A local company has earned a spot on the Cybersecurity 500 List.

Assured Information Security of Rome has been named by Cybersecurity Ventures as one of the world's most innovative cybersecurity companies to watch in 2018.

AIS is number 101 on the list.

“The cybersecurity industry has seen unimaginable growth in recent years due to the quantity and severity of threats and data breaches around the world,” said AIS Founder and CEO Charles Green. “This recognition is not only a tribute to our employees and their quality of work, but also our commitment to our customers and enhancing the state of cybersecurity through cutting edge research in what many consider a highly dynamic threat environment.”

The Cybersecurity 500 creates awareness and recognition for the most innovative cybersecurity companies of all types and sizes.

AIS's subsidiary GreyCastle Security, which is based in Troy, made the list for the fourth consecutive year, ranked at number 115 on the list.