Blue Ridge Networks Receives 2018 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award

IoT Product of the Year

CHANTILLY, Va.Aug. 16, 2018 — Blue Ridge Networks announced today that LinkGuard has received a 2018 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award from IoT Evolution magazine and IoT Evolution World, the leading magazine and Web site covering IoT technologies.

The LinkGuard platform allows organizations to cloak critical data networks, making them invisible and inaccessible to everyone that doesn’t have previously verified access using Autonomous Network Segmentation. This methodology prevents hacker reconnaissance and eliminates the high risk of unauthorized access to critical infrastructure while enabling secure connectivity – wherever it’s needed, without costly or time-consuming IT overhead.

“LinkGuard adheres to a Zero Trust methodology which provides the highest level of security possible,” said John Higginbotham, CEO of Blue Ridge Networks. “This solution is an incredible asset to organizations in a very wide range of industries who are looking to seamlessly protect critical infrastructure operations. We are extremely honored to be recognized by IoT Evolution Magazine and IoT Evolution World for our solution to secure the integration of operational technology (OT) with information technology (IT) networks.”

“The solutions selected for the IoT Evolution Product of Year Award reflect the diverse range of innovation driving the multi-billion-dollar IoT market today. It is my honor to congratulate Blue Ridge Networks for their innovative work and superior contribution to the rapidly evolving IoT industry,” said Carl Ford, CEO of Crossfire Media, a co-publisher of IoT Evolution.

“It is my pleasure to recognize LinkGuard, an innovative solution that earned Blue Ridge Networks the 2018 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “I look forward to seeing more innovation from Blue Ridge Networks in the future.”

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About Blue Ridge Networks

Based in Northern Virginia, Blue Ridge Networks is a visionary cybersecurity pioneer that provides autonomous cybersecurity for the connected world. Blue Ridge Networks’ Autonomous Cybersecurity Suite protects organizations from vulnerabilities posed by connected devices, endpoints, networks, and people. Blue Ridge solutions have protected critical operations for some of the largest US government, financial, healthcare, and other critical infrastructure customers for more than twenty years with no reported breaches.

About Crossfire Media

Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars and newsletters. Crossfire Media has a partnership with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to produce events and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media is a division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information Technology company based in New York.

About TMC

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