SOURCE: Arcot Systems, Inc.

August 15, 2007 08:00 ET

Info Security Products Guide Names Arcot WebFort and ArcotID as Winners of the 2007 Tomorrow's Technology Today Award

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - August 15, 2007) - Arcot Systems, a leading provider of secure e-payment and authentication solutions, announced today that Info Security Products Guide, a Silicon Valley Communications publication and the world's leading publication on security-related products and technologies, named Arcot a winner of the 2007 Tomorrow's Technology Today award for its WebFort Authentication Server and the ArcotID Software Smart Card. Arcot won the award in two categories, "Authentication" and "Two-Factor Solution."

This prestigious award recognizes security vendors with advanced, groundbreaking network security solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of information security. The Arcot WebFort Authentication Server and ArcotID were selected by the editors of Info Security Products Guide as technologies that are making the most positive impact on security in today's environment of highly sophisticated cyber criminals and blended attacks.

Arcot WebFort, combined with the ArcotID Software Smart Card, is a 100% software, two-factor, strong authentication solution. It adds the strength of PKI to any login process while maintaining the simplicity of a username/password interface. The users' login experience and a company's business processes do not have to change. WebFort provides strong authentication for remote access, authenticating with VPNs, digital signing and e-statement delivery. WebFort provides the lowest cost of ownership of any two-factor authentication solution on the market today.

"Companies that have been honored with the prestigious 2007 Tomorrow's Technology Today award have each made a deep-rooted commitment to solving security issues," said Rake Narang, editor-in-chief of Info Security Products Guide. "The Arcot WebFort Authentication Server, together with the ArcotID, demonstrates Arcot's focus on creating authentication solutions that deliver superior security and information privacy."

"The selection of Arcot by Info Security Products Guide for its Tomorrow's Technology Today award is a validation of our ongoing mission to develop easily-deployed, cost-effective and scalable software-based authentication products designed to prevent unauthorized access to valuable information assets via networks or the Internet," said Carol Alexander, vice president of marketing for Arcot. "We are proud to be included in a group of companies which have been recognized for their work in advancing the state of the art in information security."

About the Info Security Products Guide Awards

Info Security Products Guide, a founding member of the Technology Industry Leadership Council, sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and plays a vital role in keeping end users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant about staying informed of security threats and the preventive measures they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide, including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that help facilitate the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit and stay secured.

About Arcot Systems

Arcot Systems is a leading provider of risk-based authentication, strong authentication, digital signing and cardholder authentication solutions. The company makes online transactions safe for millions of customers by blocking fraud and protecting access. Arcot technology defends against Internet threats including phishing, man-in-the-middle, and spyware. Its 100% software authentication solutions eliminate the need for hardware tokens and complex login processes providing customers with strong, PKI-based authentication with the simplicity of a username/password interface. Arcot offerings are compliant with U.S. and international standards including 3-D Secure, IdenTrust, SAFE and FFIEC Internet Banking Authentication recommendations. For more information, visit

Arcot, Arcot WebFort and ArcotID are registered trademarks of Arcot Systems Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners, and are used for identification purposes only.

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