Imperva Honored as Winner in the Third Annual 2015 Cyber Defense Magazine Awards in Two Categories

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., April 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Imperva, Inc. (NYSE:IMPV), committed to protecting business-critical data and applications in the cloud and on-premises, announced today that Cyber Defense Magazine, the industry's leading electronic information security magazine and media partner of the RSA® Conference 2015, has named Imperva Skyfence Cloud Gateway winner of the Most Innovative Cloud Security Solution for 2015 and Imperva SecureSphere winner of the Most Innovative Data Center Security Solution for 2015.

After many months of review and judged by leading independent information security experts, Cyber Defense Magazine is pleased to have selected Imperva as a winner for their Skyfence and SecureSphere solutions.

"We're thrilled to recognize next-generation innovation in the information security marketplace and that's why Imperva has earned these awards from Cyber Defense Magazine. Some of the best INFOSEC defenses come from these kinds of forward thinking players who think outside of the box," said Pierluigi Paganini, Editor-in-Chief, Cyber Defense Magazine.

Skyfence Cloud Gateway is a cloud access security broker that enables visibility and control over sanctioned and unsanctioned cloud apps to enable their safe and productive use. With Skyfence, organizations can discover SaaS applications, assess related risks, and enforce controls to protect against account-centric threats, meet compliance requirements, and protect data in the cloud.

SecureSphere is a comprehensive, integrated security platform that includes Web, Database and File Security. It scales to meet the cyber security demands of even the largest organizations and is backed by the Imperva Application Defense Center, a world-class security research organization that maintains the product's cutting-edge protection against evolving threats.

"CDM's recognition of Skyfence further validates the value of the Skyfence acquisition a little over a year ago, as we help our customers secure data and applications anywhere," said Mark Kraynak, Chief Product Officer at Imperva. "This industry honor is a great endorsement to the fact that Skyfence and SecureSphere are ahead of the curve when it comes to the best-of-the-best products that can provide superior security in the cloud and in the data center."

About Cyber Defense Magazine

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About Imperva

Imperva® (NYSE:IMPV), is a leading provider of cyber security solutions that protect business-critical data and applications. The company's SecureSphere, Incapsula and Skyfence product lines enable organizations to discover assets and risks, protect information wherever it lives - in the cloud and on-premises - and comply with regulations. The Imperva Application Defense Center, a research team comprised of some of the world's leading experts in data and application security, continually enhances Imperva products with up-to-the-minute threat intelligence, and publishes reports that provide insight and guidance on the latest threats and how to mitigate them. Imperva is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California. Learn more: www.imperva.com, our blog, on Twitter.

© 2015 Imperva, Inc. All rights reserved. Imperva, the Imperva logo, SecureSphere, Incapsula and Skyfence are trademarks of Imperva, Inc. and its subsidiaries.

CONTACT: For Imperva: Courtney Ostermann, Senior Director of Corporate Marketing Courtney.ostermann@imperva.com Tel: 1-650-888-9149 For Cyber Defense Magazine: Jessica Quinn, Director of Marketing & Public Relations jessicaq@cyberdefensemagazine.com Tel: 1-800-518-5248 x2002

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