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AlgoSec Receives Security Industry’s Global Excellence Award for Best Deployment in Latin America

Multinational Telecommunications Giant, Telefónica, Eliminates Manual Error with Automated Policy Management from AlgoSec

March 21, 2012

Roswell, GA – AlgoSec, the market leader for Network Security Policy Management, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry’s leading information security research and advisory guide, has named AlgoSec a winner of the 2012 Global Excellence Awards in Best Deployment Latin America. AlgoSec was presented this industry accolade for its deployment of AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer at Telefónica, one of the largest integrated telecommunications companies in the world.

AlgoSec provides Telefónica Mexico with complete visibility of the firewalls in the network and enables the organization to automate firewall operations, risk analysis and reporting. Additionally, through its use of AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer, Telefónica has reduced the time to employ firewall changes in half. These enhanced capabilities enable Telefónica to deliver higher-quality services for its customers. “By strengthening the security of our infrastructure, we are able to provide the highest network quality and ensure our customers have access to voice, data and multimedia services at all times,” says Saúl Padrón, Manager of Information Security, Telefónica.

The security industry celebrated its 8th Annual 2012 Global Excellence Awards in San Francisco on February 29, 2012 by honoring excellence in every facet of the industry including products, people behind the successes and best companies. More than 50 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2012 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners.

“Of the countless awards AlgoSec has won throughout the years, none make us more proud than recognizing the success our customers realize when deploying our solutions,” said Nimmy Reichenberg, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, AlgoSec. “This award for AlgoSec’s deployment with Telefónica attests to the great value of the AlgoSec Security Management Suite which as another customer put it “˜takes the heavy lifting off our shoulders so we can focus on making the business more secure and efficient’.”

The AlgoSec Security Management Suite automates network security policy management and provides IT with visibility and control of complex, multi-vendor networks. It combines AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer and AlgoSec FireFlow, which automatically analyze and optimize complex policies to improve operational efficiency and compliance, reduce risk, and streamline the security change workflow.

This award follows a highly successful year for AlgoSec in which it boasted YoY growth of 95% in 2011.

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 AlgoSec

AlgoSec is the market leader in network security policy management. AlgoSec enables security and operations teams to intelligently automate the policy management of firewalls, routers, VPNs, proxies and related security devices, improving operational efficiency, ensuring compliance and reducing risk.

More than 800 of the world’s leading enterprises, MSSPs, auditors and consultancies rely on AlgoSec Security Management Suite for unmatched automation of firewall operations, auditing and compliance, risk analysis and the security change workflow.

AlgoSec is committed to the success of every single customer, and offers the industry’s only money-back guarantee.

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