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IronKey Wins 2012 SC Magazine Reader Trust Award for Best Fraud Prevention Solution(March 01, 2012)
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/01/12 -- IronKey, the leader in extended enterprise management, has been recognized with SC Magazine's 2012 Reader Trust Award as the company with the Best Fraud Prevention Solution, beating out much larger companies for the honor including CA, Entrust and Trustwave. The announcement was made on February 28, 2012 at the SC Awards Gala, held in conjunction with the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco.
The SC Magazine Reader Trust Voting Panel awarded IronKey the Best Fraud Prevention Solution for its Trusted Access that secures a bank customer's online banking transactions starting at their computer from attacks using malicious software like ZeuS, SpyEye, OddJob, and many others. Trusted Access combines a secure virtualized browser with an innovative cloud management service and Trusted Network. Winners were chosen by voters, who are SC Magazine Readers that are high-level IT security executives (CISOs, CIOs, VPs, etc.) working for organizations across various markets, including finance, health care, government, education and more.
"We are very proud to receive this recognition from SC Magazine and their panel of experts," said Arthur Wong, CEO of IronKey. "We solidified our leadership in online banking security in 2011 by combining multiple layers of security into a single solution and winning at least one new banking customer every week. Now we are taking our expertise into the enterprise sector, helping every enterprise secure access to public and private clouds."
IronKey's new Trusted Access Enterprise Service enables organizations to take advantage of two trends re-shaping IT -- Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and SaaS/cloud applications -- to dramatically reduce or eliminate enterprise issued endpoints and supporting infrastructure, operations and maintenance expenses. With the savings gained, IT leaders can shift spending to projects with greater strategic importance and impact on top line growth.
In its 15th year as the information security industry's most prominent accolade, the annual SC Awards showcase the best solutions, services and professionals, while recognizing achievement and technical excellence. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit www.scmagazineus.com/awards.
"This is one of the most exciting and illuminating award categories, as the finalists have to demonstrate the unique combination of strength in product, organization and fight against cybercrime to secure the vote of our readers," said VP and editorial director, SC Magazine, Illena Armstrong. "Congratulations to IronKey for winning Best Fraud Prevention by impressing not only SC Magazine editors but the magazine's real judges, the readers."
IronKey is freeing enterprises from the high cost, risk and complexity of managing the extended enterprise. With IronKey Trusted Access, any user -- contractor, remote worker, customer, or supply chain partner -- can securely access enterprise provisioned public and private clouds, from anywhere. This enables IT leaders to transform IT into a dynamic service provider -- unlocking budgets and resources spent on endpoints, management and infrastructure that otherwise weigh down budgets and hold back innovation.
Ranked as the 14th best venture-funded company in The Wall Street Journal's "Next Big Thing," IronKey cloud-based services power Trusted Access and partner solutions, including Imation secure storage devices. IronKey cloud services are used daily by over 3,000 enterprises to manage online access and data for over one million users. More than 70 financial institutions secure their brands and billions in customer online payments with IronKey. Visit www.IronKey.com for more information.
About SC Magazine
SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. The brand's portfolio includes the SC World Conference and Expo, SC Congress Canada, SC Magazine Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executives Forums
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