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Securent One of Two Companies Named as Finalist in Best Startup Category in Global Excellence Awards

Thousands of IT Administrators and End-User Voters Worldwide Tap Securent as An Organization Worthy of Their Trust (October 17, 2007)

DMN Newswire--2007-10-17--Securent, Inc., the award-winning leader in the Entitlement Management market, today announced that the Info Security Products Guide, a Silicon Valley Communications publication and highly respected voice on security-related products and technologies, has named Securent one of just two finalists in the Best Startup Corporation category of its 2008 Product Excellence Award.


Winners in all categories will be chosen in the upcoming, final phase of the competition, with winners to be announced at an awards ceremony on January 30, 2008 during Technosium 2008  at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, Calif. Last year, voters chose Securent EMS as the top product for its excellence in the Entitlement Management, Policy Management, and Security Solution for Government award categories.


More than 11,000 end-users chose to make their voices heard by voting for the products they trust most when it comes to protecting their valuable digital resources.

?So often its in startup companies, with their dedication to innovation, where new ideas and technologies are born. Nowhere is this culture of innovation more important than in the Security products industry, where constantly escalating threats to digital resources demand ever-evolving solutions, said Rake Narang, Managing Editor of Info Security Products Guide. ?End users around the world have told us that Securent is one of just two startup companies in the industry that has earned their trust. We congratulate Securent on this outstanding accomplishment.

Securent EMS enables organizations to secure sensitive applications and data with ease and precision. For the first time, organizations can benefit from a proven XACML standard-based solution to create, enforce, review, and audit fine-grained access policies across heterogeneous application and IT environments distributed throughout the enterprise, all with centralized management and visibility. Securent provides a more scalable and cost-effective alternative to custom coding of fine-grained access controls into applications. Loosely coupling entitlements with application services, Securent EMS is also a key infrastructure service in an effective SOA deployment. The results, as seen in Fortune 1000 deployments, include improved security and compliance with regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Basel Capital Accord (Basel II), and the National Association of Securities Dealers Rule 2711 (NASD 2711).

Finalists in all categories of Info Security Products Guides 2008 Global Excellence Customer Trust Awards, including Securents four placements, are listed at: To see all products listed in the Info Security Product Guide, see:

?Weve worked hard at Securent to create an atmosphere of innovation and excellence. We believe that its only from that kind of environment that products as groundbreaking as Securent EMS can be developed and evolved, said Securent CEO Rajiv Gupta. ?Were very pleased that the end users voting in the Info Security Product Guides Global Excellence Customer Trust Awards have validated the hard work and dedication that has gone into the creation and continual refinement of our innovative product. The Info Security Product Guide is an important and influential publication in the security industry, so this is strong testimony to the unique value Securent brings by providing unified management, enforcement, and audit of the entitlement policies that govern access to applications, data, and IT resources across distributed enterprises.

About the Info Security Products Guide Awards
The Info Security Products Guide, published by Silicon Valley Communications, plays a vital role in keeping end users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant about staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. Readers will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrows technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit

About Securent

The leader in Entitlement Management, Securent enables organizations to secure sensitive applications and data with ease and precision. Securents Entitlement Management Solution (EMS) is the industrys most robust and proven XACML-based solution, allowing organizations to administer, enforce, review, and audit fine-grained access policies across heterogeneous application and IT environments distributed throughout the enterprise, all with centralized management and visibility. The significant cost, time to market, and compliance benefits of EMS have been proven at many Fortune 500 customers. Securent has been recognized as the pioneer and industry leader by the leading analysts, including Gartner, Burton Group, and Forrester Research. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, Securent is backed by Greylock Partners and Onset Ventures. For more information, please visit

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