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Intrinsic ID Named Groundbreaking Company, Internet of Things Security in 2019 InfoSec Awards

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 6, 2019 – Intrinsic ID, the world’s leading provider of digital authentication technology for Internet of Things security, announced today it has been named “Groundbreaking Company in Internet of Things Security” in the 2019 InfoSec Awards by Cyber Defense Magazine. Award recipients were selected by a panel of security professionals, with the goal of recognizing information security innovators and organizations poised to become the next generation of industry leaders. Winners were announced at the RSA Conference 2019, held March 4-8 in San Francisco.

“The work by the Intrinsic ID team is groundbreaking in many ways, so it’s an honor to have been recognized as such by Cyber Defense Magazine at this year’s RSA Conference,” said Pim Tuyls, chief executive officer for Intrinsic ID. “The threats facing the Internet of Things grow continually, and we continue to develop technology for developing unclonable identities to secure every device connected to the IoT.”Cyber Defense Magazine InfoSec Award Winner Logo E1551722125347

Intrinsic ID’s patented SRAM PUF (Physical Unclonable Function) technology is the basis for deriving unclonable identities for products connected to the IoT. The company’s secure root key generation and management software solutions for IoT security enable device manufacturers to secure their products with an unclonable identity such as a unique secret root key without the need for adding a costly, standalone, security-dedicated silicon.

The InfoSec award is the second such honor Intrinsic ID has received in recent months. In January BroadKey was named IoT Security Product of the Year in the 2019 IoT Breakthrough Awards. For more of Intrinsic ID’s achievements, visit the Awards page on the company’s website.

“In an era when nation state exploitation, cybercrime, hacktivism, cyberespionage, ransomware and malware exploits are all on the rise, it’s important to recognize companies working to combat such threats, a reason Intrinsic ID won the Groundbreaking Company for IoT Security from our magazine,” said Gary S. Miliefsky, Publisher, Cyber Defense Magazine. “Intrinsic ID won after we reviewed nearly 3,000 infosec companies because they are an innovator on a mission to help stop breaches and proactively get one step ahead of these threats.”

“With Cybercrime continuing to gain momentum, surpassing global drug crime last year and projected to reach over $1 trillion in theft and damages in 2019, we are proud to see this company as an award-winning innovator, offering a new approach to defeat these criminals,” said Pierlugi Paganini, editor-in-chief, Cyber Defense Magazine.”


About CDM InfoSec Awards

This is Cyber Defense Magazine’s seventh year of honoring InfoSec innovators. Our submission requirements are for any startup, early stage, later stage or public companies in the INFORMATION SECURITY (INFOSEC) space who believe they have a unique and compelling value proposition for their product or service.  Learn more at

About the Judging

The judges are CISSP, FMDHS, CEH, certified security professionals who voted based on their independent review of the company submitted materials on the website of each submission including but not limited to data sheets, white papers, product literature and other market variables. CDM has a flexible philosophy to find more innovative players with new and unique technologies, than the one with the most customers or money in the bank. CDM is always asking “What’s Next?” so we are looking for Next Generation InfoSec Solutions.

About Cyber Defense Magazine

With over 1.4 Million annual readers and growing, and over 7,000 pages of searchable online infosec content, Cyber Defense Magazine is the premier source of IT Security information. We are managed and published by and for ethical, honest, passionate information security professionals. Our mission is to share cutting-edge knowledge, real-world stories and awards on the best ideas, products and services in the information technology industry. We deliver electronic magazines every month online for free, and limited print editions exclusively for the RSA conferences and our paid subscribers. CDM is a proud member of the Cyber Defense Media Group. Learn more about us at and visit and to see and hear some of the most informative interviews of many of these winning company executives.

About Intrinsic ID

Intrinsic ID is the world’s leading digital authentication company, providing the Internet of Things with hardware-based root-of-trust security via unclonable identities for any IoT-connected device. Based on Intrinsic ID’s patented SRAM PUF technology, the company’s security solutions can be implemented in hardware or software. Intrinsic ID security, which can be deployed at any stage of a product’s lifecycle, is used to validate payment systems, secure connectivity, authenticate sensors, and protect sensitive government and military systems. Intrinsic ID technology has been deployed in more than 125 million devices. Award recognition includes the Cyber Defense Magazine InfoSec Award, the IoT Breakthrough Award, IoT Security Excellence Award, the Frost & Sullivan Technology Leadership Award and the EU Innovation Radar Prize. Intrinsic ID security has been proven in millions of devices certified by Common Criteria, EMVCo, Visa and multiple governments. Intrinsic ID’s mission: “Authenticate Everything.” Visit Intrinsic ID online at

Intrinsic ID, the Intrinsic ID logo, BroadKey and “Authenticate Everything” are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intrinsic ID, Inc., and are protected by trademark laws of the United States and other jurisdictions. All other product and company names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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