Tripwire Named 2011 SC Magazine Excellence Award and Reader Trust Award Finalist

Portland, OR - Dec 10, 2010 - Tripwire Inc., a leading global provider of IT security and compliance automation solutions, has been named an Excellence Award Finalist in the Best Enterprise Security Solution and a Reader Trust Award finalist in the Best Policy Management Application and Best Security Information/Event Management (SIEM) Appliance categories in the 2011 SC Magazine Awards. Tripwire® Enterprise 8.0 and Tripwire Log Center were named as premiere solutions in the Reader Trust Award competition, which honors best-in-class security products and services. Tripwire Enterprise 8.0 is also recognized in the Excellence Award Best Enterprise Security Solution category, which acknowledges companies with superior security products that help customers tackle today's pressing security challenges.

 

Tripwire Enterprise 8.0 and Tripwire Log Center were selected from hundreds of entries submitted in more than 31 technology categories. Reader Trust finalists will be reviewed and winners will be chosen by the wide distribution of SC Magazinereaders – security and technology experts from large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets. IT security companies also nominated their solutions for consideration in the SC Magazine Excellence Awards and entries are judged by a panel of leading security officers from large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets – representing the wide distribution of SC Magazine readers.

"The contenders in these categories have already won a significant honor, the respect of their peers and a body of experts that represents those most interested in following threats and advancements in information security," said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong. "Tripwire's innovations illustrate the passion and creativity the IT security industry is taking to protect valuable assets and interests, and at the end of the day it's about protecting business. Tripwire was named a finalist because of their contribution to this effort."

In its 14th year, 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. SC Magazine distinguishes the achievements of the security professionals in the trenches, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities and the passionate work of government, commercial and nonprofits - all working to help improve global security.

"Our customers' compliance automation and event and information management needs were top of mind when we introduced the Tripwire Enterprise 8.0 and Tripwire Log Center solutions," said James B. Johnson, President and CEO, Tripwire. "Receiving this type of recognition from SC Magazine readers and experts in the security industry is a true honor that aligns with our mission to provide unwavering support for our customers and Tripwire is deeply appreciative of the recognition we have received for our efforts on this front."

Winners of this year's SC Magazine Awards will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco on Tuesday, February 15, 2011. The event is a night filled with excitement, along with an invaluable opportunity to network with the top corporate IT professionals in attendance.  To attend the Awards, please register at http://www.scmagazineus.com/dinner--presentation/section/1557/.

About SC Magazine
SC Magazine was named winner of 2010 Magazine of the Year by the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). It 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. In addition to the monthly print magazine and a vibrant website updated daily, the brand's portfolio includes SC World Congress Conference and Expo, SC Congress Canada, SC Magazine Awards, SC Directory and SC Magazine Newswire.

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About Tripwire, Inc.
Tripwire is a leading global provider of IT security and compliance automation solutions that help businesses and government agencies take control of their IT infrastructure. Thousands of customers rely on Tripwire's integrated solutions to help protect sensitive data, prove compliance and prevent outages. Tripwire VIA, the comprehensive suite of industry-leading file integrity, policy compliance and log and event management solutions, is the way organizations proactively achieve continuous compliance, mitigate risk, and ensure operational control through Visibility, Intelligence and Automation. Learn more at www.tripwire.com and @TripwireInc on Twitter.