Info Security Products Guide Names BeyondTrust Winner of the 2009 Global Excellence in Least Privilege Management Award
PORTSMOUTH, NH. – April 21, 2009 — BeyondTrust announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the industry’s leading publication on security-related products and technologies has named BeyondTrust Privilege Manager a winner of the 2009 Global Product Excellence in Least Privilege Management Customer Trust Award. This Global Product Excellence honor validates the fact that Privilege Manager is the best-of-breed solution in Least Privilege Management.
BeyondTrust Privilege Manager enables organizations to remove administrator rights and allow end-users to run all the required Windows applications, processes and ActiveX controls that are needed in order for end-users to do their jobs. Eliminating administrator rights is one of the most effective ways for enterprises to meet compliance mandates and reduce their vulnerability to attacks by spyware, malware and malicious users.
"In an interconnected world, threats have no boundaries and security has to remain a prime requirement," says Rake Narang, editor-in-chief of Info Security Products Guide. "We are pleased to honor BeyondTrust’s Privilege Manager 4.0 as winner for 2009."
"Info Security Products Guide’s recognition of Privilege Manager confirms that our product is the industry’s foremost solution for Least Privilege Management," said John Moyer, CEO of BeyondTrust. "Customer trust is key to BeyondTrust as our enterprise customers rely on Privilege Manager to ensure that end-users do not have administrator rights, but can still run all of the applications they need to do their jobs. It is the customers and their trust in Privilege Manager that make this product a success."
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BeyondTrust Corporation, a pioneer in Least Privilege Management, enables enterprises to move beyond the need to trust users with excess privileges or administrator rights. BeyondTrust Privilege Manager was the first product to enable the security best practice of Least Privilege in Windows environments by allowing administrators to assign end-users permissions for required or selected applications. With Privilege Manager organizations can remove administrator rights and still allow end-users to run all required Windows applications, processes and ActiveX controls. By eliminating the need to grant administrator rights to end-users, IT departments can create a more secure, compliant and standard environment. More than 500 organizations worldwide in virtually every vertical industry rely on BeyondTrust Privilege Manager to secure their enterprises. For more information, please visit www.beyondtrust.com or register for a webinar at www.beyondtrust.com/events/.
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