Lumension Security's Sanctuary Endpoint Security Solution Wins eWEEK Excellence Award

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Integrated Sanctuary Device Control and Application Whitelisting recognized for its proactive, lock down approach to protecting corporate systems and preventing data leakage.

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All of this year's entrants truly leverage the latest technologies and computing models to provide solutions that effectively align with business needs

Lumension Security™, Inc., a leading global security management company, today announced that its Sanctuary 4.2 endpoint security suite has been named the winner in eWeek's Eighth Annual Excellence Awards Program, in the Security category. Sanctuary is recognized for its deep and powerful endpoint protection solution that utilizes whitelists and strong lock-down controls to ensure only IT-sanctioned applications are running on employee computers.

"All of this year's entrants truly leverage the latest technologies and computing models to provide solutions that effectively align with business needs," said Debra Donston, eWEEK editor. "The eWEEK Excellence Awards judges were duly impressed."

"We are honored to be recognized by eWeek for our innovations and continued excellence in this area of data protection and endpoint security," said Mike Wittig, president and CTO at Lumension Security. "This recognition is a testament to the mounting sentiment among IT administrators across all industries that traditional, reactive solutions no longer provide the most effective protection against today's sophisticated threats. At Lumension, we're driving the next-generation security model by combining powerful whitelisting technology with data protection solution for optimal security at a lower cost while enabling business productivity."

According to eWEEK, "The security strategy that many experts now see as the best option for protecting corporate systems is the lock-down approach--where no code or application can run that hasn't been given explicit permission to run. This is the approach that is taken by Lumension Security's Sanctuary 4.2. Sanctuary is a deep and powerful endpoint protection solution that utilizes whitelists and strong lock-down controls to ensure only IT-sanctioned apps are running on employee computers."

The eWEEK Excellence Awards program provides the benchmark by which enterprise IT professionals can assess a wide range of technology products and services. This year's nominees were judged based on the following criteria: Innovation; Practical integration of emerging technologies; Suitability to task; Cost effectiveness; Potential for helping companies create business efficiencies; Manageability; Potential for helping companies develop competitive advantage; and Secureability.

The complete list of finalists and winners for the eWEEK Excellence Awards is available online at eWEEK Excellence Awards.

About Lumension Security™, Inc.:
Lumension Security™, formed by the combination of PatchLink® Corporation and SecureWave® S.A., is a recognized, global security management company, providing unified protection and control of enterprise endpoints for more than 5,100 customers and 14 million nodes worldwide. Leveraging its proven Positive Security Model, Lumension Security enables organizations to effectively manage risk at the endpoint by delivering best-of-breed, policy-based solutions that simplify the entire security management lifecycle. This includes automated asset discovery, vulnerability assessment, remediation and validation; security configuration management; application control and device control; extensive policy compliance reporting; and integration with leading network access control solutions. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Lumension has offices worldwide, including Virginia, Florida, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom, Spain, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore. PatchLink, now Lumension, was founded in 1991 by Sean Moshir. More information can be found at Lumension Security.

About eWEEK:
eWEEK is the industry leader for strategic technology information, delivering breaking news, technology evaluations and strategic analysis of the technologies, platforms and trends important to enterprise-wide computing. eWEEK's award-winning journalists and lab analysts cover the most critical issues, trends, people and technologies affecting business. No other IT newsweekly delivers this level of enterprise focused news, views and reviews to help IT professionals make the right buying decisions.

Lumension Security, the Lumension logo, PatchLink® and Sanctuary® are trademarks or registered trademarks of Lumension Security. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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