SOURCE: Agiliance


March 05, 2012 05:30 ET

Agiliance Wins the 2012 Info Security Products Guide's Global Excellence Awards

Company's Cloud Security Services Recognized for Ground-Breaking Character; Earns First Runner-Up Honors for Compliance and Innovations in Security Software / Services

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 5, 2012) - Agiliance®, Inc., the leading independent provider of Security and Operational Risk Management solutions for Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) programs, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, chose Agiliance Continuous Compliance Service (CCS) for Cloud Risk Management as best Cloud Security solution at its 8th Annual 2012 Info Security's Global Excellence Awards. Agiliance was also named first runner-up for innovations in Compliance, Security Software, as well as Security Services.

The award illustrates the ground-breaking character of Agiliance CCS for Cloud Risk Management, a cloud-based solution that ensures an organization's cloud provider meets the current standard for security, is compliant with applicable regulations, and can pass a regulatory audit. Agiliance CCS for Cloud Risk Management provides methodologies, frameworks, tools, and best practices to properly assess and manage an organization's cloud initiatives across all three stages of the cloud adoption life cycle, starting with cloud risk readiness assessment, cloud risk operations monitoring, and finally leading to cloud audits (an area that still requires further standardization). Agiliance CCS for Cloud Risk Management incorporates the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) GRC Stack, mapped within Agiliance's Common Control Framework (CCF) to NIST, COBIT, ISO, PCI, HIPAA, FISMA, SOX, SANS, BITS, and SAS 70 II / SSAE 16 reporting, guaranteeing standardization of cloud security processes.

"Winning the global excellence award and being named first-runner up in three additional categories for Information Technology Innovation illustrates the passion and creativity Agiliance is employing to protect valuable assets and interests," said Torsten George, vice president of worldwide marketing and products at Agiliance. "Our Security Risk Management solutions are about enabling businesses to make better investment decisions by making risk visible, measurable, and actionable."

A worldwide annual achievements and recognition awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, the coveted annual Info Security Product Guide's Global Excellence program honors achievements in every facet of the security industry.

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 market research 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 Agiliance

Agiliance, founded in late 2005, is the leading independent provider of Security and Operational Risk Management solutions for Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) programs. Agiliance RiskVision enables Global 2000 companies and government agencies to automate their GRC management processes; and the same platform orchestrates incident, threat, and vulnerability actions in real time. Unlike legacy offerings that take nearly a year to deploy, Agiliance customers demonstrate automation use cases within 30 days on-demand, and within 90 days on-premise, made possible by Agiliance RiskVision's configurable platform and applications, with a broad library of technology integrations, and GRC content. Agiliance RiskVision scales with businesses, effectively managing data, assets, people and processes to achieve 100 percent risk and compliance coverage. Its real-time risk analysis leads to optimized business performance and better investment decisions. For more information, please visit

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