Industry recognition by firms such as Frost & Sullivan validates our strategy behind our vision and execution
Scottsdale, Ariz (PRWEB) September 16, 2008
Lumension Security™, Inc., a leading global security management company, today announced that global growth consulting company Frost & Sullivan has awarded Lumension Security the esteemed 2008 Global Market Penetration Leadership Award.
The Frost & Sullivan award for Global Market Penetration Leadership is presented every year to the company that has demonstrated excellence in capturing and growing market share within the industry through a combination of key acquisitions and organic growth. The recipient has demonstrated strategic excellence in product innovation in marketing, development, and sales strategies that have resulted in the largest gain in market share for the past two to three years.
According to Frost & Sullivan, Lumension Security has strengthened its position within the Vulnerability Assessment market with the acquisition of Harris Corporation's STAT Guardian Vulnerability Management Suite in 2007. With the combination of Lumension Security's industry leading patch and remediation capabilities and the STAT agentless scanning technology, Lumension Security is the first in the industry to deliver a fully integrated Vulnerability Management Solution. Lumension Security Vulnerability Management Solution is one of the most powerful tools in the market, a truly integrated solution that combines agentless and agent-based vulnerability assessment, remediation with security configuration, and compliance reporting.
"Through the convergence of patch management, whitelisting application control, and vulnerability assessment technologies, and patch management, Lumension Security now boasts one of the most complete vulnerability management products and has earned a significant increase in market share," said Frost & Sullivan analyst Chris Rodriguez.
"Industry recognition by firms such as Frost & Sullivan validates our strategy behind our vision and execution," said Pat Clawson, Chairman and CEO of Lumension Security. "With the change in the market, more customers are looking for security solutions that can provide a multi-layered approach to security and protection of their business critical systems and data. To that end, Lumension Security made a strategic decision to bring these three synergistic technologies to the market to deliver the industry's first integrated Vulnerability Management Solution and Endpoint and Data Protection Solution. Our unique combination of Vulnerability Management, Operational Whitelisting and Endpoint Protection, all within a single implementation and platform, delivers total protection against data leakage, malware threats, and software vulnerabilities while simplifying and lowering TCO."
Lumension Security's Vulnerability Management Solution delivers complete vulnerability management through a market-validated process that includes comprehensive asset discovery and inventory, thorough vulnerability assessments based upon network-based and agent-based scans, intelligent, automated remediation, and ongoing policy compliance audits - all from a single integrated solution. Combining market-leading products such as PatchLink Scan, PatchLink Update and PatchLink Security Management Console, Lumension's Vulnerability Management Solution enables customers to effectively manage the entire vulnerability lifecycle, by consolidating vulnerability data and providing centralized policy enforcement and compliance reporting.
Lumension Security's Endpoint Protection Suite is comprised of Sanctuary Application Whitelisting and Sanctuary Device Control, which protect against targeted threats and enable only authorized applications and devices to execute or connect to a network server, terminal services server, thin client, laptop or desktop. Sanctuary simplifies the discovery phase so that administrators can uncover all of the applications that are executing on the endpoints. Once known what applications are on the network, a policy can be established and enforced.
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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 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; application and device control; extensive policy compliance reporting; and integration with leading network access control solutions. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., 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.
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