SOURCE: ArcSight

April 17, 2007 08:05 ET

ArcSight ESM Named Top SIM Product in the Information Security™ Magazine 2007 Readers' Choice Awards

CUPERTINO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 17, 2007 -- ArcSight, Inc., a leader in Enterprise Security and Compliance Management solutions, today announced that ArcSight ESM received the Gold Medal in the security information management (SIM) category from Information Security™ magazine 2007 Readers' Choice Award. ArcSight ESM was selected based on responses from over 1,500 Information Security magazine readers, who were asked to rate products from a listing of more than 340 products spanning 15 product categories. Editors used these scores to determine Gold, Silver and Bronze award winners for the industry's best security products.

"The biggest benefit of ArcSight ESM is its dashboard graphics for analysis of security events," said Tim Maletic, manager of information security at Priority Health. "ArcSight ESM not only supports our security event management program but has expanded beyond our security posture into other initiatives. We use ArcSight ESM to help with various compliance and auditing as well as support with our other security devices such as firewalls and UNIX and Linux servers."

ArcSight ESM ties together security and network data into a comprehensive enterprise security platform, by centrally collecting and analyzing security data from heterogeneous devices. Designed with the reliability, performance and flexibility to deploy across the enterprise, ArcSight ESM helps security professionals manage information risk, correlate relevant security information, assess vulnerabilities and communicate compliance to stakeholders and customers.

"We are honored that ArcSight ESM received such a tremendous response from Information Security's broad and sophisticated readership," said Hugh Njemanze, Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of Research and Development, ArcSight. "The company remains dedicated in its commitment to delivering world-class, market-leading solutions that empower customers to manage regulatory compliance requirements, assess and prioritize threats, and protect their critical assets. This 2007 Readers' Choice Award further validates our strategy and success."

Winners were based on the cumulative weighted responses for each product category criteria. Editors arrived at a product's overall score by calculating the average score it received for each criteria, applying the weighted percentage and adding the adjusted scores. In each category, the highest overall score received the gold medal, the next highest earned the silver medal, and the third highest took the bronze medal.

About ArcSight

ArcSight is a leading provider of security and compliance solutions that intelligently identify and mitigate business risk by delivering a centralized view of enterprise-wide events across heterogeneous infrastructures. This real time and historic view into external attacks, insider threats and regulatory compliance provides enterprises, MSSPs, and government agencies with the intelligence and response capabilities required to effectively protect their businesses.

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