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Acalvio Named 2018 SINET 16 Innovator Award Winner

October 10, 2018

Acalvio Autonomous Deception

Acalvio’s Autonomous Deception Delivers Detection and Response with Precision and Speed

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – October 10, 2018 –  Acalvio™ Technologies, the global leader in Active Defense, has been selected as a 2018 SINET 16 Innovator award winner. SINET, a prestigious cybersecurity organization, evaluated hundreds of emerging cybersecurity companies to select the 16 most innovative companies, known as the SINET 16 Innovators.

Acalvio was selected for the company’s industry-leading ShadowPlex autonomous deception solution which leverages artificial intelligence (AI) at every step, resulting in significant reduction in the effort to deploy deceptions and increase detection efficacy. ShadowPlex is built on a dozen patents, enabling Acalvio’s global customer base to benefit from defense in depth, a reduction of false positives, and the ability to derive actionable intelligence for remediation.

Providing detection and remediation with precision and speed has been the holy grail for the security industry and deception technology holds the key. “However, first-generation solutions are saddled with legacy architectures that have inherent challenges in Deployment Efficiency and Detection Efficacy,” said Ram Varadarajan, co-founder and CEO of Acalvio. “Acalvio is the most comprehensive Distributed Deception Platform designed to meet the needs of organizations looking to cost-effectively deploy deceptions at scale. Being selected as a SINET 16 Innovator Award winner is an honor and is testament to continued innovation that we are delivering to customers. work we are doing.”

Acalvio has innovated on many dimensions and recently launched the industry’s first comprehensive distributed deception platform to protect public cloud workloads – ShadowPlex Cloud. ShadowPlex Cloud extends deception to the cloud and supports all leading public cloud platforms, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). ShadowPlex Cloud leverages AI to engineer and deploy a rich mix of deceptions at scale, powers it from the cloud and blends it with target assets. Cloud-specific decoys include Infrastructure Compute, Services, Storage and even Application Decoys (Containers, Kubernetes Clusters, etc.).

SINET assists private and government senior security professionals with buyers, providers and investors through a cybersecurity community. “The SINET Showcase is my favorite program every year, because it provides an opportunity for entrepreneurs to have a voice in front of 350 attendees, many of who are investors, buyers of cyber solutions and policy makers,” said Robert D. Rodriguez, Chairman of SINET. “Congratulations to this year’s SINET 16 Innovators, who are emerging as leaders in their field, and paving the way for critical security advancements across industries. We are proud to play a role in increasing the awareness that these technologies exist and look forward to seeing these 16 companies continue to grow and innovate.”

For more information on Acalvio and ShadowPlex, please visit www.acalvio.com.

About Acalvio

Acalvio provides Advanced Threat Defense solutions to detect, engage and respond to malicious activity inside the perimeter, both on-premises and in the cloud. Acalvio’s Autonomous Deception Platform, ShadowPlex is anchored on patented innovations in Dynamic Deception, Software Defined Networking and Data Science. ShadowPlex enables a DevOps approach to deploying enterprise-scale pervasive deception with low IT administrative overhead. ShadowPlex delivers comprehensive threat intelligence by integrating with other ‘best in class’ solutions in the security industry, enabling customers to benefit from defense in depth; low false positives; and derive actionable intelligence for remediation. Acalvio has blue chip clients and partners; and is the recipient of 2018 Trust Award from SC Magazine and the RSA 2018 Innovation Sandbox finalist award. The Silicon Valley based company is led by an experienced team with a track record of innovation and market leadership and backed by marquee investors. For more information, please visit  www.acalvio.com.

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