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CloudLock Named 2014 Innovative Technology of the Year – Security Winner at 17th Annual Technology Leadership Awards


September 15, 2014, Waltham, Mass. – CloudLock today announced that the company was named the Innovative Technology of the Year - Security winner by the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) during the 2014 Technology Leadership Awards. With a people-centric approach to security, CloudLock helps organizations empower their employees to protect organizational information in cloud platforms like Salesforce and Google Apps (Drive), enabling end-users to make the right decisions without getting in the way of progress or hindering productivity. CloudLock enables users to work how they want to work.

MassTLC announced the finalists during its 17th annual awards gala on Thursday, September 11th in the Grand Ballroom of Boston’s Westin Waterfront Hotel, attended by more than 750 executives, technologists, investors, media, analysts and other members of the Massachusetts innovation ecosystem, as well as Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, himself a recipient of the 2014 Commonwealth Award. Technology Leadership Award Winners were chosen from among the best of the region’s tech industry in 16 categories. Click here to view the full list of winners online.

“The 17th annual MassTLC Leadership Awards shines a spotlight on the vibrancy of the state’s position as both pioneer and leader in technologies that are fueling Massachusetts’ economy and changing the world,” Hopcroft said. “CloudLock should be proud of being recognized as among the elite innovators from the Bay State’s deep talent pool.”

“We are truly honored to accept this award as a Massachusetts technology leader and I could not be more proud of my team,” said Gill Zimmermann, CEO and Co-Founder at CloudLock. “We say this all the time that organizations are moving to the cloud at an exponential rate. You want people-centric security, that we provide, to allow users to work they way they live. And that’s our story. Thanks to the MassTLC for this recognition. We aren’t done yet. We’re looking to add some of the brightest minds in Boston to our growing team and believe everyone should stay tuned for more innovation from CloudLock.”

Winners were selected in each category by an independent panel of judges comprised of executives, investors, analysts, media and thought leaders in each of the 16 respective categories, including: CEO of the Year, CTO of the Year, Emerging Executive of the Year, Private Company of the Year, Public Company of the Year, Start-up to Watch, Innovative Technology of the Year – Big Data, Innovative Technology of the Year – Cloud, Innovative Technology of the Year – Education Technology, Innovative Technology of the Year – Healthcare and Life Sciences, Innovative Technology of the Year – Internet of Things, Innovative Technology of the Year – Mobile Applications, Innovative Technology of the Year – Mobile Technology, Innovative Technology of the Year – Robotics, Innovative Technology of the Year – Sales & Marketing, Innovative Technology of the Year – Security.

Awards Program Platinum Sponsors: Aericon, Invest Northern Ireland, Microsoft, PwC, Skyscope

Gold Sponsors: CHEN PR, K Square Law, Raytheon

About The Mass Technology Leadership Council, Inc.

With more than 550 member companies, the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) is the region’s leading technology association and the premier network for tech executives, entrepreneurs, investors and policy leaders. MassTLC’s purpose is to accelerate innovation by connecting people from across the technology landscape, providing access to industry-leading content and ideas and offering a platform for visibility for member companies and their interests. More at

About CloudLock

CloudLock is the cloud-native CASB and Cloud Cybersecurity Platform that helps organizations securely leverage cloud apps they buy and build. CloudLock delivers security visibility and control for SaaS, IaaS, PaaS and IDaaS environments across the entire enterprise in seconds. Founded by Israeli Elite Cybersecurity Military Intelligence experts, the company delivers actionable cybersecurity intelligence through its data scientist-led CyberLab and crowdsourced security analytics across billions of data points daily. CloudLock has been recognized by Inc. Magazine as the fastest growing security product company in the U.S. and by Glassdoor as one of the top 3 best places to work in the U.S. Learn more at

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