SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - January 27, 2011) - CipherCloud announced today it has been named one of 10 finalists for the always popular "Most Innovative Company at RSA® Conference 2011" contest, part of Innovation Sandbox, a unique half-day program representing today's best new security solutions. This year's program will feature interactive white boarding sessions, a "Trailbreaker Innovators" panel and the all-new "Start-up Speed Dating" session, matching up venture capital professionals with early stage start-up company attendees.

"Security threats are more varied and elaborate than ever before, creating major challenges for today's security professional," said Sandra Toms LaPedis, Area Vice President and General Manager of RSA Conference. "For the past 20 years, the commitment of RSA Conference has been to bring together the smartest people in the field to address these challenges. With this award, RSA Conference commends the companies and individuals that are driving the next stage of security innovation."

"Cloud computing has compelling advantages such as reduced cost, agility and flexibility, while offering choices of best-of-breed solutions. However, concerns about data residency, security, privacy and regulatory compliance have kept many enterprises from adopting cloud and SaaS applications. Even if a cloud application is deployed due to business pressure, the above concerns remain top of mind, which discourages broader usage," said Pravin Kothari, CipherCloud founder and CEO. "We are excited to have the opportunity to demonstrate our revolutionary cloud data protection solution during RSA Conference 2011. Our ability to eliminate cloud security and privacy concerns without impacting application performance or user experience is going to be welcomed by enterprises that want to take advantage of the cloud." 

With CipherCloud's patent pending technology, enterprises can fully address data privacy, data residency and regulatory requirements such as PCI, HIPAA, HITECH, EU Data Protection Directives, FISMA, NPP, and PIPEDA, while accelerating adoption of cloud applications from leading cloud providers such as

The "Most Innovative Company at RSA Conference 2011" winner will be decided at the conclusion of Innovation Sandbox, after each finalist gives a 3 to 5-minute presentation to a panel of judges including Asheem Chandna of Greylock Partners; Gerhard Eschelbeck of Webroot; Renee Guttmann of Time Warner Inc.; Paul Kocher of Cryptography Research, Ray Rothrock of Venrock and Hugh Thompson, Program Committee Chair for RSA Conference 2011. The winner will be announced to all Conference attendees on Tuesday morning during the RSA Conference 2011 opening session.

Additional information about the "Most Innovative Company at RSA Conference 2011" contest and Innovation Sandbox program can be found at:

About CipherCloud
CipherCloud provides cloud data protection solutions with revolutionary patent pending technology that protects enterprise data inside and outside the cloud with full visibility and control, and without impacting application functionality and backend integration. CipherCloud solutions completely eliminate data residency, privacy, security and regulatory compliance concerns associated with cloud applications, and accelerates cloud adoption in the enterprise. Visit CipherCloud at

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