San Francisco, April 25, 2023 - Gem Security is proud to announce that the company has won the NTT Zero Trust Innovation Contest at the RSA Conference 2023.
Over 20 startups participated in the competition, presenting their solutions across the focus areas of attack surface management, identity management, and zero trust platforms and concepts.
The NTT judges noted that Gem was selected as the winner based on its innovative technology, platform maturity, product market fit and customer adoption. NTT judges evaluated and scored each of the contestants on a scale from 1 to 10 based on the following criteria: ability to deploy; channel maturity; client testimonials; commercial model; disruptive, cutting edge, innovative technology; product market fit, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS); standards or accreditation; technical maturity; and VC endorsement.
"Given the competitive field, we're honored to win the NTT Zero Trust Innovation Contest. We believe this recognition validates the need for an evolution in cloud security: our assume breach approach to the cloud enables organizations to gain the real-time visibility they need today," said Arie Zilberstein, Co-Founder and CEO of Gem Security.
About Gem Security
Gem enables security operations teams to respond to cloud threats with context, fast. Gem provides an industry-first assume breach approach to cloud security, purposely-built for the SOC. The company's platform automates real-time detection and investigation of threats in the cloud, with novel cloud-native containment.
Gem's founders spent years leading incident response efforts at Fortune 500 organizations, and bring deep domain expertise in cloud-native architectures, security operations, and incident response. They are ex-8200, an elite cyber and technology unit within the Israeli military. Gem is backed by Team8, an elite global Venture Capital and company-building group that was founded and remains led by the former commander of Israel's elite 8200 unit, Nadav Zafrir.
About NTT Innovation Laboratory Israel
NTT Innovation Laboratory Israel (NTT Israel) is a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT and serves as an internal strategic resource to breakthrough innovation from Israel supporting the evolution of NTT Group customer businesses, promoting innovation and digital transformation. MTT Israel collaborates with Israeli companies and academia developing cutting-edge technologies in cybersecurity, digital health and AI robotics and other various fields, as well as promotes investment opportunities with Israeli companies.