CloudPassage Finalist for “Most Innovative Company at RSA Conference 2012"

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CloudPassage announces it has been named one of 10 finalists for the "Most Innovative Company at RSA® Conference 2012" contest, part of Innovation Sandbox, an exciting half-day program representing the new technologies that promise to transform the information security industry, now and in the future. On Monday, Feb. 27, CloudPassage will have the opportunity to demonstrate its security breakthrough to the conference’s esteemed panel of judges and be named top innovator at this year’s event.

CloudPassage announces it has been named one of 10 finalists for the "Most Innovative Company at RSA® Conference 2012" contest, part of Innovation Sandbox, an exciting half-day program representing the new technologies that promise to transform the information security industry, now and in the future. On Monday, Feb. 27, CloudPassage will have the opportunity to demonstrate its security breakthrough to the conference’s esteemed panel of judges and be named top innovator at this year’s event.

“Being selected as a finalist puts these organizations among security’s elite rising stars,” said Sandra Toms LaPedis, Area Vice President and General Manager of RSA Conference. “RSA Conference connects the smartest minds in the information security field and consistently showcases the innovative companies that drive this industry. RSA Conference commends the companies and individuals that continue to drive the evolution of innovation.”

CloudPassage helps companies maintain their competitive edge by leveraging the economies of the cloud - securely. Its award-winning Halo server security platform is the only solution purpose-built to operate seamlessly across public, private and hybrid clouds. Halo offers powerful automation of cloud firewall management, vulnerability management, network access control, server account administration and security event alerting. Halo makes it faster and easier to comply with regulatory demands, and it works across all cloud infrastructure providers and hypervisor platforms.
“Innovation is at the heart of CloudPassage,” said Carson Sweet, CEO of CloudPassage. “With cloud computing on a dramatic rise, we saw that traditional security approaches were becoming obsolete. We’ve demonstrated our innovation by designing a completely new cloud security approach that enables companies to securely leverage public, private and hybrid clouds today.”

The “Most Innovative Company at RSA Conference 2012” winner will be determined at the conclusion of Innovation Sandbox, after each finalist gives a short presentation to a panel of judges including Dennis Brixius of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Asheem Chandna of Greylock Partners, Gerhard Eschelbeck of Sophos, Inc., Suzanne Hall of Red Cross, George Hoyem of In-Q-Tel and Paul Kocher of Cryptography Research.

Additional information about the “Most Innovative Company at RSA Conference 2012” contest and Innovation Sandbox program can be found at:
https://365.rsaconference.com/community/connect/innovation-sandbox

Those interested in trying the extensive security capabilities offered by Halo, can sign up online at http://www.cloudpassage.com/plans

About CloudPassage
CloudPassage is the leading cloud server security provider, and creator of Halo™, the industry's first and only security and compliance platform, purpose-built for elastic cloud environments. Halo supports cloud server bursting, cloning, and migration and operates across public, private, and hybrid cloud environments. Industry-leading companies like Foursquare, StrongMail and ExoIS trust Halo to seamlessly manage their server security configuration, host-based firewalls, intrusion detection, and server account auditing from one system. Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., CloudPassage is backed by Benchmark Capital. Among many other awards, Gartner, Inc. named CloudPassage one of four "Cool Vendors in Cloud Security Services, 2011." For more information, please visit: http://www.CloudPassage.com.

About RSA Conference
RSA Conference helps drive the global information security agenda with annual events in the U.S., Europe, Japan and China. Throughout its almost 21-year history, RSA Conference consistently attracts the best and brightest in the field, creating opportunities to learn about information security’s most important issues through face-to-face and online interactions with peers, luminaries and emerging and established companies. As information security professionals work to stay ahead of ever-changing security threats and trends, they turn to RSA Conference for a 360-degree view of the industry. RSA Conference seeks to arm participants with the knowledge they need to remain at the forefront of the information security business. More information on events, online programming and the most up-to-date news pertaining to the information security industry can be found at http://www.rsaconference.com.

RSA and the RSA Conference logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of EMC Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other products and/or services referenced are trademarks of their respective companies.

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