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Five Startups To Pitch At PwC Luxembourg Cybersecurity Day


After an international call for submissions, with more than 50 applications, PwC Luxembourg has selected five cybersecurity companies with relevant solution for the Luxembourgish market. For this year’s PwC Luxembourg Cybersecurity Day, which falls within the Luxembourg Cybersecurity Week, the focus will be on IT security to digital trust: how to help CISOs, DPOs and CEOs ensure they keep the organisation secure in a digital society.
by: PwC Luxembourg
photo: PwC Luxembourg
featured: Koen Maris

The Cybersecurity Solution of the Year Award will be conferred by the Jury and the audience to the candidate that demonstrates excellence at all levels, from strategy to execution during the Luxembourg Cybersecurity Week gala dinner, the same day evening – more information here.

“The era where management considers that their organisations are not at stake due to the preventative controls they have put in place is over. Many of these controls run within existing IT departments that never received the right training to provide adequate and timely response during an incident. The more we become digitally dependent, and with the increase of connectivity regardless of the nature of the organisation or type of industry, the bigger the attack surface becomes. Attacks increase in volume and complexity making it dif icult to stop them. With the integration of IoT and cloud adoption in our daily and professional lives it is crucial we do not repeat the errors from previous era. This is precisely why we made an extra effort this year to extend the time and range for submissions for the Pitching Competition 2019 looking to attract companies with unique solutions that address major cybersecurity concerns in the field of fraud & cybersecurity investigation or AI for cybersecurity using the latest technologies. We are very happy with the number and quality of the companies that submitted this year. From these, we have selected five finalists who will pitch live at our Cybersecurity Day,” says Koen Maris, Director and Cybersecurity Leader at PwC Luxembourg.

This year, the five finalists are:

ASVIN

asvin.io provides a distributed ledger secured update solution for the Internet of Things. IoT vendors and operators can organise the distribution of updates from sender to the IoT devices via asvin.io cloud solution. Based on analytics of the status of firmware and patch distribution asvin.io is providing reports for real time threat landscapes for IoT devices in operation.

Solution category: Infrastructure security
Headquarters: Germany
Website: asvin.io

CYNATION

CyNation is an Integrated Risk Management company focused on managing the risks inherent in third-party ecosystems. Our Platform, CyDesk, automates the processes involved in managing digital risks and provides organisations with risk analytics and real-time visibility of their third-party risk exposure. CyDesk combines cyber security, compliance and other business risks like Know-Your-Business and Anti-Money Laundering into one dashboard. The platform’s risk fusion engine and unique AI triangulation technique allows clients to handle various types of digital and business risks.

Solution category: AI for Cyber
Headquarters: United Kingdom
Website: cynation.com

RCDEVS

OpenOTP Security Suite provides enterprise-grade security solutions suited for multi-factor authentication with OTP / FIDO, federation, identity management, PSD2 compliant secure transactions, electronic signature and SSH Key Management. RCDevs combine mobile technologies with proven security standards in order to offer the best alternative for professionals and non-professionals requiring cost-effective solutions compatible with their user’s mobility. Our unique Enterprise platform integrates seamlessly into any IT infrastructure and enables a centrally-managed security control center.

Solution category: IAM and MFA
Headquarters: Luxembourg
Website: rcdevs.com

REBLAZE

Reblaze is a cloud-based, fully managed protective shield for sites and web applications: a comprehensive web security solution that includes a next.gen WAF, DDoS protection, bot mitigation, scraping prevention, CDN, load balancing, real time traffic control, and more. Machine learning provides accurate, adaptive threat detection. Dedicated Virtual Private Clouds ensure maximum privacy, performance, and protection. An intuitive web-based management console provides real-time traffic control. A two week trial offer allows you to assess Reblaze with no cost, risk, or obligation.

Solution category: Web security
Headquarters: Israel
Website: reblaze.com

SEGASEC

Segasec is a Tel-Aviv based cyber-security startup providing end-to-end digital threat protection against consumer phishing attacks that originate in your blind spot – beyond the enterprise perimeter. Segasec’s patent-pending technology provides intelligence of upcoming attacks at the earliest possible preparation stages, running quadrillions of targeted scans that identify even unknown attack patterns. Segasec blocks compromised assets before they become a live risk, because once customer trust is broken, it’s already too late.

Solution category: Digital Threat Protection
Headquarters: Israel
Website: segasec.com


The article is sponsored by PwC Luxembourg and reflects only the opinion of the author.

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