NetWitness Named as Finalist in Cyber Security and Authentication Category for TechAmerica Foundation American Technology Awards

Honorees to be announced at an annual dinner on June 16th in Washington, DC

Jun 15, 2010, 12:03 ET from NetWitness Corporation

HERNDON, Va., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- NetWitness Corporation, the world leader in advanced threat detection and real-time network forensics, has been named a finalist in the Cyber Security and Authentication category for The American Technology Awards, which bestows the only "Best Of" awards that recognize all technology products and services for the technology industry. Nominations for The American Technology Awards "The Termans" are vetted by industry experts and technology companies.  These awards have been named after Frederick Terman, who is widely credited as being the father of Silicon Valley.

"We are honored and excited to be selected for this elite group of finalists," said Tim Belcher, chief technology officer at NetWitness. "The Termans are different than other industry awards because they both highlight technology innovations and identify unique solutions that can engender significant change within customer organizations.  NetWitness offers an agile, patented, next generation network security monitoring solution providing the comprehensive situational awareness and definitive answers needed by security teams to combat the most advanced cyber threats."  

"We had a lot of nominations for these prestigious awards, and we congratulate NetWitness for rising to the finalist ranks," said David C. Thomas, TechAmerica's executive vice president, commercial development. "TechAmerica Foundation is excited to highlight NetWitness, as it continues to influence technology development throughout the rest of the world."

The American Technology Awards will be presented for each of the inclusive segments of the technology industry: Aerospace and Defense; Clean Tech/Green Tech/Smart Grid; Cloud Computing/Software as a Service; Computers and Peripherals; Consumer Electronics; Cyber Security and Authentication; Electronic Components; Internet Services; Measurement and Control Instruments; Medical Devices; Server & Storage Technology; Software; Technology Consulting; Technology Services; and Telecommunications.

The winners will be announced on June 16 at TechAmerica Foundation's Eighth Annual Technology and Government Dinner which has been a premier Washington, D.C. networking event bringing hundreds of industry, congressional and government leaders together at one venue to celebrate the partnership between industry and government.

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About NetWitness 

NetWitness® Corporation is the world leader in real-time network forensics and automated threat intelligence solutions, helping government and commercial organizations detect, prioritize and remediate complex IT risks. NetWitness solutions concurrently solve a wide variety of information security problems including: advanced persistent threat management; sensitive data discovery and advanced data leakage detection; malware activity discovery; insider threat management; policy and controls verification and e-discovery. Originally developed for the US Intelligence Community, NetWitness has evolved to provide enterprises around the world with breakthrough methods of network content analysis and host-based risk discovery and prioritization. NetWitness customers include Defense, National Law Enforcement and Intelligence Agencies, Top US and European Banks, Critical Infrastructure, and Global 1000 organizations. NetWitness has offices in the U.S. and the U.K. and partners throughout North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

To download the freeware version of NetWitness Investigator, visit . For more information about securing your entire organization with NetWitness NextGen, contact: . Twitter handle: NetWitness .

About TechAmerica Foundation

TechAmerica Foundation educates industry executives, policy makers and opinion leaders on the promise of technological innovation to advance prosperity, security and the general welfare. Launched in 2009, the foundation is a 501c(3) non-profit, non-partisan affiliate of TechAmerica, the leading voice and resource for the U.S. technology industry. It disseminates award-winning industry, policy and market research covering topics such as U.S. competitiveness in a global economy, innovation in government, and other areas of national interest. The foundation also organizes conferences and seminars to explore pertinent issues with government and industry representatives and to share the foundation's findings. Learn more about TechAmerica Foundation at

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