HELSINKI, Finland and WELLESLEY, Mass., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SSH Communications Security, known the world over as the inventor of the secure shell protocol, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has selected SSH Communications Security as a finalist for the 2013 Global Excellence Awards in the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Compliance category. These prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, groundbreaking products and solutions that help set the bar higher for others in all areas of data security.
"Sarbanes-Oxley demands high levels of data security in large network environments, presenting a challenge to major organizations seeking compliance," says Matthew McKenna, chief operating officer and executive vice president of SSH Communications Security. "We designed the Information Assurance Platform to help major enterprises, financial institutions and federal agencies secure their information assets while maintaining compliance with industry requirements like SOX. We are proud to have our commitment to our customers recognized by Info Security Products Guide, and we will continue to drive forward our innovation in the realm of SSH security and compliance."
Info Security Products Guide's Global Excellence Awards' selection of the SSH Information Assurance Platform as a finalist highlights the need for centralized SSH key management within the enterprise network environment. The two component modules of the Information Assurance Platform – the Universal SSH Key Manager module and the CryptoAuditor module – integrate smoothly into existing enterprise security solutions, providing deeper audit and forensics capabilities for encrypted traffic.
About SSH Communications Security
Founded in 1995, SSH Communications Security is the company that invented the SSH protocol - the gold standard protocol for data-in-transit security solutions. Today, over 3,000 customers across the globe, including seven of the Fortune 10, trust our Information Assurance Platform to secure the path to their information assets. We enable and enhance business for thousands of customers in multiple industries in the private and public sectors around the world. We operate in the Americas, Europe, and APAC regions, with headquarters located in Helsinki, Finland. The company shares (SSH1V) are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.
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About Info Security Products Guide Awards
SVUS Awards organized by Silicon Valley Communications are conferred in four annual award programs: The Info Security's Global Excellence Awards, The IT Industry's Hot Companies and Best Products Awards, The Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards, and Consumer Products Guide's Best Choice Awards. These premier awards honor organizations of all types and sizes from all over the world including people behind them, the products, performance, PR and marketing. To learn more, visit www.svusawards.com
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