Delfigo Security Selected as One of Twenty Five Most Promising Startups by The Wharton Entrepreneurship Conference

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Delfigo Security, a Boston based venture-backed technology startup has been selected to participate in the 12th Annual Wharton Entrepreneurship Conference (WEC25). The WEC25 Expo is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to present their ideas and products to a vast network of VCs and entrepreneurs. Delfigo Security's patent-pending technology is the first in the identity and access management industry to offer a rich context-based multi-factor authentication platform to protect against identity theft and fraud.

Identity and access management is almost a $2 billion dollar market growing around 20% (CAGR)

Delfigo Security, a Boston based venture-backed technology startup has been selected to participate in the 2009 Wharton Entrepreneurship Conference (WEC25). The WEC25 Expo is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to present their ideas and products to a vast network of VCs, entrepreneurs and representatives across multiple industries.

The company was handpicked from several hundred applications as one of the 25 most promising startups, by a panel of judges comprised of Wharton professors and representatives of leading venture capital firms from around the country. The Wharton Entrepreneurship Conference will be held Friday, February 13, 2009 at the Marriott Hotel in Philadelphia, PA.

"We bring a new perspective to Identity and Access Management (IAM) that focuses on providing a multi factor solution, based on open standards, that is easy to deploy and manage for a fraction of the cost of our competitors," said Ralph A. Rodriguez, President and CEO of Delfigo Corporation. "We are pleased that the folks at Wharton have recognized us as one of the 25 most promising startups."

"Identity and access management is almost a $2 billion dollar market growing around 20% (CAGR)", said Richard C. Putz, Managing Director & Senior Fellow at the Cambridge Institute of Applied Management in Cambridge, MA. "Delfigo's artificial intelligence based authentication platform offers companies the opportunity to implement strong identity management over the Cloud. It really looks to the future of IAM."

The Delfigo solution is designed with open standards and an open architecture that facilitates easy implementation at significant lower costs. The solution platform is configurable and adapts to changing business policies and risk mitigation strategies. The Delfigo solution goes beyond taking into consideration "what you have" and "what you know" to assign a confidence factor for identity and access control based on "who you are" and "what you do". See what Network World recently had to say about Delfigo's DSGateway Solution.

About Delfigo Security:
Delfigo Corporation d/b/a Delfigo Security, with offices in Boston and at M.I.T in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is a venture-backed software company providing solutions for identity and access management. The Delfigo solution provides rich context-based, multi-factor authentication platform using a patent-pending artificial intelligence based security architecture. The Delfigo software reduces risk of identity theft and fraud for enterprises and ensures regulatory compliance, at a reduced total cost of ownership. Delfigo's platform is designed with Cloud computing needs in mind and is also available as an enterprise application. To find out more on how Delfigo Security can help you with your enterprise IAM needs, please visit http://www.delfigosecurity.com.

About the Wharton Entrepreneurship Conference:
The Wharton Entrepreneurship Conference is one of the country's most widely attended entrepreneurship conferences. Over its twelve year history, it has attracted thousands of students, professionals, academics as well as coverage from media companies such as the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and CNN. This student-run conference has also vastly benefited from various speakers and their entrepreneurial and business knowledge in the form of keynotes as well as panelists. Past participants in the conference include Thomas Stemberg (Founder and CEO of Staples), David Neeleman (Founder and CEO of JetBlue Airways) and Darius Bikoff (Founder of Glaceau, maker of VitaminWater). This year we are inviting over 500 professionals, entrepreneurs, and students to participate in the conference.

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