Searchlight Cyber Wins Gold and Silver at the 2023 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

Both dark web intelligence solutions Cerberus and DarkIQ receive awards, while Searchlight Cyber is recognized in the Most Innovative Company category

Washington DC, US & Portsmouth, UK – March 09 2023:

Searchlight Cyber, the dark web intelligence company, is proud to announce that it has taken home gold and silver awards at the 2023 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards. Searchlight’s dark web intelligence solutions were recognized for their innovation and efficacy, with the company itself named as one of North America’s most innovative cybersecurity companies.

Searchlight’s DarkIQ dark web monitoring solution won gold in the Cyber Threat Intelligence category, while the Cerberus dark web investigation platform took silver in the Security Investigation category. Searchlight Cyber received a silver award for ‘Most Innovative Company’ in the cybersecurity industry this year.

The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards is an annual competition that honors the achievements of companies, products, and professionals that demonstrate excellence, innovation, and leadership in North America’s information security space. For 2023, award winners are selected based on the strength of their products and services, as well as votes from Information Security Community members based in North America.

Searchlight’s solutions are developed based on ground-breaking academic research into internet anonymizing technologies such as Tor, and have been used in some of the most high-profile dark web investigations to bring perpetrators to justice and prevent cyberattacks.

“We are delighted to have stood out from the tough competition at this year’s Cybersecurity Excellence Awards, as we continue along our fast-growth trajectory,” said Ben Jones, Co-Founder and CEO at Searchlight Cyber. “It’s an honor to be recognized as one of the most innovative cybersecurity companies, which speaks the hard work that goes on behind the scenes to make our products as strong as they possibly can be for our customers. The specific wins for DarkIQ and Cerberus show that we are addressing the challenges of security professionals and reflect our success in the North American market.”

Click here to read the full list of award winners.


About searchlight cyber

Searchlight Cyber provides organizations with relevant and actionable dark web threat intelligence, to help them identify and prevent criminal activity. Founded in 2017 with a mission to stop criminals acting with impunity on the dark web, we have been involved in some of the world’s largest dark web investigations and have the most comprehensive dataset based on proprietary techniques and ground-breaking academic research. Today we help government and law enforcement, enterprises, and managed security services providers around the world to illuminate deep and dark web threats and prevent attacks. To find out more visit or follow Searchlight Cyber on LinkedIn and Twitter.