FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LIGHT POINT SECURITY BEATS OUT MORE THAN 125 STARTUPS TO PRESENT AT TECHBUZZ SPRING 2013
Light Point Security Recognized For Innovative Malware-Free Web Browsing Technology
Columbia, MD (April 22, 2013) – Light Point Security, a cybersecurity startup that uses virtualization and cloud technologies to protect companies from web-based malware, has been selected to share its story with investors, technology executives and entrepreneurs during TechBUZZ Spring 2013. TechBUZZ Spring 2013 will be held April 23 at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Light Point Security was one of 16 startups selected for this honor.
Light Point Security’s product is the first and only server-based virtual-machine-in-a-browser. It protects enterprises from web-based malware by isolating each employee’s browsing session within a server-based virtual machine that is destroyed immediately after use. By isolating the dangerous task of running websites in a disposable virtual machine, no web content ever reaches employee computers - making it impossible for web-based malware to infect a corporate network.
“We are excited to present our technology to potential customers, partners and investors,” said Beau Adkins, CEO of Light Point Security. “Being selected for TechBUZZ Spring 2013 as one of the hottest up-and-coming technology companies reinforces our place as an innovative company. We were honored to have been selected out of dozens of accomplished startups.”
Presenting companies were selected from among more than 125 diverse startups from across the region by a Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA) advisory group made up of technology business builders and active investors. The 16 startups chosen to participate will each take the stage for four minutes to describe their company, philosophy and products.
"TechBUZZ is about bringing a dynamic, proven platform for connecting promising, up-and-coming companies to seed and angel investors, corporate business partners and fellow entrepreneurs and showcasing them across the Greater Mid-Atlantic region and beyond,” said Julia Spicer, Executive Director of MAVA. “Make no mistake: every phase of building a company has its unique challenges, and for this very earliest stage start-up which must determine if a product or service genuinely addresses a need and can be commercially viable, a supportive community such as TechBUZZ, which represents all the contributors to start-up success, is essential.”
Piloted in 2010 in Baltimore, TechBUZZ was launched in May 2011 by MAVA as a half-day seed-stage conference preceding its annual Capital Connection, which features companies from growth and later-stage companies.
For more information about TechBUZZ Spring 2013, visit http://www.cvent.com/events/techbuzz-spring-april-23-2013/event-summary-e0cbd2f9e8f443eeb00abbff7943cee4.aspx.
About Light Point Security
Light Point Security is a technology startup based in Baltimore, Maryland founded by two former NSA employees. The company is dedicated to stopping malware infections delivered through web browsers. Instead of relying on security through detection, its products use virtualization and cloud technologies to provide security through isolation. For more information about Light Point Security, visit http://lightpointsecurity.com or follow us on Twitter at @LightPointSec.