AUSTIN, Texas – August 16, 2017 – Inc. magazine
today ranked Praetorian, a leading information security assessment and advisory
services firm, for the fourth consecutive year on its 36th annual Inc. 5000,
the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.
The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the
American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small and midsized businesses.
Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Pandora, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many
other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the
Inc. 5000. 

“Praetorian’s ranking on the Inc. 5000 list can be directly
attributed to the 215 percent growth rate we experienced over the last three
years and it signals my confidence in our people to continue distinguishing the
firm’s value proposition from the competition,” said Nathan Sportsman, founder
and CEO of Praetorian. “We are rapidly climbing up the ranks as the
cybersecurity firm of choice, and our accelerated growth reflects the trust and
confidence our customers place in us.” 

Praetorian is the second fastest-growing private company
focused on cybersecurity of those having ranked four consecutive years or more on
this distinguished list. Praetorian’s continued growth has been fueled by its
highly technical engineers and developers with decades of industry experience.
Its singular focus on information security consulting delivers unbiased
expertise the continues to strength deep client relationships. The value it
provides stems directly from its team’s engineering culture – a continuous
pursuit of efficiency and improvement in all operations. 

The 2017 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at and with the
top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 16) is the most competitive
crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a
mind-boggling three-year average growth of 481%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate
revenue is $206 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 619,500
jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including
company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry,
region, and other criteria, can be found at

“The Inc. 5000 is the most persuasive evidence I know that
the American Dream is still alive,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief
Eric Schurenberg. “The founders and CEOs of the Inc. 5000 tell us they think
determination, risk taking, and vision were the keys to their success, and I
believe them.” 

The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the
list will be held from October 10 through 12, 2017 at the JW Marriott Desert
Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, CA. Speakers include some of the
greatest entrepreneurs of this and past generations, such as former Ford
president Alan Mullaly, FUBU CEO and founder and “Shark Tank” star Daymond
John, Dollar Shave Club founder Michael Dubin, researcher and #1 New York Times
bestseller Brené Brown, and Gravity Payments’ founder and CEO Dan Price.