AMSTERDAM, May 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that it has been named a winner in the 2016 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards. Gemalto's SafeNet Authentication Service was voted best Multi-Factor Authentication Service by the 300,000 member LinkedIn Information Security Community.
SafeNet Authentication Service is the leading cloud-based multi-factor authentication solution that delivers fully-automated, highly secure user authentication with flexible token options that are tailored to the unique needs of each organization, substantially reducing the total cost of operation. With no infrastructure required, the service enables rapid deployment to protect cloud-based and on-premises applications and data as well as corporate networks, identities and devices. Customers also benefit from the integration of SafeNet Authentication Service with the most widely deployed applications and technologies, enabling IT organizations to employ strong authentication anywhere a password is used to protect their entire IT ecosystem.
"With over 430 entries, the awards are highly competitive and our winners reflect the very best in product innovation and excellence in the cybersecurity space," said Holger Schulze, founder of the 300,000-member Information Security Community on LinkedIn
"This recognition by the end user community highlights Gemalto's market leadership in delivering strong user authentication solutions with the flexibility of being delivered from the cloud or on-premises," said François Lasnier, Senior Vice President of Identity Protection at Gemalto. "Our innovative, cloud-based solution is deployed by thousands of enterprises, governments and other organizations to secure access to corporate networks, enterprise applications, and cloud-based services for millions of end users."
About The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards
The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards honor companies and individuals that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. This independent awards program is produced in cooperation with the Information Security Community on LinkedIn, tapping into the experience of over 300,000+ cybersecurity professionals to recognize the world's best cybersecurity products, individuals and organizations. For more information visit www.cybersecurity-excellence-awards.com.
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the global leader in digital security, with 2015 annual revenues of €3.1 billion and customers in over 180 countries. We bring trust to an increasingly connected world.
Our technologies and services enable businesses and governments to authenticate identities and protect data so they stay safe and enable services in personal devices, connected objects, the cloud and in between.
Gemalto's solutions are at the heart of modern life, from payment to enterprise security and the internet of things. We authenticate people, transactions and objects, encrypt data and create value for software – enabling our clients to deliver secure digital services for billions of individuals and things.
Our 14,000+ employees operate out of 118 offices, 45 personalization and data centers, and 27 research and software development centers located in 49 countries.
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