Entrust Named Finalist in 2010 SC Magazine Awards for Best Multi- and
Second-Factor Authentication Solution


    



    
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<p><location>DALLAS</location>, <chron>Dec. 15</chron> /CNW/ -- Entrust, Inc. has been named a finalist for one of the best "Multi- and Second-factor Solutions" in the 2010 SC Awards for outstanding achievement in information technology (IT) security. Entrust IdentityGuard was named as a premier solution in the Reader Trust Award competition, which honors best-in-class security products and services.</p>
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<p>"As organizations continue to take appropriate steps to protect customers and employees, we see more choosing the strong authentication solution that strikes the right balance between versatility, cost-effectiveness and usability," said Entrust president and CEO <person>Bill Conner</person>. "That's our goal with the Entrust IdentityGuard platform and we're honored that our vision is being recognized by respected third parties and users alike."</p>
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<p>Entrust IdentityGuard was selected from more than 600 entries submitted in more than 31 technology categories. All finalists will be reviewed and winners will be chosen by the Reader Trust Voting Panel -- comprised of security and technology experts from large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets -- representing the wide distribution of SC Magazine readers.</p>
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<p>"Entrust IdentityGuard is among today's most respected security products as chosen by our panel," said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong. "Security is a key challenge for IT organizations and businesses worldwide, and our readers recognize that companies like Entrust are helping them address their security challenges."</p>
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<p>The Entrust IdentityGuard platform enables organizations to layer security -- according to access requirements or the risk of a given transaction -- across diverse users and applications. The platform's authentication options include username and password, IP-geolocation, device, questions and answers, out-of-band one-time passcode (delivered via voice, SMS or e-mail), grid cards (physical or eGrid) cards, digital certificates and a range of one-time-passcode tokens.</p>
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<p>Winners of this year's SC Awards will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in <location>San Francisco</location>, Calif., on <chron>Tuesday, March 2, 2010</chron>. As the industry's preeminent awards program, the annual SC Awards has recognized security's key contributors and outstanding products for more than a decade. The SC Awards are designed to honor the professionals, companies and products that help fend off the myriad security threats confronted in today's corporate world. Individuals, brands and solutions recognized in the program address not only the security challenges prominent today, but also the emerging threat landscape of tomorrow.</p>
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<p>SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought-leaders and some of the best, most extensive collections of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make informed security decisions for their companies.</p>
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<p>Entrust provides trusted solutions that secure digital identities and information for enterprises and governments in 2,000 organizations spanning 60 countries. Offering trusted security for less, Entrust solutions represent the right balance between affordability, expertise and service. These include SSL, strong authentication, fraud detection, digital certificates and PKI. For information, call 888-690-2424, e-mail <a href="mailto:entrust@entrust.com">entrust@entrust.com</a> or visit <a href="http://www.entrust.com">www.entrust.com</a>.</p>
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<p>Entrust is a registered trademark of Entrust, Inc. in the <location>United States</location> and certain other countries. In <location>Canada</location>, Entrust is a registered trademark of Entrust Limited. All Entrust product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of Entrust, Inc. or Entrust Limited. All other company and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.</p>
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For further information: For further information: Lindsey Jones, Media Relations of Entrust, Inc., +1-972-728-0374, lindsey.jones@entrust.com Web Site: http://www.entrust.com

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