CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards

Recognizing the world's best information security companies, products and people.



CyberSecurity and defense against ever-increasing threats undertake greater significance in today’s new global digital era. As disruptive and emerging technologies in the banking, retail, Internet-of-Things, Information Technology, and automotive sectors have offered new capabilities,  these technologies have also emerged as a potent factor in the development of global threat landscape of exploits, vulnerabilities, and malware. CyberSecurity is now critically vital to combat rapidly increasing frauds, cybercrimes, risk, threats, and vulnerabilities.

Navigating through cybersecurity specialties, from intrusion detection and prevention, cloud security, vulnerability management, fraud prevention and more – can be intimidating and complex. So how can organizations determine the best cybersecurity solutions for their needs?

How can the best security solution stand out in the CyberSecurity crowd? How do they break out from the information security noise?

The annual CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards program aims to perform the most comprehensive evaluation of CyberSecurity companies and solutions on the market today.

BREAK THROUGH with the 2021 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards program!

Welcome to the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards

We are passionate about the critical importance of cybersecurity solutions and the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards was built to serve as the information security industry's most comprehensive program that recognizes the top companies, products, technical innovation and people in the cybersecurity industry today. The fourth annual awards program is now officially closed for award nominations. All award entries are thoroughly reviewed, analyzed, and judged by an independent panel of experts within the information security industry, with representation from a cross-section of industry experts. Do you have a new Cybersecurity innovation, product or service that you want to have BREAK THROUGH the cybersecurity crowd? Consider submitting it for the 2021 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards, celebrating the most outstanding cybersecurity products, services and companies in the world.
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Global spending to combat cybercrime will top $80 billion this year


The average distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack increased in size by 500%


87% of CIOs believe their security controls are failing to protect their business.

Why Cybersecurity Breakthrough?

The mission of the Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and recognize the creativity, hard work and success of cybersecurity companies, technologies and products. The Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards program is run by the Tech Breakthrough organization, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for the most innovative technology companies in the world. Tech Breakthrough has worked with industry leading companies that include Cisco, Dell, Philips, Sprint, HP, Comcast, Philips, Intel, Spotify, Vodafone, Qualcomm, McAfee, Quicken and hundreds more to drive business results. Tech Breakthrough Award winners receive well-deserved recognition and third-party validation from an independent organization to help rise above the most crowded technology markets. Winners are listed on the Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards website and are promoted heavily among the Cybersecurity Breakthrough community and larger cybersecurity audience of industry influencers and followers. Winners and clients have the opportunity to tout their awards at tradeshows and events, through news releases to key media and journalists, on their own websites, social media and elsewhere to help BREAK THROUGH the crowded market.


4 Trillion

Cyber Intrusion Attempts


187 Million

Ransomware cyberattacks


10 Billiion

Malware Cyberattacks


34 Million

Internet of Things (IoT) cyberattacks


The international competition is open to all individuals, companies and organizations involved in producing cybersecurity products and services. To be eligible, an entry must have been produced after May 1, 2019 (2-year window). Previous winners are eligible to apply in this year's program.



The Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards program recognizes honorees in the following categories:


Threat Intelligence, Detection and Prevention

Behavior Analytics

Cloud Security

Data Loss Prevention (DLP)

Email Security


Fraud Prevention

ID Management

Vulnerability Management

Security Orchestration, Automation, Response





Internet-of-Things (IoT) Security

Mobile Security

Multifactor Authentication

Network Access Control (NAC)

Policy Management

Regulatory Compliance

Risk Management

Unified Threat Management (UTM)

Cybersecurity Leadership

Submit Your Company or Product


Submission Period: May 24 – July 30, 2021


Complete and submit for your entry online by July 30, 2021.

Emailed and/or hard copy submission forms will not be accepted.

You may submit the same product in multiple categories.

Deadline: July 30, 2021

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Earning the coveted CyberSecurity Breakthrough Award provides compelling benefits.

  • Industry-wide recognition and media attention
  • Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards winner badge available to include on marketing and sales materials (press releases, social media, sales collateral, advertising materials, investor communication, etc.)
  • Cybersecurity Breakthrough trophy to display at industry tradeshows and corporate offices
  • Participation in ongoing press, analyst, social media and other marketing activities driven by the CyberSecurity Breakthrough organization.

Terms of Use

Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards recognizes that many of the entries are internal or proprietary in nature, or are done for the government or another company, so unless you grant permission for your entries to be displayed in our winner’s gallery, only the judges will see your nominations.


Entries will not be returned unless special arrangements are made. No entrant information is sold, traded, made available to a third party or used for any other purpose.