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Varonis Honored by Cyber Defense Magazine as Most Innovative Insider Threat Detection Solution, Hot Company in User Behavior Analytics

NEW YORK, Feb. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Varonis Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNS), a leading provider of software solutions that protect data from insider threats and cyberattacks, has today announced that Cyber Defense Magazine, the industry's leading electronic information security magazine and media partner of the RSA® Conference 2016, has recognized Varonis in two award categories. Varonis DatAdvantage was named the “Most Innovative Insider Threat Detection Solution” and Varonis DatAdvantage with DatAlert the “Hot Company in User Behavior Analytics (UBA).”

“We’re thrilled to recognize next-generation innovation in the information security marketplace and that’s why Varonis has earned both awards from Cyber Defense Magazine. Some of the best info security defenses come from forward thinking players, like Varonis,” said Pierluigi Paganini, Editor-in-Chief, Cyber Defense Magazine.

Varonis DatAdvantage provides insight into user-generated data, including emails, files, presentations and spreadsheets, highlighting patterns, security risks, and social connections to monitor and protect sensitive data from insider threats. From a single interface, administrators can quickly manage and visualize permissions and map groups of users to only the data they need access to. With DatAlert, real-time alerts are triggered across multiple platforms, helping to detect security breaches, misconfigurations and other security-related issues in real-time.

David Gibson, Vice President of Strategy and Market Development at Varonis, said, “At Varonis, we empower companies to discover where their sensitive data is overexposed, uncover vulnerable or stale data, and lock it down without interrupting their businesses activities. Administrators can manage and visualize permissions, mapping groups of users to only the data they need access to. Varonis user behavioral monitoring and profiling offers unmatched ability to monitor and protect data from Cryptolocker infections, Ransomware activity or other suspicious insider threat actions.”

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About Varonis
Varonis is a leading provider of software solutions that protect data from insider threats and cyberattacks. Through an innovative software platform, Varonis allows organizations to analyze, secure, manage, and migrate their volumes of unstructured data. Varonis specializes in file and email systems that store valuable spreadsheets, word processing documents, presentations, audio and video files, emails, and text. This rapidly growing data often contains an enterprise’s financial information, product plans, strategic initiatives, intellectual property, and confidential employee, customer or patient records. IT and business personnel deploy Varonis software for a variety of use cases, including data security, governance and compliance, user behavior analytics, archiving, search, and file synchronization and sharing. With offices and partners worldwide, Varonis had approximately 4,350 customers as of December 31, 2015, spanning leading firms in financial services, healthcare, public, industrial, insurance, energy and utilities, media and entertainment, consumer and retail, technology and education sectors.

About Cyber Defense Magazine
Cyber Defense Magazine is the premier source of IT Security information. We are managed and published by and for ethical, honest, passionate information security professionals. Our mission is to share cutting edge knowledge, real world stories and awards on the best ideas, products and services in the information technology industry. We deliver electronic magazines every month online for free and limited print editions exclusively for the RSA Conferences and our paid subscribers. Learn more about us at http://www.cyberdefensemagazine.com

News Media Contact for Varonis: Sarah Wheble CTP 617-412-4000 x 227 Email: swheble@ctpboston.com News Media Contact for Cyber Defense Magazine: Jessica Quinn Director of Marketing & Public Relations 1-800-518-5248 x 2002 Email: jessicaq@cyberdefensemagazine.com

Source:Varonis Systems