SOURCE: Imprivata


January 05, 2010 09:00 ET

Imprivata Named a Finalist for Two 2010 SC Magazine Awards

LEXINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - January 5, 2010) - Imprivata®, Inc., the employee access management company, has been named a 2010 SC Magazine Award finalist in the Reader Trust Award category for Best Multi- and Second-Factor Solution and in the Excellence Award category for Best Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Security Solution. In addition, its customer Bill McQuaid of Parkview Adventist Medical Center has been named a finalist in the Professional Award category for the CSO of the Year. Winners for the 2010 SC Awards, which recognize outstanding achievement in information technology (IT) security, will be announced on Tuesday, March 2, 2010.

"Finalists in this year's SC Awards including Imprivata, represent a cross-section of the security industry's best-in-class," said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong. "Our readers recognize that these companies are making today's businesses more secure."

Details on the three categories include:

-- Reader Trust Award -- Imprivata's OneSign Authentication Management was named as a premiere solution in the Reader Trust Award competition, which honors best-in-class security products and services. OneSign Authentication Management was selected from more than 600 entries submitted in more than 31 technology categories. All finalists will be reviewed and winners will be chosen by the Reader Trust Voting Panel -- comprised of security and technology experts from large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets -- representing the wide distribution of SC Magazine readers.

-- Excellence Award -- Imprivata's OneSign technology is also being recognized in the Excellence Award category as the SME Security Solution, which recognizes companies with superior security products that help customers tackle today's pressing security challenges.

-- Professional Award -- Imprivata customer Bill McQuaid, CIO and assistant vice president of Parkview Adventist Medical Center, has been named a finalist in the CSO of the Year category which recognizes outstanding achievement in information technology (IT) security.

"Imprivata is honored to have OneSign, as well as our esteemed customer Bill McQuaid, nominated as finalists by SC Magazine readers and the publication's judging panel," said Omar Hussain, president and CEO of Imprivata. "OneSign's strong authentication management capabilities have been a major advantage for our customers, especially the small to mid-size organizations with limited resources. Parkview Adventist Medical Center is a perfect example of that and it is very exciting to be recognized for these strengths along with a customer who is realizing the value of our solution."

As the industry's preeminent awards program, the annual SC Awards have 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. 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.

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 Imprivata

Imprivata secures employee access to desktops, networks, applications and transactions. Its appliance-based, employee access management platform, OneSign, enables organizations to protect enterprise information assets while improving user productivity. By strengthening user authentication, streamlining application access and simplifying compliance reporting across multiple computing environments, customers realize substantial IT Help Desk and administration cost savings, while achieving the security standards they demand.

Imprivata is a recognized leader in Authentication and Access Management, receiving numerous product awards and top review ratings from leading industry publications and analysts. Headquartered in Lexington, Mass., Imprivata partners with over 200 resellers, and serves the access security needs of more than 800 customers around the world. For more information, please visit

Imprivata is a registered trademark of Imprivata, Inc. in the USA and other countries. All other product or company names mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

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