Top 10 Finalists Announced for the "Most Innovative Company at RSA® Conference 2012" Contest

Annual Innovation Sandbox Honors Information Security’s Next Generation of Superstars

RSA Conference 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--()--RSA® Conference, the world’s leading information security conferences and expositions, today announced the top 10 finalists for its annual Innovation Sandbox competition. Innovation Sandbox is a half-day program at the Conference and dedicated to exploring the new technologies that promise to transform the information security industry, now and in the future.

On Monday, February 27, the “Most Innovative Company at RSA Conference 2012” winner will be announced at the culmination of Innovation Sandbox, after each finalist provides a short presentation to a panel of judges that includes Dennis Brixius of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Asheem Chandna of Greylock Partners, Gerhard Eschelbeck of Sophos, Inc., Suzanne Hall of Red Cross, George Hoyem of In-Q-Tel and Paul Kocher of Cryptography Research.

“If 2011 taught security professionals one lesson, it is to expect the unexpected,” said Sandra Toms LaPedis, Area Vice President and General Manager of RSA Conference. “Security professionals cannot afford to rely on conventional measures and expect to shield their organizations against emerging threats. These 10 finalists demonstrate the innovations necessary to protect businesses now and in the future.”

The finalists for RSA Conference 2012 Most Innovative Company in alphabetical order include:

  • Appthority – Appthority
    Appthority is a cloud-based solution that integrates with Enterprise IT's existing and future MDM/EMM investments. Appthority leverages disassembly, decompilation, and instrumented emulation to quantify the Enterprise-risk of mobile apps.
  • CloudPassage – CloudPassage Halo Professional
    CloudPassage Halo Professional was purpose-built to secure virtual servers in highly dynamic public, private and hybrid cloud hosting environments. Halo provides critical server-level security functions including host-based firewalls, software vulnerability management, server account management and security event alerts.
  • Content Raven – Content Raven
    Content Raven is an end-to-end digital content delivery platform. Content Raven’s sole mission is to protect critical intellectual property and confidential digital content to reduce risk, reduce costs and increase revenue.
  • Dome9 Security – Dome9 Security
    Dome9 automates cloud firewall security management across hosting and cloud providers. Dome9 centrally manages security policy for servers hosted in more than one cloud. Policy is automatically applied as more servers are added, ensuring all new servers are secured. Dome9 is available for enterprises and hosting providers.
  • Impermium –The Impermium Social Web Spam and Abuse Fighting Platform
    Impermium defeats spam, fraud and abuse on the social web with a real-time service that targets the enemy's strategies and collectively protects every site that uses it. From fraudulent registrations, to account compromise, to spear-phishing, to drive-by downloads, Impermium defends against these multifarious attacks.
  • ionGrid – Nexus Enterprise
    ionGrid Nexus is a client/server app that is easy to deploy over corporate networks and on end-user tablets, delivering secure mobile document management solutions for iPad and ensuring IT security policies are preserved at the file level. Powered by ionGrid's secure streaming technology, Nexus delivers a sophisticated UI with sleek navigation for a native iPad experience that enables users to easily view, annotate and present precision-rendered documents.
  • MokaFive – MokaFive Baremeta
    MokaFive BareMetal is a client hypervisor that installs directly onto the bare metal of users’ machines, provides unparalleled performance, iron-clad security and control over every aspect of the desktop software stack. MokaFive offers client hypervisor solutions that can install on Macs, Windows and baremetal hardware, providing the most complete desktop management solution available on the market.
  • Pindrop Security – Pindrop Security Phone Fraud Detector
    Pindrop Security secures phone transactions by detecting fraudulent phone calls and verifying the caller’s identity. Pindrop security looks at a call as a “fingerprint” that helps clients identify and avoid fraud. Phone Fraud Detector is offered both as an on-premise solution and as a SaaS model.
  • Sonatype – Sonatype Insight
    Sonatype Insight is a suite of software products and information services for ensuring the integrity of open-source components in the software supply chain and throughout the enterprise. Sonatype Insight enables organizations to benefit from the economic and development efficiencies of open source without quality, security or licensing risks.
  • Sumo Logic – Sumo Logic Log Management and Analytics Service
    Delivered as a cloud-based service, Sumo Logic helps businesses uncover new operational and security insights buried in their log files by automating and eliminating the overhead of managing the complex infrastructures of on-premise solutions.

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