BALTIMORE, Nov 29, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Oculis Labs, a developer of data privacy software that protects mobile and desktop computers from visual eavesdroppers, today announced its acceptance into the Northrop Grumman Cync Program. This program, part of the Cyber Incubator at bwtech@UMBC, evaluates and supports product-based companies that develop new tools to protect the cyber and technology related security systems that our nation relies upon on a daily basis. In addition to its current office space in Hunt Valley, MD, Oculis Labs will now have a presence in the Cyber Incubator at the bwtech@UMBC Research and Technology Park enabling the company to access business, technical, and financial advisory resources from both bwtech@UMBC and Northrop Grumman.
There are nearly 400M mobile business and government workers worldwide and three quarters of workers in the U.S. are mobile, working in shared or public spaces, often reviewing and utilizing confidential information. 89% of all people admit to reading over someone else’s shoulder, the easiest way to compromise data. To address this ongoing problem Oculis Labs offers two products — PrivateEye and Chameleon:
– PrivateEye is a data privacy software solution that protects mobile and desktop computers from visual eavesdroppers. This new desktop security application employs computer vision, facial recognition and detection algorithms with a standard webcam to actively protect information displayed on computer screens.