CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. Magazine today ranked Conventus Corporation No. 799 on its seventh annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. Conventus joins other independent businesses on the prestigious list for the second consecutive year, following marathon growth and $6 million in 2012 revenue.
A nationally recognized leader in information security, Conventus has four practice areas focused on addressing risk, compliance and security challenges faced by Fortune 100 clients. Founded by former Symantec employees, Conventus specializes in endpoint, server and mobility security; risk, compliance and audit; data loss prevention and enterprise security monitoring and vulnerability management.
"We are honored to be included on the Inc. 500|5000 for the second year running. As we continue to grow, our goal to protect our clients' investments remains paramount to us," said Sarah Merrion Isaacs, Managing Partner of Conventus.
Conventus was additionally honored as the one of the Top 100 Security Companies, ranking No. 9 in the category. Regional honors included Ranking No. 39 in the Top 100 Illinois Companies and No. 35 amongst companies in the Chicago Metro Area.
The company has seen 571% growth over the past three years and added 20 jobs in that period. In April the company unveiled SOLVE (Simple On-Line Visualization Engine) at the 2013 Symantec Vision Conference. "Security is more important to our customers now than ever before," said Alex Moss, Managing Partner of Conventus. "Attacks are becoming more common, and at the enterprise level leaders are realizing their current protection may not be enough."
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The 2013 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent--not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies--as of December 31, 2011. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.'s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at www.inc.com/500.
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About Conventus Corporation
Conventus is a national information security consulting firm that protects companies from security attacks and data breaches. Founded in 2006, Conventus specializes in optimizing the performance and use of endpoint and server security software. The company also offers incident management as well as PCI, HIPAA, and SOX security compliance consulting. Conventus maintains close relationships as registered partners with several security software providers including Symantec, Palo Alto Networks (enterprise network firewalls), and Sourcefire (intrusion protection systems). Additionally, numerous Conventus senior consultants are nationally-recognized leaders in security program technologies and are actively involved with the Information Systems Security Association and (ISC)2, a global not-for-profit leader in educating and certifying information security professionals. In 2012, Conventus was ranked #581 overall and eighth in the Security sector of Inc. magazine's sixth annual Inc. 500|5000 listing. For more information, visit http://www.conventus-sei.com or call 312.421.3270.
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