December 17, 2014

Government Security News Names NetIQ Identity Manager 4.5 "Best Identity Management Platform"

NetIQ Sentinel 7.2 Recognized as "Best Security Incident & Event Management Solution" Finalist


Press Release

Houston, TX

NetIQ today announced that NetIQ Identity Manager 4.5 has been selected as a winner in the 2014 Government Security News (GSN) Homeland Security Awards Program in the category of "Best Identity Management Platform." Additionally, NetIQ Sentinel™ 7.2 was named as a finalist in the category of "Best Security Incident & Event Management Solution." The prestigious GSN awards program honors the most outstanding technologies and innovations of homeland security solutions providers, as well as the most notable programs, projects and initiatives of government agencies at federal, state, county and municipal levels.

"It's a changing and dangerous world," said Government Security News CEO Adrian Courtenay. "But, the winning vendor companies and government agencies in the 2014 program have once again risen to the challenge with brilliant new technologies and strategies. The GSN awards program places a high value on innovation, but that's not enough. The products, services and initiatives have to be proven to work as intended in the real world before they can be recognized by GSN."

"NetIQ's mission is to enable our customers to balance the needs for extremely convenient access to information and resources their employees demand, with proper protection of organizations' sensitive information," said Travis Greene, Identity and Access Solutions Strategist, NetIQ. "GSN's recognition of NetIQ Identity Manager 4.5 and Sentinel™ 7.2 is a testament to the growing importance and need for identity-powered security as a part of an organization's overall security program."

The NetIQ products honored by Government Security News are designed to meet the challenges that organizations face in managing the evolving and complex security landscape of today.

  • NetIQ Identity Manager 4.5 delivers a complete, yet affordable solution to control who has access to what across your enterprise—both inside the firewall and into the cloud. It enables organizations to provide secure and convenient access to critical information for business users, while meeting compliance demands.

  • NetIQ Sentinel™ 7.2 is a full-featured Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution that simplifies the deployment, management and day-to-day use of SIEM, readily adapts to dynamic enterprise environments and delivers the true "actionable intelligence" security professionals need to quickly understand their threat posture and prioritize response.

About Government Security News
The print and online editions of GSN are the standard of editorial quality in the homeland security field and a rich source of news, analysis, interviews, new products and technologies in all aspects of homeland security, from access control and airport security to biometrics, border protection, disaster recovery, emergency preparedness, IT security, maritime and port security, rail security, security services, state and local governments and urban security.

About NetIQ
NetIQ is a global, enterprise software company with a relentless focus on customer success. Our portfolio includes scalable, automated solutions for Identity, Access, Governance, Security, Systems and Application, Service and Workload Management that help organizations securely deliver, measure and manage computing services across physical, virtual and cloud computing environments. For more information, contact us.

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