Sqrrl Selected as Finalist for MIT Sloan CIO Symposium’s Innovation Showcase

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Sqrrl's Big Data Analytics solution for cybersecurity investigations continues to garner awards.

MIT Sloan CIO Symposium
"The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is a prestigious event and provides further validation that our product is resonating in the market,” said Sqrrl’s CEO, Mark Terenzoni.

The 12th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium has announced Sqrrl Data, Inc. as one of ten finalists for the 2015 Innovation Showcase. Sqrrl will receive key exposure to many of the world’s most creative and influential IT executives at the Symposium on May 20, 2015.

Sqrrl is the Big Data Analytics company that enables organizations to target, hunt, and investigate advanced cyber threats by uncovering hidden connections in their data. “Since launching our cybersecurity solution in the beginning of 2015, we have consistently heard feedback that it is differentiated and fills an important market need. The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is a prestigious event and provides further validation that our product is resonating in the market,” said Sqrrl’s CEO, Mark Terenzoni.

“It is an honor to name these 10 talented companies to our 2015 Innovation Showcase,” said David L. Verrill, Executive Director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, and Co-Chair of the Innovation Showcase. “These finalists all represent unique and valuable cutting edge technology solutions to enable innovation success for future digital enterprises.”

After careful consideration, the Innovation Showcase Judges evaluated and selected Sqrrl for this honor based on four important criteria:

  •     Actively provides a B2B or B2C enterprise IT solution product to the market;
  •     Is a start-up with less than $10 million in 2014 revenues or Series A VC funding;
  •     Is selling enterprise IT solutions to CIOs or corporate IT departments; and
  •     Shows innovation and/or strategic value with potential impact on the top and/or bottom lines.

For a full list of Innovation Showcase finalists visit http://www.mitcio.com/innovation. The Innovation Showcase will take place at 5:30PM in the Kresge courtyard tent on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at MIT, in Cambridge, MA. The full agenda of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is available at http://www.mitcio.com/agenda.

About Sqrrl
Sqrrl is the Big Data Analytics company that lets organizations pinpoint and react to unusual activity by automatically uncovering hidden connections in their data. Sqrrl’s linked data analysis platform gives analysts a way to visually investigate these connections, allowing them to rapidly understand their surrounding contexts and take action. With Sqrrl’s cybersecurity solution, users can detect and respond to advanced data breaches associated with cyber-espionage activity, insider threats, and other types of hard-to-detect attacks. At the core of Sqrrl’s architecture are a variety of Big Data technologies, including Hadoop, link analysis, machine learning, Data-Centric Security, and advanced visualization. Learn more at http://www.sqrrl.com

About the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium
The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is the premier global conference for CIOs and digital business executives to become more effective leaders. In one day, CIOs and senior IT executives explore enterprise technology innovations, business practices and receive actionable information that enables them to meet the challenges of today and the future.The Symposium offers a unique learning environment by bringing together the academic thought leadership of MIT with the in-the-trenches experience of leading, global CIOs and industry experts. The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is organized and developed by the MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association, the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE), and the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research (CISR). Visit http://www.mitcio.com for more information and registration.

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