SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cyphort, a pioneer of Advanced Threat Defense (ATD) solutions, today announced that The Security Innovation Network™ (SINET), an organization focused on advancing cybersecurity innovation through public-private collaboration, chose Cyphort as a winner of its annual SINET 16 competition. Cyphort was selected from a pool of 180 applicants from around the world, representing a range of cybersecurity solution providers who identify cutting-edge technologies to address cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities.
“We are honored to be named one of the winners of the 2014 SINET 16 class,” said Manoj Leelanivas, president and CEO of Cyphort. “With a rise in data breaches and the cyber threat landscape at an all-time high, we are happy Cyphort is recognized by SINET as a “best-of-class” security company that is addressing industry and government’s most pressing needs and requirements.”
Cyphort, along with 15 other companies, will share their work with buyers, builders, investors and researchers during the SINET Showcase on December 3–4, 2014 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The competition requires that revenues be under $15 million and this year’s applicant pool of early stage and emerging technology companies was the most competitive since SINET began the initiative six years ago. The entries were vetted in a two-stage process by the SINET Showcase Steering Committee, which was comprised of 60 security experts drawn from government, academia and the private sector.
“I am so proud and excited to once again partner with the DHS S&T Directorate as we recognize this year's SINET 16 Innovators,” said Robert Rodriguez, chairman and founder of SINET. “We are not only experiencing an exciting period in our lives but are a true testament to the dynamics of the cybersecurity market, which highlights the continued need for innovative and hopeful solutions like Cyphort.”
Cyphort has collected a series of industry accolades in the last year, including being named a Silver Winner in the prestigious Shaping Information Security category of Info Security Product Guide’s 2014 Global Excellence Awards. Additionally, Cyphort was honored as a Grand Trophy Winner and named a Bronze Winner in two other categories – Tomorrow’s Technology Today (USA) and Best New Product. Lastly, Cyphort ranked as one of 10 finalists for “Most Innovative Company at RSA Conference 2014.
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Cyphort is innovative provider of Advanced Threat Protection solutions that deliver a complete defense against current and emerging Advanced Persistent Threats, targeted attacks and zero day vulnerabilities. The Cyphort Platform accurately detects and analyzes next generation malware, providing actionable, contextual intelligence that enables security teams to respond to attacks faster, more effectively, and in as surgical a manner as their attackers. Cyphort's software-based, distributed architecture offers a cost effective, high performance approach to detecting and protecting an organization’s virtual, physical and cloud infrastructure against sophisticated attacks. Malware detection for Windows, OSX and Linux allows businesses to extract maximum value from IT assets without compromising the security of an organization. Founded by experts in advanced threats from government intelligence agencies and premier network security companies, Cyphort is a privately held company headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, please visit: www.cyphort.com.
SINET is a community builder and strategic advisor whose mission is to advance innovation and enable global collaboration between the public and private sectors to defeat Cybersecurity threats. Its public-private partnership events are supported by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate. SINET also offers advisory services and a membership program that have helped build thousands of relationships and delivered value across a broad spectrum of the security community to include buyers, builders, researchers and investors. For more information, visit www.security-innovation.org. Connect with us on Twitter at @SINETconnection and follow all the news about this year’s SINET 16 and Showcase event with #SINET16 and #SINETDC.