NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Semperis, the pioneer of identity-driven cyber resilience for enterprises, announced today that Network Products Guide, the industry’s leading technology research and advisory guide, has honored Semperis with awards in nine categories in the 15th Annual Network Product Guide’s IT World Awards®. Semperis took home the grand trophy and received gold awards in the categories of Hot Company of the Year, Data Center Backup and Recovery, Intrusion Detection and Prevention, and IT Products & Services for Enterprise, in addition to earning silver and bronze awards in multiple categories.

The IT World Awards are industry and peer recognitions from Network Products Guide honoring achievements of world’s best in organizational performance, product and service innovations, hot technologies, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, customer satisfaction, and public relations in information technology and cybersecurity.

“On behalf of the entire team at Semperis putting in the hard work every day, I can say it’s such an honor to be recognized by the IT World Awards for our innovations in the Active Directory protection and recovery arena,” said Mickey Bresman, CEO at Semperis. “The company is experiencing incredible growth in 2020 across every department, and we’re all united under one goal, to empower customers to be resilient during these turbulent times.”

Judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2020 award winners. Semperis was recognized in the following categories.

Grand Trophy Winner:

  • Semperis

Gold Winner:

  • Hot Company of the Year | Semperis
  • Data Center Backup and Recovery | Semperis AD Forest Recovery
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention | Directory Services Protector
  • IT Products & Services for Enterprise (Medium) | Semperis

Silver Winner:

  • Insider Threat Detection and Solutions | Semperis Directory Services Protector

Bronze Winner:

  • Information Security and Risk Management | Semperis Directory Services Protector & AD Forest Recovery
  • Security Awareness Computer-Based Training | Semperis Hybrid Identity Protection Conference
  • New Product-Service of the Year | Semperis Directory Services Protector

Winners will be celebrated and presented their awards during a virtual awards ceremony in November. For a complete list of the 2020 IT World Award winners, visit

The recognition from Network Product Guide’s IT World Awards® comes during a time of strong momentum for Semperis. The company recently announced new vulnerability assessment, security reporting, and auto-remediation capabilities in the latest release of Directory Services Protector (DSP), the industry’s most comprehensive Active Directory threat detection and response platform. Semperis DSP v3.0 introduced ground-breaking capabilities to scan Active Directory for vulnerabilities, intercept attacks in progress, and immediately close backdoors created by an attacker or rogue administrator, so critical systems stay secure and available. The announcement of Semperis DSP v3.0 followed the company’s completion of a $40 million growth funding round led by Insight Partners.

About Semperis

Semperis is the pioneer of identity-driven cyber resilience for cross-cloud and hybrid environments. The company provides cyber preparedness, incident response, and disaster recovery solutions for enterprise directory services—the keys to the kingdom. Semperis’ patented technology for Microsoft Active Directory protects over 40 million identities from cyberattacks, data breaches, and operational errors. Semperis is headquartered in New York City and operates internationally, with its research and development team distributed between San Francisco and Tel Aviv.

Semperis hosts the award-winning Hybrid Identity Protection conference. The company has received the highest level of industry accolades; most recently being named Best Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery Solution by SC Magazine’s 2020 Trust Awards. Semperis is accredited by Microsoft and recognized by Gartner. Twitter: @SemperisTech

About the IT World Awards

As industry’s leading technology research and advisory publication, Network Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end-users informed of the choices they can make in all areas of information technology and digital + cyber security. The Annual IT World Awards is part of the SVUS Awards® recognition program from Silicon Valley in the United States of America and organizations from all over the world participate each year. Learn more about the IT World Awards at

About the SVUS Awards

SVUS Awards are conferred in eleven programs: the CEO World Awards®, the Consumer World Awards®, The Customer Sales & Service World Awards®, The Globee® Awards, the Golden Bridge Awards®, the Info Security Products Guide’s Global Excellence Awards® and Security World Awards, the Network Products Guide’s IT World Awards®, One Planet® American + World Business Awards, the Pillar World Awards®, the PR World Awards® for Public Relations and Communications, and the Women World Awards®. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the SVUS Awards recognize outstanding achievements and performances in businesses worldwide. Learn more about the SVUS Awards at


Brenda Christensen
Stellar PR