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SINET 16 Winners Represent Cybersecurity Solution Providers Identifying Cutting-Edge Technologies to Address Emerging Threats and Vulnerabilities

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – Nov. 4, 2014 - vArmour, the data center security company that protects enterprises and service providers from advanced cyber attacks and laterally moving threats, announced today it has been recognized as one of the Top Emerging Cybersecurity companies by SINET, an organization focused on advancing Cybersecurity innovation through public-private collaboration. The annual SINET 16 Innovators list stems from a pool of 180 applicants from around the world; 60 security experts drawn from government, academia and the private sector conduct the two-stage vetting process.

“I am proud and excited to recognize vArmour as one of this year’s SINET 16 Innovators,” said Robert Rodriguez, Chairman and Founder of SINET. “Of our four programs each year, Silicon Valley, New York City, Washington DC and London, the Showcase is my favorite as it has a clear deliverable in our mission to advance innovation in the Cybersecurity domain.”

SINET’s selection of vArmour to the SINET 16 Innovators confirms that distributed security is an important pathway to hybrid cloud success for the enterprise, linking business policy and threat visibility to secure the enterprise most valuable asset – their data, wherever it resides. 

“It is a high honor that vArmour was named as one of SINET’s Top 16 Innovators alongside such an innovative and talented group of security experts,” said Tim Eades, vArmour CEO. “Receiving this award continues to validate that our un-paralleled approach to distributed security is the right answer to our customers’ most pressing business challenges inside the datacenter.”

The selected companies, including vArmour, will share their work with buyers, builders, investors and researchers during the SINET Showcase on Dec. 3 – 4, 2014 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

About vArmour

vArmour, the data center and cloud security company, delivers software-based segmentation and microsegmentation to protect critical applications and workloads with the industry’s first distributed security system. Based in Mountain View, CA, the company was founded in 2011 and is backed by top investors including Highland Capital Partners, Menlo Ventures, Columbus Nova Technology Partners, Work-Bench Ventures, Allegis Capital, Redline Capital, and Telstra. The vArmour DSS Distributed Security System is deployed across the world’s largest banks, telecom service providers, government agencies, healthcare providers, and retailers. Partnering with companies including AWS, Cisco and HPE, vArmour builds security into modern infrastructures with a simple and scalable approach that drives unparalleled agility and operational efficiency. Learn more at www.varmour.com

About SINET

SINET is a community builder and strategic advisor whose mission is to advance innovation and enable global collaboration between the public and private sectors to defeat Cybersecurity threats.  Its public-private partnership events are supported by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate.  SINET also offers advisory services and a membership program that have helped build thousands of relationships and delivered value across a broad spectrum of the security community to include buyers, builders, researchers and investors.  For more information, visit www.security-innovation.org.  Connect with us on Twitter at @SINETconnection and follow all the news about this year’s SINET 16 and Showcase event with #SINET16 and #SINETDC.