Secure Code Warrior Selected as Finalist for MIT Sloan CIO Symposium’s Innovation Showcase
Boston, MA – April 23, 2019 – The 16th annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium just announced Secure Code Warrior as one of the ten finalists for the 2019 Innovation Showcase as its unique suite of educational secure coding tools represents a cutting-edge solution that provides both strong value and innovation to the enterprise IT space. Secure Code Warrior will receive key exposure to many of the world’s most creative and influential IT executives at the Symposium on May 22, 2019.
“We feel incredibly proud to be included among so many revolutionary companies who are making their mark in the enterprise IT sector,” said Stephen Allor, Director of the Americas at Secure Code Warrior. “We’re excited to share our blueprint for how organizations can sustain the speed of innovation required in this digital era, while maintaining stringent security best practice right from the start. Our approach empowers developers to become an integral part of a DevOps digital transformation, utilizing relevant training to build a thriving, positive internal security culture that rapidly reduces the time and cost to fix vulnerabilities.”
"It is a tremendous honor to award these 10 companies for our 2019 Innovation Showcase,” said Anton Teodorescu, Co-Chair of the Innovation Showcase. “We consider these insightful technologies to represent the strongest innovation to help lead a smarter enterprise.”
After careful consideration, the Innovation Showcase Judges evaluated and selected Secure Code Warrior for this honor based on four important criteria:
- Have an enterprise IT solution product available in the market;
- Are a start-up with less than $10 million in 2018 annual revenues;
- Are selling enterprise IT solutions to CIOs or corporate IT departments; and
- Show innovation and/or strategic value and potential impact on the top and/or bottom lines.
For a full list of Innovation Showcase finalists visit http://www.mitcio.com/innovation.
About Secure Code Warrior
Secure Code Warrior is a global security company that makes software development better and more secure. Our vision is to empower developers to be the first line of defense in their organization by making security highly visible and providing them with the skills and tools to write secure code from the beginning. We have built a powerful platform that moves the focus from reaction to prevention, training and equipping developers to think and act with a security mindset as they build and verify their skills, gain real-time advice and monitor skill development. Our customers include financial institutions, telecommunications providers and global technology companies in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific.
About the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium
The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is the premier global conference for CIOs and digital business executives to become more effective leaders. In one day, CIOs and senior IT executives explore enterprise technology innovations, business practices and receive actionable information that enables them to meet the challenges of today and the future. The Symposium offers a unique learning environment by bringing together the academic thought leadership of MIT with the in-the-trenches experience of leading, global CIOs and industry experts. The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is organized and developed by the MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association, the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE), and the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research (CISR). For more information and to register for this year’s Symposium, visit www.mitcio.com.
Journalists interested in press credentials or speaking with any of the Showcase Innovation finalists should contact Sadie Smith (email@example.com; 717-298-1865), Warner Communications Group.