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Israeli Startup Talon Cyber security top Finalist for Prestigious Competition – Jewish Business News

Cyber Security | August 2, 2022
L-R Ohad Bobrov and CEO Ofer Ben Noon, co-founder of Talon Cyber Security/ credit Shai Sharon

Talon Cyber Security, the first secure corporate browser developer, has been named one of 10 finalists for the RSA Conference 2022 Innovation Sandbox Contest.

Founded in 2021 by CEO Ofer Ben-Noon and CTO Ohad Bobrov, Talon raised $43 million seed to date.

Ofer Ben-Noon, co-founder and CEO stated that the traditional method of giving safe access to current apps is costly, difficult, and puts businesses in danger. “TalonWork delivers a novel, simple, and seamless first line of protection for business security while radically reducing the complexity of the technological stack.”

RSA competition is recognized as a catapult for success and the top 10 finalists have combined celebrated 69 acquisitions and garnered $9.8 billion in investments since it started in 2005.

On June 6, Talon will present its technology to an industry-renowned panel of judges and a live audience at a conference in San Francisco. Ten candidates will vie for the title “Most Innovative Startup.” Talon will have three minutes to pitch the panel of judges before a question-and-answer round.”

Ben-Noon stated, “We can’t wait to unveil our solution at RSA Conference and show everyone how we have changed the browser into a control point and genuine business enabler for security and IT organizations.”

Talon enables enterprises to simplify their security programs by bringing enterprise-grade security to the browser and offering native capabilities such as identity protection, data loss prevention, and zero trust controls. Customers utilize Talon to monitor and safeguard SaaS apps, online activities, corporate and non-corporate devices, and non-corporate devices.

The company, built on Chromium, preserves employee privacy and provides the consistent, high-quality user experiences required to securely power the future of work.

“While the cybersecurity industry contends with constant changes and challenges, these bold thinkers are the changemakers we need to protect the world against new threats,” said Linda Gray Martin Vice President, RSA Conference in an announcement. “For the last 17 years, RSAC Innovation Sandbox finalists have gone on to make a significant impact, and there’s no doubt that this Contest year is any different. We’re cheering on this year’s finalists to carry on the competition’s legacy with their game-changing ideas and I look forward to seeing the influence they make on the future.”

The panel of renowned expert judges includes Dorit Dor, Chief Product Officer at Check Point Software Technologies, Niloofar Howe, Sr. Operating Partner at Energy Impact Partners, Paul Kocher, Independent Researcher, Shlomo Kramer, Co-founder and CEO, Cato Networks, and Christopher Young, Executive Vice President of Business Development Strategy and Ventures at Microsoft.

RSA refers to the public-key encryption technique that RSA Data Security, Inc. created. RSA is an acronym for Rivest, Shamir, and Adleman, the creators of the technology.

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