Nov. 13, 2006 – Bridgewater, N.J. – November 13, 2006 – ControlGuard, a leading provider of endpoint security solutions, today announced its membership in the SecureIT Alliance formed by Microsoft, a group of industry partners working together through an online web-community to develop, enhance & promote applications that interoperate with the Microsoft platform.
“Our corporate mission is to deliver products that protect network endpoints and prevent data leakage by securing the use of removable media and portable storage devices,” said Israel Levy, President and CEO at ControlGuard. “As a member of the SecureIT Alliance, ControlGuard will work to enhance Microsoft applications platform security and to provide more trustworthy computing solutions to customers worldwide. We believe involvement in this industry initiative is an important step toward addressing the growing need for higher-performing security solutions.”
By supporting developer collaboration, the Alliance encourages the development and promotion of more robust security solutions for organizations across the globe through partnerships with companies like ControlGuard. Members vow to work with each other to make their offerings more effective in fighting security threats, particularly in Windows environments. Customers and partners gain access to a community site, http://www.secureitalliance.org that includes information on security solutions and provides a forum for technical dialogue.
“Microsoft is pleased to have ControlGuard join the SecureIT Alliance,” said Gerry Albert, group manager, Microsoft Corporation. “Endpoint security is a critical component of the overall IT strategy and ControlGuard will bring its valuable expertise in this area to contribute guidance for other partners and customers.”
ControlGuard is a leading provider of enterprise-grade security solutions that protect, manage and secure enterprises from endpoint vulnerabilities like information leakage and data theft. The company’s flagship product, Endpoint Access Manager, manages the secure use of removable media and portable devices. ControlGuard works with market leaders in the financial services, legal, healthcare and government sectors. The company can be found on the Web at http://www.controlguard.com and reached by telephone at 908-203-4683.
About The SecureIT Alliance
The SecureIT Alliance is a group of industry partners working together through an online web-community to develop, enhance & promote applications that interoperate with the Microsoft platform. Our mission is to create collaborative partnerships resulting in stronger more complete security solutions will benefit customers world wide. For more information please visit http://www.secureitalliance.org.
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