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 honored its Co-Founder and Chief Scientist Dr. Lidror Troyansky with the 2006 Shaping Info Security Industry Award. Selected from more than 45 nominees from across the globe, Dr. Troyansky was recognized for his leadership in pioneering and developing the patented PreciseID™ technology that powers PortAuthority’s ILP products.
The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. This prestigious award announced today recognizes individuals and teams worldwide that have made the most positive impact on security in today’s highly sophisticated and blended attacks environment.
“Co-founding the company and now serving as the chief scientist, Dr. Troyansky has been instrumental in developing the technology that enables PortAuthority’s information leak prevention products,” said Rick Justice, chief technology editor with Info Security Products Guide. “The technology innovations he continues to lead serve as the backbone for the company’s award-winning products, enabling the industry’s most reliable, accurate and precise solution for monitoring and preventing information leaks. The information fingerprinting technology ensures extremely accurate content identification for data protection.”
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 an important resource written for end users of security products, and I am honored to be recognized in its Shaping Info Security Awards program,” said Dr. Troyansky. “Protecting critical data from loss is a growing security risk and it’s very gratifying to see this technology innovation applied to address organizations’ needs around protecting their private and confidential information.”
“We are pleased to see Lidror receive this well-deserved industry recognition,” said Raj Dhingra, PortAuthority Technologies VP of Marketing. “Lidror’s innovation has enabled the technical differentiation and superiority of the PortAuthority information leak prevention product to address organizations’ data protection needs. No other product has the advanced algorithms and granular data matching techniques incorporated in the patented PreciseID technology that enable highly accurate identification of private data and confidential information, even if the data is manipulated.”
About Dr. Lidror Troyansky
Serving as chief scientist, Dr. Lidror Troyansky contributes his unique expertise to the development of PortAuthority Technologies’ ultra-precise fingerprinting technology. He is a published algorithms specialist with extensive experience in the fields of computational learning, pattern recognition and signal processing. Before joining PortAuthority Technologies, Troyansky led a variety of computer security projects. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Physics from Tel-Aviv University, a Master’s degree in Physics from the Weizmann Institute of Science, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
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 about 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, Lexington Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, and Sequoia Capital. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., and has offices throughout the U.S.