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INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rook Security, a provider of global IT security solutions protecting sensitive data against dynamic, emerging threats, was named by the Indianapolis Business Journal as the second-fastest growing company in Indianapolis for 2015, and the fastest-growing technology company of the year.
Indianapolis Business Journal’s Fast 25 is an annual list of the fastest-growing Indianapolis-based private companies based on revenue growth over a three-year period. Companies were eligible if revenue increased each of the three previous fiscal years, if revenue exceeded $1 million in fiscal year 2012, and if the company was founded prior to 2012.
“Bringing Rook Security from Silicon Valley to Indianapolis was the absolute catalyst for the explosive growth over the past three years,” said J.J. Thompson, CEO, Rook Security. “The rich network of intellectual capital in Indianapolis has allowed us to add talent as quickly as we add new clients. The talent pool for graduating security professionals is second to none. We’re looking forward to another amazing three years of local expansion.”
Rook Security recently expanded to 55 full-time employees and 18 interns from local universities, nearly tripling its workforce in 2014. The intern program provides Indiana undergraduates with real-world experience in security, marketing, sales, and finance with one of the nation’s leading information security providers. In addition to the downtown headquarters and Security Operations Center, Rook Security also opened a second location in Carmel this year to accommodate for the company; rapid growth.
Rook Security’s latest recognition follows a recent line of accolades in business achievement. In 2014, Rook Security earned a coveted spot on the renowned Inc. 500 to make it the No. 9 fastest-growing privately held security company in the United States. Rook Security was recognized by TechPoint the same year as the fastest-growing technology company in Indiana. Rook Security was also honored as one of the 2014 Indiana Companies to Watch by the Indiana Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (OSBE) and the Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC).
Also included in IBJ’s Fast 25 companies for 2015 are CloudOne, Element Three, Sun King Brewing Co., and Developer Town.For the complete list of the Fast 25 and more information about IBJ’s annual ranking of the fastest-growing companies in the Indianapolis area, please visit http://www.ibj.com/fast25-2015.
About Rook Security
Rook Security is a provider of global IT security solutions protecting sensitive data against dynamic, emerging threats. Rook’s advisory and managed security services deliver visibility, intelligence, and response® in security operations to overcome the complex problems that continue to plague most organizations. As an integrated extension of their internal team, Rook helps organizations achieve a mature security and risk management program. Rook’s advisory and managed security services have helped to improve the way organizations from start-ups to Fortune 100 firms protect their data and manage their risk. For more information, join us on Twitter @RookSecurity, Facebook, or www.rooksecurity.com.
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