NetWitness(R) Named Finalist in 2010 SC Magazine Awards Program

December 8, 2009

HERNDON, Va., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ — NetWitness Corporation, the world leader in network threat intelligence and real-time network forensics, has been named a finalist in the 2010 SC Awards program for outstanding achievement in information technology (IT) security. For the third consecutive year, NetWitness NextGen has been listed as a Finalist in the Best Computer Forensics Solution category for the Reader Trust Awards competition, which honors best-in-class security products and services. NetWitness won the 2009 SC Award for Best Computer Forensics Solution, and was a 2009 finalist in the Best Enterprise Security Solution category.

NetWitness’ innovative network forensics and automated threat intelligence solutions address a critical operational security gap for public and commercial organizations needing to proactively detect advanced attacks, sophisticated malware, rogue insiders, and complex data leakage problems. The NetWitness user population includes over 18,000 security experts across over 5,000 enterprises in 126 countries around the world.

“After winning Best Computer Forensics Solution in 2009, we are proud that NetWitness has once again been named a finalist in SC Magazine’s prestigious SC Awards program,” said Nick Lantuh, President, NetWitness. “During the past year, security experts adopted NetWitness Investigator Freeware as the industry standard for network session analytics, and enterprise deployments increased in size, scope, and complexity. With version 9.0, NetWitness continues to provide the industry’s most comprehensive and innovative solution to detect and manage advanced threats and push the envelope of what is possible well beyond what others even are contemplating.”

The annual SC Awards have recognized security’s key contributors and outstanding products for more than a decade. As the industry’s preeminent awards program, the SC Awards shortlists the individuals, brands and products that address today’s prominent challenges and tomorrow’s emerging threat landscape. Winners of the 2010 SC Awards will be chosen by a panel of readers that represent the circulation of SC Magazine and announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco on March 2, 2010 during the RSA Security Conference.

About SC Magazine

SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought-leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. Besides the monthly print magazine and daily website, the brand’s portfolio includes the SC Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and the SC World Congress.

About NetWitness Corporation

NetWitness® Corporation is the world leader in network forensics and automated threat intelligence solutions, helping government and commercial organizations discover, prioritize and remediate complex IT risks. NetWitness solutions concurrently solve a wide variety of information security problems including: advanced persistent threat management; sensitive data discovery and advanced data leakage detection; malware activity discovery; insider threat management; policy and controls verification and e-discovery. Originally developed for the US Intelligence Community, NetWitness has evolved to provide enterprises around the world with breakthrough methods of network content analysis and host-based risk discovery and prioritization. NetWitness customers include Defense, National Law Enforcement and Intelligence Agencies, Top US and European Banks, Critical Infrastructure, and Global 1000 organizations. NetWitness has offices in the U.S. and the U.K. and partners throughout North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

To download the freeware version of NetWitness Investigator, visit http://download.netwitness.com. For more information about securing your entire organization with NetWitness NextGen(TM), contact: sales@netwitness.com. Twitter handle: NetWitness

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