Executives pitch PolySwarm as a new paradigm for cybersecurity around the globe
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO — MARCH 29, 2018 — Decentralized antivirus marketplace PolySwarm today announced the completion of its global tour, visiting four continents with stops including Bogota, New York City, Washington D.C., Zurich, Berlin, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, and Dubai. During this global tour, PolySwarm executives presented the concept of a decentralized marketplace that allows security experts to build anti-malware engines that compete to detect threats and protect users.
“Presenting PolySwarm as a new paradigm for cybersecurity to communities around the globe has been incredibly insightful and rewarding,” said Steve Bassi, CEO of PolySwarm. “Decentralization is a major tenet of our mission, and unlocking talent from around the globe to level the playing field within the security community remains a key focus. We look forward to building upon the connections we created during our global tour as we develop and deploy PolySwarm.”
PolySwarm incentivizes a global community of information security experts to disrupt the $8.5 billion cyber threat intelligence industry, facilitating unprecedented speed and accuracy. The PolySwarm marketplace runs on Nectar (NCT), and ERC20-compatible utility token. PolySwarm recently completed a $25.94 million raise through an NCT token sale to develop and scale its decentralized marketplace.
PolySwarm’s founders built the company out of Narf Industries, LLC, an information security firm that recently completed a blockchain-based identity management project for the Department of Homeland Security, as well as cutting-edge information security projects for DARPA. PolySwarm’s advisory board includes former McAfee, Inc. CIO Mark Tonnesen and Dinesh Dhamija, deputy treasurer of the United Kingdom’s Liberal Democratic Party and ebookers.com founder, alongside renowned information security experts Dan Guido, Chris Eagle, Dr. Sergey Bratus, and Carl Hoffman.
PolySwarm is the first decentralized marketplace allowing security experts to build anti-malware engines that compete to protect consumers and enterprises. PolySwarm incentivizes a global community of information security experts to disrupt the $8.5 billion cyber threat intelligence industry, providing enterprises and consumers with unprecedented speed and accuracy in threat detection. The PolySwarm market runs on Nectar (NCT), an ERC20-compatible utility token. For more information, please visit https://polyswarm.io.
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