New Albany, OH (PRWEB) January 18, 2013
Privacyware, developer of the leading software–based Web Application Firewall and Host IPS for Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS), announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named Privacyware’s ThreatSentry IIS Web Application Firewall a finalist for the 2013 Global 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 security and technologies. Winners will be honored in San Francisco on February 27, 2013 during the annual awards dinner and presentation.
"It's an honor to be selected as a finalist by Info Security Products Guide for this venerable industry award," said Privacyware CEO Greg Salvato. "This recognition underscores Privacyware’s enduring commitment to developing specialized and proactive defense capabilities for web applications that utilize the Windows Server and IIS platform.”
ThreatSentry is the leading software–based Web Application Firewall and Host IPS for Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS). 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. ThreatSentry defense capabilities are based on the OWASP Top Ten Project and helps system administrators comply with regulatory demands such as Section 6.6 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). ThreatSentry is priced to maximize constrained IT budgets and supports Microsoft Windows Server 2012, 2008/R2, 2003, 2000 and Internet Information Services (IIS) versions 8, 7, 6, and 5.
About Info Security Products Guide Awards
SVUS Awards organized by Silicon Valley Communications are conferred in four annual award programs: The Info Security’s Global Excellence Awards, The IT Industry’s Hot Companies and Best Products Awards, The Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards, and Consumer Products Guide’s Best Choice Awards. These premier awards honor organizations of all types and sizes from all over the world including people behind them, the products, performance, PR and marketing. To learn more, visit http://www.svusawards.com
Privacyware (http://www.privacyware.com) develops the leading software–based Web Application Firewall and Host IPS for Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS). 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 Silver OEM and Independent Software Vendor (ISV) competencies.
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