SOURCE: Porticor, LTD

Porticor, LTD

October 09, 2012 07:46 ET

Porticor Honored as Gold Award Winner in Annual 2012 Golden Bridge Awards for Encryption Key Management Innovations

Porticor Recognized as the Leading Company Delivering Innovative Encryption Key Management Solutions With Industry-First Split-Key Encryption Cloud Data Security Service

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL--(Marketwire - Oct 9, 2012) - Porticor®, a leading cloud data security company delivering the only cloud-based data encryption solution that infuses trust into the cloud and keeps cloud data confidential, today announced that it has earned the highest recognition for encryption key management innovations in the Annual 2012 Golden Bridge Awards program for its Porticor Virtual Private Data (Porticor VPD) system.

The annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world's best in organizational performance, innovations, products and services, executives and management teams, women in business and the professions, innovations, case studies, product management, public relations and marketing campaigns, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world.

The Gold Award winner in the Encryption Key Management Innovations award category, Porticor enables companies to safeguard their data, comply with regulatory standards, and streamline operations, while eliminating the need to trust security vendors or virtualization/cloud providers with the most important security element around data in the cloud -- the encryption keys. Its Porticor VPD system is the industry's only solution combining data encryption with patented split-key management technology to protect critical data in public, private and hybrid cloud environments. Unlike traditional data encryption solutions, which are complicated and expensive to deploy and manage, Porticor's split-key management system is offered as the industry's first cloud data protection service, delivering true confidentiality of data in the cloud by ensuring customer encryption keys are never exposed.

"The Golden Bridge Awards are an esteemed industry and peer recognition, and it's rewarding for Porticor's accomplishments and industry traction around its innovative encryption key management inventions to be recognized with this Gold Award," said Gilad Parann-Nissany, Porticor founder and CEO. "Porticor's patented data encryption and split-key management is at the heart of its cloud data security service, and enables it to secure customers' cloud data in a unique way, without ever revealing their data encryption keys and putting themselves at risk."

More than 40 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated in the program, and their average scores determined the 2012 Golden Bridge Awards winners. The winners were honored during the awards dinner and presentation on Oct. 2 in San Francisco attended by finalists, industry leaders, and program judges.

About the Golden Bridge Awards
Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring best companies in every major industry from large to small and new start-ups in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best New Products and Services, Best Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, Case Studies, Customer Satisfaction, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at

About Porticor
Porticor is the leading cloud security company delivering easy-to-use and scalable security solutions for cloud data encryption and key management. The Porticor Virtual Private Data (VPD) system is the industry's first solution combining data encryption with patented split-key management to protect critical data in public, private and hybrid cloud environments. Within minutes, customers can encrypt their entire data layer with the proven AES 256-bit encryption algorithm. Using breakthrough split-key encryption technology, and built for homomorphic key encryption, the Porticor VPD is the only system available that offers the ease-of-use of cloud-based key management without sacrificing trust. Porticor is an official Amazon Web Services Solution provider, a VMware Technology Alliance Partner, and supports other clouds, and was the only cloud security semi-finalist in the AWS 2011 Startup Challenge. The company is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, and is venture backed by Glilot Capital. For more information, visit:

Porticor®, Porticor Virtual Private Data™, Porticor Virtual Key Management™, PVKM™ and Porticor VPD™ are trademarks of Porticor. Copyright© Porticor 2012. All other products and/or services referenced are trademarks of their respective companies.

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