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BluVector Selected as Finalist for 2018 RSA Conference Innovation Sandbox Contest

Company Recognized for AI-Driven Network Security Technology

 Arlington, Va. – March 21, 2018 – BluVector has been named one of 10 finalists for the 2018 RSA® Conference Innovation Sandbox Contest for its cutting-edge work in helping companies detect, analyze and contain sophisticated threats. On Monday, April 16, BluVector will present its information security technology to a panel of industry veteran judges and a live audience in a three-minute quick-pitch, competing for the coveted title of “Most Innovative Start Up” at RSA Conference 2018 in San Francisco.

RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contest is the leading platform for entrepreneurial cyber security companies to launch their groundbreaking research and innovation in front of venture capitalists, industry experts, senior level business practitioners and thought leaders. The event gives startups the kind of visibility and validation that turn into rapid growth and increased funding.

“If you look at RSAC Innovation Sandbox contestants from the last five years alone, you’ll see more than $1.38 billion in combined investments and 12 acquisitions, proving the businesses that take this stage gain exposure to the right people at the right time to launch them to success,” said Sandra Toms, vice president and curator for RSA Conferences. “The submissions this year were noticeably competitive as we received exceptional entries from across the globe. I have no doubt this year’s presentations will be a must-see at RSA Conference.”

BluVector is revolutionizing network security with an AI-driven security platform called BluVector® Cortex™. BluVector Cortex makes it possible to accurately and efficiently detect, analyze and contain sophisticated threats including fileless malware, zero-day malware, and ransomware in real time.

“Our innovative AI-driven network security technology improves the overall security posture of today’s organizations, and scales the efficiency of security teams, delivering an almost immediate financial return on investment,” said Kris Lovejoy, CEO, BluVector. “We continue to extend and expand our platform with breakthrough analytics that detect never-before-seen threats with greater speed, fidelity and effectiveness than anyone imagined possible.”

The RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contest will begin at 1:30 p.m. PT on April 16 at the Marriott Marquis in the Yerba Buena Ballroom. Dr. Herbert (Hugh) Thompson returns to emcee the contest, and the panel of five judges includes Asheem Chandna, partner at Greylock Partners; Gerhard Eschelbeck, vice president of security and privacy engineering at Google; Niloofar Razi Howe, tech investor and entrepreneur; Patrick Heim, operating partner and chief information security officer at ClearSky; and Paul Kocher, entrepreneur, researcher and IT security expert. The winner will be announced in front of a live audience at 4:30 p.m. PT.

More information regarding RSA Conference 2018, taking place at the Moscone Center and the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco from April 16-20, can be found at: www.rsaconference.com.

Micheal Mullen currently serves as Senior Product Marketing Manager at BluVector. Previously, he’s authored or edited content on sites including Metalogix, ZD Net, Deltek, The Washington Post and L-3 Communications.


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