SOURCE: RedSeal Systems

October 22, 2007 10:00 ET

Info Security Products Guide Names RedSeal Systems a Finalist for the 2008 Global Product Excellence Awards

RedSeal Security Risk Manager Recognized for Its Excellence as a Risk Management Solution

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - October 22, 2007) - RedSeal™ Systems Inc., the leader in innovative Security Risk Management (SRM) solutions, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, a Silicon Valley Communications publication and the world's leading publication on security-related products and technologies, has named the RedSeal Security Risk Manager™ as a finalist for the 2008 Global Excellence in Risk Management Solution award. This prestigious industry award recognizes RedSeal Systems as one of the leading security and IT vendors with advanced, ground breaking products and solutions that are helping to set the bar higher for others in all areas of technology. More than 11,000 end-users, channel partners and readers of Info Security Products Guide from around the world participated in the voting process.

"We are pleased that RedSeal SRM has been recognized by customers worldwide as a trusted risk management solution," said Joel Evanier, CEO of RedSeal Systems. "RedSeal is dedicated to providing immediate visibility into an enterprise's current security posture. This type of recognition by security experts and practitioners is one of the best validations that our approach is working."

RedSeal provides instant visibility into the threats that expose valuable company assets, and offers and prioritizes actionable information about what needs to be fixed first to secure the resources and assets with the greatest value. RedSeal SRM is a software application that maps the entire infrastructure, measures its relevant risk, and mitigates its exposure. RedSeal SRM reduces the manual and time intensive workload of many tedious tasks like firewall and router audits, generating network maps, and making sense of vulnerability scan data. Additionally, RedSeal SRM automates 5 of the 12 regulations for PCI DSS compliance.

"The Internet revolution has played a great role in helping level the playing field for businesses worldwide, but has also brought new and challenging security risks," says Rake Narang, editor-in-chief, Info Security Products Guide. "Companies such as RedSeal are taking a leadership position in developing the new products and technologies that proactively address these security issues, ensuring enterprises are protected and can focus on their core business versus network security."

The 2008 Global Product Excellence winners will be honored on January 30, 2008 at Technosium 2008 (www.technosium.com) at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

About Info Security Products Guide Awards

Info Security Products Guide, a founding member of the Technology Industry Leadership Council sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit www.infosecurityproductsguide.com and stay secured.

About RedSeal Security Risk Manager (SRM)

RedSeal provides security risk management solutions that give instant visibility into the threats that leave an open door to valuable company resources. RedSeal Security Risk Manager (SRM) maps the entire infrastructure, measures its relevant risk, and mitigates its exposure.

--  Maps: RedSeal SRM automatically audits your entire network
    infrastructure including all network resources, security devices and hosts
    to compile an end-to-end and up-to-date map of these resources and their
    relationships
    
--  Measures: RedSeal SRM pinpoints which assets are exposed then assigns
    a risk value for meaningful measurement
    
--  Mitigates: RedSeal SRM prioritizes vulnerabilities that you need to
    find-and-fix before an exploit so you can mitigate your risk profiles and
    focus on the most important assets first
    

About RedSeal Systems

RedSeal Systems Inc. provides security risk management applications that map, measure, and mitigate resource security so security professionals can remediate exposures on enterprise infrastructures before a security breach occurs. Founded in 2004, RedSeal is privately held. For more information, call 888-845-8169, visit www.redseal.net or e-mail sales@redseal.net.

Contact Information

  • For more information contact:

    Heather Fitzsimmons
    Mindshare PR
    Email Contact
    650-947-7400

    Cynthia Nowicki
    Director of Marketing Communications
    RedSeal Inc.
    Email Contact
    650-413-4173