Venafi, the inventor of and market leader in Enterprise Key and Certificate Management (EKCM) solutions, today announced that it has been nominated as a finalist in the Secure Computing Awards Europe 2011 for its product Venafi Encryption Director 6. Venafi is delighted to be nominated by the IT security industry’s leading publication as a finalist for this prestigious award, in the Best Security Management category. The SC Magazine Awards occurs annually and provides and evening of recognition and celebration of the best products in the secure computing industry.
Gregory Webb, Director of Marketing at Venafi said, “We are particularly pleased to be nominated for Best Security management product following the launch of the Director 6 platform, which provides out–of–the box, automated management capabilities for the widest range of digital certificate and encryption key technologies used by today’s enterprises, including symmetric keys, SSH keys, asymmetric keys and digital certificates.”
Secure Computing’s nomination follows the recognision of Venafi by Gartner as a “Cool Vendor in Data and Infrastructure Protection.” Venafi provides the only platform that allows organisations to automate discovery, monitoring, validation, management and security of the most commonly used encryption assets. Designed specifically for the enterprise, Director 6 provides interoperability across heterogeneous environments, rapid scalability, and orchestration capabilities that improve security and compliance and increase critical system uptime. In addition to the already-available Certificate Manager™ product, the SSH Key Manager™ and Symmetric Key Manager™ products are being added to the Director 6 platform as separate product offerings. To learn more, visit www.venafi.com/products/.
Venafi is the inventor of and market leader in enterprise key and certificate management (EKCM). Venafi delivered the first enterprise-class solution to discover all digital certificates and cryptographic keys within an organization, connect these assets to the people responsible for them, report on and audit their use to prove compliance, enforce policy, and automate operations to eliminate security risks, unplanned outages and compliance failures. Designed specifically for the enterprise, Venafi Director helps organizations regain control over trust in the data center, on desktops and mobile devices, and in the cloud by managing Any Key. Any Certificate. Anywhere™. Venafi also publishes best practices for effective key and certificate management. Venafi customers include the world’s most prestigious Global 2000 organizations in financial services, insurance, high tech, telecommunications, aerospace, healthcare and retail. Venafi is backed by top-tier venture capital funds, including Foundation Capital, Pelion Venture Partners and Origin Partners. For more information, visit www.venafi.com.