FastCompany’s 2023 Next Big Things in Tech list is out, and we’re honored to be on it! Optery is thrilled to secure a win in the Security and Privacy category, highlighting our innovative approach to data protection for individuals, families, and enterprises.
Selecting the Pioneers in Tech
Fast Company’s awards reviewed 1,300+ applicants to honor 119 innovators transforming industries from healthcare to cybersecurity. The criteria included relevance, innovation, impact, and potential.
Rigorous evaluations and discussions lead to selecting the winners. “With Next Big Things in Tech, our aim is to honor projects based not only on what they’ve already achieved but where they’re poised to go,” says Fast Company global technology editor Harry McCracken.
Read on for more info on Optery and Fast Company’s award.
More about Fast Company
Focused on technology, business, and design
Established in 1995, Fast Company has become a key player in business journalism, particularly in technology, business, and design. The magazine, known for its insightful content both online and in print, was founded by former Harvard Business Review editors and has been influential in highlighting business innovation .
The Next Big Things in Tech awards by Fast Company, now a notable event in the tech world, rigorously select breakthrough technologies impacting diverse sectors. From over 1,300 applicants, only 119 were recognized in the latest round, showcasing Fast Company’s focus on significant technological advancements with real-world impacts
More About Optery
Optery is the first company to offer a free report with dozens of screenshots showing where your personal information is being posted by hundreds of data brokers online, and the first to offer IT teams a completely self-service platform for finding and removing employee personal information from the web.
Optery subscription plans automatically remove customers from these sites, clearing your home address, phone number, email and other personal information from the Internet at scale. The service is used to prevent threats like phishing, social engineering, identity theft, harassment and physical violence.
Optery has completed its AICPA SOC 2, Type II security certification, and distinguishes itself with unparalleled search technology, data removal automation, visual evidence-based before-and-after reporting, data broker coverage, and API integration options.
In addition to Fast Company’s Next Big Things in Tech award for security and privacy in 2023, Optery was awarded “Editors’ Choice” by PCMag.com as the most outstanding product in the personal data removal category in 2022 and 2023.
Tens of thousands of users rely on Optery to prevent attacks and keep their personal information off the Internet.
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