News releases | Dec 16, 2019

eSentire Named a Waterloo Area Top Employer for Third Consecutive Year

Innovative Benefit Offerings Help Leading Managed Detection and Response Provider Attract and Retain Talent

WATERLOO December 10, 2019eSentire, Inc., the global leader in Managed Detection and Response (MDR), today announced it has been named to the 2020 Waterloo Area’s Top Employers list. Now in its 13th year, Waterloo Area's Top Employers is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes the employers in the Kitchener-Waterloo and Guelph area that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. This marks the third consecutive year that eSentire has been named to the sought-after list.

eSentire was selected as one of the Waterloo Area’s Top Employers because of its offer for employees to have the opportunity to take advantage of flexible hours and telecommuting work options to help balance their work and personal lives as well as the numerous social events throughout the year.

Kathryn Hodge, VP, People, eSentire, said: “In June 2019, we opened our new state-of-the-art 65,000 square-foot global headquarters in Waterloo so that both our business and employees could better take advantage of the educational, talent, industry and government support that Waterloo Region has to offer. Our people are essential to our success, and we are proud to be once again recognized as one of the Waterloo Area’s Top Employers.”

Richard Yerema, Managing Editor of the Canada's Top 100 Employers Project at Mediacorp, said: “The Waterloo area is known around the world for its technology expertise and is home to some of the most advanced international research in engineering and computer science. The area is supported by first-class educational, health and public services that have made it possible for the world’s best and brightest to study, work and live in this region.”

Employers being considered as a Waterloo Area Top Employer are evaluated by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers using the same eight criteria as the national competition: (1) Physical Workplace; (2) Work Atmosphere & Social; (3) Health, Financial & Family Benefits; (4) Vacation & Time Off; (5) Employee Communications; (6) Performance Management; (7) Training & Skills Development; and (8) Community Involvement.  Employers are compared to other organizations in their field to determine which offers the most progressive and forward-thinking programs.

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About Mediacorp Canada

Founded in 1992, Mediacorp Canada Inc. is the nation's largest publisher of employment periodicals. Since 1999, the Toronto-based publisher has managed the Canada's Top 100 Employers project, which includes 18 regional and special-interest editorial competitions that reach over 15 million Canadians annually through a variety of magazine and newspaper partners. Mediacorp also operatesEluta.ca, a large job search engine that includes editorial reviews from the Canada's Top 100 Employers project and is used by almost 8 million users in Canada each year. Mediacorp also hosts the Top Employer Summit, Canada's largest conference for senior-level HR professionals.

About eSentire

eSentire, Inc., the global leader in Managed Detection and Response (MDR),  keeps organizations safe from constantly evolving cyber attacks that technology alone cannot prevent. Its 24x7 Security Operations Center (SOC), staffed by elite security analysts, hunts, investigates, and responds in real-time to known and unknown threats before they become business disrupting events. Protecting more than $5.7 trillion AUM in the financial sector alone, eSentire absorbs the complexity of cybersecurity, delivering enterprise-grade protection and the ability to comply with growing regulatory requirements. For more information, visit www.esentire.com and follow @eSentire.