SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QuintessenceLabs was awarded an honorable mention in this year's prestigious SINET 16 Innovators awards. This is the first time a company delivering advanced security solutions based on quantum science has been recognized by these awards, helping bring quantum cyber-security into the mainstream of cyber-protection.
QuintessenceLabs, the leader in quantum security technology, was one of only 10 companies awarded an Honorable Mention in the prestigious SINET 16 Innovator Awards. QuintessenceLabs solutions address key vulnerabilities in cyber-protection to deliver ultimate data security.
The annual SINET 16 Innovator awards are one of the most coveted and well-respected honors in the cyber security community, spotlighting rising stars that are creating cutting-edge technologies to address the most pressing cyber security threats and vulnerabilities.
This year's applicant pool of nearly 200 emerging technology companies was the most competitive since SINET began the initiative six years ago. The entries were vetted in a two-stage process by 60 security experts drawn from government, academia and the private sector. 16 companies were selected for the top prize, and 10 additional companies were distinguished with an honourable mention.
"QuintessenceLabs is thrilled to be recognized as a leading innovator and provider of advanced cyber-security solutions", said QuintessenceLabs Founder and CEO, Dr Vikram Sharma, "This is a wonderful endorsement of our capability to tackle the toughest security issues confronting government and enterprise today."
QuintessenceLabs will be present alongside representatives from some of the world's largest industry and government organizations at the SINET Showcase 2014 event in Washington, D.C. on December 3-4, 2014.
QuintessenceLabs is a global leader in quantum security with offices located in Australia and the United States. At the forefront of the commercial development of quantum technologies, we deliver unique high-value cybersecurity and information assurance capabilities. These include the world's fastest true random number generator; advanced key and policy manager and integrated encryption solutions for on premise or in-cloud implementations.
About Security Innovation Network (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. For more information, visit www.security-innovation.org. Follow the conversation about SINET 16 at #SINET16 and this year's SINET Showcase at #SINETDC.
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