Privacyware Named to CRN Emerging Tech Vendors List

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Leading channel authority recognizes innovative IIS Web application firewall and intrusion prevention solution provider.

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Web application security ranks among the most immediate and critical challenges facing systems administrators today

Privacyware, an innovative provider of web application security, intrusion prevention and security data analytics software, today announced it has been selected by Everything Channel as a CRN Emerging Tech Vendor for ThreatSentry, its IIS Web Application Firewall and Intrusion Prevention solution.

"Web application security ranks among the most immediate and critical challenges facing systems administrators today," said Privacyware CEO Greg Salvato. "ThreatSentry enables Privacyware to deliver award-winning IIS defense and reinforce PCI DSS compliance while ensuring high margins, specialized differentiation and exceptional support for our expanding network of channel partners. We are very grateful to Everything Chanel for their recognition of Privacyware and the opportunity it provides us to connect with new partners as a CRN Emerging Technology Vendor."

CRN's list of emerging technology vendors provides exposure for up-and-coming companies to solution providers who realize the importance of adding fresh and innovative technologies to their portfolios. As many as 60 percent of solution providers plan to add an emerging vendor's solutions as part of their product offerings this year. Privacyware's award-winning IIS Web Application Firewall and Host Intrusion Prevention solution, ThreatSentry, addresses the rising frequency and severity of SQL Injection, cross-site scripting other web-based threats and helps clients achieve compliance with section 6.6 of the Data Security Standard (DSS).

According to CRN's Emerging Tech Survey, the top reasons channel partners add emerging technologies include: the technology is superior to other products in the market segment; the technology complements a channel partner's existing practice areas; emerging vendors provide better services opportunities; emerging vendors pay better attention to partners; emerging vendors offer higher margins, customers want alternative product choices; and emerging vendors have better joint marketing programs. In addition, 61 percent of channel partners surveyed plan to increase the number of emerging technology vendors they partner with in the next 12 months.

"New and innovative vendor partners can help spur profitable new ideas that Solution Providers can use to build revenue and customer loyalty, and the CRN Emerging Tech list is where Solution Providers go to find these vendors," said Robert C. Demarzo, senior vice president and editorial director, Everything Channel editorial.

An ISAPI filter hosted in MMC, ThreatSentry is comprised of a Web Application Firewall and behavior-based Intrusion prevention component founded on specialized artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies specifically designed to address internal and external unauthorized system access and cyber-criminal threats on Web servers utilizing Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS).

ThreatSentry detects and blocks known and new attacks and unwanted web application traffic and also helps customers comply with section 6.6 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Other key ThreatSentry features include email alert notification, compliance and security reporting, centralized management for multiple servers and protection from an array of documented exploitive techniques including SQL Injection, Directory Traversal, Cross-site scripting, Parameter Manipulation, Buffer Overflow, Denial of Service, and other exploitive techniques.

ThreatSentry supports Microsoft Windows Server 2000/2003 and Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.0/6.0 and is available for purchase at $649 per server. More information, including evaluation software is available via the Privacyware web site: http://www.privacyware.com or by contacting an authorized Privacyware reseller. To locate a reseller or to learn about partner opportunities, please visit Privacyware at http://www.privacyware.com/sales.html or call 732-212-8110 x235.

About CRN:
CRN provides solution providers and technology integrators with the crucial information and analysis they need to drive their company's sales. As an advocate for and voice of the IT channel, solution providers turn to CRN first for immediate information. Celebrating its 25th year, CRN is the most trusted source for channel professionals. CRN can be found on the web at http://www.channelweb.com.

Everything Channel (http://www.everythingchannel.com, http://www.channelweb.com)
Everything Channel, formerly CMP Channel, is the global leader in technology sales and serves as the one-stop shop for the sales channel that drives 75 percent of technology sales throughout the world. IT suppliers and Solution Providers turn to Everything Channel to manage and accelerate their business. Everything Channel provides the answer to strategy and branding, online marketing, research/market intelligence, lead generation, branded and custom events, education and workflow tools targeted to those who buy and sell through the Channel. Everything Channel is a subsidiary of United Business Media (http://www.unitedbusinessmedia.com/), a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

About Privacyware:
Privacyware (http://www.privacyware.com) is an innovative provider of web application security, intrusion prevention and security data analytics software. Privacyware security data analytics products help enterprise security and compliance personnel overcome the increasingly critical challenge of security data overload, better understand the environments for which they are responsible and more effectively identify and comprehend malicious, unauthorized and/or deviant activity. Privacyware web application security and desktop defense offerings increase the level of protection from new and known malware, intrusions and other threats to individual, small business and large enterprise computing environments. Privacyware is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner.

CONTACT: Gregory Salvato - Privacyware, (732)-212-8110, x235. sales @ privacyware.com.

Privacyware, ThreatSentry, Adaptive Security Analyzer, Endpoint Security Console, Privatefirewall and Dynamic Security Agent are registered trademarks of Privacyware/PWI, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

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