REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Determina(TM) Inc. today announced its CTO, Saman Amarasinghe, and two co-founders from MIT, Derek Bruening and Vladimir Kiriansky, are all recipients of the highly-regarded InfoWorld's Innovator 2005 award. The full story and results appear in the August 1, 2005, edition of InfoWorld and are available online at www.infoworld.com/3080 . The annual InfoWorld awards recognize individuals whose vision and expertise are directing the future of enterprise technology and who have had a significant impact on the evolution of the tech world. Final selections were made after thorough consideration by the InfoWorld senior editorial staff. "By abandoning business as usual, these honorees are striking new paths to efficiency and reliability across the board, from more vigilant security systems to robust Web services architectures," said Richard Gincel, InfoWorld associate editor. "Thanks to the ideas and efforts of these groundbreaking individuals, technology advancements on several fronts are gaining momentum. In turn, we are pleased to honor those who are leading the way with their ingenuity." "We are delighted and honored to be recognized in this annual tribute by InfoWorld," said Matt Powell, CEO, Determina. "This prestigious award demonstrates the uniqueness and effectiveness of the Memory Firewall solution to help businesses confront the security threat from malicious computer attacks. It also recognizes the truly innovative thinking that our team brought to solving this problem that other technology approaches have failed to solve so far." About Memory Firewall The Determina Memory Firewall is the result of years of groundbreaking research at MIT done by Determina co-founders Saman Amarasinghe, Derek Bruening, and Vladimir Kiriansky. The Determina Memory Firewall(TM) is the first technology that proactively blocks malicious computer attacks, preventing even a single unintended line of code from executing, and without false positives. Determina utilizes unique patent-pending technology which blocks attacks at the most fundamental level, by dynamically building a protective shield around programs while they run in computer memory. This groundbreaking approach has proven to be effective against all memory-based attacks -- such as Code Red, Blaster, Slammer and Sasser -- without false positives or ongoing overhead. Memory-based vulnerabilities represent by far the largest class of flaws in computer software, and nearly all of the most critical ones. Determina Memory Firewall is available today and being used by enterprise customers in industries demanding the highest level of availability such as manufacturing and financial services. About Determina Determina(TM) provides market-leading, enterprise-class intrusion prevention systems with a revolutionary new technology, developed at M.I.T., called "Memory Firewall." The Determina Memory Firewall is the first technology that proactively blocks malicious computer attacks, preventing even a single unintended line of code from executing, and without false positives. Determina Memory Firewall is available today and being used by enterprise customers in industries demanding the highest level of availability such as manufacturing and financial services. For more information on Determina(TM) and Memory Firewall, please visit www.determina.com. About InfoWorld Media Group For more than 25 years, InfoWorld Media Group has provided cutting-edge coverage and evaluation of IT products and services for technology experts in senior management. Through integrated channels, including print, online, events, and demand generation, InfoWorld reaches the most influential senior-level information technologists -- those who drive their enterprises' strategies and technology purchases. Powered by a continued investment in an independent Test Center, InfoWorld analysts and editors provide hands-on analysis and evaluation, as well as expert commentary on issues surrounding emerging technologies and products. Visit InfoWorld at http://www.infoworld.com .
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