provides management and technical professionals with a comprehensive overview of the security marketplace.

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Defendify featured by Maine Startups Insider

June 19, 2019

Defendify’s first financing round news was featured on Maine Startups Insider. Maine Startups Insider is an online news startup created by Whit Richardson, a journalist who’s covered Maine’s business community for the past decade.

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Defendify funding story covered by the Bangor Daily News

June 19, 2019

Defendify was featured by Lori Valigra with the Bangor Daily News with news on Defendify’s round of funding and rapid growth. The Bangor Daily News is a Maine newspaper of record that has been produced for well over one hundred years.

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Defendify funding news featured by FinSMEs

June 19, 2019

FinSMEs.com recently wrote on Defendify’s pre-seed funding round. FinSMEs.com provides information on venture capital/private equity and debt financing deals taking place daily across the planet.

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Defendify featured in Security Systems News

June 19, 2019

Paul Ragusa with Security Systems News wrote on Defendify’s first funding round and plans to grow channel partners and boost product development. Security Systems News is the newspaper of record for the security system integrator and installer.

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Mainebiz features Defendify capital raise, rapid hiring

June 19, 2019

Renee Cordes of Mainebiz discussed Defendify’s hiring plans and capital boost. Mainebiz is a media organization providing business news, information and analysis for Maine’s business owners and decision makers.

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Defendify platform development and partner growth featured on Channel Futures

June 19, 2019

Edward Gately with Channel Futures published an article on Defendify’s growth plans and funding news. Channel Futures is the only media brand devoted to the diverse spectrum of channel companies focused on the digital services revolution.

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Defendify funding news on Boston citybizlist

June 19, 2019

Defendify’s $1.6 million pre-seed funding round was featured by Boston citybizlist. Citybizlist shares news, announcements, press releases, and more in key markets.

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Defendify Co-founder Rob Simopoulos featured on Security Infowatch

March 15, 2019

Rob Simopoulos article covering how integrating cybersecurity into IT offerings is becoming essential was published on SecurityInfoWatch.com. Security Infowatch reports on all aspects of security for businesses, including advances in physical and cyber security.

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Commercial Integrator discusses Defendify’s thoughts on cybersecurity within AV

March 7, 2019

Tom LeBlanc of Commercial Integrator spoke with Rob Simopoulos on the growth of cybersecurity as increasingly essential within the audio-visual industry to meet the standards of large customers. Commercial Integrator is a publication addressing professional integrators working in the SMB market.

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Mainebiz features Defendify’s tips on a cybersecure workplace

February 3, 2019

Defendify co-founder Andrew Rinaldi shares with Maine business leaders how to create a company culture that protects organizations and their customers. Mainebiz publishes statewide content about business in Maine to help organizations succeed.

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Commercial Integrator uses Defendify’s input on managed services

October 25, 2018

Defendify co-founder Rob Simopoulos discusses the benefits of integrators differentiating their business through managed services. Commercial Integrator is a publication dedicated to technology professionals and the business needs of integrators.

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Commercial Integrator highlights Defendify’s expertise in cybersecurity

October 24, 2018

Defendify co-founder Rob Simopoulos was the feature of a Commercial Integrator article regarding the importance of cybersecurity to businesses and vendor relationships. Commercial Integrator is a publication dedicated to technology professionals and the business needs of integrators.

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Defendify offers National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Tips to Cape Courier readers

October 10, 2018

The Cape Courier published tips from Defendify to keep readers safe during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The Cape Courier has been published as a free, independent, not-for-profit newspaper since 1988.

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SecurityInfoWatch.com features Defendify’s advice on whaling

September 13, 2018

Paul Rothman featured Defendify’s input on the impact and draw of “whaling” in his article, “Are You a Whale?”. SecurityInfoWatch.com delivers business-building security content in print, online, via email and social media.

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Mainebiz features Defendify as Maine startup to keep an eye on

September 3, 2018

Renee Cordes of Mainebiz featured Defendify as one of 10 Maine startups to keep an eye on. Mainebiz is a media organization providing business news, information, and analysis for Maine’s business owners and decision makers.

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Mainebiz Covers Startup Maine’s TechCrunch Disrupt Selections

August 27, 2018

Defendify was one of eight companies that Startup Maine sent to leading tech conference TechCrunch Disrupt. Mainebiz is a media organization providing business news, information, and analysis for Maine’s business owners and decision makers.

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Security Systems News Leadership Talk on cybersecurity and Defendify’s platform

August 16, 2018

Founders Rob Simopoulos and Andrew Rinaldi discussed the importance of a strong cybersecurity posture on Leadership Talks. Security Systems News covers system integrators and installers across applications. Listen to the talk.

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Security Systems News covers Defendify product launch and rebrand

July 25, 2018

Paul Ragusa with Security Systems News features Defendify’s platform launch and rebrand from Launch Security. Security Systems News is the newspaper of record for the security system integrator and installer.

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Defendify offers Business News Daily advice on finding a cybersecurity professional

June 5, 2018

Andreas Rivera of Business News Daily features Defendify Co-Founder Andrew Rinaldi’s tips on finding a cybersecurity consultant who is right for your business. launch and rebrand from Launch Security. Business News Daily provides the ideas, inspiration and solutions needed to help entrepreneurs and small business decision makers succeed.

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Defendify founders discuss human error with TechDecisions

May 12, 2018

Founders Rob Simopoulos and Andrew Rinaldi contributed to the discussion of awareness training in reducing human error business vulnerabilities. TechDecisions is an online source of information on the technology industry to help IT professionals and decision makers stay informed.

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