Gartner Places Positive Technologies as the Most Visionary in Visionaries Quadrant

LONDON and BOSTON, July 22, 2015 /CNW/ - Positive Technologies, a leading provider of security solutions, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the "Visionaries" quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls. Positive Technologies is placed the furthest to the right in the Visionaries quadrant based on its completeness of vision.

"We are one of the smaller vendors in this Magic Quadrant but we believe what has really helped us achieve our position here is that we are very focused on innovation and growing rapidly," reveals Elaine Mullan, International Marketing Manager, "We are a visionary with unique leading-edge security features.  We have a strong capability to protect business applications including SAP."

"We consider Gartner's positioning of Positive Technologies in the Visionaries quadrant as recognition of our ongoing commitment to keep our research and development approach as unconventional as possible," explains Dan Tara, VP Business Development, "The threat landscape has developed in complexity.  The market recognizes traditional firewalls, load balancers with application security features are no longer sufficient. High security solutions focused on application security itself are now essential to ensure organizations are protected. PT Application Firewall™ offers our customers a radical solution to manage the effects of this changing cyber security landscape.  For a truly revolutionary application security solution our customers use our source code security testing solution PT Application Inspector™ in tandem with PT Application Firewall™.

Every organization globally is exposed to cyber security risk with application security central to reducing the risk being felt by business which can include: reputational risk, downtime, data breach and financial losses and fines.  The pressure on business has moved up the line from security departments to the CIO with the recognition that cyber security is a board room issue and without a robust security policy and solution the risk increases to a critical level and potentially very damaging to the organization.

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose 

Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls, Jeremy D'hoinne, Adam Hils, Greg Young, Nicole Papadopoulos, 15 July 2015

About Positive Technologies 

Positive Technologies, a pioneer of the cyber security industry, provides a comprehensive suite of products and services including: Vulnerability management; Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), including SCADA and TELCO systems; Advanced malware detection; Compliance management; Threat analysis and Application security to over 1000 global enterprise clients.  For more information visit http://www.ptsecurity.com


SOURCE Positive Technologies

For further information: Elaine Mullan, +44(0)2088498498, elaine.mullan@ptsecurity.com

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