SOURCE: The 41st Parameter

February 07, 2007 18:00 ET

The 41st Parameter Named 'Rookie Security Company of the Year' by SC Magazine

Covert Internet Fraud Detection and Identity Theft Solutions Earn Highest Honor

SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 7, 2007 -- The 41st Parameter, a leader in agent-less, covert fraud detection and prevention for the online channel, has won a 2007 Excellence Award in the SC Magazine Awards program for outstanding achievement in information-technology (IT) security. The 41st Parameter was named the Best Rookie Security Company of the Year at the 10th annual SC Magazine Awards gala last night, held in San Francisco in conjunction with the recent RSA Conference, the world's leading information-security event.

IT security vendor companies nominate their solutions for consideration in SC Magazine's Awards program, and entries are judged by a panel of 17 chief information security officers at major corporations.

"As we witness more and more incidents of data theft and exposure, it becomes obvious that our IT security practitioners and companies that support them are critical in today's business world," said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong.

The 41st Parameter's fraud detection solutions accurately identify legitimate users from suspect devices logging into accounts or transacting online, and help link all points of compromise by the same device. The Company offers several products that leverage patent-pending technologies to pinpoint online fraud and help prevent identity theft:

--  PhishingNet™ provides time-delayed account login and activity
    monitoring for banks
--  FraudNet™ authenticates purchases for merchants
--  ImageMask™ masks sensitive data on documents that are scanned for
    online access such as online personal and business checks, bank statements,
    brokerage statements, legal documents, medical records and tax documents
--  PCPrint™ enables real-time account login and activity monitoring
    and is available as an OEM license option
    
"We are thrilled that the SC Magazine Awards' judges have recognized The 41st Parameter with this honor," said Ori Eisen, founder and chairman of The 41st Parameter. "Our innovative solutions are truly making fraud history as we continue revolutionizing the way online businesses think about security and risk management."

For more information about The 41st Parameter's covert Internet fraud detection and prevention solutions, please send inquiry to info@the41.com.

About SC Magazine

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.

About The 41st Parameter

As the pioneer of agent-less, covert online fraud detection and prevention technologies, The 41st Parameter offers highly accurate, non-intrusive fraud control measures for the online channel. By continuously collecting new and unique parameters from end-user computers during online account access, the Company's patent-pending technologies enable forensic identification of devices to monitor suspicious or fraudulent account activity and help protect sensitive customer data. The 41st Parameter's products have "zero imposition," requiring no action or behavior change on the part of the consumer. For more information, please visit www.the41.com.

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