What We Do

We are a member-based organization that will provide unbiased ratings, technical reports and expert advice to help organizations with cyber risk.

CyberRatings.org memberships are for cybersecurity technologists, executives, thought leaders, and career professionals.

We will inform consumers about a product’s capacity to meet its obligations—enhancing transparency and enabling consumers to focus on considerations that are most critical to their organizations.

Stay tuned for reports, programs and thought leadership pieces as we roll out this new entity.

We look forward to having you as a member!

Vikram Phatak

Chairman and CEO

Vikram Phatak founded CyberRatings.org in November 2020. As one of the industry’s foremost thought leaders, he has extensive experience in cybersecurity technologies protecting networks, endpoints and the cloud.

Mr. Phatak founded NSS Labs, Inc. in 2007 as a go-to source for trusted independent, fact-based guidance on security product efficacy. For more than a decade, he grew NSS Labs from a small test lab to a global leader in security product testing. In 2018, he stepped down as CEO to focus on his health and spend more time with his family.

Previously, Mr. Phatak founded and led several Internet and cybersecurity companies including Lucid Security and Intermedia Sciences Group, one of the first internet service providers and security consulting firms in the U.S.

Cathy Main


Prior to CyberRatings.org, Ms. Main was Vice President of Marketing & Corporate Relations at NSS Labs. She worked closely with Vikram Phatak to grow the brand. She is an accomplished executive with 30 years of experience in executive management, strategic business development, public relations, and brand marketing.

Before joining NSS Labs, Ms. Main was Vice President of Global Marketing for Deluxe Entertainment Services Group and earlier in her career, she was President of Alpha Cine Laboratory. She is also a past President of Independent Feature Project / West, a non-profit member-driven organization for filmmakers (later rebranded Film Independent).