Device Authority named as UK’s ‘Most Innovative’ small cyber security company

Device Authority, a global provider of policy and device-driven security for the Internet of Things (IoT), has been named as the UK’s Most Innovative Small Cyber Security Company at InfoSecurity Europe 2016.

“We are extremely excited to have won this award and to showcase our IoT security solutions at InfoSecurity Europe 2016. Following our Gartner Cool Vendor 2016 inclusion only last month, we are delighted our vision to secure applications, data and autonomous devices without human intervention is gaining further recognition.

We are here to help when organisations authenticate and secure their data assets as Enterprises adopt applications and services from IoT platforms and service providers”, said Darron Antill, CEO of Device Authority.

Darron Antill, CEO of Device Authority
Darron Antill, CEO of Device Authority

Device Authority entered techUK’s Cyber Connect programme in April and was shortlisted in the competition to find the UK’s Most Innovative Cyber Security SME. Following a pitch fest, held at the Cyber Demonstration Centre, Device Authority went on to exhibit in the Cyber Innovation Zone at InfoSecurity Europe and take part in the final pitch on the Keynote stage.

The final was chaired by Dr Alison Vincent, CTO, Cisco and the judges included Jonathan Care of Gartner, David Cass of IBM, Daniel Freeman of C5 Capital and Warwick Hill of Microsoft.

Device Authority’s pitch outlined solutions provided by their IoT security platform that allows for fast and scalable deployment with: Authentication & access control; Data centric encryption; Credential management & provisioning; Secure over-the-air/network updates, and Revenue stream protection.

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