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Government Security News Names NetIQ a Finalist in Annual Homeland Security Awards Competition

NetIQ in the Running for “Best Security Incident & Event Management (SIEM) Solution” and “Best Identity Management Platform” Award Categories

Nov. 27, 2012 - PRLog -- NetIQ today announced it has been selected as a finalist in two awards categories in Government Security News 4th Annual Homeland Security Awards competition:  NetIQ Sentinel is in the running for “Best Security Incident & Event Management (SIEM) Solution” and NetIQ Identity Manager is a finalist for “Best Identity Management Platform.”

“We are delighted that GSN has recognized our security and identity management products as highly relevant and foundational solutions to key security and data protection challenges facing the federal government,” said Eric Forseter, executive director, Federal at NetIQ. “These nominations reflect more than a decade of experience in solving data protection challenges for government agencies and the long-term, continued success of security teams using our solutions, which is the best testament to the value NetIQ delivers.”

"We received an extraordinary number of entries," said Jacob Goodwin, editor-in-chief of Government Security News, adding that finalists were selected by a panel of judges. "We have carefully reviewed each entry and are now very pleased to announce an exceptionally strong field of finalists."

Winners will be announced at a gala dinner GSN is hosting at the Washington, DC Convention Center on November 29, 2012.

About NetIQ Sentinel
NetIQ Sentinel delivers full-featured SIEM (real-time event analysis and log management) while eliminating the complexity other SIEM toolkits introduce to help organizations proactively manage risk, achieve greater visibility into potential threats, better control their security posture, and simplify the task of regulatory compliance. NetIQ Sentinel helps agencies automate the process of monitoring for , identifying and responding to targeted attacks, as well as helping to deliver continuous compliance reporting to meet federal mandates.

About NetIQ Identity Manager
By automating and centralizing identity management, Identity Manager can help agencies reduce costs, save time and improve responsiveness in light of today's sophisticated threat landscape. Identity Manager delivers automated user provisioning and deprovisioning, identity administration, access control and self-service password management, and provides sophisticated roles management across physical, virtual and cloud environments.

About NetIQ
NetIQ is an enterprise software company with relentless focus on customer success. We help customers cost-effectively tackle complex information protection challenges such as FISMA, USGCB, PCI DSS, HIPAA, SOX and NERC CIP and securely deliver and manage computing services across physical, virtual and cloud computing environments. For information on how our solutions yield reduced cost, complexity and risk, contact us.

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