According to the magazine, the awards are judged by certified security professionals who voted based on independent review of company-submitted materials including but not limited to data sheets, white papers, and product literature.
“You would not have even seen this category two years ago,” said founder Eric Byres. “Following high-profile supply chain attacks like SolarWinds and Kaseya, industry is recognizing this rapidly escalating threat.”
The BC startup’s artificial intelligence technology is known as the FACT platform. It’s an acronym for Framework for Analysis and Coordinated Trust. The AI platform correlates information from diverse sources about connected firmware and software to provide continuous assurance that packages and their subcomponents are “legitimate, tamper-free, and safe to ship and install”—all with the singular goal to secure the software supply chain.
“aDolus embodies the three major features we judges look for when picking winners: understanding tomorrow’s threats today, providing a cost-effective solution, and innovating in unexpected ways that help companies mitigate cyber risk and get one step ahead of the next breach,” stated Gary S. Miliefsky, Publisher of Cyber Defense Magazine.
“It is so encouraging to see the protection of our software supply chain get the attention it so urgently needs,” added Byres. “Our solution provides a huge head start to businesses needing a secure software supply chain.”
“Software supply chain visibility is the new business imperative,” agrees Rod Campbell, the Canadian company’s CEO. “Critical infrastructure cybersecurity has been thrust into the spotlight.”
“Whether you are facing regulatory headwinds or you need better insight to understand your 3rd-party risk exposure from 3rd-party suppliers, aDolus offers a rapid and cost effective solution,” noted Byres.