ATLANTA, Sept. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bastille, the first cybersecurity company to detect and mitigate threats from the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced it is a Silver Winner in the 2016 Golden Bridge Awards® for “Best Deployment of the Year in U.S.A.” The company was recognized for its highly publicized and critically acclaimed MouseJack discovery, a massive vulnerability in wireless mice and keyboards that left billions of PC’s and millions of networks vulnerable to remote exploitation via radio frequencies.
“The sheer size and potential reach of MouseJack was a real eye-opener in terms of how vulnerable the enterprise is to IoT threats,” said Chris Risley, CEO, Bastille. “This honor from Golden Bridge Awards will fuel us moving forward as we continue to protect enterprises from these evolving IoT threats by providing the visibility and data needed to secure corporate airspaces.”
The coveted Golden Bridge Awards is an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring best companies from every major industry in the world. Winners were selected based on a comprehensive review process conducted by industry experts and awarded at the 8th annual Red Carpet Golden Bridge Awards Ceremony held in San Francisco on September 12, 2016.
Bastille’s Golden Bridge Award is the latest recognition for the emerging startup. The company received a 2016 Red Herring “Top 100 North America” award, was named a 2016 Gartner “Cool Vendor,” and selected as “Best Wireless Security Solution” for 2016 by Cyber Defense Magazine.
Bastille is the first company to detect and mitigate the rapidly emerging threats to the enterprise that are the unintended consequence of the Internet of Things. Bastille helps enterprise security teams protect corporate airspace by scanning the entire radio frequency (RF) spectrum, gaining visibility into devices that operate on more than 100 distinct protocols.
Launched in 2014, Bastille is pioneering Internet of Things (IoT) security with next-generation security sensors and airborne emission detection, allowing corporations to accurately quantify risk and mitigate 21st century airborne threats. Through its patent-pending, proprietary technology, Bastille helps enterprise organizations protect cyber and human assets while providing unprecedented visibility of wireless IoT devices that could pose a threat to network infrastructure. For more information, visit www.bastille.net and follow @bastillenet on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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