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Vidder PrecisionAccess Hailed as Industry’s Most Innovative Access Control Solution, Wins Cyber Defense Magazine’s 2016 InfoSec Award at RSA

Advanced Access Control Solution Delivers a Common Platform Proven to Secure Enterprise Applications Anywhere

SAN FRANCISCO – RSA Conference 2016 – March 3, 2016 – Vidder, Inc. today announced that Cyber Defense Magazine has named Vidder PrecisionAccess™ as the winner of the “Most Innovative Access Control Solution” Award for 2016. Cyber Defense Magazine is the media partner of the RSA® Conference and the industry’s leading electronic information security magazine.

“We’re thrilled to recognize next-generation innovation in the information security marketplace, and that’s why Vidder has earned this award,” said Pierluigi Paganini, Editor-in-Chief, Cyber Defense Magazine. “Some of the best InfoSec defenses come from these kinds of forward thinking players who think outside the box.”

The “trust-before-connect” access control model delivered by Vidder PrecisionAccess is a paradigm shift: Only cryptographically proven users operating from trusted devices can see and access the applications. The result is enterprise IT gains complete control over who connects to what in a new enterprise. This enterprise is shaped by an ever changing mix of internal and public cloud applications with users inside and outside the corporate network. PrecisionAccess significantly reduces an enterprise’s risk to network-based attacks by defeating credential theft, server exploitation, denial-of-service, and connection hijacking. In doing so, it enables accelerated business velocity as enterprises securely execute on cloud migration strategies and collaborate in new ways with customers, partners, suppliers, vendors, contractors, and field workforces.

“We are honored to be recognized as the most innovative access control solution of the year at RSA,” said Mark Hoover, Vidder CEO. “But we’re not the only innovators. Our solution’s application-specific granularity and built-in multifactor authentication enhance security in a manner that traverses the traditional network boundaries, leading to innovation among our customers. I learn something new every time a customer talks to me about how they plan to leverage our solution.”

PrecisionAccess deployments that best exemplify customer innovation include securing and enhancing global supply chain operations, protecting critical internal applications, migration of applications to the cloud, collaboration on complex multi-vendor design projects, facilitating due diligence activities, and many more.

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

About Vidder
Vidder PrecisionAccess™ isolates the protected applications from all networked users and devices, connecting only authorized users and trusted devices to applications they are authorized to access. The resultant new paradigm enables enterprises to achieve agility with security, augmenting cloud migration and business ecosystem collaboration, while reducing risk for traditional IT. PrecisionAccess is the industry’s first and most widely deployed solution based on the Software-Defined Perimeter (SDP) framework for advanced access control promoted by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). In 2015, Gartner named Vidder a Cool Vendor in Cloud Security Services. The company’s headquarters are in Campbell, Calif. For more information, visit www.vidder.com.

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