SOURCE: Protegrity

January 15, 2008 12:30 ET

Protegrity Releases Defiance Security Software Suite v4.4

PCI Compliance Capabilities Extended With Expanded Reporting, Platform Support, and Enterprise Integration Features

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 15, 2008) - National Retail Federation Big Show -- Protegrity Corporation (Booth 2969), a leading provider of Data Security Management solutions, today released the newest version of the industry's most comprehensive security product: Defiance Security Software Suite.

The release extends Protegrity's enterprise data security solution with dozens of new and enhanced features that make it easier to comply with PCI regulations by providing out-of-the-box PCI reports, support for an even greater number of platforms found in the typical enterprise, and rapid, seamless integration with existing systems, policies, and processes.

The Defiance Security Suite is engineered to meet the needs of retailers' high-volume, data intensive business, as well as the requirements of other industries. It is focused on securing data in a manner that meets security obligations within the context of operational business requirements.

"Complying with PCI regulations is a critical business issue for any organization accepting credit cards. However, an alarming number of companies are non-compliant," said Gordon Rapkin, CEO of Protegrity Corporation. "The latest release of Protegrity's Defiance Suite provides help to those companies in the form of a function rich, easy to deploy and use solution tailor-made to provide data security that complies with both PCI and multiple other regulations."

New and enhanced functionality in the Defiance Security Suite includes:

--  Streamlined access to key information with new pre-formatted PCI
    reports that highlight what data is protected and how/when sensitive
    information is being accessed
--  Enterprise-wide security coverage with new platform support for
    Windows Server 2003 and HPUX on Itanium and expanded support for UNIX/Linux
--  Minimized impact to existing systems and processes resulting from zero
    downtime initial encryption
--  Rapid security deployment with the ability to transfer user
    permissions contained in existing systems right into Defiance's security
    policies
    

For more information on the Defiance Security Suite please visit www.protegrity.com or call 203.326.7200.

ABOUT PROTEGRITY

Protegrity Corporation delivers enterprise-wide data security management solutions for end-to-end protection for applications and sensitive data, enabling companies to deploy comprehensive security policies with centralized management and auditing. Protegrity is committed to protecting sensitive data wherever it resides in today's highly distributed and heterogeneous computing environments.

For more than ten years, Protegrity's award-winning technology has enabled customers to address and resolve critical security challenges. Protegrity invented the core technology used for data-level encryption and owns key patents for database and application security and protection.

For more information please visit www.protegrity.com or call 203.326.7200 x1004.

Protegrity and Defiance are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Protegrity Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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