BlackCloak has rapidly grown with its Concierge Cybersecurity platform and services for Executives, High-Profile, and High-Net-Worth Individuals

Orlando, FL — August 11, 2020 BlackCloak, Inc., the cybersecurity industry’s leading provider of Concierge Cybersecurity™ for Executives, High-Profile, and High-Net-Worth Individuals today announced that it has been named a Top 100 Cybersecurity Startup for 2020.

BlackCloak competed against many of the industry’s hot startups in cybersecurity for this prestigious award.  Cyber Defense Magazine searched the globe and found over 3200 cybersecurity companies with nearly 30% in the startup range having been incorporated within the last 36 months or releasing their first round of innovative cybersecurity products and services.  

“We’re pleased to name BlackCloak as a winner among the Top 100 Cybersecurity Startups for 2020 in our second annual Black Unicorn awards.  This award showcases those companies like BlackCloak with this kind of incredible potential in the cybersecurity marketplace,” said Judges Robert R. Ackerman Jr. of, David DeWalt of and Gary Miliefsky of  

“I am very proud of everything the team here at BlackCloak has accomplished,” said Chris Pierson, CEO of BlackCloak. “Their dedication to protecting the personal digital lives of our clients with our platform and white-glove service is why we are growing so fast. I am grateful to receive this award in recognition of their hard work and results.

“Now more than ever, home networks and personal devices are the easiest attack surfaces for cybercriminals both to target individuals and also as a backdoor into companies. Because BlackCloak addresses that, we see them growing even faster in the current environment of remote work,” said John Funge, Chief Product Officer at DataTribe and board member of BlackCloak. “This award recognizes the team’s success in creating a holistic cybersecurity and privacy platform that protects executives and high-profile individuals in their personal lives.”

About BlackCloak

BlackCloak provides Concierge Cybersecurity™ services to executive, high-profile and high- net-worth individuals to mitigate their hacking, financial, and reputational risks. Learn more at or follow them on Twitter @BlackCloakCyber.

About Cyber Defense Awards

This is Cyber Defense Magazine’s 8th year of honoring cybersecurity innovators, in this case the Black Unicorn Awards for 2020 on our Cyber Defense Awards platform. In this competition, judges for these prestigious awards includes cybersecurity industry veterans, trailblazers and market makers Gary Miliefsky of CDMG, Robert R. Ackerman Jr. of Allegis Cyber and David DeWalt of NightDragon with much appreciation to emeritus judge Robert Herjavec of Herjavec Group.  To see the complete list of Top 100 Cybersecurity Startups for 2020 please visit

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