PortAuthority Technologies, Inc.,™ the leader in Information Leak Prevention (ILP), today announced that the Info Security Products Guide, a Silicon Valley Communications publication and a leading publication on security-related products and technologies, has named PortAuthority as a winner of the 2006 Tomorrow’s Technology Today Award. Selected from more than 65 products and solutions from across the globe, PortAuthority was recognized as the best product in the Information Leak Prevention product category.
The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. This prestigious award recognizes security vendors with advanced, ground-breaking network security solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of information security. The guide provides useful information to end-users of information security products by fairly and accurately evaluating today’s leading products and vendors in reviews.
“PortAuthority’s PreciseID™ technology delivers robust, contextual information identification, and it identifies information beyond any doubt,” said Rick Justice, chief technology editor, Silicon Valley Communications, publishers of the Info Security Products Guide. “The power of PortAuthority’s PreciseID is its unique ability to detect sensitive information despite manipulation, reformatting, or other modification. No product matches PortAuthority’s ability to stop information leaks reliably, accurately, and cost-effectively, due to the company’s patent-pending technologies and methods to identify content and deliver policy enforcement in real-time. Users are assured control of unauthorized communication of sensitive information, and the ability to comply with regulations and internal policies.”
PortAuthority Technologies is a growing leader in the ILP and Content Monitoring/Filtering markets. It delivers security solutions that reliably and accurately control the unauthorized distribution of sensitive information for data privacy, confidential information protection, and compliance with regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard, and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA). With more than 27 patents pending, only PortAuthority stops information leaks by continually monitoring internal and outbound communications and delivering policy enforcement in a real-time and accurate manner.
“The Info Security Products Guide is a valued resource written expressly for end users of security products, and we are honored to be recognized with this Tomorrow’s Technology Today Award from its editorial team,” said Raj Dhingra, PortAuthority Technologies VP of Marketing. “PortAuthority is generating significant industry and enterprise traction worldwide for the value we provide customers with our information leak prevention solution. It’s rewarding to see industry validation of our efforts and PortAuthority’s content-based, enforcement approach to protecting organizations’ private and confidential information.”
Only PortAuthority automates information leak prevention capabilities to deliver real-time monitoring and reporting and granular policy management for selective blocking and enforcement, enabling organizations to leverage current resources and staffing levels. With PortAuthority’s industry standard ICAP support, enterprises easily integrate PortAuthority with their existing solutions to preserve their investment, while gaining best-of-breed information leak prevention to ensure regulatory and corporate compliance. Studies and industry feedback confirm that its PreciseID™ technology delivers the industry’s highest accuracy with the lowest false positives and false negatives. Its purpose-built appliance form factor proves more cost effective than other solutions which price on a per-user basis.
PortAuthority Technologies’ growing customer base has confidence that their internal data is secure, both for customer privacy, regulatory compliance and intellectual property concerns. Unlike other industry solutions, PortAuthority Technologies’ advanced algorithms use granular data matching techniques that are resilient to data manipulation. Enterprises easily integrate PortAuthority Technologies’ appliance with their existing solutions to preserve their investment, while gaining best-of-breed information leak prevention to ensure regulatory and corporate compliance.
About Silicon Valley Communications Awards
The Info Security Products Guide, published by Silicon Valley Communications, 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 about staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. Readers will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow’s technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security, and independent product evaluations 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.
About PortAuthority Technologies
PortAuthority Technologies is the leading provider of Information Leak Prevention security solutions that reliably and accurately control the unauthorized distribution of sensitive information for data privacy, confidential information protection and true compliance. Using its patented PreciseID™ technology, only PortAuthority stops information leaks by monitoring internal and outbound enterprise communications and delivering policy enforcement in real-time. PortAuthority ensures compliance with regulations such as GLBA, PCI, HIPAA, CA CC1798, PIPEDA and SOX by closing the gap between employee behavior and corporate and legal policies. PortAuthority Technologies is a privately held company backed by Greylock Partners, Sequoia Capital and Lexington Ventures. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., and has offices throughout the U.S. For more information, please call 877-843-4879.