Privacy Sentry Selected As CTIA Startup Lab Finalists for 2015

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Privacy Sentry recognized for SpyAware Android App That Helps People Monitor Data Mining Piracy in Real-Time

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SpyAware is a major step in helping people defend their privacy and take control over their personal information.

Privacy Sentry (http://privacysentrycorp.com) today announced its selection by the CTIA-The Wireless Association as 1 of 26 forward-thinking, innovative companies to participate in the CTIA Startup Lab 2015 class. Privacy Sentry is 1 of 5 companies selected by CTIA in the Cybersecurity category. The company was selected for its innovative anti-data piracy app SpyAware, which helps people understand which apps are transmitting their data, how much data they are taking, and where the data is being sent.

“We appreciate the selection of Privacy Sentry as a finalist for the CTIA Startup Lab,” said Craig Spiegelberg, founder and CEO of Privacy Sentry, creator of the SpyAware app. “With data mining virtually unconstrained and growing more invasive all the time, we believe our application SpyAware is a major step in helping people defend their privacy and take control over their personal information.”

This year’s finalist will be featured during Super Mobility 2015 in Startup City on September 9. During Super Mobility 2015, the CTIA Startup Lab finalists will pitch their products and services before the CTIA Innovation Council who will select three winners.

The CTIA Startup Lab connects seed and growth-stage companies with the Council’s mobile industry leaders. It targets mobile technologies that increase efficiency and improve customer engagement through the Internet of Things, wireless, mHealth, identity management and cybersecurity. This year’s finalists are:

INTERNET OF THINGS
PEQ
Konekt
CyberTimez
SmartPlane
Scananalytics

WIRELESS
Vasona Networks
Vigour.io
Beartooth
Airtight Networks
YipYap

MHEALTH
Life Detection Technologies
Restored Hearing
EngageMyHealth
Socialife
Rakkoon
Zest Health

IDENTITY MANAGEMENT
ID.me
LiveEnsure
OneVisage
Reminiz
Authenteq

CYBERSECURITY
Privacy Sentry
Virgil Security
ArmorText
Hypori
Neo

The CTIA Startup Lab finalists were nominated by industry accelerator programs, innovation spaces and investor portfolios from around the world, including OpenAir Equity Partners, Mach37 – The Cybersecurity Accelerator, MoDev, Android BBQ, The ARK Challenge, Cooley LLP, Bootstrap Labs, Sony Growth Ventures, Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Paris, Klak Innovit, Mucker Capital, Global Accelerator Network, Chinaccelerator, Innovation Pavilion, Producers Guild of America, Bessemer Ventures, In-Q-Tel, Trident Capital and Alcatel One Touch Innovation Accelerator.

The CTIA Innovation Council is comprised of executives from AT&T, Verizon Ventures, T-Mobile, Sprint, LG, Samsung, Blackberry, Ericsson, Sony, Honda Silicon Valley Lab, Telefonica, Orange Labs, British Telecom, Docomo Capital, US Cellular, Intel Capital, Zettics, Bessemer Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Mayfield Fund, Handmade VC and In-Q-Tel.

The CTIA Startup Lab is made possible by the CTIA Innovation Council and invited advisors, a generous sponsorship of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP and in-kind support from F6S. For more information, read the CTIA press release here.

ABOUT PRIVACY SENTRY
SpyAware is created by Privacy Sentry Corp (PSC), a company that provides security software for mobile devices based on its patented technology that continuously monitors, displays, and disrupts the capturing of private data—whether between apps, data brokers, Internet companies, and government agencies. For more information visit http://www.privacysentrycorp.com.

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