Showing Blog Posts: 1–10 of 32 tagged Innovation Sandbox

  • BigID and RSAC Innovation Sandbox: Building on a Record Year in Data Privacy

    by Dimitri Sirota on February 11, 2019

    When we started BigID in 2016, the problem of personal information misuse, abuse, and loss was gaining increasing awareness. We hadn’t yet learned about Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, Google location tracking and other now widely publicized privacy offenses, but it was clear that enterprises were going to need help safeguarding their customers’ personal information. Moreover, with GDPR now…

  • This Year's Innovation Sandbox Theme: Taking Humans out of the Security Equation

    by Tony Kontzer on April 17, 2018

    Kicking off the RSA Conference with the Innovation Sandbox event-within-an-event has always made a lot of sense. Attendees get an overview of what's coming next in security without having to feel like they have to jump into a deep dive right out of the gate. They get 10 three-minute presentations that delve into a host of security problems begging for better solutions. (The presenters also likely…

  • 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…

  • RSA Conference 2017: The Innovation Sandbox Contest

    by Tony Kontzer on February 16, 2017

    For the 12 th year, the RSA Conference kicked off with the Innovation Sandbox, a contest in which ten hot startups each get three minutes to try to blow the socks off a panel of judges. And just as he does each year, conference program Chairman Hugh Thompson kicked things off with a clever — and highly applicable — anecdote. This year's story went something like this: Thompson was about 10…

  • Making Time for Innovation at RSA Conference 2017

    by RSAC Editorial Team on February 1, 2017

    It is often said you can’t schedule innovation; it happens on its own terms not at designated times. While this is true, you can however, make time in your schedule at RSA Conference to visit those that have dedicated their lives and careers to cutting edge technologies and new approaches to information security. On Monday, February 13 th you can visit the Innovation Sandbox competition at The …

  • 5 Lessons Learned on The Journey from Innovation Sandbox to Global Cybersecurity Company

    by Lior Div on January 31, 2017

    The RSAC 2015 Innovation Sandbox contest served as Cybereason’s debut to the security community. At the time, we were a 20-person company that had just moved into its first office. For many of us, that marked our first time participating in a major security conference. As we prepare for another appearance at RSAC, it’s hard not to notice how much our company has changed in two years’ time. Here’s…

  • Are You an Innovator? Here Is a Checklist to Navigate RSAC 2017

    by Mahendra Ramsinghani on January 20, 2017

    How should an innovative startup (one with a great idea, but little moolah for a big booth or a wine and cheese party in a suite) make the most of RSA Conference? RSAC 2017 will be a lot more startup friendly than it has ever been. If you are an innovator, here is a checklist to navigate RSAC 2017: Insights into New Trends: Launching the experience early Monday morning, RSAC introduces the “How-to…

  • Innovation Sandbox: Winning Took Phantom to the Next Level

    by Jennifer Lawinski on November 2, 2016

    The competition was fierce at last year’s Innovation Sandbox competition at the RSA Conference 2016 in San Francisco. Companies duked it out, giving three-minute presentations to a panel of judges tasked with choosing the most innovative company at the conference. When all was said and done, the judges had chosen Phantom, a security automation and orchestration platform startup. How has winning the…

  • Phantom Takes Top Honors at RSAC 2016 Innovation Sandbox Competition

    by Tony Kontzer on February 29, 2016

    If there was any doubt remaining that these are good times for the information security industry, it was erased during the opening day of the RSA Conference, as hundreds of attendees queued up to hear about the hottest startups during the annual Innovation Sandbox competition. It was a much more tightly-packed room than previous years, for numerous reasons. Some people were there looking for…

  • Tips for Having a Great RSA Conference Experience

    by David Needle on February 27, 2016

    The RSA Conference 2016 starts off Monday and it’s a biggie. Last year over 33,000 attendees swarmed the three Moscone Center conference halls in San Francisco and don’t be surprised if that number is even bigger this year, the 25 th anniversary of the event that started so modestly in 1991 with a gathering of 60 cryptographers. So how do you make the best use of your time at the conference? Linda…

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