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March 5, 2014

Info Security Products Guide honors Privacyware with Gold Global Excellence Award in the Web Application Security Category.

NEW ALBANY, OH, March 5, 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 ThreatSentry IIS Web Application Firewall a Gold winner of the 2014 Global Excellence Awards in the Web Application Security Category. More than 50 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2014 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Winners were announced during the awards dinner and presentation on February 24, 2014 in San Francisco attended by the finalists, judges and industry pee

ThreatSentry is the leading software–based Web Application Firewall and Host IPS for Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS). Utilizing three distinct and fully integrated Web application security technologies including an IIS WAF Filtering Module, Behavior-based Intrusion Prevention Engine and a proprietary network firewall, 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).

“Addressing security vulnerabilities in Web Applications and meeting regulatory demands are primary challenges for which Web Application Firewalls have become essential,” said Privacyware CEO Greg Salvato. “ThreatSentry is exemplary of Privacyware’s commitment to performance, ease-of-use, and ensuring that Web Application Firewall technology is accessible to not only the largest global operations, but small businesses as well. Next to the assurance received directly from our customers that we’re adequately satisfying their web application security and compliance related demands, we are most grateful to our peers and organizations like Info Security Products Guide for their distinguished recognition.”

ThreatSentry is available for purchase or 30-day trial download via the Privacyware web site: or through business partners worldwide. Starting at just $649 per server, ThreatSentry is priced to maximize constrained IT budgets and supports Microsoft Windows Server 2012/R2, 2008/R2, 2003, 2000 and Internet Information Services (IIS) versions 8, 7, 6, and 5. For more information, including special plans for data centers and Web hosting providers, please contact Privacyware directly or visit us online.

About Info Security Products Guide

Info Security Products Guide sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and market research that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit and stay secured.

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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