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Dome9 Security Named Finalist for "Most Innovative Company at RSA Conference 2012"

Dome9 Recognized for Growing Traction of Industry's First Cloud Security Firewall Management Service for Enterprises, SMBs and Cloud Hosting Providers (January 10, 2012)

SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/10/12 -- Dome9 Security™, the leading provider of cloud security firewall management for public and private clouds, as well as for dedicated and virtual private servers (VPS), today announced it has been named one of 10 finalists for the "Most Innovative Company at RSA® Conference 2012" contest, part of Innovation Sandbox, an exciting half-day program representing the new technologies that promise to transform the information security industry now and in the future.

On Monday, Feb. 27, Dome9 will have the opportunity to demonstrate its cloud security firewall management breakthrough to the Conference's esteemed panel of judges, and be named top innovator at this year's event.

"Being selected as a finalist puts these organizations among security's elite rising stars," said Sandra Toms LaPedis, Area Vice President and General Manager of RSA Conference. "RSA Conference connects the smartest minds in the information security field and consistently showcases the innovative companies that drive this industry. RSA Conference commends the companies and individuals that continue to drive the evolution of innovation."

Dome9 Security is the only cloud security service to automate cloud firewall management for public and private clouds, as well as for dedicated and Virtual Private Servers (VPS), across all platforms. Dome9 closes a critical gap in today's cloud security -- ports such as SSH, RDP, and MYSQL left open so administrators can connect to and manage their cloud servers. This common practice leaves servers vulnerable to hackers who need only guess the correct username and password or exploit any protocol vulnerability to gain unauthorized control of a server. Dome9 secures all administrative ports -- for all servers and clouds -- enabling secure access, on-demand. Its key innovation is the ability to provide secure access leasing -- dynamically generated, time-based secure access to cloud servers -- which enables customers to close all server administrative ports by default.


"What sets Dome9 apart is that it's a security management platform," said Zohar Alon, Dome9 co-founder and CEO. "Dome9 uniquely centralizes cloud security management, automating policy controls across all servers and clouds. This directly overcomes the number one inhibitor to cloud adoption -- security -- with unparalleled scale and simplicity. Dome9's selection as a finalist for the industry's biggest security event validates our innovation in the market, and recognizes our momentum."

The "Most Innovative Company at RSA Conference 2012" winner will be determined at the conclusion of Innovation Sandbox, after each finalist gives a short presentation to a panel of judges, including Dennis Brixius of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Asheem Chandna of Greylock Partners, Gerhard Eschelbeck of Sophos, Inc., Suzanne Hall of Red Cross, George Hoyem of In-Q-Tel, and Paul Kocher of Cryptography Research. Additional information about the "Most Innovative Company at RSA Conference 2012" contest and Innovation Sandbox program can be found at: https://365.rsaconference.com/community/connect/innovation-sandbox

About RSA Conference
RSA Conference helps drive the global information security agenda with annual events in the U.S., Europe, Japan and China. Throughout its almost 21-year history, RSA Conference consistently attracts the best and brightest in the field, creating opportunities to learn about information security's most important issues through face-to-face and online interactions with peers, luminaries and emerging and established companies. As information security professionals work to stay ahead of ever-changing security threats and trends, they turn to RSA Conference for a 360-degree view of the industry. RSA Conference seeks to arm participants with the knowledge they need to remain at the forefront of the information security business. More information on events, online programming, and the most up-to-date news pertaining to the information security industry can be found at www.rsaconference.com.

About Dome9 Security
Dome9, the leader in cloud security management, automates and centralizes cloud firewall management across all servers and clouds. Available for both enterprises and hosting providers, Dome9 supports clouds, VPS, dedicated servers, and Amazon's EC2 Security Groups, across all major operating systems and service providers. Dome9 is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, and is venture backed by Opus Capital Ventures. For more information, visit: http://www.dome9.com/.

RSA and the RSA Conference logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of EMC Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Dome9, Dome9 Central, Dome9 Connect and Dome9 Agent are registered trademarks of Dome9 Security. All other trademarks are registered to their respective companies. Copyright© Dome9 2012. All other products and/or services referenced are trademarks of their respective companies.

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