DirectDefense Receives Multiple Awards Highlighting the Company’s Commitment to Customer Success and Employee Satisfaction

Company Recognized for its Superior Cybersecurity Managed Services and Company Culture

DENVER – Aug. 7, 2023DirectDefense, a leading information security services company, today announced its recent achievements and recognition through multiple prestigious awards. These accolades highlight DirectDefense’s commitment to helping its clients elevate their security posture to a higher standard of protection and cybersecurity resilience and fostering an exceptional company culture.

DirectDefense was recently honored with Business Intelligence Group’s 2023 Fortress Cybersecurity Award in the Incident Response category. This esteemed industry awards program seeks to identify and reward the world’s leading companies and products that actively work to safeguard data and electronic assets against the growing threat posed by hackers.

Additionally, DirectDefense was included in CRN’s 2023 Solution Provider 500 list in the Security 100 category. The list recognizes the top technology providers and consultants whose forward-thinking approach to providing managed services is changing the landscape of the IT channel. Additionally, the company made the 2023 CRN Fast Growth 150 list, which showcases the 150 fastest-growing and highest-performing solution providers across the entire North American region.

Two of DirectDefense’s esteemed employees, Hannah Godwin, director of strategic alliances, and Kerri Holland, senior partner marketing manager, were honored by CRN’s Women of the Channel Awards. This annual recognition celebrates female executives and their outstanding achievements within the channel. These women exemplify the ability to deliver innovative technology solutions tailored to the unique needs of their customers, all while maintaining a strong focus on customer relationships.

Lastly, DirectDefense was recognized by Inc. Best Workplaces 2023 as one of the employers setting new standards for an outstanding company culture. The company made the list in multiple categories: Established Excellence: 5-14 years in business; Prosperous and thriving: $5MM – $50MM in gross revenue; and Medium Employee size: 50-99 employees.

“We are truly honored to be the recipients of these prestigious awards that highlight both our dedication to ensuring our clients’ security and success, and the team’s professional opportunities while doing so,” said Jim Broome, president, and Chief Technology Officer at DirectDefense. “Our mission is clear: to protect our customers from the ever-growing cyber threats that can have devastating consequences for their businesses. These awards underscore the significance of our work and the impact it has on our clients’ safety and growth.”

DirectDefense continues to lead the way in providing essential Incident Response Services to combat the ever-evolving cyber landscape. Statistics indicate that a significant percentage of companies still lack adequate cybersecurity measures. With DirectDefense’s expertise and methodology, organizations can rest assured that they have the necessary resources to handle security incidents effectively.

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About DirectDefense

DirectDefense provides enterprise risk assessments, penetration testing, ICS/SCADA security services, and 24/7 managed security services for companies of all sizes. Focused on building security resiliency, the firm offers comprehensive security testing services with specialization in application security, vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, and compliance assurance testing. Its team of highly talented consultants has worked with the majority of the Fortune 100 companies, in industries such as power and utility, gaming, retail, financial, media, travel, aerospace, healthcare, and technology. More information can be found at


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