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Trustwave Overview

Chicago, IL
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
IT Services
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

Working at Trustwave

Trustwave is a leading cybersecurity and managed security services provider that helps businesses fight cybercrime, protect data and reduce security risk. Offering a comprehensive portfolio of managed security services, security testing, consulting, technology solutions and ... Read more

Mission: Here at Trustwave, when we look at information security, we don't just see malware, company policy violators or event logs. We see security differently. That means that we not only help our customers prepare for threat battles, we also help them prepare to win ... Read more

Company Updates

  • "When you look at a typical IT department…they have people doing security things, but they’re not threat hunting." -James Antonakos |

    The Threat Hunters | Trustwave Stories

    A group of super-skilled security pros are using breakthrough technologies to uncover and respond to cyberattacks - and doing it from far, far away. Written by: Dan Kaplan Cyber Heroes Aaron Wooten was just 6 years old in 1991 when his father brought home the family's first computer.

  • “When I was little, I was terrified of going blind,” he said. “And then it happened and it didn’t really bother me as much as I thought it would. You roll with the punches.” - Niko Carpenter, Coder Extraordinaire |

    The Blind Coder | Trustwave Stories

    If you think visual impairment deterred 26-year-old Niko Carpenter from pursuing and excelling in a career in security and programming, your eyes are deceiving you. Written by: Dan Kaplan Cyber Heroes When Niko Carpenter hit the operating table at age 12 - a last-ditch effort to improve his failing eyesight - the Aurora, Ill.-native had already determined his life goal: to become a satellite engineer.

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Trustwave – Why Work For Us?

Over 2,000 employees strong and we have no plans to stop there! Trustwave not only has a large local presence here in Chicago; we're in 26 countries worldwide too! Trustwave believes that growing talent within as well as employing competitve talent in our respective countries is the key to our success. 

We owe our success to the drive and dedication of our people. Our employees are among the smartest and most talented anywhere. You'll be working alongside industry experts, respected thought leaders and colleagues who know that true collaboration is key to designing and delivering world-class information security and compliance technologies and services.

As our company grows and evolves, so do the opportunities for our people. We believe that innovation comes from initiative, and therefore we foster and encourage our teams to look for new ways to improve our solutions, better serve customers and find efficiencies. Trustwave has a strong record of recognizing its most talented by offering ample opportunity for advancement and exciting new challenges in the ever-expanding security solutions market.

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    Cyber security business, smart, friendly co-workers, high-tech office space, great benefits, casual work environment, flexibility, CEO and leadership team have a strong vision for the future.


    There are some that resist change; however, there is nothing wrong with change if it is in the right direction.

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    The more communication the better.

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Trustwave Interviews



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    I applied online. I interviewed at Trustwave.


    I got a call from one of the recruiters. They did not move forward with the interview because they needed someone right away and I was graduating in the following semester.

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Trustwave Awards & Accolades

  • 2017 Best Managed Security Service Winner, SC Magazine, 2017
  • Challenger, Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services, Worldwide, Gartner Magic Quadrant, 2017
  • Best Email Security, Finalist, SC Magazine, 2017
  • Anti-Malware Technology (Secure Web Gateway), SC Magazine Industry Innovator's Hall of Fame, 2013
  • Best Network Access Control (NAC), Finalist, SC Magazine Awards U.S., 2014
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Tech Hiring Commitment

Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

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