Mach37 Dinner With Anup Ghosh
Anup Ghosh to Kick-off Mach37 IT Security Leaders Dinner
September 19, 2013 (Herndon, VA) – Anup Ghosh, Invincea CEO, will kick off the 12 dinners of the Mach37 Security Leaders Dinner Series program this week at Mach37. The 12 week program is designed to provide Mach37 cohort companies with weekly access and insight into the challenges, opportunities and the dynamic ecosystem of successful security professionals around the “cyber beltway”.
Anup Ghosh, Ph.D., is the Founder and CEO at Invincea. Prior to founding Invincea, he was a Program Manager at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Chief Scientist in the Center for Secure Information Systems at George Mason University and as Vice President of Research at Cigital, Inc.
Invincea is a venture-backed security software company headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia just outside of Washington D.C. In 2013 it was recognized as “Most Innovative Company of the Year” at the 2013 RSA security Conference. The company’s approach to combating advanced cyber-attacks with its award-winning, FreeSpace™ offering is recognized as game changing. Its technology currently protects nearly 10,000 companies around the globe with many more coming online in the near future through its OEM relationship with Dell.
“Anup brings incredible experience and insight into the challenges startups and security professionals have in launching and building a successful security company in the Washington area.” Said Rick Gordon, Mach37 Managing Partner. “We are excited to provide a forum for leading IT security leaders to share their experiences with other leaders in the market and our “cohorts”.
MACH37™ is currently in the first cohort session. For more information, please visit www.mach37.com
About MACH37™, www.mach37.com
Mach37 is a cybersecurity accelerator focused on creating companies that will deliver the next generation of cybersecurity solutions. Mach37 was conceived and developed by the Center for Innovative Technology and is supported by a community of hundreds of cybersecurity leaders who contribute to company development. MACH37™ is a market centric accelerator focusing singularly on cyber technology products and the markets they serve.
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About Invincea, Inc.
Invincea is the market leader in the development of secure virtual containers for advanced malware threat detection, zero-day exploit 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, watering hole attacks, drive-by download exploits, poisoned search results, scareware/crimeware, social networking worms and user-initiated infections.
The company’s solutions include an endpoint 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
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