SOURCE: Lightwave Security

February 08, 2010 10:42 ET

Info Security Products Guide Names SecureAware® Finalist for 2010 Global Product Excellence Awards

Lightwave Security Will Showcase Its Continuous Compliance Solution at the 2010 RSA Data Security Conference March 1-5, 2010, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - February 8, 2010) - Lightwave Security, a global leader in IT-GRC solutions for mid-sized organizations and businesses, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the world's leading publication on security-related products and technologies, has named SecureAware® a finalist for the 2010 Global Product Excellence Award in the Best Policy Management and Best Risk Management categories. These prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products and solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of technologies. Award winners will be honored March 18, 2010, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

SecureAware® is an IT-GRC system that helps organizations manage business risks and comply with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) as well as governmental regulations such as Sarbanes Oxley (SOX), HIPAA, and others while utilizing ISO 2700x best practices. Adopted by more than 250 companies, municipalities and government agencies around the world, SecureAware® is an all-in-one platform for compliance, best practices and security awareness. SecureAware® incorporates an automated compliance workflow system built to ISO 2700x international standards, allowing organizations to comply with multiple mandates while establishing one defensible standard of care to simplify ongoing compliance management and reduce compliance costs.

"We are proud that SecureAware® has been recognized as an automated IT-GRC solution to help organizations and businesses manage risks, create and manage effective policies and comply with multiple security mandates and privacy laws," said Joseph Dell, founder and CEO of Lightwave Security. "Our goal is to accelerate adoption of IT-GRC solutions by enterprises, government agencies, educational institutions and retailers that want an automated system that lowers security risks by focusing on people -- the Human Firewall -- and processes."

In addition to helping organizations manage multiple compliance mandates, SecureAware® also enables compliance managers to create policy management efficiencies, conduct security awareness training and identify, mitigate, and reduce business risks. SecureAware® collects policies, IT controls and risk information that are located in disparate locations throughout the enterprise, automates repeatable processes and allows organizations to respond rapidly to new compliance mandates, audit requests and evolving business risks. SecureAware® is available directly from Lightwave Security and through partners who specialize in information security and compliance across many industries in North America.

About Info Security Products Guide Awards

Info Security Products Guide 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 and stay secured.

About Lightwave Security

Based in Atlanta, GA, Lightwave Security is an IT-GRC solution provider whose vast technical and practical experience enables organizations to build a foundation of assurance in managing business and technology risk. Lightwave Security has developed and deployed a unique approach to help organizations address the ever-increasing complexities of regulatory compliance and promote adoption and adherence to globally accepted IT security best practices. Lightwave Security maintains affiliate offices and resources across the globe. SecureAware® is available as enterprise software or Software as a Service (SaaS) in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Central America. For more information, visit Lightwave Security on the internet at SecureAware® is a registered trademark of Neupart A/S.

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