SOURCE: ArcSight

January 15, 2008 08:00 ET

ArcSight Named Finalist for Reader Trust and Excellence Awards in 2008 SC Magazine Awards Program

ArcSight ESM and ArcSight Log Management Suite Both Selected as Among Top Security Solutions of 2007

CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwire - January 15, 2008) - ArcSight, Inc., a leader in enterprise security and compliance management solutions, today announced it has been named a finalist in two categories of SC Magazine's Awards program for outstanding achievement in information-technology (IT) security. The ArcSight ESM 4.0 is a finalist for a Reader Trust Award in the Best Event Management Solution category, while ArcSight ESM and the Log Management Suite together are a finalist for an Excellence Award in the Best Regulatory Compliance Solution category.

"Being nominated as a finalist in two SC Magazine award categories, by both readers and the publication, is a singular honor," said Reed Henry, SVP Marketing and Business Development, ArcSight. "This is a testament to the strength and breadth of our solutions, which are invaluable to enterprises in helping them protect their business."

The excellence of ArcSight products was also recognized by several other industry organizations in 2007:

--  The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), an ArcSight customer, was
    awarded the prestigious 2007 GCN Agency Award from Government Computer
    News.  The FAA makes extensive use of ArcSight ESM in its security
    operations system, which provides a full range of network security services
    for the entire Transportation Department.
--  ArcSight ESM was named a leader in Info-Tech's Decision Diamond for
    Security Information Management Solutions.  ArcSight received the highest
    possible scores for its ability to execute its strategy as well as for its
    features, support and product architecture.
--  Gartner, Inc. positioned ArcSight in the Leaders Quadrant in the
    "Security Information and Event Management 1Q07 Magic Quadrant" report,
    which positions vendors based on their vision and ability to execute.
    Execution criteria included viability, sales execution and pricing, and
    product effectiveness in customer production environments.  Vision criteria
    included market understanding, sales and product strategy, and innovation.
--  ArcSight ESM received the Gold Medal in the security information
    management (SIM) category from Information Security magazine's 2007
    Readers' Choice Award.  The award was given based on responses from more
    than 1,500 readers, who rated more than 340 products spanning 15 product

ArcSight ESM is a comprehensive solution that enables global customers to manage information risk and protect critical assets. Today's security landscape includes hundreds of event sources, including network devices, databases, applications, and more. ArcSight ESM enables enterprise users to view all events across multiple enterprise infrastructures from a single event console.

The ArcSight Log Management Suite enables enterprises to handle evolving business requirements and regulatory mandates by offering integrated, cost-effective, long-term, audit-quality storage plus automated enforcement of retention policies. The platform, which includes packaged real-time and historical content for regulations such as PCI, SOX, and FISMA, can be used for application monitoring, fraud, insider threat and sensitive data protection.

"Our 2008 Excellence Award finalists, including ArcSight, represent an array of the industry's top IT security companies," said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong. "Our judges have recognized the key players in the mission to safeguard businesses, their customers and the critical data stored throughout North America."

SC Magazine will announce the award winners at an event in San Francisco on April 8, 2008.

About SC Magazine

SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. The brand's portfolio includes the SC Magazine Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executives Forums.

About ArcSight

ArcSight is a leading provider of security and compliance solutions that intelligently identify and mitigate business risk and deliver a centralized view of enterprise-wide events across heterogeneous infrastructures. This real time and historic view into external attacks, insider threats and regulatory compliance provides enterprises, MSSPs and government agencies with the intelligence and response capabilities required to effectively protect and manage their networks and their businesses. For more information, see

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