Optiv is the largest holistic pure-play cyber security solutions provider in North America. The company’s diverse and talented employees are committed to helping businesses, governments and educational institutions plan, build and run successful security programs through the right combination of products, services and solutions related to security program strategy, enterprise risk and consulting, threat and vulnerability management, enterprise incident management, security architecture and implementation, training, identity and access management, and managed security. Created in 2015 as a result of the Accuvant and FishNet Security merger, Optiv is a Blackstone (NYSE: BX) portfolio company that has served more than 12,000 clients of various sizes across multiple industries, offers an extensive geographic footprint, and has premium partnerships with more than 300 of the leading security product manufacturers. For more information, please visit www.optiv.com.
Sayers is an innovative IT solutions company specializing in cloud, storage, virtualization, security and mobility, and networking. Sayers takes a personalized, expert-led approach to solving business challenges, consistently delivering results that help customers grow and prosper.
Founded in 1983 by NFL Hall of Fame football professional Gale Sayers, the company has since grown into one of the most trusted names in IT solutions, consistently recognized for its innovation and quality of client service. Sayers is headquartered in Chicago, with offices in Atlanta, Boston, Nashville and Tampa. For more information on Sayers, please visit www.sayers.com.
BrandProtect is always looking for ways to better protect end users and consumers from the “bad apples” on the internet. This venture has resulted in a partnership with Microsoft to help protect end users from falling victim to phishing sites, by providing essential data for inclusion in Microsoft’s Phishing and SmartScreen Filters. www.microsoft.com
Anti-Phishing Working Group
BrandProtect is an active participant in the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), the global pan-industrial and law enforcement association focused on eliminating fraud and identity theft that result from phishing, pharming, and email spoofing of all types. We provide phish detection and verification services for APWG and its 2000+ members, which helps to better secure the internet and protect consumer’s personal information. www.antiphishing.org
Financial Services - Information Sharing and Analysis Center
The only industry forum for collaboration on critical security threats facing the financial services sector. When attacks occur, early warning and expert advice can mean the difference between business continuity and widespread business catastrophe. Members of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) receive timely notification and authoritative information specifically designed to help protect critical systems and assets from physical and cyber security threats. www.fsisac.com
The International Trademark Association
The International Trademark Association (INTA) is a not-for-profit membership association dedicated to the support and advancement of trademarks and related intellectual property as elements of fair and effective commerce.
Today, 5,900 trademark owners, professionals and academics from more than 190 countries make INTA a powerful network of powerful brands. Members of INTA find true value in the Association’s global trademark research, policy development, and education and training. www.inta.org
International Forum of Incident Response Security Teams
International Forum of Incident Response Security Teams (FIRST) is the premier organization and recognized global leader in incident response. Membership in FIRST enables incident response teams to more effectively respond to security incidents reactive as well as proactive. FIRST brings together a variety of computer security incident response teams from government, commercial, and educational organizations. FIRST aims to foster cooperation and coordination in incident prevention, to stimulate rapid reaction to incidents, and to promote information sharing among members and the community at large. www.first.org
Mozilla is a proudly non-profit organization dedicated to keeping the power of the Web in people’s hands. We’re a global community of users, contributors and developers working to innovate on your behalf. When you use Firefox, or any Mozilla product, you become a part of that community, helping us build a brighter future for the Web. www.mozilla.org
Founded by the thought leaders behind Cisco’s IronPort solutions, the Agari SaaS solution revolutionizes email security. Agari provides global brands and security professionals with the tools and analytics needed to eliminate email threats, protect customers and their personal data, and proactively guard brand reputation. www.agari.com
Online Trust Alliance
The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) is a non-profit with the mission to enhance online trust, while promoting innovation and the vitality of the internet. OTA’s goal is to help educate businesses, policy makers and stakeholders while developing and advancing best practices and tools to enhance the protection of users' security, privacy and identity. OTA supports collaborative public-private partnerships, benchmark reporting, meaningful self-regulation and data stewardship. www.otalliance.org
Digimarc is a leading innovator and provider of enabling technologies that create digital identities for all forms of media content. These digital IDs (or digital watermarks) are imperceptible to humans, but easily detected by computers, networks, mobile phones and more — helping computing devices, in essence, to "see, hear understand" the world around them. Digimarc develops solutions, licenses its technology and provides professional development services to its business partners. www.digimarc.com
BrandVerity provides services that detect online brand and trademark abuse. The technology investments made by infringers have drastically outpaced the investments by brand owners. It is simple to find some advertisements. It is hard to find all advertisements. We have built technology that detects ads that utilize the mechanisms affiliates use to hide themselves. www.brandverity.com