SOURCE: Safend


February 17, 2011 13:35 ET

Info Security Products Guide Names Safend Data Protection Suite Winner of the 2011 Global Excellence in Encryption Award

Safend's Data Protection Suite Gains the Highest Trust of Customers Worldwide

PHILADELPHIA, PA and TEL AVIV, ISRAEL--(Marketwire - February 17, 2011) - Safend, a leading provider of endpoint data protection solutions, announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named the Safend Data Protection Suite a winner of the 2011 Global Excellence Awards in the Encryption Solution category. More than 50 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2011 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Winners were announced during the awards dinner and presentation on February 16, 2011 in San Francisco attended by the finalists and judges.

Safend's Data Protection Suite provides hard disk encryption technology that automatically encrypts all data files, while avoiding unnecessary encryption of the operating system and program files. This innovative concept adheres to stringent security requirements, is transparent to end-users and facilitates the highest level of performance and productivity. Safend's Data Protections Suite is comprised of Safend Auditor, Safend Encryptor, Safend Protector, Safend Inspector, Safend Discoverer, Safend Protector for Mac and the recently-announced Safend Discoverer for Mac. The combined suite is designed to offer an unprecedented level of enterprise data protection against corporate data loss and theft while ensuring compliance with HIPAA, PCI, SOX, BASEL II and other regulatory data security and privacy standards.

"We couldn't be more pleased to receive this honor from Info Security Products Guide, which further validates our product as excellence-in-class and ahead of the curve," said Edy Almer, vice president of Product Management and Marketing for Safend. "To be named a top encryption solution provider validates Safend's commitment to have best of breed components for the most comprehensive, cohesive endpoint and DLP offering available."

About Info Security Products Guide
Info Security Products Guide 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 on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure 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 facilitate in making 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 Safend
Safend, a leading provider of endpoint data protection, guards against corporate data loss and theft through its content discovery and inspection, encryption and comprehensive device and port control. Safend encrypts internal hard drives, removable storage and CD/DVDs and provides granular port and device control over all physical and wireless ports. Safend maps sensitive information and controls data flow through email, Web, external devices and additional channels. Safend ensures compliance with HIPAA, PCI, and multiple other regulatory data security and privacy standards. Safend has more than 2600 customers and over 3M seats deployed by multinational enterprises, government agencies and small to mid-size companies across the globe.

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