BackBox Recognized for Cutting Edge Vulnerability Remediation Automation by Cyber Defense Magazine

BackBox Named Top InfoSec Innovator Winner in Cyber Defense Magazine’s 2023 Cyber Defense Awards

DALLAS, TX – Oct. 26, 2023BackBox, the world’s most trusted network automation platform, is proud to announce it has been recognized with a Top InfoSec Innovators 2023 Award. BackBox received the award for “Cutting Edge Vulnerability Remediation Automation” from Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM).

BackBox recently introduced Network Vulnerability Manager (NVM), becoming the first platform to offer deep integration of network automation with vulnerability management for network teams. The BackBox Network Automation Platform is purpose-built for network administrators to close the loop between dynamic inventory, vulnerability management, threat intelligence for firewalls and other network and security devices, and automated OS upgrades.

“We’re thrilled to be honored with this recognition from the Cyber Defense Awards during CyberDefenseCon 2023. We knew the competition would be tough and with top judges who are leading infosec experts from around the globe, we couldn’t be more pleased,” said Andrew Kahl, CEO of BackBox.

“BackBox embodies three major features we judges look for with the potential 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.
Judges for the Cyber Defense Awards include cybersecurity industry veterans, trailblazers and market makers Gary Miliefsky of CDMG, Dr. Lindsey Polley de Lopez of VentureScope, Robert R. Ackerman Jr. of Allegis Cyber, Dino Boukouris of MomentumCyber, and with much appreciation to emeritus judges Robert Herjavec of Cyderes, Dr. Peter Stephenson of CDMG and David DeWalt of NightDragon.

About BackBox

BackBox is a Network Automation Platform that supports network and security device automation of over 180 vendors, with thousands of pre-built automations and a scripting-free way to build new ones. Enterprises and managed service providers worldwide trust BackBox to automate and audit anything an admin could do manually, with reliable automations that are flexible, scalable, and contextually aware. From backups and OS updates to configuration compliance and vulnerability management, BackBox gives administrators the confidence that automations will deliver the expected outcome every time. To learn more, visit

About Cyber Defense Magazine

Cyber Defense Magazine was founded in 2012 by Gary S. Miliefsky, and continues to be the premier source of IT Security information. Our mission is to share cutting-edge knowledge, real-world stories, and awards for the best ideas, products, and services in the information technology industry. We deliver electronic magazines every month online for free, and limited special editions exclusively for the RSA, BlackHat and Cyber Defense Conferences. Learn more about us at

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