SALT LAKE CITY, UT – September 14, 2017: Venafi®, the leading provider of machine identity protection, today announced the award of two new patents by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. With a robust patent portfolio of 19 issued and 12 patents pending, Venafi consistently delivers advanced machine identity protection solutions for the world’s most demanding, security-conscious organizations.
“We invest heavily in research and development,” said Jeff Hudson, chief executive officer for Venafi. “Our patent portfolio is one result of that investment. As inventors of the machine identity protection market, and recognized market leaders, we are inventing ground-breaking solutions that protect our customers’ machine identities, and our patents are a measure of the innovation we consistently deliver. Our technical excellence and world class customer success teams are extending Venafi’s leadership position in an exploding market.”
Venafi’s most recent patents cover innovations in cryptographic key technology and the security of mobile authentication. These patents underpin the groundbreaking Venafi solutions that protect and authenticate sensitive, encrypted communication between machines. The new patents extend Venafi’s already robust intellectual property portfolio that includes innovations in machine identity protection for SSH, SSL and cloud technology.
Venafi proactively identifies weaknesses and prioritizes security risks to the encryption keys and digital certificates the comprise machine identities for organizations around the world. Venafi customers include: the top five U.S. health insurers, the top five U.S. airlines and four of the top five banks in the U.S., U.K. and South African as well as four of the top five U.S. retailers.