UncommonX Newsroom

Read the latest news and announcements about how UncommonX and our solutions are making a major impact on the industry and our customers.


Press Releases

November 10, 2021
City of Gary Names UncommonX Cybersecurity Lead after Ransomware Attack Recovery - UncommonX Helped Enable the Recovery of Essential City Services for the City of Gary within 72 Hours; City of Gary Signs Long-term Managed Security Services Contract with UncommonX + Read more →

Oct. 28, 2021
Nearly 2/3 of Mid-Size Organizations Suffered Ransomware Attack in Past 18 Months, According to UncommonX - UncommonX released the major findings from its “State of Cybersecurity for Midsize Organizations” study. + Read more →

Sept. 14, 202
5thColumn Rebrands As UncommonX with Launch of BOSS Intelligent Security Platform - UncommonX announced its rebrand to reflect the company’s uncommon approach to cybersecurity threats. + Read more →


Media Coverage

Interviews

Sept. 14, 2021
Crain’s Chicago Business - Why ex-Moto CEO Chris Galvin is getting into cybersecurity - Chairman Chris Galvin and CEO John Morris talk about making UncommonX a major force in the industry. + Read more →

Announcements

Nov. 12, 2021
Security Boulevard - Midsize Companies Still Struggle with Security - UncommonX’s CISO Patrick Hayes talks about key findings in the company’s recent industry survey. + Read more →

Nov. 10, 2021
Government Technology - Gary, Ind., Officials Tap Firm to Run Cybersecurity Defenses - The City of Gary signed a long-term contract with UncommonX to strengthen its cyber threat capabilities. + Read more →

Sept. 20, 2021
Built in Chicago - 5thColumn rebranded as UncommonX - UncommonX announced its rebranding and launch of its BOSS intelligent security platform. + Read more →

Sept. 17, 2021
Security Boulevard - 5thColumn Rebrands As UncommonX with Launch of BOSS Intelligent Security Platform - UncommonX rebrands to emphasize its uncommon approach to protecting mid-sized businesses. + Read more →

Sept. 17, 2021
TechTarget - Rebranding: 5thColumn, Central get new looks - UncommonX unveils its propriety Business Operations Security Suite threat and intelligence platform. + Read more →

Sept. 16, 2021
Cybersecurity company rebrands after undergoing transformative growth since its founding in 2012. - AIThority - 5thColumn Rebrands As UncommonX with Launch of BOSS Intelligent Security Platform + Read more →

Sept. 16, 2021
MSSP Alert - Today’s MSSP, MDR, XDR and Cybersecurity News Alerts - 5thColumn rebrands as UncommonX to reflect the company’s uncommon approach to cybersecurity. + Read more →

Sept. 14, 2021
Global Security Mag - 5thColumn Rebrands As UncommonX with Launch of BOSS Intelligent Security Platform - Company name change accompanied by launch of its patented BOSS intelligent security platform. + Read more →

Additional Resources

Analyst Report

The Business Case for Security

Discover how midsize businesses can reduce risk and implement enterprise-class security.

Ransomware Readiness Factsheet

Learn how our Ransomware Readiness Assessment uncovers vulnerabilities that can lead to an attack by providing a clear plan-of-action to improve related efficiency and lower costs.

Ransomware White Paper

Combatting the Growing Threat and Costs of Ransomware

The number of global ransomware attacks rose 150% in 2020. Learn best practices to protect your organization.

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