Recognized in the Gartner® Hype Cycle™ for Security Operations, 2023


NorthStar, an innovative vulnerability prioritization and prediction technology, announces the company is recognized in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Security Operations, 2023[1]. is named as a Sample Vendor in both the Cyber Asset Attack Surface Management (CAASM) and Vulnerability Prioritization Technology (VPT) innovation categories.

The Gartner Hype Cycle identifies and tracks the progress of technologies that impact the information security industry and how they evolve over time. It serves as a valuable tool for CISOs and leaders to guide their strategic decisions and investment planning activities.

“We’re thrilled to receive recognition again from Gartner in the 2023 Hype Cycle for Security Operations, “ said Alex Moss, CEO and co-founder of NorthStar. “We believe our inclusion in the report in two different innovation categories highlights NorthStar’s commitment to providing the foundational technologies that support successful CTEM programs (Cyber Threat Exposure Management).”

NorthStar Navigator’s powerful data engine fuels risk reduction efforts via simple, contextual vulnerability prioritization for easier remediation and asset visibility. It provides a simple path to vulnerability management maturity, introducing true business context to prioritization, and delivers a data-driven scoring model offering the flexibility, visibility and transparency required to address the exposures that are the most important to each individual organization.

By integrating NorthStar’s prioritization model into vulnerability assessment programs, it acts as an early warning system that gives security and patching teams more time to remediate, more time to plan, and more time to focus on other risk priorities.

“While the cybersecurity industry tends to focus on technical risk, we have hyper focused on factoring business context into exposure management, providing the needed visibility that enables our customers to deliver risk reduction at the intersection of business and technical risk. “said Moss.

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[1] Gartner, Hype Cycle for Security Operation, 2023, Jonathan Nunez, Andrew Davies, July 20, 2023

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NorthStar enables businesses to take a proactive approach towards prioritizing and remediating the vulnerabilities that represent the greatest risk to the business. NorthStar provides advanced vulnerability prioritization technology with a transparent scoring model to automate the tedious, manual, and error-prone processes of risk and vulnerability management.