DigiCert CSO Jason Sabin Named a Two-Time Utah Genius

Annual awards program recognizes Utah’s top inventors and trademark registrants;
Sabin helps DigiCert advance enterprise and Internet of Things security

LEHI, UT (April 27, 2017) — DigiCert Chief Secuirty Officer (CSO) Jason Sabin was recognized as a Utah Genius for the second time in his career at a formal event held in Salt Lake City. In its ninth year, the Utah Genius awards program annually recognizes the top 20 patentees and trademark registrars in the state. In the past year, the U.S. Patent & Trade Office has issued nine patents to Sabin, underpinning his work to help DigiCert advance authentication and encryption best practices for the enterprise and Internet of Things (IoT) security.

“Jason’s expertise has helped DigiCert lead the market with innovation that protects the integrity of our customer’s technical operations,” said DigiCert CEO John Merrill. “We are grateful for Jason’s contributions to DigiCert and congratulate him on this well-deserved honor.”

Since joining DigiCert in February 2012, Sabin has worked closely with DigiCert’s customers to develop innovative new products and features that simplify and optimize SaaS-based digital certificate deployment for stronger enterprise web and IoT security. Sabin also oversees security of DigiCert systems. Sabin’s career of innovation has led to the filing of more than 50 patent applications that address improvements to cloud computing, identity, authentication and security. Today, his inventions are featured in products deployed globally by many Fortune 500 companies. Sabin’s focus on cloud security spans more than a decade, including his previously having overseen Novell’s Security Review Board and built the company’s first penetration testing teams.

Sophisticated cyberattacks on valuable organizational and personal data are on the rise, especially with the increasing number of connected devices presented by the IoT. DigiCert’s innovative PKI solutions enable large-scale SSL/TLS certificate deployment through flexible, scalable systems and expert consultation for companies looking to optimize their PKI infrastructure and secure their valuable digital investments.

DigiCert solutions are used for automated certificate provisioning, data encryption, secure boot, patch management, machine-to-machine mutual authentication, user authentication, and data integrity to help prevent unauthorized intrusions and data manipulation. DigiCert’s automated PKI management platform, CertCentral®, delivers unique insights into an organization’s certificate landscape and simplifies certificate management. DigiCert leads its industry with high-assurance digital certificates and intuitive management tools for organizations of all sizes. DigiCert is a trusted partner for leading organizations, including the Global 2000 and the majority of the U.S. Alexa Top 10.

About DigiCert, Inc.

DigiCert is a leading provider of scalable security solutions for a connected world. The most innovative companies, including the Global 2000, choose DigiCert for its expertise in identity and encryption for web servers and Internet of Things devices. DigiCert supports SSL/TLS and other digital certificates for PKI deployments at any scale through its certificate lifecycle management platform, CertCentral®. The company has been recognized with dozens of awards for its enterprise-grade management platform, fast and knowledgeable customer support, and market-leading growth. For the latest DigiCert news and updates, visit digicert.com or follow @digicert.

Jeff Chandler
Director of Public Relations