Tech Sector: Security
Key Product: Application Security Platform
Appthority, winner of this year's Innovation Sandbox competition at the RSA Conference, sells its technology to businesses looking to mitigate the risk of employees downloading apps on to mobile devices.
The San Francisco-based company's software analyzes mobile apps for risky behaviors to prevent malware infection and loss of sensitive corporate data or intellectual property. Appthority integrates with third-party mobile device management vendors, such as BoxTone, as well as products from mobile application management vendors, such as Apperian. Appthority also partners with app developers migrating line of business apps to the mobile environment. For app developers, the company provides a third-party assessment to ensure customers the app doesn't include malware.