SOURCE: Wave Systems Corp.

Wave Systems Corp.

March 06, 2012 08:31 ET

Safend Data Protection Suite Receives Security Industry's Global Excellence Award for Endpoint Security

The Info Security Products Guide Honored the Safend Data Protection Suite in San Francisco Last Week

LEE, MA--(Marketwire - Mar 6, 2012) - Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) ( announced today that the Info Security Products Guide, a leading information security research outlet in the industry, has named Safend's Data Protection Suite winner of the 2012 Global Excellence Awards in Endpoint Security. Moreover, Robert Pittman, Chief Information Security Officer for the County of Los Angeles, CA, and a longtime Safend user, was named CSO of the Year. The security industry celebrated its 8th Annual Global Excellence Awards in San Francisco, CA on February 29, 2012.

Safend's Data Protection Suite is a leading endpoint data security suite that delivers visibility, control, and protection of enterprise endpoints. The suite guards against corporate data loss and theft through its content discovery and inspection, encryption and comprehensive device and port control.

The County of Los Angeles named Robert Pittman as Chief Information Security Officer in 2008, and he brings nearly 15 years of experience in information security to the position. With his appointment, the county initiated the Countywide Information Security Program, utilizing Safend's Data Protection Suite as a key component.

"We are proud to receive the Info Security Products Guide's recognition for Safend's Data Protection Suite this year," says Edy Almer, Vice President of Business Development at Wave. "This recognition validates for consumers that an easy-to-use product like ours can guarantee connectivity and productivity, without sacrificing security or performance. We are further honored that a recognized leader in information security, such as Robert Pittman, chose to use our Data Protection Suite, and wish him continued success."

Wave acquired Safend last September. Additional information on the Safend Data Protection Suite can be found here.

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 market research 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 Wave Systems
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) reduces the complexity, cost and uncertainty of data protection by starting inside the device. Unlike other vendors who try to secure information by adding layers of software for security, Wave leverages the security capabilities built directly into endpoint computing platforms themselves. Wave has been a foremost expert on this growing trend, leading the way with first-to-market solutions and helping shape standards through its work as a board member for the Trusted Computing Group.

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