SOURCE: GuardianEdge

GuardianEdge

February 23, 2009 08:00 ET

GuardianEdge, Sharp Electronics Corporation and Prominent Industry Analyst Address Data Protection Best Practices

"Taking a Standards-Based Approach to Deploying Endpoint Data Protection" eSeminar to be Held February 24, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - February 23, 2009) -


WHO: Sharp Electronics Corporation Senior Security Officer, Ashok Azhagiri; Securosis Founder and Principal Analyst, Rich Mogull; and GuardianEdge Senior Vice President of Products and Marketing, Ram Krishnan, will participate in an eSeminar. GuardianEdge Senior Director of Product Management, Joe Gow, will moderate the discussion.

With more than 17 years of experience in information security and risk management, Mogull is considered one of the world's premier authorities on data security technologies. Prior to founding Securosis, he spent seven years as one of the leading security analysts with Gartner, Inc., where he was consistently rated as one of the firm's top international speakers.

As a senior security officer at Sharp Electronics Corporation, Azhagiri oversees security related processes and technology implementations including policy development. He has more than 20 years of IT security experience and also oversees project and operations management for the Americas region.

GuardianEdge Senior Vice President of Products and Marketing, Ram Krishnan, has more than 20 years of experience in the security industry and leads GuardianEdge product development.

As GuardianEdge's Senior Director of Product Management, Joe Gow is responsible for leading product strategy and development for the GuardianEdge Data Protection Platform.

WHAT: GuardianEdge, the leader in enterprise endpoint data security, will host the eSeminar, titled "Taking a Standards-Based Approach to Deploying Endpoint Data Protection." Attendees will learn how security experts from Sharp, a major electronics manufacturer, evaluated and implemented a security solution that addresses the issue of securing data on all of their mobile devices. The discussion will also include best practices and application of accepted enterprise software standards for deploying and managing endpoint data protection solutions.

WHERE: The eSeminar will be held via WebEx and conference phone line. Attendees can register for the eSeminar here.

WHEN: The event will be held February 24, 2009 at 11 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST) / 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). For more information on the eSeminar, please click here.

WHY: According to the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, more than 252 million records belonging to U.S. residents have been compromised by data breaches since 2005. All IT managers and C-level decision makers tasked with protecting sensitive data are encouraged to attend.

About GuardianEdge

GuardianEdge, the leader in endpoint data protection for the enterprise, offers award-winning solutions to protect sensitive data on end-user devices including laptops, desktops, portable storage devices and smartphones. GuardianEdge products offer a breadth of encryption, port, device and file type control technologies while establishing a market-leading position in 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 EAL 4 certified, enterprise-software standards-based 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 data protection solutions have been deployed by leading organizations including Lockheed Martin Corporation, Lincoln Financial Group, and The Hertz Corporation as well as numerous government agencies including 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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