Vendors selected for the "Cool Vendor" report are innovative, impactful
TORONTO, May 19 /CNW/ - Nymity, a leading provider of privacy compliance
tools, announced today that it has been included in the list of "Cool
Vendors" in the Cool Vendors in Risk Management, Privacy and
Compliance, 2011i report by Gartner, Inc.
"We consider our inclusion in the Cool Vendor report by Gartner
confirmation of our mission to provide comprehensive privacy compliance
and accountability tools that assist organizations with understanding
their compliance criteria, maintaining an effective privacy program and
being able to demonstrate both," said Terry McQuay, President of
Nymity. "With Nymity covering every region in the world, over 1300
subscribers and a large research team we know we are ready to assist
our customers with their privacy compliance challenges today and into
Recently, Nymity released an Accountability Reporting Tool that allows
organizations to report the status of their privacy program based on
the internationally endorsed Privacy Maturity Model from American
Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) or the Canadian
Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA). This tool allows
organizations to quickly create reports structured on a common
framework that can be based on department, division, location as well
as organizational privacy risks. Reports can be shared with internal
stakeholders, or if desired, with external stakeholders including
Regulators, Privacy Commissioners, and Data Protection Authorities.
Also, Nymity has released a Privacy Newsletter Generator allowing
organizations to quickly enhance their privacy awareness program to
build a culture of privacy that reduces the risk of a privacy breach.
Nymity has several initiatives in the privacy compliance and
accountability space and would encourage readers to visit www.nymity.com to learn more.
Cool Vendor Disclaimer
About Gartner's Cool Vendors Selection Process
Gartner's listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in
any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight
interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner
disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this
research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a
Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or
solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn't
do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just
technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught
Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.
i Gartner "Cool Vendors in Risk Management, Privacy and Compliance, 2011
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SOURCE Nymity Inc.
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