Accellion, Inc. today announced that Government Security News (GSN), Magazine has named Accellion a finalist in GSN 2010 Homeland Security Awards Program. Accellion’s Secure File Transfer solution has been chosen as a finalist in the Best Data Security/Loss Management Solution category.
According to Adrian Courtenay, Chairman of World Business Media, LLC, “the entries from the vendors of IT and physical security products were dazzling in their technological brilliance, reflecting the great public-private partnership that keeps our homeland safe and secure.”
“Accellion is honored to be recognized by GSN for our continued commitment to help government agencies stop security risks at the file transfer source while enabling them to meet the strictest security and compliance requirements for the transfer of digital information,” said Yorgen Edholm, president and CEO of Accellion. “Recognition from GSN validates our achievements in providing government agencies and enterprises with a solution that enables digital files to easily be shared in a highly secure, controlled manner.”
Government agencies and corporations are becoming increasingly aware of the need to protect the transfer of confidential information. The Accellion Secure File Transfer solution allows users to securely send and receive large encrypted files and folders up to 50GB. With unmatched encryption and authentication check points, it validates recipients so confidential information is not overexposed. Accellion Secure File Transfer also provides an audit trail for tracking and reporting who received a file and when.
Accellion solutions are FIPS 140-2 certified to ensure that information governments share via the Accellion Managed File Transfer system meets the strictest security requirements. Accellion offers a FIPS140-2 Level 1 certified managed file transfer solution for on-premise and off-premise, virtual, cloud and hosted deployments, and FIPS140-2 Level 2 certified secure file transfer physical appliances.
Winners of the 2010 Homeland Security Awards Program will be announced on November 8 at a gala Awards Dinner at the JW Marriott Hotel in downtown Washington D.C.
The GSN Homeland Security Awards Program
The awards programs were created Government Security News (GSN) to salute dedicated officials and their agencies and departments at federal, state and local levels of government who have created effective and cost-efficient security programs. They were also created to salute the outstanding vendors of IT and Physical Security products who have introduced innovative technologies and products that protect our nation and its people 24/7.
The world's leading corporations, educational institutions and government agencies rely on Accellion managed file transfer to protect confidential personal information, secure intellectual property and ensure compliance. Founded in 1999, Accellion, Inc. (accellion.com) provides enterprise-class managed file transfer solutions for security and data leak prevention that meet today's requirements for protection of confidential digital information transfer. Accellion is the pioneer and leading provider of integrated on-premise and off-premise file transfer solutions that span virtual and cloud environments. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California with offices in North America, Asia and Europe, Accellion is a privately held company. Follow Accellion’s Blog, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.