Privacyware Named Finalist in Info Security Products Guide’s Global Excellence Awards for ThreatSentry IIS Web Application Firewall

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Summary: Privacyware has been selected a finalist for the 2012 Global Product Excellence Awards in the Web Application Security Category for ThreatSentry IIS Web Application Firewall.

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"This recognition is a meaningful testament to not only Privacyware,...but also our customers throughout the world who directly contribute to the quality of our solutions..." - Privacyware CEO, Greg Salvato.

Privacyware, an innovative provider of pc security, web application firewall and security data analytics software, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named its ThreatSentry IIS Web Application Firewall a finalist for the 2012 Global Product Excellence Awards in the Web Application Security Category. These prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products and solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of technologies.

ThreatSentry identifies and blocks web application threats such as Structured Query Language (SQL) Injection, DDoS, Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF/XSRF), Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) and other types of attacks and helps system administrators comply with regulatory demands such as Section 6.6 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). ThreatSentry’s core defense modules are augmented by an integrated driver-level firewall that delivers full port blocking of untrusted IP Address and a behavior-based Intrusion prevention component that profiles typical request activity and can detect unusual events and patterns indicative of zero-day and targeted attacks. ThreatSentry supports Windows Server 2008/R2, 2003 and 2000 and IIS 7.x (native IIS7 module), 6 (ISAPI Extension) and 5 (ISAPI Filter) on 32 and 64 bit systems.

“We are honored to have been selected by Info Security Products Guide for Global Excellence in Web Application Security,” said Greg Salvato, Chief Executive Officer at Privacyware. "This recognition is a meaningful testament to not only the Privacyware web application firewall product, engineering and support organizations, but also our customers throughout the world who directly contribute to the quality of our solutions in support of their web application security and related regulatory compliance needs.”

2012 Global Product Excellence Award winners will be announced February 29, 2012 at the Info Security Products Guide 8th Annual Awards Banquet Dinner in San Francisco.

About Info Security Products Guide Awards
Info Security Products Guide sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and 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 on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and market research 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. To learn more, visit http://www.infosecurityproductsguide.com and stay secured.

About Privacyware
Privacyware (http://www.privacyware.com) is an innovative provider of award-winning pc security, web application firewall and security data analytics software. Privacyware products leverage conventional and advanced analytics technologies to help systems administrators, IT security and compliance personnel more effectively identify, understand and prevent malicious, unauthorized and/or deviant computing system activity. Privacyware is a member of the Microsoft Partner Network with Gold Independent Software Vendor (ISV), Silver Business Intelligence and Data Platform Competencies.

Privacyware and ThreatSentry are registered trademark of PWI, Inc. All other registered or unregistered trademarks are the sole property of their respective owners. Copyright(C) 2011 PWI, inc. All rights reserved.

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