SAN FRANCISCO--(The Security Innovation Network™ (SINET), an organization focused on the advancement of cybersecurity innovation through public-private collaboration, today announced the 2012 SINET 16 Innovators who will present at the SINET Showcase on October 25, 2012 at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. The SINET Showcase is supported by the Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate and was created to identify and display innovative and potentially disruptive cybersecurity technologies in front of an audience of buyers and influencers from the investment, research, commercial, civilian, defense and intelligence communities.)--
Eighty emerging technology companies applied and were carefully vetted in a two-stage process by the SINET Showcase Steering Committee comprised of 40 leaders from the government, industry, investment and academic communities. The committee worked with Federal Agencies and private industry to identify their most critical needs and requirements, criteria that were used to help evaluate applicants.
The SINET 16 Innovators represent a broad range of geographies: from MA, VA, GA, NH and FL to UT, CA as well as other countries including Canada, Israel, Norway, Spain and the United Kingdom. These entrepreneurs are driving the next wave of technological advancements in areas such as big data and security intelligence, mobile security, virtualization, malware detection, encryption, data integrity and forensics.
The 2012 SINET 16 Innovators are:
|Cognitive mobility security|
|Business risk management and intelligence|
|Identifies and manages hidden risks in mobile apps|
|Micro-virtualization for enterprise information and infrastructure protection|
|Simplified key management, authentication and secure messaging platform for the cloud|
|Transparent content security for Microsoft SharePoint|
|Real-time situational awareness to defend against cyberattacks|
|Detects malware breaches and terminates the criminal communications|
|Mobile device management, security and compliance|
|Real-time, transaction-level data integrity technologies and innovative data protection solutions|
|Protects mobile and desktop computers from visual eavesdroppers|
|Real-time security analysis of massive data sets|
|Real-time global Internet intelligence|
|Malware analysis tools|
|Big data security intelligence and analytics|
|Protect, share and sync files anywhere, on any device|
“SINET continues to build communities of interest and trust in our efforts to advance innovation, lead change and foster global collaboration models between the public and private sectors. Innovation in its most simplistic form is having greater awareness that it even exists. We are confident that by highlighting the SINET 16, there will be an enhanced opportunity to better protect our nation’s critical infrastructure and command and control systems. In this light, I am excited to announce the class of 2012 SINET 16 Innovators,” said Robert Rodriguez, Chairman and Founder of SINET.
Attendees of the 2012 SINET Showcase will gain access to:
- Keynotes by the world’s top cybersecurity government and private industry buyers, policy makers and influencers to include Stephanie O’Sullivan, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence (PDDNI) who is responsible for managing intelligence coordination and information sharing
- Signature high level networking receptions, “it is about the people”
- High-profile panel sessions on the latest investment and cybersecurity trends
- Technology demonstrations for the SINET 16 Innovators
- Pre-show half-day of hands-on workshops
- One-on-one appointments with Federal Government officials from NSA, DISA, DoD & US Cyber Command and representatives from the venture capital community
SINET 16 2012: http://www.security-innovation.org/sinet-16.htm
SINET Showcase Agenda, October 24-25, 2012, National Press Club in D.C.: http://www.security-innovation.org/Showcase_2012.htm
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About the Security Innovation Network™
The Security Innovation Network™ (SINET) is a community builder and a strategic advisor whose mission is to advance innovation and enable global collaboration between the public and private sectors to defeat cybersecurity threats. SINET’s public-private partnership events are supported by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate. SINET’s affiliate, The SINET Group, offers Advisory Services and a Membership Program that offers its social collaboration tool - The SINET Exchange. Through these activities, SINET has helped build thousands of relationships and delivered value across a broad spectrum of the security community to include builders, buyers, researchers, and investors. The SINET team consists of former leaders from the Intelligence, DoD, DHS, and Silicon Valley communities. For more information visit www.security-innovation.org.