Circadence’s Project Ares Honored for Bringing a Revolutionized, AI-Powered Cybersecurity Training Landscape to the Marketplace

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Circadence’s Project Ares<sup>®</sup> Honored for Bringing a Revolutionized, AI-Powered Cybersecurity Training Landscape to the Marketplace

Next-Generation Training and Education Provider Receives Multiple Awards at Network Products Guide’s 2017 IT World Awards


Boulder, CO – June 6, 2017 Circadence® Corporation, a market leader in cybersecurity training and education, announced today that Network Products Guide, the industry’s leading technology research and advisory guide, named Project Ares a Gold winner in both the IT Products and Services for Education, as well as the Training, Awareness and Educational Programs categories in the 12th Annual 2017 IT World Awards®. Additionally, Circadence was named a Bronze winner for Innovative IT Company of the Year. These industry and peer recognitions from Network Products Guide are the world’s premier information technology awards honoring achievements in every facet of the IT industry.

Powered by a culture of innovation, intellectual property and the demands of an evolving cyber market, Circadence uses their cyber range solution and next generation cybersecurity training platform, Project Ares, to address the critical lack of experienced cybersecurity professionals in the workforce today. The proprietary platform deploys mission-specific virtual environments with industry-grade tools, network activity and a large library of mission scenarios, all available 24/7.

“By combining artificial intelligence (AI) with virtual machine orchestration, Project Ares rapidly converts real-time threat intelligence into new missions for users to combat, keeping training fresh, relevant and challenging,” said Mike Moniz, CEO and Co-Founder of Circadence. “We are honored to be recognized alongside our industry peers, maintaining our passion to provide an immersive, realistic cyber training environment anytime, anywhere.”

Project Ares provides organizations with a tremendous opportunity to revolutionize the speed, efficacy and relevancy of training in the quickly-evolving cybersecurity landscape. Game-based learning provides immediate feedback in a safe environment where trainees can solve relevant problems without consequence. The platform takes gamified training to the next level by facilitating teamwork in addition to introducing AI that provides in-game help and increases the challenge factor on an as-needed basis.

Being the IT industry’s leading technology research and advisory guide, Network Products Guide will be honoring the superior achievements of award winners from all over the world during the 2017 SV US Red Carpet Awards Ceremony Dinner on Monday, June 26, 2017 in San Francisco.

About NPG’s IT World Awards

Network Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end-users informed of the choices they can make in all areas of information technology. The Annual IT World Awards is part of the SV US Awards® recognition program from Silicon Valley in the United States of America which also includes other programs such as CEO World Awards, Consumer World Awards, Customer Sales and Service World Awards, Golden Bridge Awards, Globee Awards, Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards, Pillar World Awards, PR World Awards, and Women World Awards. To learn more, visit


About Circadence

Circadence has leveraged its history of software advancement, multi-player game development, and a deep understanding of application optimization to offer Project Ares – the only fully-immersive, AI-powered, cybersecurity training and education platform in the market today. For more information on Circadence, visit