TEMPE, Ariz., March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Swimlane announced today that they were named a top eight finalist in Invest Southwest and the Arizona Commerce Authority's Venture Madness. The full list can be viewed at http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/blog/techflash/2015/03/venture-madness-down-to-8-companies-winner.html?full=true
The bracket-style competition began with sixty-four finalists, which were eventually whittled down to eight through pairings during the live demonstration portion of the competition, hosted at the Venture Madness Conference Finalists includes the overall winner, CampusLogic LLC.
Swimlane is a security operations automation platform that centralizes an organization's security alerts, gathers related threat intelligence, automates resolution and improves the ROI on existing cyber security investments. Using software-defined security (SDSec) methods and security orchestration, Swimlane reduces manual effort by automatically responding to alerts, automating the implementation of security controls, and processing all mundane administrative security tasks, including reports.
Swimlane co-founders Cody Cornell, CEO and Brian Kafenbaum, COO, information security consultants to some of the world's largest companies and government organizations. They created Swimlane as an addition to their already successful cyber security consulting and services firm, Phoenix Data Security. The software platform was developed to fill a market gap for a solution that would significantly reduce the expense and time associated with the manual effort of managing the rapidly growing number of security activities that is required of a modern Security Operations Center (SOC).
Swimlane, headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, is a developer of cyber security automation solutions. The company's Swimlane platform centralizes an organization's security operations activities, automates incident resolution and integrates with threat intelligence. In addition, Swimlane provides security-specific business intelligence that boosts security performance and help executives, managers and analysts users make more informed decisions. For more information visit www.swimlane.com.
About Venture Madness
Venture Madness, presented by Invest Southwest in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority, pits 64 of the most promising startups against one another in a bracket-style, head-to-head competition. For more information, visit http://www.venturemadness.com/