SOURCE: Arcot Systems, Inc.

January 31, 2008 10:19 ET

Arcot Systems Voted a 'Hot Company 2008' at Technosium 2008 Executive Summit

Industry's Highest Worldwide Recognition

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - January 31, 2008) - Arcot Systems, the leader in software-only authentication, has been voted a "2008 Hot Company" in security by Silicon Valley-based Network Products Guide. Arcot currently protects 50 million online user identities worldwide.

"It's an honor to be recognized as a leader and 'Hot Company' in such a competitive industry," said Carol Alexander, vice president of marketing for Arcot. "We are looking forward to 2008. This will be the year that organizations take hard action to stamp out online identity fraud by ensuring they verify the identity of customers and employees."

Alexander presented to senior executives and leaders from the technology industry including venture capitalists, media and peers at the Technosium 2008 Executive Summit this week in Santa Clara in the heart of Silicon Valley.

"The 2008 Hot Company award recognizes organizations like Arcot that have a clear and strong focus on innovation and growth," says Rake Narang, editor-in-chief of Network Products Guide. "This strategy will help companies thrive despite global economy uncertainties in 2008."

About Technosium's 2008 Executive Summit

Technosium 2008 Executive Summit and Conference and Expo is supported by Silicon Valley Communications, San Jose Mercury News - The Newspaper of Silicon Valley, Wi-Fi Alliance, Trusted Computing Group, Information Security Professionals Association, Network Products Guide, Personal Broadband Industry Association, Covenant, Wireless Communications Alliance, Info Security Products Guide, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Smart Capitol Venture (SCV Network). For more details please visit

About Arcot Systems

Arcot Systems is a leading provider of risk-based authentication, strong authentication, digital signing and cardholder authentication solutions. The company makes online transactions safe for millions of customers by blocking fraud and protecting access. Arcot technology defends against Internet threats including phishing, man-in-the-middle, and spyware. Its software-only authentication solutions eliminate the need for hardware tokens and complex login processes providing customers with strong authentication with the simplicity of a username/password interface. Arcot offerings are compliant with U.S. and international standards including 3-D Secure, IdenTrust, SAFE and FFIEC Internet Banking Authentication recommendations. For more information, visit

Arcot, Arcot WebFort and ArcotID are registered trademarks of Arcot Systems Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners, and are used for identification purposes only.

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