Brightstar Partners With BlackRidge Technology to Deliver Cybersecurity Solutions to Indian Market

Brightstar and BlackRidge to deliver advanced zero trust cybersecurity solutions for both commercial markets and Ministry of Defence

RENO, Nev. – December 12, 2019 – BlackRidge Technology International Inc. (OTCQB: BRTI), a leading provider of next-generation cyber defense solutions, has partnered with Brightstar Corp., a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp., to drive the adoption of microsegmentation and identity-based cybersecurity solutions as part of the zero trust initiatives for both enterprise and Ministry of Defense (MoD) customers in the Indian market. As part of this partnership Brightstar will provide the technical support and fulfillment function in support of BlackRidge sales partners.

 “We are pleased to be working with BlackRidge Technology in support of its continued growth and commitment for the Indian market in support of the growing sales momentum that BlackRidge has in its zero trust approach to microsegmentation and cybersecurity solutions,” said Akshay Sharma, senior manager business development at Brightstar Corp.

BlackRidge Technology develops, markets and supports a family of next-generation cybersecurity solutions for protecting enterprises, government networks, internet of things (IoT) systems, cloud services and data centers. The company’s patented First Packet Authentication™ technology was originally developed for the U.S. military, to cloak and protect servers and segment networks. The use of identity-based network security delivers on the promise of an end-to-end, zero trust cybersecurity model.

“Our partnership with Brightstar Corp. is another important milestone in BlackRidge’s global expansion. We have been active in India for over a year understanding and developing the market. This partnership allows us to deliver products now to address the growing need for cyber security solutions in various markets including data center, cloud, IoT, manufacturing, managed security services and the Ministry of Defence,” said Bill Joll, head of worldwide sales at BlackRidge Technology.

About Brightstar Corp
Brightstar works with its industry-leading partners to deliver and create value for our customers at a PAN India level. Brightstar India manages various business segments including Lifestyle Products & Accessories and our Consumer Business category which includes cloud cameras, 4G data cards and hotspots. We manufacture landline phones in our consumer business category under the brand name Beetel, and offer Enterprise Business solutions (including boardroom display and projection, voice and data and security and surveillance solutions), IT and IP infrastructure products (including networking, servers, storage and firewall) and last mile connectivity solutions. In addition to our existing portfolio, we have developed Cloud Managed Services (CMS), video conferencing as a service (VCaaS) and security as a service (SecaaS) to create value for our clients in a connected smart-world. To know more please visit,

About BlackRidge Technology
BlackRidge Technology enables our customers and partners to deliver more secure and resilient business services in today’s rapidly evolving cyber threat environments. Our zero trust approach to adaptive cyber defense proactively protects cloud services, servers and IoT devices, and microsegments networks. Our patented technology authenticates user or device identity and enforces security policy on the first packet of network sessions. This new level of real-time protection blocks or redirects unidentified and unauthorized traffic to stop port scanning, cyber-attacks and unauthorized access. BlackRidge was founded in 2010 to commercialize its military grade and patented network security technologies. For more information, visit

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