April 28, 2011 08:55 ET

Data Security Firm TITUS named 'Cool Vendor' by Leading Analyst Firm

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 28, 2011) -TITUS, a leading provider of security and compliance solutions for email and documents,today announced it has been named a Gartner "Cool Vendor" in the recently released 'Cool Vendors in User and Data Security, 2011' report*.

Gartner defines a cool vendor as an enterprise that offers technologies or solutions that are innovative, impactful and intriguing and have caught Gartner's attention over the past six months.

Gartner's 2011 Cool Vendors in User and Data Security address a broad range of security problems, from the dangers of sensitive data on USB devices to the fast-growing problem of highly sophisticated, targeted malware attacks against banks. One recurring trend among these vendors is the attempt to protect users and their sensitive data without adversely impacting the user experience or slowing or otherwise disrupting enterprises' business-critical operations*.

With over 1.5 million users worldwide, TITUS software is deployed by commercial, government, and military customers to protect and share sensitive information.TITUS develops software solutions that actively involve users in preventing organizational data loss.TITUS solutions provide:

  • User Education – actively educating users on organizational security policy.
  • Security Awareness – raising user awareness of sensitive or confidential information.
  • Immediate remediation of policy violations – warning users of policy violations and allowing them to fix the problem before sensitive information is exposed.

"We believe this recognition by Gartner is confirmation that we are hitting the mark with our focus on the user and user-driven security, "said Tim Upton, President and CEO, TITUS. "Our products,best known bymilitary and government organizations worldwide to protect sensitive data, are being adopted by commercial enterprisesglobally to make the user part of a data loss prevention strategy."

*Gartner, Inc., Cool Vendors in User and Data Security, 2011, Ray Wagner et al, April 21, 2011.


TITUS is the leading provider of security and compliance software that helps organizations share information securely while meeting policy and compliance requirements. Our solutions enable military, government, and large enterprises to raise awareness and meet regulatory compliance by visually alerting end users to the sensitivity of information. Products include TITUS Classification, the leading message, document and file classification and labeling solutions; TITUS Aware, products that enhance Data Loss Prevention by detecting sensitive information at the desktop; and the TITUS family of classification and security solutions for Microsoft SharePoint. TITUS solutions are deployed to over 1.5 million users within our over 300 military, government and enterprise customers worldwide, including Dow Corning, United States Air Force, NATO, G4S, Paternoster, Pratt and Whitney, Australian Department of Defence, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. For more information, visit www.titus.com or the TITUS Data Security and Compliance blog.

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About Gartner's Cool Vendors Selection Process

Gartner's listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose.

Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn't do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.

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