BLUE BELL, Pa., Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) announced today that its client Flowserve – one of the world's leading providers of fluid motion and control products and services – has won a 2017 CSO50 Award from publisher IDG's CSO for its successful implementation of micro-segmentation security protection using Unisys Stealth® software.
The prestigious CSO50 Awards are presented annually to a select group of organizations that have demonstrated that their security projects/initiatives have created outstanding business value and thought leadership. Flowserve will accept its award at the CSO50 Conference + Awards held on May 1-3, 2017, at the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Flowserve was recognized for a project the company designed to modernize its security framework for addressing future threats and meeting compliance and regulatory requirements. The project featured a micro-segmentation approach using Unisys Stealth and identity-based encryption to proactively protect data by restricting communication within the company's network to pre-authorized groups of users and devices. Consequently, even if hackers successfully accessed a device within the network, they still would not be able to access or even see other endpoints outside of the micro-segment in which the infiltrated devices resided.
"Flowserve has found a way to improve security while avoiding the deployment and management complexity associated with traditional security approaches," said Tim Hostman, vice president, IT operations & end user services, Flowserve. "The innovation we've utilized is in the use of the Unisys Stealth micro-segmentation software that works across a heterogeneous environment, rather than using traditional physical segmentation which relies on firewalls, VLANs and difficult-to-manage physical infrastructure."
Unisys Stealth software – including applications focused on core, cloud, mobile, identity and analytics – creates segments within an organization where only authorized users can access information, while others cannot even see that those segments exist. The company recently launched Stealth(aware), a new application that enables organizations to easily deploy Unisys Stealth across extended networks with the touch of a button. For additional information on Unisys Stealth, click here.
"Unisys congratulates Flowserve for this well-deserved recognition of its advanced approach to security," said Eric Hutto, senior vice president and president, Enterprise Solutions, Unisys. "This award is a testament to their forward-thinking leadership and willingness to innovate on new ways to improve digital security."
Unisys is a global information technology company that specializes in providing industry-focused solutions integrated with leading-edge security to clients in the government, financial services and commercial markets. Unisys offerings include security solutions, advanced data analytics, cloud and infrastructure services, application services and application and server software. For more information, visit www.unisys.com.
Flowserve Corp. is one of the world's leading providers of fluid motion and control products and services. Operating in more than 55 countries, the company produces engineered and industrial pumps, seals and valves as well as a range of related flow management services. More information about Flowserve can be obtained by visiting the company's Web site at www.flowserve.com.
About the CSO50 Awards
Launched in 2013, the CSO50 Awards recognizes 50 organizations for security projects and initiatives that demonstrate outstanding business value and thought leadership. The CSO50 Awards are scored according to a uniform set of criteria by a panel of judges that includes security leaders, industry experts, and academics. Awards will be presented at the CSO50 Conference + Awards.
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