Photos: Innovation Sandbox at RSA Conference 2014

The Innovation Sandbox is usually one of the most interesting events at the RSA Conference and draws quite a crowd, and this year is no exception.

Dr. Herbert (Hugh) Thompson, Program Chair for RSA Conference and a world-renowned expert on IT security, has served as master of ceremonies and host:

The concept of the Innovation Sandbox is simple: ten cherry-picked companies have the opportunity to address the attending crowd and showcase their innovative technologies and services, and among them one is chosen as the Most Innovative Company at the conference.

This year’s winner is RedOwl Analytics, whose flagship product, Reveal, is a software application that makes sense of the massive digitization of the enterprise, in order to enhance situational awareness with an organization and direct limited resources to the people and issues that matter most.

This year’s other finalist are:

White Ops detects bots at scale using JavaScript. It is an anti-fraud and security solution that works equally well for the advertising industry, ecommerce and Enterprise business systems.

Bluebox Security is a stealth startup focused on enterprise mobile security.

Cylance PROTECT takes a mathematical approach to malware identification, utilizing patent-pending machine learning techniques instead of signatures and sandboxes. This technique effectively renders new malware, viruses, bots and unknown future variants useless.

Co3 Systems automates the four procedural pillars of incident response: prepare, assess, manage, and report. By automating these critical procedures and informing them based on incident response best practices, industry frameworks and compliance requirements, Co3 ensures effectiveness, accuracy and compliance, while reducing expense and risk.

Optic by ThreatStream is a SaaS-based Threat Intelligence Platform that utilizes a collaborative platform to aggregate global, local and trusted intelligence, analyzing the resulting data set, the automatically integrating the optimized threat intelligence into existing customer systems.

Skycure is an active mobile security solution that addresses emerging security threats without compromising functionality, usability or battery life. Skycure enables organizations to embrace the bring your own device (BYOD) trend, but still provide strong protections and control.

Defense.Net DDoS SWAT is a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation service that operates in conjunction with an organization’s already deployed DDoS mitigation infrastructure to ensure operational continuity during the largest and most complex attacks. It is aimed at the “Concentration Risk” that major organizations face with their primary DDoS mitigation solutions.

Light Cyber provides predictive breach detection solutions for organizations, protecting them from targeted threats. By analyzing network and endpoint information, profiling the normal behavior of network users and devices, Light Cyber detects and alerts on malicious activity early on in the attack lifecycle allowing the user to block the attack before the damage is done.

The Cyphort Advanced Threat Defense Platform accurately detects and analyzes next generation threats and advanced malware, providing actionable, contextual intelligence that enables security teams to respond faster, more effectively and in as surgical a manner as their attackers.


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