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RSA Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant in 2012 Analyst Report for Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance

BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RSA, the Security Division of EMC® (NYSE: EMC), today announced it has been positioned by Gartner in the Leaders quadrant of the 2012 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance Platforms.* The Gartner Magic Quadrant aims to provide a qualitative analysis into a market and its direction, maturity and participants.  The Leaders designation was given to RSA based on the company's demonstrated ability to execute on their vision for the RSA Archer® GRC Platform. 

The RSA Archer platform is designed to help enterprises easily manage risks, enforce and demonstrate compliance, automate business processes, and gain visibility into corporate risk and controls.  Providing unsurpassed performance, flexibility and scalability, the RSA Archer technology is engineered to enable an efficient, collaborative GRC program across IT, finance, operations, and legal domains and has the ability to seamlessly expand to growing use cases within an enterprise as its GRC program matures.

"Leveraging more than a decade of GRC experience, RSA has partnered with more than 450 customers in a wide variety of industries to help them mature their GRC program across any GRC domain," says Martin Goulet, Director Product Marketing, RSA, The Security Division of EMC.  "We believe RSA's placement in the Leaders quadrant affirms our continued, strong ability to deliver the full spectrum of GRC solutions our enterprise customers require."

About RSA

RSA, The Security Division of EMC, is the premier provider of security, risk and compliance management solutions for business acceleration. RSA helps the world's leading organizations succeed by solving their most complex and sensitive security challenges. These challenges include managing organizational risk, safeguarding mobile access and collaboration, proving compliance, and securing virtual and cloud environments.

Combining business-critical controls in identity assurance, encryption & key management, SIEM, Data Loss Prevention and Fraud Protection with industry leading eGRC capabilities and robust consulting services, RSA brings visibility and trust to millions of user identities, the transactions that they perform and the data that is generated. For more information, please visit

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*Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance Platforms, French Caldwell, John A. Wheeler, October 4, 2012.

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