SOURCE: ArcSight

December 15, 2006 08:00 ET

Capital BlueCross Receives InfoWorld 100 Award Based on ArcSight Implementation

CUPERTINO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 15, 2006 -- ArcSight, Inc., a leader in Network and Security Information Management solutions, today announced that its customer, Capital BlueCross, the leading health insurance company in Central Pennsylvania, was recognized with an IDG InfoWorld 100 Award. Capital BlueCross received the distinction for its implementation of ArcSight ESM to meet business objectives, further strengthen its overall security posture and comply with regulations such as HIPAA and those mandated by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. The annual InfoWorld 100 Awards honors IT projects that demonstrate the most creative use of cutting-edge technologies to further their business goals.

Capital BlueCross needed a comprehensive enterprise security management solution that provided customers with easy and secure access to their personal claim information and a variety of forms over the Web. ArcSight ESM was chosen and deployed because of its comprehensive approach to logging, monitoring and incident response as well as demonstrated capabilities specific to regulatory requirements. Further details on the implementation can be found here.

ArcSight was able to help Capital BlueCross:

--  Eliminate manual correlation process
--  Intelligently aggregate data from more than 100 sources
--  Provide real-time threat management and compliance reporting
--  Collect, organize and prioritize data to help create meaningful and
    actionable reports
"We chose ArcSight because we needed a solution that not only collects, organizes and translates our diverse security data, but something that was flexible and capable enough to grow with the company as we continue to evolve and improve our security program," said Kent Whiting, Vice President of IT, Capital BlueCross.

"This recognition from the InfoWorld 100 Awards underscores our commitment to support our customers' efforts to provide their clients with exceptional service -- without comprising security or compliance with regulatory requirements," said Robert Shaw, Chairman and CEO of ArcSight.

Details on the InfoWorld 100 Awards can be found here.

About Capital BlueCross

Capital BlueCross is the largest health insurer in its market, providing health insurance coverage to nearly one million people in central Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley. Capital BlueCross is committed to making health insurance simple, offering easy to use health care and personal service at competitive prices. The company has been serving its customers through all the stages of their life for almost 70 years and employs more than 2,300 people. More information about Capital BlueCross can be found at

Capital BlueCross is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

About ArcSight

ArcSight, a leader in Network and Security Information Management, delivers mission-critical solutions for security, network and IT operations that enable enterprises to turn operational data into action. ArcSight solutions address today's complex enterprise networks that span multiple organizations and corporate business initiatives. By comprehensively collecting, analyzing, managing and responding to security and network data, ArcSight solutions mitigate information risk for real-time threat management, compliance reporting and automated network response. ArcSight's customer base includes leading global enterprises, government agencies and MSSPs.

ArcSight and the ArcSight logo are trademarks of ArcSight, Inc.

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