AlienVault Named SIIA Software CODiE Award Finalist for Best Security Solution

  AlienVault Named SIIA Software CODiE Award Finalist for Best Security
  Solution

   Unified Security Management Platform Earns Prestigious Software Industry
                                 Recognition

Business Wire

WASHINGTON & SAN MATEO, Calif. -- March 25, 2013

AlienVault, the leading Unified Security Management provider committed to
making security visibility complete, simple and affordable, today announced
that its AlienVault Unified Security Management™ (USM) platform was named a
finalist for the 2013 SIIA Software CODiE Awards for Best Security Solution.
The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier award for the software and information
industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for 27 years. The
awards have over 75 categories and are organized by industry focus of Content,
Education and Software.

"We’re delighted to be selected as a CODiE finalist in the Best Security
Solution category, particularly given such remarkable competition,” said
Barmak Meftah, President and CEO of AlienVault. “AlienVault has worked hard to
bring to market a complete, simple and affordable solution that provides
essential security capabilities to companies of all sizes, and that all too
often lack the resources to protect against today’s advanced threats.”

AlienVault’s Unified Security Management platform is a collection of the best
open source tools for asset discovery, vulnerability assessment, threat
detection, behavioral monitoring and security intelligence. These essential
security capabilities are preconfigured and tuned to provide complete security
visibility and threat management through an easy-to-use management console.
AlienVault’s USM is the only all-in-one solution that also provides access to
two threat intelligence services:the Open Threat Exchange™ (OTX), a
community-sourced exchange with up-to-the minute threat information submitted
by thousands of security professionals worldwide; and AlienVault Labs Threat
Intelligence, a rules database constructed and tested by the company’s
research team headed up by renowned security expert Jaime Blasco.

“The CODiE Awards competition was extremely competitive this year, and all of
the finalists should be commended for their innovative products and services,”
said Rhianna Collier, VP for the Software Division at SIIA. “We look forward
to honoring the winners at our awards program in May at All About the Cloud.”

This year there were 27 software categories, including twelve new and updated
categories that reflect the continued growth and evolution of cloud computing,
mobile, big data, and video. Winners will be announced during a special Awards
luncheon on May 9 in San Francisco during the industry's most comprehensive
ISV conference, All About the Cloud.

Details about each finalist are listed at
http://siia.net/codies/2013/finalists.asp

About SIIA

SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content
industries. SIIA represents approximately 700 member companies worldwide that
develop software and digital information content. Information technology (IT)
and software security are critical issues to SIIA’s members, many of whom
strive to develop safe, secure and state-of the-art products that effectively
serve their commercial and government customers alike, while protecting their
intellectual property.

The SIIA Software Division provides a forum for companies developing the
applications, services, infrastructure and tools that are driving the software
and services industry forward. For further information, visit
www.siia.net/software.

About AlienVault

AlienVault’s Unified Security Management™ platform (USM) provides a fast and
cost-effective way for organizations with limited security staff and budget to
address compliance and threat management needs. With all of the essential
security controls built-in, USM puts enterprise-class security visibility
within fast and easy reach of smaller security teams who need to do more with
less. AlienVault’s Open Threat Exchange™, a system for sharing threat
intelligence among OSSIM users and AlienVault customers, ensures USM always
stays ahead of threats. AlienVault is a privately held company headquartered
in Silicon Valley and backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Sigma,
Trident Capital and Adara Venture Partners. For more information visit
www.AlienVault.com or follow us on Twitter.

Contact:

LEWIS PR for AlienVault
Katherine Nellums, 415-845-3575
Katherine.Nellums@lewispr.com
or
SIIA Communications
Laura Greenback, 410-533-1943
lgreenback@siia.net
 
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