PortAuthority Technologies, Inc.,™ the Authority in Information Leak Prevention (ILP), today announced that EContent magazine, the premier publication for the digital content industry, has named PortAuthority Technologies to its distinguished EContent 100 list of the leading companies impacting the digital content industry. Selected from hundreds of companies from across the globe, PortAuthority Technologies was recognized for its growth and innovation in 2006, and its technology leadership in uniquely protecting enterprises’ confidential information.
Now in its sixth year, the EContent 100 (EC100) Awards recognize the top 100 successful companies of the year which matter most in the digital content industry. Handpicked by a global panel of judges, leading companies were evaluated based on their current standing, activities over the past year, and impact on the industry. The panel consisted of editors and specialists from EContent and other Information Today, Inc., publications. The complete list of EC100 winners will be available in the December issue of EContent magazine and online.
“We are pleased to present the 100 companies that lead the digital content industry – not just in market share or mindshare, but that have also shown the most thought- and technology-leadership and innovation in 2006,” said Michelle Manafy, Editor, EContent. “PortAuthority Technologies is recognized for its industry leadership in raising awareness for the need for increased information security, as well as for providing innovative solutions to help companies better protect consumer and corporate data.”
PortAuthority Technologies is a growing leader in the ILP and Content Monitoring/Filtering markets. It delivers content-aware security solutions that reliably and accurately control the unauthorized distribution of sensitive information for data privacy, confidential information protection, and compliance with regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard, and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA). With more than 27 patents pending, only PortAuthority stops information leaks by continually monitoring internal and outbound communications and delivering policy enforcement in a real-time and accurate manner.
“EContent is the most respected source for information about the digital content industry, and we are pleased to be included on this distinguished list of honorees,” said PortAuthority Technologies CEO Pete Foley. “In 2006, PortAuthority generated significant industry and enterprise traction worldwide for the value we provide customers with our information leak prevention solution. We are proud of our accomplishments this year, highlighted by an expanding enterprise customer base; two landmark ILP product introductions; several strategic partnerships, including with Websense, marking the first ILP OEM relationship; and additional financing to accelerate our continued expansion.”
This recognition by EContent is the latest in a series of industry honors for PortAuthority Technologies. Most recently, the company was named as a finalist for the 2006 KMWorld Promise Award, given to organizations that are delivering on their promise to customers by providing innovative technology solutions for knowledge management. During 2H’06, PortAuthority Technologies also earned the Info Security Products Guide’s Shaping Info Security Industry Award, and the guide’s Tomorrow’s Technology Today Award.
PortAuthority is the industry’s first and only content-aware ILP solution to provide organizations with comprehensive protection for their data-in-motion, data-at-rest and data-in-use. Only PortAuthority allows companies to reliably, accurately, precisely, and selectively stop information leaks over outbound mail, web communications, internal email and networked printing to ensure data privacy, protection of confidential information, and regulatory compliance. Its features include real-time monitoring and reporting; granular policy management for selective blocking and enforcement; automated private data classification and protection for files, databases and endpoints; more than 150 pre-built policies and reports; “3 Clicks Manageability” for reporting and compliance; and plug-and-play appliances purpose-built for data security. It protects information in more than 370 file formats, the most in the industry, including structured and unstructured data, text, graphics, and CAD documents. In addition to native monitoring and enforcement, PortAuthority integrates with infrastructure systems such ICAP-based proxies, Microsoft SharePoint and other document management systems.
PortAuthority Technologies’ growing customer base has confidence that their content is secure, both for customer privacy, regulatory compliance and intellectual property concerns. Unlike other industry solutions, PortAuthority Technologies’ advanced algorithms use granular data matching techniques that are resilient to data manipulation. Enterprises easily integrate the PortAuthority appliances with existing solutions to preserve their investment, while gaining best-of-breed information leak prevention to ensure regulatory and corporate compliance.
About EContent Magazine
EContent is dedicated to one of the most essential commodities any business has to offer – content, and is the most respected source for information about the digital content industry. Its mission is to clearly identify and explain emerging digital content trends, strategies, and resources that will help readers navigate the content maze and find a clear path to profits and improved business processes. EContent is the premier publication for the digital content industry, delivering essential research, reporting, news, and analysis of content-related issues.
About PortAuthority Technologies
PortAuthority Technologies is the Authority in Information Leak Prevention, providing security solutions that reliably and accurately control the unauthorized distribution of sensitive information for data privacy, confidential information protection and true compliance. Using patented PreciseID™ technology, it is the only content-aware solution to provide comprehensive protection of data-in -motion, data-at-rest and data-in-use. With its 3 Clicks Manageability and automated identification and protection, PortAuthority delivers ease of deployment and the lowest cost of ownership. PortAuthority ensures compliance with regulations such as GLBA, PCI, HIPAA, CA CC1798, PIPEDA and SOX by closing the gap between employee behavior and corporate and legal policies. PortAuthority Technologies is a privately held company backed by Greylock Partners, Lexington Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, and Sequoia Capital. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., and has offices throughout the U.S. For more information, please call 877-843-4879.