Showing Blog Posts: 1–10 of 23 tagged Innovation

  • The Inaugural RSA Conference Launch Pad: Empowering Early-stage Innovators In Cybersecurity

    by Enrique Salem on February 15, 2019

    As cybersecurity threats proliferate and adversaries grow ever more nefarious, it falls on the shoulders of innovators and entrepreneurs to design solutions that can stop them. Fortunately, there are many smart, inventive and passionate individuals who are rising to the challenge and building companies dedicated to leading enterprises globally to a more secure future. And investors are paying…

  • Innovation Doesn’t Do Well in a Vacuum

    by Sandra Toms on October 30, 2018

    If you’ve attended any one of the past five or so RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contests, you probably noticed more and more companies outside of Silicon Valley taking the stage. Entrepreneurs from all over the country – New York, Washington, D.C. and Chicago – and around the world – Belgium, Australia, France, Ireland and Israel – have submitted and pitched their products to our panel of judges, …

  • Israel keeps on growing as a major center of global cybersecurity innovation

    by Arik Kleinstein on September 7, 2018

    Israel is a major center of global cybersecurity innovation, as the acquisition of Solebit by MimeCast illustrates. This takeover is another one in a string of recent acquisitions of Israeli cybersecurity startups by public pure play cyber companies. MimeCast joins Symantec, Palo Alto Networks and Proofpoint that all acquired companies during the last 12 months to boost their innovative technology…

  • How A.I is Shaking the Foundations of Cybersecurity

    by Tony Kontzer on August 24, 2018

    The crossroads are coming faster than ever for the world of cybersecurity. Information security leaders have had to do a lot of adapting over the past decade. They've shifted from an emphasis on protecting the perimeter of the network to defending access points. They've turned a large portion of their outward gaze inward as knowledge and awareness of insider threats mushroomed. They've extended…

  • Establishing Trust and a Foundation: A Star Wars Solo Story

    by RSAC Editorial Team on August 7, 2018

    *Warning this post or embedded links may contain spoilers* We enjoyed putting together our five-part blog series coming out of Star Wars Episode VIII earlier this year so much that we decided to add one more to the series after the release of Solo earlier this summer in between mega Star Wars Episodes VIII and IX. This film spotlights the emergence of Han Solo (who we are first introduced to in…

  • Innovate, Follow or Get Out of Rey’s Way

    by RSAC Editorial Team on April 11, 2018

    *Warning this post or embedded links may contain spoilers* Note: This is part four of a five-part monthly series to kick off 2018 in which we take a look at characters from the Star Wars saga and how technology, topics, and trends from the cybersecurity world compare to characters and themes from the blockbuster films. We hope you enjoy our blog series in which the Resistance, filled with hope…

  • Cyber Innovation in 2018

    by Arik Kleinstein on February 23, 2018

    Innovation in cyber security created many success stories over the last decade with a total value of dozens of billions of dollars created in the public and private markets. The total market cap of the companies that went public in the last 5 years is about $9B and the total M&A transaction value reached $44B. The surging sums of funding (14% increase from 2016 to 2017 to about $5B) and the 300…

  • RSAC Innovation Sandbox Win Spurs Rapid Growth at UnifyID

    by Grace Chang on February 13, 2018

    Last year, RSA Conference (RSAC) named its first unanimous Innovation Sandbox winner in its 12-year competition history, UnifyID, as RSAC 2017’s most innovative startup. Innovation Sandbox is the premiere security startup showcase of newcomers excited to share the very best and newest advancements in the field of cybersecurity. Popularized by a who’s who of security experts and investors, the…

  • The Road for Cybersecurity in 2018

    by Robert Ackerman Jr. on February 9, 2018

    Every year, global investment in cybersecurity increases and pretty much so does investment in cyber startups. And so the inevitable question arises: Are we approaching or already in a cybersecurity bubble, fueled in part by venture capitalists? The quick answer is yes and no. According to Gartner Inc. worldwide spending on cybersecurity exceeded $86 billion in 2017, an increase of 7%, and will…

  • Early Stage but Future-Forward: A CMO’s Perspective of RSAC Early Stage Expo

    by Lori Cohen on January 26, 2018

    For any cybersecurity startup, there is one conference that should be top of mind – RSA Conference. The RSA Conference is where all the leading industry experts in the private and public space gather to discuss, educate and share information to help to fight cyber threats and proactively manage risk. You are not acting like a lemming to want to attend, it’s a business imperative. However, for…

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