Myrtle Beach-based WetStone Technologies Named “Hot Cybersecurity Company to Watch” in 2016

WetStone Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Allen Corporation of America, and a global provider of innovative cyber security solutions for the digital investigator, announced it has again been recognized by Cybersecurity Ventures as a Hot Cybersecurity Company to watch in 2016.  WetStone was ranked 319th in its Q3 2016 Cybersecurity 500 listing of the world’s top cybersecurity companies. The Cybersecurity 500 list recognizes the hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies.

Cybersecurity Ventures recently announced its Q3 2016 Cybersecurity 500, a directory of the 500 hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies to watch this year. According to Steve Morgan, founder and CEO of Cybersecurity Ventures, thousands of potential companies were considered by soliciting feedback from CISOs and end-user security practitioners and researching hundreds of security events and news sources.  Companies were evaluated on their security market category, problems solved, customer base, feedback, VC funding, company growth and published reviews, among other factors.

Cybersecurity Ventures publishes a new edition of the Cybersecurity 500 each quarter. The revised quarterly editions have new companies coming on the list, others dropping off, and changes to the listing order, to accurately reflect the current hottest and most innovative companies. For the complete list and more information about the Cybersecurity 500, visit

Carlton Jeffcoat, Senior Vice President of Allen Corporation’s Cyber Security Division and WetStone Technologies stated that "For almost two decades WetStone Technologies has been at the forefront in providing the research, technologies, training, and services that are needed to defend against today’s cyber criminals.  We are pleased that Cybersecurity Ventures has again named WetStone Technologies to its Cybersecurity 500 list.”

About Allen Corporation of America and WetStone Technologies

Headquartered in Fairfax, VA, Allen Corporation of America ( is a dynamic, rapidly growing company that provides expertise in several major technology areas, including: Cyber Security, Logistics, Training Systems, and Digital and VOIP Communications. Our Cyber Security Division, which includes wholly-owned subsidiary, WetStone Technologies (, is an industry leader in the research, development, deployment, training and services for cutting edge cyber security and digital investigator customers around the world.  Allen Corporation has major offices in Myrtle Beach, SC, South Chesterfield, VA, Cortland, NY, and Ft. Worth, TX.