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Privacyware Named Info Security Products Guide 2014 Global Product Excellence Award Finalist

— ThreatSentry IIS Web Application Firewall Recognized for Excellence in Web Application Security Category —

January 17, 2014

Summary: Privacyware has been selected a finalist for the 2014 Global Product Excellence Awards in the Web Application Security Category for ThreatSentry IIS Web Application Firewall.

NEW ALBANY, OH, January 17, 2014 – Privacyware, developer of the leading software–based Web Application Firewall and Host IPS for Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS), announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named Privacyware’s ThreatSentry IIS Web Application Firewall a finalist for 2014 Global Excellence Awards in the Web Application Security Category. These prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products and solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of security and technologies. Winners will be honored In San Francisco on February 24, 2014 during the annual awards dinner and presentation.

"We are thrilled to be named a finalist among the other premier vendors leading product innovation and excellence within the Web Application Security category," said Privacyware CEO Greg Salvato. "Delivering expanded defense capabilities for mission critical web applications and helping businesses meet PCI DSS and similar regulatory standards remains our principal focus in 2014 and we are immensely inspired by this wonderful recognition from Info Security Products Guide.”

ThreatSentry is the leading software–based Web Application Firewall and Host IPS for Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS). ThreatSentry identifies and blocks web application threats such as Structured Query Language (SQL) Injection, DDoS, Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF/XSRF), Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) and other types of attacks. ThreatSentry defense capabilities are based on the OWASP Top Ten Project and helps system administrators comply with regulatory demands such as Section 6.6 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). ThreatSentry is priced to maximize constrained IT budgets and supports Microsoft Windows Server 2012, 2008/R2, 2003, 2000 and Internet Information Services (IIS) versions 8, 7, 6, and 5.

About Info Security Products Guide Awards

SVUS Awards organized by Silicon Valley Communications are conferred in four annual award programs: The Info Security’s Global Excellence Awards, The IT Industry’s Hot Companies and Best Products Awards, The Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards, and Consumer Products Guide’s Best Choice Awards. These premier awards honor organizations of all types and sizes from all over the world including people behind them, the products, performance, PR and marketing. To learn more, visit

About Privacyware

Privacyware ( develops the leading software–based Web Application Firewall and Host IPS for Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS). Privacyware products leverage conventional and advanced analytics technologies to help systems administrators, IT security and compliance personnel more effectively identify, understand and prevent malicious, unauthorized and/or deviant computing system activity. Privacyware is a member of the Microsoft Partner Network with a Silver Application Development competency.

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