SOURCE: Safend

November 30, 2006 09:00 ET

Safend Protector Named "Best Endpoint Security Solution" Finalist in SC Magazine Award Program

PHILADELPHIA, PA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 30, 2006 -- Safend, an international leader in endpoint security solutions, announced today that it has been named a finalist in the SC Magazine Award program for outstanding achievement in information-technology (IT) security. Safend Protector was named in the Reader Trust Award "Best Endpoint Security Solution" category.

Safend Protector protects enterprise endpoints from data leakage and penetration through physical and wireless ports including USB, FireWire, WiFi, Bluetooth, Infrared (IrDA), and CD/DVDs as well as data encryption, anti-network bridging capabilities, and protection from hardware keylogging devices.

"Innovations like what we've seen from Safend demonstrate the vibrancy and vitality of the IT security industry," says SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong. "They represent breakthroughs that will benefit our readers and, in turn, corporate users of technology."

Safend Protector was among nearly 400 entries submitted in nine technology categories. Placement in the SC Magazine Awards program is based on voting by more than 9,000 of the publication's readers.

"We're thrilled to be recognized by SC Magazine's readers for our technological accomplishments," said Susan Callahan, Safend's VP of Marketing and Business Development. "This is just one more example of our dedication to providing the best in endpoint security solutions not only to our clients but to the marketplace as a whole."

Winners will be announced at an awards event to be held in San Francisco in February. A description of Safend Protector can be found on SC Magazine's website at


SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. The brand's portfolio includes the SC Magazine Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executives Forums.


Safend is a leading provider of innovative endpoint security solutions that protect against corporate data leakage and penetration via physical and wireless ports. Safend's award-winning products, available through resellers worldwide, are deployed by financial institutions, healthcare organizations government agencies and other security aware and regulations aware enterprises across the globe. The privately held company, founded in 2003, is headquartered in Tel Aviv with offices in Philadelphia. For more information, visit

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