Weehawken, New Jersey


Overall Rank: 499
Category: Cybersecurity
Category Rank: 50


  • Power 500 Software Company


TrueFort powers zero trust application environments with Fortress, the only real-time, behavior based, cloud-to-ground security platform. Fortress leverages advanced behavioral analysis, machine intelligence and automation to reduce excessive trust and related risks, addressing multiple security challenges in a single unified platform with agents that have already deployed.


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Key Products

TrueFort Cloud and Existing EDR Agents

TrueFort gives security teams the platform and agent options they need to secure any mix of on-premises and cloud environments. Next-gen firewalls and IP address-based controls are completely ineffective in modern infrastructure. Whether workloads execute in the cloud, in virtual infrastructure, or on physical servers, TrueFort Cloud and the easily-deployed TrueFort Platform fit segmentation and protection to any organization’s critical workloads.

Production Environment Observability

Security teams can now see what their Operations colleagues see.

Behavioral Workload Protection

Continuously enforce workload behavior against a secure, trust-based baseline.

Cloud Detection & Response

Detect and stop attackers who scoff at “XDR”. Remediate compromise in environments without frequent users.

Sameer Malhotra, CEO & Founder

As CEO, Founder and Board Member, Sameer makes TrueFort happen. Drawing from his vast customer-side experience, he also serves as the company spokesperson and cultural TrueNorth.

Prior to TrueFort, he held senior IT executive roles in the world’s top financial institutions, including JP Morgan & Chase, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs. Sameer frequently appears as a speaker at conferences and in media and has been granted multiple patents. He has a Master of Science degree in Technology Management from the Stevens Institute of Technology.

Nazario Parsacala, CTO & Founder

Naz is at the center of TrueFort’s architectural vision, engineering creativity & development brilliance. He brings extensive experience managing IT organizations and developing solutions for global investment banks and the Fortune 100 including NEC, InfoCom Technologies, JP Morgan & Chase, Bank of America Merrill Lynch & Goldman Sachs. Recognized by the American Financial Technology Awards, Naz holds several US patents including app modeling, deployment, monitoring, event correlation, and a scalable ITaaS/DBaaS solution. He has a B.S. degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the University of San Carlos.

Eileen Spellman, CFO

As CFO, Eileen’s responsibility spans financial, HR and legal strategy and functions for the rapidly growing company. Working with TrueFort since 2017, she was instrumental in achieving the company’s Series A funding and early stage business traction. Previously in her career, she served as vice president of finance for Aperture Technologies, a division of Emerson Network Power (now Vertiv), and in several financial and operations leadership roles at other companies.

Eileen has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration & Management from lona College, and achieved CPA certification in the State of Connecticut.

Deepak Khanduri, COO

Deepak is a successful serial entrepreneur who oversees the operational functions, ensuring TrueFort is a productive, functional, well-run ship. Prior to joining TrueFort, he was instrumental in building several companies like CloudCreo and E-Zing Technologies from inception to acquisition, including people management and extending world-class partnerships.

Deepak has a Master of Science degree in Environmental Systems Management from the Pratt Institute.

Matt Hathaway, CMO

Matt Hathaway serves as TrueFort’s Chief Marketing Officer, leading the global marketing strategy to get TrueFort the recognition it deserves. Matt has extensive knowledge of security users, buyers, and landscape, as well as a track record of building high performing marketing and product teams. He has over 15 years’ experience in the security market that span fraud prevention, vulnerability management, SIEM, cloud workload protection, data security, endpoint protection, and application security.

Prior to joining TrueFort, Matt was VP of Product Marketing at Imperva, a leader in Application and Data Security, where he led Product, Content, and Technical Marketing, SEO, and Competitive Intelligence. He was also VP of Product Marketing at Carbon Black (acquired by VMware), served in multiple product and marketing roles at Rapid7 (including through its IPO), and held product roles at RSA Security and Untyrs.

Customer insights

“The ability to view all our application connections with Fortress has been very valuable from an incident response perspective.” – Fortune 1000 Manufacturer


“Fortress gives us important preventative functionality for protecting 5G-centric apps by showing us what ‘normal’ is. And, it simplifies my security onboarding and operations with so many capabilities in a single platform.” – Forbes 1000 Telecom Provider


“TrueFort solved our application visibility gaps. We saw value right away.” – Top 10 U.S. Lender


“TrueFort fills an unmet need for application centric security that protects businesses from data breaches and other forms of compromise.” – Fortune 50 Financial Services Company


“The TrueFort platform addresses 95% of our problem for 10% of the cost by leveraging our existing agents and handling challenges from visibility to service ID control.” – Fortune 10 Healthcare Company


“Fortress has helped us secure the 2003 and 2008 environments other solutions couldn’t. The platform has improved our app risk posture and solved some critical application security issues.” – Fortune 500 Financial Services Company


“Fortress gives us security visibility into our application environment that has radically decreased our attack surface and improved our threat detection and response.” – Top Global Healthcare Company