FAIRFAX, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/04/12 -- Invincea, Inc., an innovator in the use of secure virtual containers to enable advanced malware threat detection, network breach prevention, and pre-breach forensic intelligence, today announced that it has been named Best Anti-Malware Solution by Government Security News at their 4th Annual Homeland Security Awards in Washington, D.C.
The gala dinner, which drew hundreds of government officials and industry executives to the Washington Convention Center on November 29, honored winners in 42 different categories. The winners were selected by a panel of objective judges, according to Jacob Goodwin, Editor-in-Chief of Government Security News. "We received an outstanding group of entries and have handed winners' plaques to an exceptional group of companies and government agencies," said Goodwin.
"Invincea is extremely honored to have been recognized by Government Security News as the Best Anti-Malware Solution," said Anup Ghosh, founder and CEO of Invincea. "This great achievement underscores the security innovations that Invincea continues to drive forward that are impacting the marketplace. Invincea empowers both the government and private sector with the ability to prevent compromises from advanced persistent threats driven largely through targeted attacks at employees in the form of spear-phishing, drive-by-downloads and 'watering hole' attacks. Invincea's threat analytics help our clients identify their threats and their methods to efficiently allocate scarce resources to counter cyber threats against their business, which includes an ever-expanding number of determined, tenacious and very dangerous adversaries."
Invincea is the premier innovator in advanced malware threat detection, end-user threat protection, and pre-breach forensic analysis. Invincea's platform seamlessly moves the browser, PDF, Microsoft Office documents, .zip, and .exe file attachments into secure virtual containers without changing the user experience. By placing the user in a "virtual bubble," Invincea gives users safe access to the Internet without inheriting the risks from determined cyber adversaries. Invincea's solution prevents zero-day attacks from compromising the computer while detecting malicious activity targeting the browser or coming from weaponized email attachments. Invincea feeds cyber forensics from each virtual infection in real-time to Invincea's Threat Data Server and other SIEM products hosted locally.
For a complete list of winners from GSN's 2012 Homeland Security Awards, click here.
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About Invincea, Inc.
Invincea is the premier innovator in advanced malware threat detection, network breach prevention, and pre-breach forensic intelligence. Invincea is the only solution on the market that provides enterprise networks with coverage against the largest attack surface for cyber-breach attacks aimed at end-users in the form of spear phishing, drive-by download exploits, poisoned search results and user-initiated infections. The company's solutions include a desktop security software suite and threat intelligence appliance. The solutions offer a unique ability to protect networks against all types of threats directed at end-users, including zero-days, by seamlessly moving applications that render untrusted content into controlled, secure virtual containers that automatically detect and terminate threats in real time. Invincea's platform seamlessly moves the browser, PDF reader, Microsoft Office suite, .zip, and .exe file types from the native operating system into secure virtualized environments without altering the user experience. The company, which was founded by Dr. Anup Ghosh to address the rapidly increasing security threat from nation states, cyber-crime, and rogue actors, has commercialized technology originally built under DARPA funding. The company is venture capital-backed and based in Fairfax, VA. For more information, visit http://www.invincea.com.