CrowdStrike™ Named 2014 SINET 16 Innovator
Security Innovation Network (SINET) selects CrowdStrike as one of the Top 16 Cybersecurity Innovators of 2014
Irvine, CA – December 3, 2014 – CrowdStrike Inc., a leading provider of next-generation endpoint protection, threat intelligence, and services, today announced that it has been selected by the Security Innovation Network™ (SINET) as one of the Top 16 Innovators for 2014. The company was selected from a group of 185 security companies that applied this year. As a SINET 16 innovator winner, CrowdStrike will present to some of the world’s top cybersecurity industry representatives at the SINET Showcase event being held December 3-4, 2014 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
“SINET Showcase provides a platform to identify and highlight ‘best-of-class’ security companies that are addressing industry and government’s most pressing needs and requirements. This year, we recognized CrowdStrike as one of the 16 companies selected for their innovation and contribution to the industry,” said Robert Rodriguez, Chairman and Founder of SINET.
“We are honored to be recognized as one of the most innovative cybersecurity companies by SINET,” said George Kurtz, President/CEO and co-founder of CrowdStrike. “We are excited to present to the SINET attendees this week and showcase CrowdStrike Falcon, our next-generation endpoint protection solution. CrowdStrike Falcon enables customers to prevent damage from targeted attacks, detect and attribute advanced malware and adversary activity in real time, and effortlessly search all endpoints reducing overall incident response time.”
The selected SINET 16 Innovators will present their technological solutions to 400 attendees, including executives from venture capital, investment banking, systems integration, academia, science, legal, policy, and private industry, as well as executives from the federal government, including civilian, intelligence, and military professionals.
The objective of the SINET Showcase is to increase awareness around innovative solutions that may lead to an investment in, or purchase of, advanced technologies that will help secure our nation’s critical infrastructure and command-and-control systems.
About SECURITY INNOVATION NETWORK (SINET)
SINET is a community builder and strategic advisor whose mission is to advance innovation and enable global collaboration between the public and private sectors to defeat cybersecurity threats. Its public-private partnership events are supported by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate. SINET also offers advisory services and a membership program that have helped build thousands of relationships and delivered value across a broad spectrum of the security community to include buyers, builders, researchers, and investors.
For more information, visit www.security-innovation.org.
Connect with us on Twitter at @SINETconnection. Follow the conversation about SINET 16 at #SINET16 and this year’s SINET Showcase at #SINETDC.
CrowdStrike™ is a leading provider of next-generation endpoint protection, threat intelligence, and services. CrowdStrike Falcon enables customers to prevent damage from targeted attacks, detect and attribute advanced malware and adversary activity in real time, and effortlessly search all endpoints reducing overall incident response time.
CrowdStrike customers include some of the largest blue chip companies in the financial services, energy, oil & gas, telecommunications, retail, and technology sectors, along with some of the largest and most sophisticated government agencies worldwide.
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