Since 2005, the RSAC Innovation Sandbox has served as a platform for the most promising young cybersecurity companies to showcase their groundbreaking technologies and compete for the title of “Most Innovative Startup.” The competition is widely recognized as a catapult for success, as the top 10 finalists have collectively seen 48 acquisitions and $5.2 billion in funding over the last 15 years. Tala will have three minutes to pitch the panel of judges before a question-and-answer round.
“The cybersecurity industry faces constant changes and challenges, and we need bold thinkers like the companies represented at RSAC Innovation Sandbox to drive the industry forward and protect the world against new threats,” said Linda Martin Gray, Senior Director and General Manager, RSA Conference. “We are always blown away by the caliber of ideas presented on stage, and perhaps even more exciting, the impact the companies and the bright minds behind them ultimately make on the world after the Conference concludes.”
Tala prevents attacks by automating the activation of browser-native, standards-based security controls built into every browser. Tala is powered by an advanced analytics engine that works in concert with an AI-assisted automation engine. Over 50 unique indicators are interrogated to define policies that are deployed and continuously updated to adjust for the dynamic nature of the modern website. Tala excels in breadth of security use case coverage, and administrative simplicity. The activation of browser-native security controls also ensures near zero impacts to website performance and limitless scaling capabilities.
“Changes to the web over the past decade necessitate new approaches to security,” said Tala Security Co-Founder and CEO Aanand Krishnan. “We see a meshing of digital commerce and security concerns. Tala is the only solution that can enable organizations to embrace these imperatives by enabling modern web, safeguarding against the broadest range of client-side attacks with zero impact on performance.”
The RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contest kicks off at 1:30 p.m. PT on February 24 and winners will be announced at 4:30 p.m. that same day. Dr. Herbert (Hugh) Thompson, Program Committee Chair of RSA Conference, will return to host the contest. The panel of renowned expert judges includes Asheem Chandna, Partner, Greylock Partners; Scott Darling, President, Dell Technologies Capital; Dorit Dor, VP Products, Check Point Software Technologies; Patrick Heim, Partner and CISO, ClearSky; and Paul Kocher, Researcher and Entrepreneur.
For more information regarding RSA Conference 2020, taking place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco from February 24-28, please visit https://www.rsaconference.com/usa.
About Tala Security
Tala Security protects modern websites and web applications from critical and growing threats, such as cross-site scripting (XSS), Magecart, website supply-chain attacks, clickjacking and others. Tala defends against such attacks by automating the deployment and dynamic adjustment of browser-native, standards-based security controls such as Content Security Policy (CSP), Subresource Integrity (SRI), HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) and other web security standards. The activation of browser-native security controls provides comprehensive security without requiring any changes to the application code and with almost no impact to website performance. Tala's product is powered by an AI-assisted analytics engine that evaluates over 50 unique indicators of a web page's behavior. The analytics engine provides comprehensive risk analysis and works in conjunction with an AI-assisted automation engine that generates and continuously updates these browser-native standards-based security policies. Tala's product also provides customers with streamlined alert analytics and incident management. Tala serves large website operators in verticals such as financial services, online retail, payment processing, hi-tech, fintech and education. Learn more at https://www.talasecurity.io.
About RSA Conference
RSA Conference is the premier series of global events and on-demand programs where the world talks security and leadership gathers, advances and emerges. Whether attending in the US, the EMEA region, the Asia-Pacific region or online, RSA Conference events are where the security industry converges to discuss current and future concerns and get access to the people, content and ideas that help enable individuals and companies to win, grow and do their best. It’s about bringing all people in the cybersecurity industry together and empowering the collective “we” of the cybersecurity industry to stand against cyberthreats around the world. RSA Conference is the ultimate marketplace for the latest technologies and hands-on educational opportunities that help industry professionals discover how to make their companies more secure while showcasing the most enterprising, influential and thought-provoking thinkers and leaders in security today. For information on events, online programming and the most up-to-date news pertaining to the cybersecurity industry visit www.rsaconference.com.
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