SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RSA® Conference, the world’s leading information security conferences and expositions, has named UnifyID “RSAC Most Innovative Startup 2017.” This year, RSA Conference partnered with leading technology news outlet, TechCrunch, to host its Innovation Sandbox Contest. A panel of venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and large security companies selected UnifyID from a group of 10 finalists as the winner. The annual conference competition is a half-day program during which up-and-coming startups grab the spotlight and demonstrate groundbreaking security technologies to the broader RSA Conference community. Past winners include Sourcefire, Imperva and most recently Phantom.
“The authentication space is crying for disruption,” said John Whaley, UnifyID founder & CEO. “It’s about time for new innovation in the space, with the proliferation of sensors, phishing and so many other security concerns, the problem has hit a breaking point.”
UnifyID is the first holistic implicit authentication platform designed for online and offline use. Its solution utilizes sensor data from everyday devices and machine learning to seamlessly authenticate users. By combining 100+ attributes, UnifyID achieves more than 99.999 percent true positive rate.
“RSA Conference has made a commitment to its community to not only provide a platform to discuss new ideas but also provide an incubation area for new technologies and approaches. Innovation Sandbox’s ten finalists once again exceeded expectations by providing innovative ideas and solutions,” said Linda Gray Martin, Director & General Manager of RSA Conference. “UnifyID demonstrated they were the most innovative by proving there is a way to actually leverage the individuality of humans to improve security.”
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