SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Venafi®, the leading provider of machine identity protection, today announced the award of two new patents by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. With a robust patent portfolio of 19 issued and 12 patents pending, Venafi consistently delivers advanced machine identity protection solutions for the world’s most demanding, security-conscious organizations.
“We invest heavily in research and development,” said Jeff Hudson, chief executive officer for Venafi. “Our patent portfolio is one result of that investment. As inventors of the machine identity protection market, and recognized market leaders, we are inventing ground-breaking solutions that protect our customers’ machine identities, and our patents are a measure of the innovation we consistently deliver. Our technical excellence and world class customer success teams are extending Venafi’s leadership position in an exploding market.”
Venafi’s most recent patents cover innovations in cryptographic key technology and the security of mobile authentication. These patents underpin the groundbreaking Venafi solutions that protect and authenticate sensitive, encrypted communication between machines. The new patents extend Venafi’s already robust intellectual property portfolio that includes innovations in machine identity protection for SSH, SSL and cloud technology.
Venafi proactively identifies weaknesses and prioritizes security risks to the encryption keys and digital certificates that comprise machine identities for organizations around the world. Venafi customers include: the top five U.S. health insurers, the top five U.S. airlines and four of the top five banks in the U.S., U.K. and South Africa as well as four of the top five U.S. retailers.
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Venafi is the cybersecurity market leader in machine identity protection, securing machine-to-machine connections and communications. Venafi protects machine identity types by orchestrating cryptographic keys and digital certificates for SSL/TLS, IoT, mobile and SSH. Venafi provides global visibility of machine identities and the risks associated with them for the extended enterprise—on premises, mobile, virtual, cloud and IoT — at machine speed and scale. Venafi puts this intelligence into action with automated remediation that reduces the security and availability risks connected with weak or compromised machine identities while safeguarding the flow of information to trusted machines and preventing communication with machines that are not trusted.
With 31 patents currently in its portfolio, Venafi delivers innovative solutions for the world's most demanding, security-conscious Global 2000 organizations. Venafi is backed by top-tier investors, including Foundation Capital, Intel Capital, Origin Partners, Pelion Venture Partners, QuestMark Partners, Mercato Partners and NextEquity. For more information, visit www.venafi.com.