SOURCE: Archer Technologies

December 10, 2009 09:33 ET

Archer Technologies Named Finalist in 2010 SC Awards

OVERLAND PARK, KS--(Marketwire - December 10, 2009) - Archer Technologies, a leading provider of enterprise governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions, has been named a finalist in the 2010 SC Awards program for outstanding achievement in information technology (IT) security. Archer's GRC solutions are included in the Excellence Award category for Best Regulatory Compliance Solution, which recognizes companies with superior security products that help customers tackle today's pressing security challenges.

"Our distinguished panel of award judges selected Archer Technologies as a finalist in our Excellence Awards category -- recognizing its contribution to the world of IT security," said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong. "Businesses are challenged every day with newer and more sophisticated security threats and they rely on companies like Archer Technologies to help protect their assets."

As the industry's preeminent awards program, the annual SC Awards has recognized security's key contributors and outstanding products for more than a decade. The SC Awards are designed to honor the professionals, companies and products that help fend off the myriad security threats confronted in today's corporate world. Individuals, brands and solutions recognized in the program address not only the security challenges prominent today, but also the emerging threat landscape of tomorrow.

IT security companies nominate their solutions for consideration in the SC Awards and entries are judged by a panel of leading security officers from large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets -- representing the wide distribution of SC Magazine readers.

"As winner of the SC Magazine award for Best Regulatory Compliance Solution in 2008 and 2009, the Archer team is extremely pleased to be recognized as a finalist in this category for 2010," said Jon Darbyshire, Archer CEO. "We continue to see rapid growth in the market and strong adoption of our solutions as the foundation for a best-in-class GRC program. To be recognized again by SC Magazine further underscores our employees' commitment to delivering the breadth of solutions, content and services our customers require to achieve sustainability, efficiency and transparency across their risk management and compliance initiatives."

Winners of this year's SC Awards will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco on Tuesday, March 2, 2010. The event is an evening filled with excitement and offers an invaluable opportunity to network with the top corporate IT professionals in attendance. To attend the SC Awards, please register at http://www.scmagazineus.com/sc-magazine-awards-2010/section/1053/

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. Besides the monthly print magazine and daily website, the brand's portfolio includes the SC Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and the annual SC World Congress conference and expo.

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About Archer Technologies

Archer Technologies delivers enterprise governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions. With more than six million licensed users and a client list that includes one in four of the Fortune 100, Archer enables companies to manage enterprise risks, demonstrate compliance, automate business processes and gain visibility into corporate risk and security controls.

Archer's out-of-the-box solutions, including Policy, Risk, Compliance, Enterprise, Incident, Vendor, Threat, Business Continuity and Audit Management, are built on the flexible Archer SmartSuite Framework™, allowing clients to tailor the solutions according to their unique requirements. Whether deployed on-premise or via Archer's SaaS model, the Framework has become a go-to GRC platform for many global organizations.

Archer is the only vendor that delivers the Archer GRC Ecosystem™ comprised of out-of-the-box solutions, a flexible Framework, a robust user community, and an application and partner exchange, which provides clients the tools they need to build a best-in-class enterprise GRC program. For more information, visit www.archer.com or call 1-888-539-EGRC.