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Cybereason Selected as Finalist for MIT Sloan CIO Symposium's Innovation Showcase

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Cambridge, Mass. (PRWEB) May 06, 2014

The 11th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium has announced Cybereason Inc. as one of ten finalists for the 2014 Innovation Showcase as its security platform represents a cutting edge solution that provides both strong value and innovation to enterprise IT. Cybereason will receive key exposure to many of the world's most creative and influential IT executives at the Symposium being held on May 21, 2014.

"We are pleased to be selected as one of the finalists for the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium Innovation Showcase," said Mark Taber, vice president, sales and marketing, at Cybereason. "Cybereason delivers a groundbreaking technology platform to proactively detect and terminate Malops™ -- malicious operations perpetrated by sophisticated hackers carrying out cybercrimes within enterprises -- and it is an honor to be recognized by MIT."

Malop Protection: A New Approach to Cybersecurity

Cybereason's patent-pending technology uses incremental adaptive forensic investigation techniques and statistical analysis to map hacking patterns to side effects observed on systems to distinguish between normal and suspicious activities. The raw data is fused together from various sources including end points, servers, network, cyber intelligence reports, malware databases and heuristics scanners.

"We are thrilled to have received such a high number of qualified Innovation Showcase submissions," said David L. Verrill, executive director of the MIT Center for Digital Business, and co-chair of the Innovation Showcase. "Each of the 10 finalists we have chosen represents innovative technologies that have the potential to positively impact growth and help CIOs move their digital enterprises forward successfully."

After careful consideration, the Innovation Showcase judges evaluated and selected Cybereason for this honor based on four important criteria:

  • Actively provides a B2B or B2C enterprise IT solution product to the market
  • Is a start-up with less than $10 million in 2013 revenues or Series A funding
  • Is selling enterprise IT solutions to CIOs or corporate IT departments
  • Shows innovation and/or strategic value with potential impact on the top and/or bottom line
For a full list of Innovation Showcase finalists, visit

The Innovation Showcase will take place on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. in the Kresge courtyard tent at MIT in Cambridge, MA. The full agenda of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is available at

About the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium

The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is the premier global event for CIOs and senior IT executives to become better business leaders. In one day, CIOs and senior IT executives receive actionable information that enables them to meet the challenges of today's changing global economy. The annual event offers a day of interactive learning and thought-provoking discourse on the future of technology, business, and best practices that is not available anywhere else. The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is organized and developed by a team from the MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association and the MIT Center for Digital Business. Visit www(dot)mitcio(dot)com for more information and registration. To stay connected to the Symposium and its community, follow updates on Twitter: www(dot)twitter(dot)com/mitcio.

Editor's Note:
Journalists interested in a press credentials or speaking with any of the Showcase Innovation finalists should contact Derek Beckwith [derek(at)warnerpr(dot)com; +1 617.331.3567) or Sadie Smith (sadie(at)warnerpr(dot)com; +1 717.298.1865], Warner Communications.

About Cybereason Inc.

Cybereason delivers a proprietary technology platform that automatically uncovers malicious operations (Malops™) and reconstructs them as a clear image of a cyberattack in context. This enables enterprises to discover sophisticated targeted threats at a very early stage, disrupt them at the stem and significantly reduce the costs and damages caused by such attacks. Cybereason is headquartered in Cambridge, MA with offices in Tel Aviv, Israel. For more information, please visit,,, and www(dot)linkedin(dot)com/company/cybereason.

Cybereason, Malop and Malops are trademarks of Cybereason Inc. All other brand names and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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Dottie O'Rourke
TECHMarket Communications
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