SOURCE: GuardianEdge

December 15, 2008 12:48 ET

GuardianEdge Customer Clark Schaefer Hackett Named Finalist in 2009 SC Magazine Awards Program

CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwire - December 15, 2008) - Clark Schaefer Hackett, one of the leading accounting and consulting firms in the U.S., has been named a finalist in the 2009 SC Awards program for outstanding achievement in information-technology (IT) security. Its security team was recognized in the Professional Award category. IT-security vendor companies nominate entries for consideration in the SC Awards program, which are judged by a panel of 18 chief information security officers at major corporations and large public sector organizations.

"Congratulations to Clark Schaefer Hackett. This year's SC Awards finalists represent individuals and teams that are at the heart of their company's security program and are creating innovative and cutting-edge policies," said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong.

The annual SC Awards have recognized security's key contributors and outstanding products for more than a decade. As the industry's preeminent award program, individuals, brands and products shortlisted address not only the challenges prominent today, but also the emerging threat landscape of tomorrow.

Winners of this year's awards will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco on April 21, 2009.

About SC Magazine

SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought-leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. The brand's portfolio includes the SC Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and SC World Congress.

About Clark Schaefer Hackett

Clark Schaefer Hackett is a prominent regional public accounting firm with five offices from which our approximately 300 shareholders, principals, managers and staff serve clients predominantly in Ohio, Indiana & Kentucky. Founded in 1938, CSH is one of the largest Ohio-based public accounting firms and among the "Top 100" public accounting firms in the nation. We serve mid-sized clientele in a variety of industries, including a significant number of not-for-profit and government organizations; Fortune 500 companies in niche practices; and prominent business owners and corporate leaders in the area of wealth management and personal taxation. For additional information, please visit our website at www.cshco.com.

About GuardianEdge

GuardianEdge, the leader in enterprise endpoint data protection, offers products that protect sensitive data on end-user devices with encryption, port, device and file type controls while solving the operational issues of deployment, management, scalability, reporting, auditing and user productivity at the lowest possible total cost. Millions of users worldwide depend on the complete GuardianEdge Data Protection Platform to safeguard confidential or proprietary information, to ensure compliance with regulations for maintaining consumer privacy and to enable secure enterprise mobility. GuardianEdge reduces the cost and complexity of enterprise data security by eliminating the need for multiple point solutions and providing a common platform for enterprise-wide endpoint data protection on laptops, desktops, removable media and smartphones.

The company's award-winning endpoint data protection solutions have been deployed by leading organizations including Lockheed Martin Corporation, Hertz Corporation, Lincoln Financial Group as well as numerous agencies in the U.S. departments of Veteran Affairs, Defense, Energy, State and Education and the California Department of Healthcare Services. For additional information, please visit: www.guardianedge.com.

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