Verdasys Named a Finalist in SC Magazine 2012 Awards for Best Enterprise Security Solution

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - Nov 22, 2011) - Verdasys, the leading provider of Enterprise Information Protection (EIP) solutions for Global 2000 companies, announced today it is a finalist for SC Magazine's 2012 Reader Trust Award for Best Enterprise Security Solution. The Verdasys Digital GuardianT technology platform was nominated by readers as a best-in-class solution for addressing critical information security challenges like intellectual property (IP) containment and insider threat protection.

In its 15th year, SC Magazine's annual SC Awards showcase the best vendors, products, services, and professionals for their achievements and excellence helping to improve global IT security. Digital Guardian was selected from among hundreds of submissions by vendors and service providers across 33 technology categories for consideration of the Reader Trust Award. Winners will be selected by the wide distribution of SC Magazine readers -- security and technology experts from around the world representing all major vertical markets.

"This is one of the most exciting and illuminating award categories, as finalists have to demonstrate a unique combination of product strength, market vision, and customer satisfaction to secure the vote of our readers," said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong. "Congratulations to all our nominees for their recognition as industry leaders not only by the editors of SC Magazine, but the real judges of this award: our readers."

"Verdasys is proud to be nominated by our colleagues and fellow professionals in the information security industry for such a prestigious award," said Jim Ricotta, CEO of Verdasys. "Digital Guardian serves as a foundation of information protection for many of the world's largest companies and government agencies who rely on our innovative technologies and expert services to help them productively manage their sensitive data within highly secure environments. On behalf of Verdasys, I wish to sincerely thank SC Magazine and their readers for this honor."

"This year, we mixed things up a bit and added four new categories: Best Cloud Computing Security; Best Fraud Prevention Solution; Best NAC Product; and Best Database Security -- driving even more submissions than the previous year," said Illena Armstrong, editor-in-chief, SC Magazine. "At the SC Awards gala, we look forward to celebrating the achievements of those battling a new era of IT security threats that continue to steal the daily headlines. We look forward to bringing together our best and brightest security professionals to share their stories of innovation and success in the hope we all may move forward as an industry to continue meeting the challenges of protecting data in an increasingly insecure world."

Winners of this year's SC Magazine Awards US will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco on Tuesday, February 28, 2012. The event is a night filled with excitement, along with an invaluable opportunity to network with the top corporate IT professionals in attendance. To attend the Awards, please register at http://www.cvent.com/d/scqm6b/4W.

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About Verdasys

Verdasys (www.verdasys.com) provides Enterprise Information Protection (EIP) solutions that secure proprietary and sensitive data and the integrity of business processes essential for Global 2000 companies to successfully compete in today's highly collaborative and mobile environments. Digital Guardian, recognized as a Leader in Gartner's 2011 Magic Quadrant for Content-Aware Data Loss Prevention, is a centrally managed data security platform that discovers, classifies, monitors, controls and encrypts sensitive information at rest, in use and in motion across desktops, laptops, mobile devices, email, web transactions, terminal servers and enterprise applications. Millions of Digital Guardian agents are licensed and deployed across global leaders in financial services, insurance, technology, manufacturing, and healthcare industries around the world. Companies serious about information protection choose Verdasys.