SOURCE: GuardianEdge

December 15, 2008 08:03 ET

GuardianEdge Named Finalist in 2009 SC Awards Program

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - December 15, 2008) - GuardianEdge, the leader in enterprise endpoint data protection, has been named a finalist in the 2009 SC Awards program for outstanding achievement in information technology (IT) security. The GuardianEdge Data Protection Platform was named in the Best Mobile Device Security Solution category of the Reader Trust Award competition, which honors best-in-class security products and services.

The solution was selected from more than 600 entries submitted in more than 30 technology categories. Winners will be chosen by a panel of readers that represent the circulation of SC Magazine. The Reader Trust Voting Panel is comprised of a cross-section of SC Magazine readership that is comprised of large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets.

"GuardianEdge is in an elite group of companies recognized for helping businesses large and small protect themselves from the legion of security threats that loom every day. Finalists can be very proud of their recognition," 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 awards program, individuals, brands and products shortlisted address not only the challenges prominent today but also the emerging threat landscape of tomorrow.

"The naming of the GuardianEdge Data Protection Platform as an SC Award finalist reaffirms that it is the right solution for any organization or government agency that is looking to deploy the highest level of data protection and avoid the adverse consequences of a data breach," said Ram Krishnan, GuardianEdge senior vice president of products and marketing. "Today's organizations have more mobile employees than ever, and a lot of sensitive data on end-user computers or portable storage devices. GuardianEdge solutions make it easy for these enterprises to be secure and productive at the same time."

Winners of this year's SC 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. Besides the monthly print magazine and daily website, the brand's portfolio includes the SC Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and the SC World Congress.

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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