Anitian Named Finalist in Black Unicorn Awards for 2022

Company recognized as a finalist in the Baby Black Unicorn category, having potential of being valued at $1B in near future.

PORTLAND, OREGON — October 27, 2022 — We are thrilled to announce that Anitian, the leading provider of cloud security and compliance automation, has been named a finalist in the Black Unicorn Awards for 2022 in the sub-category of Top 10 Baby Black Unicorns.

Sponsored by Cyber Defense Magazine, the Black Unicorn Awards recognizes security companies that have the potential to reach a $1 billion market value within three to five years. Anitian competed against some of the industry’s leading providers of cybersecurity products and services to earn recognition for this prestigious title.

“We’re pleased to name Anitian as a finalist among a small, elite group of cybersecurity industry leaders in our annual Black Unicorn awards,” said Judges Robert R. Ackerman Jr. of AllegisCyber, Dino Boukouris of Momentum Cyber, and Gary Miliefsky of Cyber Defense Media Group.

This award is another in a series of recent accolades and recognition Anitian has received. The company took home nine awards during RSA Conference 2022 as part of the Global InfoSec Awards for 2022 including Hot Company Security Company of the Year, Most Comprehensive Compliance, and Next Gen Compliance Automation. It was also recognized in three Gartner Hype Cycle reports under the Continuous Compliance Automation (CCA) category. Anitian was also named a winner in the Black Unicorn Awards for 2021 in the sub-category of Top 10 Baby Black Unicorns. 

About Anitian

Anitian makes your cloud applications secure and compliant so you can enter new markets and unlock revenue in weeks, not months or years. Our SecureCloud platforms for Compliance Automation and Enterprise Cloud Security unify DevOps and security to deliver the fastest path to security and compliance in the cloud. Anitian’s pre-engineered and automated cloud application infrastructure platforms deploy in a single day to empower enterprises to go from application to cloud to production 80% faster and at 50% of the cost. Find out more at or follow them on LinkedIn or Twitter.   

About Cyber Defense Awards

This is Cyber Defense Magazine’s 10th year of honoring cybersecurity innovators, in this case the Black Unicorn Awards for 2022 on our Cyber Defense Awards platform. In this competition, judges for these prestigious awards includes cybersecurity industry veterans, trailblazers, and market makers Gary Miliefsky of CDMG, Robert R. Ackerman Jr. of Allegis Cyber, Dino Boukouris of MomentumCyber and with much appreciation to emeritus judges Robert Herjavec of Herjavec Group, Dr. Peter Stephenson of CDMG and David DeWalt of NightDragon. To see the complete list of finalists and winners for the Black Unicorn Awards for 2022 please visit 

About Cyber Defense Magazine

Cyber Defense Magazine was founded in 2012 by Gary S. Miliefsky, globally recognized cyber security thought leader, inventor and entrepreneur and continues to be the premier source of IT Security information. We are managed and published by and for ethical, honest, passionate information security professionals. Our mission is to share cutting-edge knowledge, real-world stories and awards on the best ideas, products and services in the information technology industry. We deliver electronic magazines every month online for free, and limited special editions exclusively for the RSA, Black Hat, and Cyber Defense Conferences. Learn more about us at Cyber Defense Magazine is a proud member of the Cyber Defense Media Group.