SAN JOSE, Calif., July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vormetric, a leader in enterprise data security for physical, virtual, big data and cloud environments, today announced that it was named the recipient of the 2015 GTRA ConVurge Award for Excellence in Government Data Security and Encryption for Unified Data Security Platform. The award, given out by the Government Technology Research Alliance (GTRA), was presented June 29 during the ConVurge Honorary Awards dinner in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Nominees from civilian, defense and intelligence agencies, along with solution providers, were evaluated and selected by GTRA Council Members and community public voting. Awards celebrate and recognize government and industry IT leaders whose vision, innovation and remarkable accomplishments improve efficiency, the delivery of government services, citizen engagement, information sharing and national security.
"It's an honor to receive this award from the Government Technology Research Alliance," said President and CEO Alan Kessler with Vormetric. "Our products are used today around the world by both commercial and government enterprises to protect sensitive information and meet compliance requirements. We feel that this award recognized our contributions to safeguarding critical citizen data, secrets and other sensitive government information for more than 13 years."
The Vormetric Data Security Platform supports field, file and folder encryption, data access controls, data access monitoring, tokenization and a cloud encryption gateway. This unified platform solution helps government and commercial enterprises meet compliance, IP, financial and data breach prevention requirements with a single infrastructure and management set for maximum cost efficiency with minimal resource requirements.
Vormetric (@Vormetric) is the industry leader in data security solutions that protect data-at-rest across physical, big data and cloud environments. Vormetric helps over 1500 customers, including 17 of the Fortune 30, to meet compliance requirements and protect what matters – their sensitive data – from both internal and external threats. The company's scalable Vormetric Data Security Platform protects any file, any database and any application's data —anywhere it resides — with a high performance, market-leading solution set. For more information, please visit: www.vormetric.com.
GTRA is a leading nationally recognized nonprofit 501(c)3 organization of CIO's/CISO's/CTO's dedicated to bridging the gap between Washington D.C. and Silicon Valley, creating a public-private sector technology collaboration fostering thought leadership, executive knowledge exchange, and to drive government technology ideas forward. Our core focus lies in the areas of Security, Big Data, Cloud, Mobile, Infrastructure, and IT Services.