VANCOUVER, May 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and
management solutions for computers, laptops, ultra-portable devices
today announced Absolute Computrace® was named the Best Forensic Tool by SC Magazine for the second year in
Organizations are well aware of the importance of data security with
many businesses implementing governance, risk management, and
compliance procedures to safeguard this information from unauthorized
access and potential breaches. In support of these efforts, it's become
an absolute requirement that they have the tools in place to properly
protect this sensitive information.
Computrace allows organizations to persistently track and secure all of
their endpoints within a single cloud-based console. By maintaining a
persistent connection to each device, organizations can oversee: data
security and protection, deployment and licensing audits, BYOD policy
enforcement, theft and criminal investigations, security incident
response and remediation, computer forensics, compliance reports and
certificates - all of the components relative to governance, risk
management, and compliance (GRC) for the endpoint.
"We are proud to be acknowledged by SC Magazine for the Best Forensic
Tool in the industry," said John Livingston, CEO of Absolute Software.
"We have invested significant resources to build innovative technology
and specialized personnel to carry out forensic investigations that
assist organizations with implementing GRC best practices for the
endpoint. The fact we have won this award two years straight highlights
the uniqueness of our solution in the marketplace. Only Absolute has
patented persistence technology coupled with the proven investigative
techniques used by the Absolute Investigations and Recovery Services
Now entering its third decade, the SC Awards Europe honor professionals
working to secure enterprises and the vendor and channel communities
that deliver these innovative security technologies.
About Absolute Software
Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the industry standard in
persistent endpoint security and management for computers, laptops,
ultra-portable devices and smartphones. The Company, a leader in device
security and management tracking for more than 20 years, has over
30,000 commercial customers worldwide. Positioned as a Visionary vendor
in Gartner, Inc.'s Magic Quadrant for Client Management Tools,
Absolute's solutions - Computrace®, Absolute Manage®, Absolute Service,
Absolute Secure Drive, and Computrace LoJack for Laptops - provide
organizations with actionable intelligence to prove compliance,
securely manage BYOD, and deliver comprehensive visibility and control
over all of their devices and data. Absolute persistence technology is
embedded in the firmware of computers, netbooks, tablets and
smartphones by global leaders, including Acer, ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, HP,
Lenovo, Motion, Panasonic, Samsung, and Toshiba, and the Company has
reselling partnerships with these OEMs and others, including Apple. For
more information about Absolute Software, visit www.absolute.com.
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©2013 Absolute Software Corporation. All rights reserved. Computrace and
Absolute are registered trademarks of Absolute Software Corporation.
LoJack is a registered trademark of LoJack Corporation, used under
license by Absolute Software Corporation. LoJack Corporation is not
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69512534. Australian patent No. 699045. Japanese patent No. JP4067035.
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