(Sneak Peek) RSA Innovation Sandbox 2019 | Top Cyber Security Companies

The RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contest brings out cybersecurity’s boldest new innovators who have made it their mission to minimize infosec risk. Each year, 10 finalists grab the spotlight for a three-minute pitch while demonstrating groundbreaking security technologies to the broader RSA Conference community. Over the past five years, the contests top 10 finalists' have received over $2.05 billion in investments. (Source : RSA Conference)

RSA Innovation Sandbox is one of the platform where information security startups can showcase their research and innovation. For the past 14 years, it is working as interface for cybersecurity companies to promote their new technology and connect with venture capitalists, industry veterans and experts at RSA Conference. In the past five years alone, the RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contest’s top 10 finalists have collectively seen 14 acquisitions and have received over $2.2 billion in investments. “A key trend among this year’s RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contest finalists was machine-based security and automation, which emphasizes just how critical it is to develop solutions that will increase response times to outpace modern cyber-crime,” said Linda Gray Martin, Director & Chief of Operations of RSA Conference. (Source : Business Wire)

This year, out of 10 finalists, RSA Conference awarded Axonius as the Most Innovative Startup 2019 with their innovative solution for cyber security asset management.

Process Of Selection

This year RSA Innovation Sandbox team is working with WSJ Pro Cyber Security as Exclusive media partner. In the final round of the contest, each finalist has to give a presentation to jury panel (a team of industry experts). Jury team includes Hugh Thompson (Program Committee, RSA Conference), Asheem Chandra (Partner, Greylock Partners), Gerhard Eschelbeck (Vice President Security and Privacy Engineering, Google), Nillofar Razi Howe (Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, RSA Corp.), Patrick Heim (Operating Partner and Chief Information Security Officer, ClearSky), Paul Kocher (Entrepreneur/Researcher). For more information about the current standing status and funding of the past finalists of RSA Innovation Sandbox, visit the RSAC Innovation Sandbox Leaderboard.


Top 10 finalists of RSA Innovation Sandbox 2019

Axonius- Named as “RSAC Most Innovative Startup 2018”

Axonius is the cybersecurity asset management platform that lets IT and Security teams see devices for what they are to manage & secure all. They are based out of Tel Aviv, Israel

Arkose Labs- Runner up at RSAC Innovation Sandbox 2018

Arkose Labs solve multimillion-dollar fraud problems for the world’s most targeted businesses with zero friction to users. They are based out of San Francisco, California

Capsule 8- is an information technology company that develops real-time zero-day attack detection at production scale. They are based out of Brooklyn, New York, United States

Cloud Knox- provides a single platform that manages the entire identity privilege lifecycle across any private and public cloud infrastructure. They are based out of Sunnyvale, California, United States


Disrupt Ops- is building a platform to bring unprecedented insight, control, and expertise into your cloud environment. They are based out of Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Duality Technologies- addresses the rapidly growing need of enterprises across regulated industries to collaborate on sensitive data. Duality’s award-winning SecurePlus platform enables secure analysis and AI on encrypted data, deriving insights from sensitive data without exposing the data itself. The groundbreaking technology also protects valuable analytics models from exposure to external collaboration parties during computations. They are based out of Israel


Eclypsium- provides technology that helps organizations defend their systems against firmware, hardware, and supply chain attacks. They are based out of Portland, Oregon, United States


Salt- The Salt API Threat Protection solution discovers APIs, detects vulnerabilities and provides prioritized insights to eliminate risk. They are based out of Palo Alto, California, United States

ShiftLeft- delivers a new model for protecting cloud or data center hosted software.They are based out of Santa Clara, California, United States

Wirewheel-is a software company that revolutionizes data privacy and protection as-a-service for companies. They are based out of Arlington, Virginia, United States


Source: RSA Blog https://www.rsaconference.com/events/us19/agenda/innovation-sandbox...

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