Bastille Named a TAG Top 10 Innovative Technology Company

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Technology Association of Georgia Honors Internet of Things Security Company, Bastille, as the “Best of the Best” for Innovation and Contributions to Georgia’s Technology Community

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As the first company to provide situational awareness of IoT-related vulnerabilities, we’re excited to carry on Georgia’s legacy of being home to some of the world’s most transformational cybersecurity technologies.

Bastille, the first security company to detect and mitigate threats from the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that it has been named a “Top 10” Innovative Company by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). Bastille was selected as one of Georgia’s most innovative companies based on a number of criteria including: degree of innovation; scope and financial impact of innovation; likelihood of success; and promotion of the state’s innovative efforts nationally and internationally.

“We’re honored to be recognized by TAG for our innovative cybersecurity solution,” said Chris Rouland, Founder and CEO of Bastille. “The proliferation of IoT devices brings new and complicated threats to an organization’s corporate network. As the first company to provide situational awareness of IoT-related vulnerabilities, we’re excited to carry on Georgia’s legacy of being home to some of the world’s most transformational cybersecurity technologies.”

Founded in April 2014, Bastille is pioneering IoT security through next-generation sensors and software that can monitor threats within corporate airspace. This heightened visibility enables enterprise IT security professionals to monitor IoT devices entering their environments, particularly those that connect to wireless communications protocols beyond WiFi, such as Zigbee, Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy, and others. The advanced insight empowers corporations to accurately quantify risk and mitigate 21st century airborne threats that are the unintended consequences of IoT. Bastille will be formally launching the company at the upcoming RSA Conference in San Francisco this April.

"The competition for Top 10 recognition was particularly fierce this year," said Dennis Zakas, a partner and founder of Zakas & Leonard, LLP, Chair of Group Office Buys, LLC, and chairperson of the Top 40 Selection Committee. "The Top 10 demonstrates the depth and breadth of Georgia's technology community. We are pleased to recognize this group of companies and believe that the community will be just as impressed as we are by their innovation and impact on Georgia's technology industry."

TAG will recognize Bastille and the other winners at the 2015 Georgia Technology Summit (GTS) on March 25, 2015, at the Cobb Galleria Centre.

For more information about TAG and the Georgia Technology Summit and to register for the event, visit http://www.tagonline.org/events/georgia-technology-summit Follow the conversation on Twitter through #TAGGTS.

For more information on Bastille, please visit http://www.bastille.io and follow them on Twitter @bastillenet.

About Bastille
Based in Atlanta and launched in 2014, Bastille is pioneering Internet of Things (IoT) security with next-generation security sensors and airborne emission detection, allowing corporations to accurately quantify risk and mitigate 21st century airborne threats. Through its proprietary technology, Bastille helps enterprise organizations protect cyber and human assets while providing unprecedented visibility of IoT devices that could pose a threat to network infrastructure. Currently in pilot testing, Bastille expects general availability in 2015. For more information, visit http://www.bastille.io and follow @BastilleNet on Twitter.

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 26,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia and Savannah.

TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.

TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive.

For more information visit the TAG website at http://www.tagonline.org.

To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.

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