SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Rivetz, an industry leader in decentralized, embedded cybersecurity, today announced it has been named winner of the 2018 BlockAward in the category: Best in Currency – Privacy.
Rivetz protects user privacy with its powerful device-centric security paradigm. Combining blockchain technology and the hardware-based trusted computing capabilities already built into millions of devices, Rivetz has developed an ecosystem of security products and services powered by the Rivet (RvT) token. The RvT is an ERC20 token managed on the Ethereum blockchain and provides a new economic mechanism for delivering automated device-to-device payment for the consumption of cybersecurity services and delivery of software and service licenses.
The 2018 BlockAwards celebrate technical innovation, adoption and reception in the Blockchain Industry and by the developer community. The BlockAwards Ceremony takes place during BlockWorld 2018 (San Jose Convention Center), the world's largest Blockchain Developer conference and expo, bringing together the global Blockchain economy with over 3,000 attendees.
The 2018 BlockAwards received hundreds of nominations, and the Advisory Board to the BlockAwards selected developer products and technologies based on three criteria: attraction of attention and awareness, generally positive regard by the developer and engineering community and sector leadership for innovation.
Rivetz fulfills these criteria with its powerful device-centric security paradigm that evolves the industry past today's username/password model. The firm has fostered a tight-knit community who espouse the blockchain-based device-centric security model. Rivetz benefits developers by providing developers with a simple and seamless means to connect their projects to hardware-based security.
"We are honored to be recognized by the BlockAwards," said Steven Sprague, CEO of Rivetz. "We believe that you should never have to compromise between security and usability, which is why we're developing tomorrow's solutions for safer and simpler digital experiences."
"The BlockAwards spotlight the technologies that enable decentralization, and we believe Rivet (RvT) token is a leader in their industry for empowering the next generation of decentralization," stated Geoff Domoracki, founder of DevNetwork, producer of BlockWorld and the 2018 BlockAwards. "Blockchain is about more than just tokens, it's about implementing new solutions that change how industries work. We're excited that Rivetz can be a part of the technology shift!"
Rivetz will receive this prestigious award at the 2018 BlockAwards Ceremony on Thursday, September 13, 2018.
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Rivetz technology and services aim to provide a safer and easier-to-use model for all users to protect their digital assets using hardware-based trusted execution technology. The device plays a critical role in automating security and enabling the controls that users need to produce high assurance data and benefit from modern services. Rivetz leverages state-of-the-art cybersecurity tools to develop a modern model for users and their devices to interact with services on the Internet. They were selected for Telecom Council's prestigious Innovation Showcase Class of 2018. Find out more at www.rivetz.com and follow Rivetz on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Telegram.
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