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2013-02-28 23:00:39

The Avecto Privilege Guard integration from PolicyPak gives admins the ability to ensure settings are truly set, delivered and secure on the “least privilege desktop”. (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 The new PolicyPak integration for Avecto Privilege Guard gives admins the ability to truly lock down and secure the desktop, so users can´t work around important settings. When admins use Avecto Privilege Guard, users are able to get a least privilege desktop, but still misconfigure...

2012-01-26 09:39:00

MANCHESTER, England and BOSTON, January 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Avecto, the world leader in Windows Privilege Management, today announced that the increasing migration of organizations to Windows 7, is a key driving factor for boosting year end results upward by 200% on 2010. Tony Bolland, CEO said "Organizations of all sizes, ranging from SMEs to large corporations employing over 450,000 people, now rely on Avecto's Privilege Guard technology to empower users, reduce...

2011-07-28 03:30:00

BOSTON and MANCHESTER, England, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avecto, the leader in Windows Privilege Management today announced further record breaking results from their 2011 financial year end. Paul Kenyon, COO comments: "Yet again the Company has experienced huge growth over the last 12 months and revenue from the North American market alone, now represents over 40% of our turnover during this period. Year on year we are doubling the size of our business with sales...

2011-06-27 08:29:00

BOSTON and MANCHESTER, England, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avecto Ltd, the leader in Windows privilege management, today revealed how removing user admin rights, through a policy of 'least privilege', could have prevented the recent cyber-attack on the IMF systems. Whilst very few details of the major cyber-attack on the IMF systems earlier this month have been released, it is highly likely that end user activity unknowingly played a key role in the event. It appears...

2011-05-26 05:38:00

BOSTON and MANCHESTER, England, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Windows 7 Security Concerns Driving Significant Fortune 1000 World-wide Enterprise Security Deals Avecto Ltd, the leader in Windows privilege management, today announced ambitious plans for continued global expansion. The announcement comes hot on the heels of the recent release of Privilege Guard 2.7, which further extended the company's technical leadership. "Privilege Guard has become the industry's most...

2011-03-21 04:00:00

BOSTON, Massachusetts and MANCHESTER, England, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avecto, the leader in Windows privilege management, today announced the launch of Privilege Guard 2.7, which enhances its existing User Account Control (UAC) integration to deal with applications that trigger dynamic elevation. "User Account Control is an important security feature within Windows 7, but it's reliance on a local administrator account makes it unsuitable for many corporate environments," says...

2011-02-17 09:05:00

BOSTON and MANCHESTER, England, February 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Independent Analyst Firm Recommends that Large Enterprises Implement Avecto's Privilege Guard as Part of Their Standard Windows Desktop Build Avecto, the leader in Windows privilege management, today announced that it has been featured in a Technology Audit report by independent analyst firm Ovum. The report, written by Tim Stammers, covers Least Privilege Management, detailing Avecto's Privilege Guard 2.6...

2011-02-15 08:30:00

BOSTON and MANCHESTER, England, February 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avecto, the world leader in Windows privilege management, today announced that its award winning privilege management solution, Privilege Guard, provides protection against code injection threats that exist in the default configuration of User Account Control (UAC) on Windows 7. "The threats have existed since the beta of Windows 7, and could allow malware to run with elevated privileges without prompting the user,...

2011-01-12 04:55:00

BOSTON and MANCHESTER, England, January 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avecto, the world leader in Windows privilege management, today announced record-breaking year end results for 2010 with annual revenue up by 300%. Additionally, worldwide sales of new Privilege Guard licences quadrupled, the company signed its first $1M customer, launched 24/7 customer support, expanded strategic partnerships to include HP, CSC and IBM and its award winning Privilege Guard solution was voted 'Best Security...

2010-12-23 06:20:00

MANCHESTER, England/>, December 23, 2010/> /PRNewswire/ -- Avecto Ltd, the most trusted name in least privilege management for Windows systems, today announced that its Privilege Guard 2.6 was named as a GOLD medal winner of the "2010 Editor's Best Awards" in the 'Best Security Product' by Penton Media's Windows IT Pro(R) magazine. "The 2010 Editors' Best Awards-presented in conjunction with our 2010 Community Choice Awards-are a recognition of our editors', contributors', and authors'...