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Dragos Recognized by 451 Research as a ‘451 Firestarter’

Leader in industrial threat detection and response technology and services recognized by leading analyst firm for innovation and vision in the technology industry

HANOVER, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dragos, Inc., provider of the industrial industry’s most trusted asset identification, threat detection and response platform and services, today announced it has received a 451 Firestarter award from leading technology research and advisory firm 451 Research, recognizing the company’s innovative contribution within the technology industry.

451 Research’s Firestarter program recognizes exceptional innovation within the information technology industry. Introduced in 2018, and awarded quarterly, the program is exclusively analyst-led, allowing its team of technology and market experts to highlight organizations they believe are significantly contributing to the overall pace and extent of innovation in the technology market.

“We’re honored to be recognized by 451 Research for our ground-breaking, intelligence-driven approach to industrial cybersecurity,” said Robert M. Lee, founder and CEO of Dragos. “Protecting the world’s most critical infrastructure and assets is the driving force behind all that we do, and to be named as a 451 Firestarter is a tremendous honor.”

“451 Research built its reputation on helping clients understand innovation in the technology industry, and the Firestarters program is a further demonstration of this,” said Pat Daly, Information Security Channel Analyst, 451 Research. “Innovative approaches from companies like Dragos being brought to the IT industry deserve recognition and a 451 Firestarter award.”

Codified with decades of real-world experience from an elite team of ICS cybersecurity practitioners, Dragos’ industrial threat detection and response platform provides ICS cybersecurity teams the necessary components required to scalably and successfully detect and respond to industrial cybersecurity threats. As a natural extension of the comprehensive, intelligence-driven approach to ICS cybersecurity, Dragos also provides threat hunting and incident response services as well as a threat intelligence program – Dragos WorldView – for intelligence reports on the latest industrial threats.


The Dragos ICS asset identification, threat detection and response platform distills decades of real-world experience from an elite team of ICS cybersecurity experts across the U.S. intelligence community and private industrial companies. Dragos’ offerings also include threat hunting and incident response services, and Dragos WorldView for weekly threat intelligence reports. Dragos is headquartered in the Washington, DC area. Visit dragos.com for more information or follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn.


451 Research is a leading information technology research and advisory company focusing on technology innovation and market disruption. More than 100 analysts and consultants provide essential insight to more than 2,000 client organizations globally through syndicated research, advisory services and live events. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in New York, 451 Research is a division of the 451 Group. Learn more about the 451 Research Firestarters.

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ZAG Communications for Dragos
Kari Walker

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