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Keyfactor Named Winner of The 2023 Global InfoSec Awards in the Public Key Infrastructure-as-a-Service (PKIaaS) Category
Identity management leader recognized for its leading PKI expertise and novel approach to certificate management for the second consecutive year

CLEVELAND, Ohio – April 24, 2022 Keyfactor, the identity-first security solution for modern enterprises, today announced it has won a Global InfoSec Award in the PKIaaS category from Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM), the industry’s leading electronic information security magazine. This is Keyfactor’s second-consecutive year winning a Global InfoSec Award, with last year’s award win in the Identity & Access Management category. 

As the number of devices organizations rely on to operationalize their business continues to grow rapidly, so does the number of digital certificates. According to the 2023 State of Machine Identity Report, the average number of internally trusted certificates within an organization increased, to an average of 256,000, compared to 231,063 in 2021. Keyfactor provides a new approach to certificate management – one that combines leading PKI expertise with the tools needed to discover, control, and automate keys and certificates at scale. Keyfactor Command 10, Keyfactor’s latest platform update, empowers enterprises to consolidate historically siloed technologies for issuing and managing certificates, providing complete real-time, end-to-end visibility for all certificates within the organization. The platform also enables businesses to more easily renew, revocate, and enroll thousands of certificates with zero-touch automation. 

“Now more than ever, executive leadership recognizes machine identity management as a critical business function. Our 2023 State of Machine Identity Report found 22% of IT professionals reported executive-level support for machine identity management, down from 36% in 2021,” said Jordan Rackie, Chief Executive Officer, Keyfactor. “We are honored to receive the PKIaaS cybersecurity Global InfoSec Award from Cyber Defense Magazine as more organizations prioritize PKI management.”

While the risks of inadequate PKI management will only increase with the proliferation of digital certificates, Keyfactor enables organizations across all industries to secure every digital key and certificate for multi-cloud enterprises, DevOps, and embedded IoT security. 

“Keyfactor 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 mitigate cyber risk and get one step ahead of the next breach,” said Gary S. Miliefsky, Publisher of Cyber Defense Magazine.

“We scoured the globe looking for cybersecurity innovators that could make a huge difference and potentially help turn the tide against the exponential growth in cyber-crime. Keyfactor  is absolutely worthy of this coveted award and consideration for deployment in your environment,” said Yan Ross, Editor of Cyber Defense Magazine.

To see the full list of the 2023 Global InfoSec winners, please check out: http://www.cyberdefenseawards.com/ 

For those interested in learning more about Keyfactor’s award-winning PKI-as-a-Service platform, please visit: https://www.keyfactor.com/products/command/ 

About Keyfactor
Keyfactor brings digital trust to the hyper-connected world with identity-first security for every machine and human. By simplifying PKI, automating certificate lifecycle management, and securing every device, workload, and thing, Keyfactor helps organizations move fast to establish digital trust at scale — and then maintain it. In a zero-trust world, every machine needs an identity and every identity must be managed. For more, visit keyfactor.com or follow @keyfactor.

About CDM InfoSec Awards
This is Cyber Defense Magazine’s tenth year of honoring InfoSec innovators from around the Globe. Our submission requirements are for any startup, early stage, later stage, or public companies in the INFORMATION SECURITY (INFOSEC) space who believe they have a unique and compelling value proposition for their product or service. Learn more at www.cyberdefenseawards.com  

About the Judging
The 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. CDM has a flexible philosophy to find more innovative players with new and unique technologies, than the one with the most customers or money in the bank. CDM is always asking “What’s Next?” so we are looking for best of breed, next generation InfoSec solutions.

About Cyber Defense Magazine
Cyber Defense Magazine is the premier source of cyber security news and information for InfoSec professions in business and government. We are managed and published by and for ethical, honest, passionate information security professionals. Our mission is to share cutting-edge knowledge, real-world stories and awards on the best ideas, products, and services in the information technology industry.  We deliver electronic magazines every month online for free, and special editions exclusively for the RSA Conferences. CDM is a proud member of the Cyber Defense Media Group. Learn more about us at https://www.cyberdefensemagazine.com and visit https://www.cyberdefensetv.com and https://www.cyberdefenseradio.com to see and hear some of the most informative interviews of many of these winning company executives.  Join a webinar at https://www.cyberdefensewebinars.com and realize that infosec knowledge is power. 

PR Contacts:
Maria Ross
fama PR for Keyfactor
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