CHICAGO, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Darren Guccione, CEO and Co-founder of Keeper Security, Inc., has been named 2017 Distinguished Alumni by the College of Engineering at Illinois at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Since 1965, Engineering at Illinois has honored a select group of alumni with the Alumni Award for Distinguished Service. This long standing tradition is a distinction the College bestows on alumni for exceptional accomplishments.
The selection process for the award consists of careful nomination followed by an evaluation of the submissions by the College's Awards Committee. The committee makes their selection on criteria, including outstanding leadership; contributions to the fields of engineering, physics, or computer science; creativity and entrepreneurship; and service to society, the professional community, and to the college, its departments or the university.
"I'm beyond flattered to receive this award," said Guccione. "The College of Engineering at Illinois is regularly listed among the top engineering programs in the United States and worldwide. It is an honor to be recognized by them."
Guccione is the co-founder of Keeper Security, Inc. the world's leading password manager and secure digital vault. The easy to use platform utilizes a zero-knowledge architecture that incorporates the industry's strongest security protocols including AES 256-bit encryption, PBKDF2 key derivation and two-factor authentication while also having prominent industry certifications including SOC 2, TRUSTe, Qualys and HIPAA.
Guccione's award will be presented at the Engineering Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on Saturday, April 1, 2017. For more information, please visit http://engineering.illinois.edu/engage/distinguished-alumni-and-friends/.
About Keeper Security
Keeper Security is transforming the way businesses and individuals protect their passwords and sensitive digital assets to significantly reduce cyber theft. As the leading password manager and digital vault, Keeper helps millions of people and thousands of businesses substantially mitigate the risk of a data breach. Keeper is SOC 2 Certified and utilizes best-in-class encryption to safeguard its customers. Keeper protects industry-leading companies including Chase, Sony, Siemens, Chipotle, Philips and The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Keeper partners with global OEMs and mobile operators to preload Keeper on smartphones and tablets. Learn more at https://keepersecurity.com.
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