Top Midwest Cybersecurity Company to Know receives recognition from prestigious awards programs for Security Automation Innovation and Excellence

COLUMBUS, Ohio, December 06, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Finite State, the leader in product security automation across the software supply chain lifecycle, today announced that it has been selected as winner of the "Security Automation Solution of the Year" award by CyberSecurity Breakthrough, the 2022 "IoT Evolution Security Excellence" and "IoT Platforms Leadership" awards from IoT Evolution World, and recognized as a "Top Cybersecurity Company to Know" in the Midwest by Purpose Jobs.

The Security Automation Solution of the Year award honors top companies, technologies, and products in the global information security market today. The awards program, now in its sixth year, is conducted by CyberSecurity Breakthrough, a leading independent market intelligence organization that highlights breakthrough solutions and companies in the crowded information security market.

The IoT Evolution Security Excellence Award honors organizations that deliver exemplary software or hardware solutions that secure IoT devices and networks. The awards program, managed by Crossfire Media and TMC, recognizes solutions that exemplify innovation that drives the fast-growing Internet of Things marketplace.

The IoT Evolution Platforms Leadership award recognizes platforms that enable the mass proliferation of IoT devices, networks, and services, and that empower the construction and execution of the Internet of Things.

"Whether it's critical infrastructure, a medical device, or a connected vehicle, our daily reliance on connected products has grown by an order of magnitude. With up to 95% of device components coming from third-party vendors or open source software, we're increasingly exposed to security flaws that find their way through the software supply chain and into products," said Tom Bain, EVP, Marketing, Finite State. "Finite State is committed to delivering unrivaled innovation dedicated to analyzing and assessing connected devices, and their supply chains, in an accessible solution that helps customers quickly identify, prioritize, and mitigate product security risk. Our team is honored to receive these awards as we continue to support our customers’ evolving connected device and product security needs."

Recognition as a "Top Cybersecurity Company" in the Midwest comes from Purpose Jobs, the region's largest startup and tech community that connects top talent with purpose-driven companies based on shared values, experience, and culture contributions.

"We're honored to be recognized as one of the Midwest's top cybersecurity companies to know," said Finite State VP of People Operations, Linda Deeb. "Fi-Knights, our employees, work hard every day to create an environment where researchers, storytellers, cybersecurity experts, designers, and policy leaders make the world a safer place for everyone through scaling product security across the software supply chain for connected devices."

About Finite State

Finite State empowers organizations to gain control of product security for their connected devices and supply chains. Across the software supply chain lifecycle, Finite State is the single pane of glass for customers that provides continuous visibility into product supply chain risk.

Backed by a team of seasoned experts, our automated product security platform arms our customers with the actionable insights, critical vulnerability data, and remediation guidance necessary to mitigate product risk and protect the connected attack surface. For more information, visit

About Crossfire Media

Crossfire Media, co-publishers of IoT Evolution, is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. Crossfire Media services communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars and newsletters. Crossfire Media has a partnership with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to produce events and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media is a division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information Technology company based in New York.

About TMC

Through education, industry news, live events and social influence, global buyers rely on TMC's content-driven marketplaces to make purchase decisions and navigate markets. As a result, leading technology vendors turn to TMC for unparalleled branding, thought leadership and lead generation opportunities. Our in-person and online events deliver unmatched visibility and sales prospects for all participants. Through our custom lead generation programs, we provide clients with an ongoing stream of leads that turn into sales opportunities and build databases. Additionally, we bolster brand reputations with the millions of impressions from display advertising on our news sites and newsletters. Making TMC a 360-degree marketing solution, we offer comprehensive event and roadshow management services and custom content creation with expertly ghost-crafted blogs, press releases, articles and marketing collateral to help with SEO, branding, and overall marketing efforts. For more information about TMC and to learn how we can help you reach your marketing goals, please visit and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, @tmcnet.

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About CyberSecurity Breakthrough

Part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership, the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in information security and cybersecurity technology companies, products and people. The CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards provide a platform for public recognition around the achievements of breakthrough information security companies and products in categories including Cloud Security, Threat Detection, Risk Management, Fraud Prevention, Mobile Security, Web and Email Security, UTM, Firewall and more. For more information visit

About Purpose Jobs

Purpose Jobs is the #1 startup community in the Midwest that connects top talent with purpose-driven startups based on values, experience and culture contribution. For more information, visit

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