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SS8 Selected as SINET 16 Innovator to Present at 2011 SINET ShowcaseIndustry and Federal Government Leaders Collaborate to Defeat Cybersecurity Threats (October 20, 2011)
MILPITAS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/20/11 -- SS8, a leading provider of communication analysis and lawful interception solutions, today announced that it has been selected as a SINET 16 Innovator. SS8 will present its communication analysis and lawful interception solution during the 2011 SINET Showcase, to be held October 26th, 2011 at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., supported by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate. The Security Innovation Network (SINET) initiatives are designed to advance innovation and enable collaboration between the public and private sectors to defeat global cybersecurity threats.
More than 100 emerging technology companies applied and were carefully vetted in a two-stage process by the SINET Showcase Steering Committee for the opportunity to present innovative and potentially disruptive cybersecurity solutions to an audience of representatives from defense, homeland security, intelligence and civilian federal agencies as well as commercial, investment and research communities. SS8 will be one of sixteen companies presenting on stage.
"The quality of the companies we saw in this year's SINET 16 Innovator process was exceptional, which made selections very challenging for the steering committee. We are confident that by raising awareness of SS8 and other finalists, they will have a direct and significant impact on meeting the most pressing technology needs of Federal Government and private industry -- and ultimately, the protection of our nation's critical infrastructures and command and control systems," said Robert Rodriguez, Chairman and Managing Principal of SINET.
"With high speed devices like smartphones and new IP services like voice over IP and Facebook, the challenge of communication analysis and lawful intercept is daunting for governments, law enforcement and intelligence agencies; similar to finding the proverbial needle in the haystack," said Dennis Haar, CEO of SS8. "Our selection for the SINET 16 will allow us to showcase the breakthrough approaches we have developed to aid in making these difficult challenges more manageable."
For more information about attending and to register for the 2011 SINET Showcase on October 26th and the half-day SINET Workshop on October 25th, visit http://www.security-innovation.org/showcase.htm.
About SS8 -- Headquartered in the heart of the Silicon Valley in Milpitas, California, SS8 is an independent global provider of lawful interception and communication forensic solutions. The company's solutions are currently deployed in over 30 countries, supporting more than 500 million subscribers. SS8 voice and data communications analysis solutions serve local, regional and national law enforcement agencies and service providers worldwide. SS8 products are sold and supported both directly and through OEM partnerships.
About the Security Innovation Network
The Security Innovation Network (SINET) mission is to advance innovation and enable global collaboration between the public and private sectors to defeat cybersecurity threats. SINET serves as the catalyst that connects builders, buyers, researchers and investors in the cybersecurity ecosystem. SINET accelerates business opportunities for both small and large organizations through strategic advisory services, community-building activities and networking events. The annual IT Entrepreneurs' Forum (ITSEF) in Silicon Valley, the Innovation Summit in Boston at MIT and SINET Showcase in Washington D.C. are supported by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate and public and private sponsorships.
The organization, founded in 2006 by retired U.S. Secret Service Agent Robert Rodriguez, has developed a strong following of cybersecurity professionals and an elite steering committee representing the nation's top cybersecurity influencers. For more information visit www.security-innovation.org or follow @SINETconnection on Twitter.
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