SOURCE: RedSeal Systems

January 22, 2008 13:41 ET

RedSeal Named a Finalist for the 2008 Hot Companies Awards

RedSeal Recognized by Info Security Products Guide for Its Understanding of the Security Risk Management Market Segment, and Positioning of Its Products and Solutions in Emerging Market Opportunities

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - January 22, 2008) - 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 RedSeal a finalist for the 2008 Hot Companies awards. Selected from a global industry analysis of information technology vendors, including established large companies, mid-size and start-ups around the world, RedSeal has advanced to the finalist stage based on the selection criteria -- products, people, performance, and potential.

"RedSeal is honored to be named a Hot Companies finalist by Info Security Products Guide," said Joel Evanier, president and CEO of RedSeal. "The security risk management market is emerging and becoming more established as more enterprises view it as a viable, proactive way to make their networks more secure. Our goal is to continue to innovate RedSeal SRM to meet the dynamic needs of this market by enabling them to convert costly and time-consuming projects like security and firewall auditing, compliance auditing, penetration testing, vulnerability and security posture assessment into something companies can do on a regular basis, without requiring additional resources."

RedSeal identifies hidden holes in an enterprise network that expose valuable and often regulated company assets, and provides prioritized actionable information. RedSeal SRM is a software application that can identify weaknesses in security controls, identify all known and hidden holes in the network, and identify remediation steps needed to resolve these issues.

"The 2008 Hot Companies awards is a differentiator, identifying companies that are making great strides in their industries with the most innovative technologies, employees and growth strategies," said Rake Narang, editor-in-chief, Info Security Products Guide. "Companies like RedSeal have been able to succeed in the competitive security industry, and have the growth and achievements to prove it."

The 2008 Hot Companies winners will be announced and honored at the 2008 "Executive Leadership Summit" hosted by Technosium 2008 (http://www.technosium.com) and taking place at the Santa Clara Convention Center from January 27-29, 2008. To see the complete list of finalists, please visit: http://www.technosium.com/hotcompanies/.

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
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    650-947-7400

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