Platinum Sponsors

Protocol provides simplified solutions to data security that profitably improves the processes, technology and people who need them. Offerings include:

  • PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) Consulting
  • PCI- Qualified Integrator Reseller (QIR) for Annual Point of Sale System Review
  • Risk-Based Gap Assessments and Employee Security Training
  • Nexus compliance management platform


SecurityMetrics is a global leader in payment data security for all business sizes, and as an Approved Scanning Vendor and Qualified Security Assessor, has tested over 1 million payment systems for data security and compliance. Among other things, SecurityMetrics offers PCI audits, PA-DSS audits, consulting, mobile device vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, security appliances, data discovery tools, and forensic analysis. For more information visit:

Utah Open Source encourages the growth of technology by giving opportunities for people to educate and be educated in all things Open.  Open Technologies are those where the consumer is free to share, free to customize or modify, and often free to use.

The Utah Open Source Foundation was organized to provide organizational and financial support to open source, and open standards organizations.


The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. We work to ensure that rights and freedoms are enhanced and protected as our use of technology grows.

Mindfire Technology
Mindfire Technology is a geeked-out software engineering firm that absolutely loves technology. We deliver enterprise level software design, architecture and development using the most current and scalable technologies. We’ve built systems integrations, fully custom software, minimum viable products, public- and internal-facing web and mobile apps, inventory management systems, point of sale systems, CRM’s, CMS’s, ERP’s and more.

Web. Design. Security.
Pope Tech partners with companies and organizations to leverage technology to solve problems or pursue opportunities. We also create our own products that we feel can benefit our partners. The Pope Tech team includes in house UX/Graphic Designers, InfoSec Analysts and full-stack Web Engineers. Along with creating great looking applications and websites we specialize in Web Accessibility and InfoSec. As an outside consultant we are able to strategically insert members of our team into our partner’s projects as needed and stay out of the way when they have it covered. Our partners include small to large companies and organizations from a wide range of industries.