QuSecure Named as a Most Promising Unicorn in SC Media’s 2023 SC Awards Program
QuSecure Only Post-Quantum Cybersecurity Company Named by Judging Panel of Industry Leaders
SAN MATEO, Calif. — May 22, 2023 — QuSecure™, Inc., a leader in post-quantum cybersecurity (PQC), today announced that it has been recognized as a 2023 SC Award finalist in the Excellence Award category for Most Promising Unicorn. The announcement was made as part of SC Media’s 2023 SC Awards coverage. Now in its 26th year, the SC Awards program is cybersecurity’s most prestigious and competitive program, recognizing the solutions, organizations, and people driving innovation and success in information security.
“The SC Awards Program is one of the industry’s most important recognition programs, and it is extremely rewarding to be recognized by their panel of judges in the Most Promising Unicorn award category,” said Skip Sanzeri, QuSecure co-Founder and COO. “Our QuProtect solution enables organizations to protect their communications and secure private information as the world accelerates toward a quantum future, due to the looming threat of quantum computing’s ability to break the public key encryption we currently use. QuProtect’s post-quantum technologies are differentiated in the industry and uniquely provide secure, interoperable cybersecurity to protect networks from today’s classical threats and future quantum threats.”
According to SC Media, “This category recognizes privately-held security startups with great promise – and an applied valuation basis at or above $1 billion. Yes, they are still relying on investment dollars; but they also have developed their core product offering and target market, and proven viability. These businesses may ultimately opt for an initial public offering or they may look toward acquisition as buyer or seller. Regardless, these companies have all eyes on market validation and achieving accelerated scale.”
Hundreds of entrants vying for Excellence Awards were judged by a panel of industry leaders, from sectors including healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, consulting, and education.
QuSecure’s QuProtect software enables organizations to leverage quantum-resilient technology to prevent today’s cyberattacks, while future-proofing networks and preparing for quantum cyberthreats. It provides quantum-resilient cryptography, anytime, anywhere and on any device. QuProtect software uses an end-to-end quantum-security-as-a-service architecture that addresses the digital ecosystem’s most vulnerable aspects, uniquely combining zero-trust, next-generation post-quantum-cryptography, crypto agility, quantum-strength keys, high availability, easy deployment, and active defense into a comprehensive and interoperable cybersecurity suite. The end-to-end approach is designed to protect the entire information lifecycle as data is communicated, used and stored.
“Both the strategies and technologies embodied by our entrants captured the exceptional innovation of the cybersecurity sector this year,” said Tom Spring, SC Media’s editorial director at CyberRisk Alliance. “Entrants represented our industry’s top-tier products, individuals, and firms. This year’s list of finalists reflects both the robustness and agility of solutions used by network defenders to protect assets within an always shifting threat landscape.”
The QuProtect solution is the industry’s most advanced quantum safe solution providing quantum-resilience for today’s critical communications, including network, cloud, IoT, edge devices, and satellite communications. Using QuProtect, organizations can implement PQC across all devices on the network with minimal disruption to existing systems, protecting against current classical and future quantum attacks which could irreparably disrupt industries and infrastructures across government and commercial sectors; at the same time solving today’s complex compliance challenges, such as bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and work-from-home policies.
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QuSecure is a leader in post-quantum cybersecurity with a mission to protect enterprise and government data from quantum and classical cybersecurity threats. Its quantum-safe solutions provide an easy transition path to quantum resiliency across any organization. The company’s QuProtect solution is the industry’s first PQC software-based platform uniquely designed to protect encrypted communications and data with quantum-resilience using a quantum secure channel. QuSecure has current customer deployments in banking/finance, healthcare, space/satellite, IT/data enterprises, datacenters, and various Department of Defense agencies. QuSecure is investor backed and has offices in Silicon Valley. For more information visit www.qusecure.com.
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