Boca Raton, Fla., June 9, 2008 - SECNAP® Network Security Corporation, a leading provider of network and email security solutions, today announced that its chief technology officer, Michael Scheidell, has won the prestigious Shaping Info Security 2008 Award. Sponsored by Info Security Products Guide, a Silicon Valley Communications publication and the world's leading publication on security-related products and technologies, the award recognizes individuals and teams from around the world who have made the most positive impact on security in today's highly sophisticated, blended-attacks environment.
Scheidell was honored for his ground-breaking work in developing an "exceptionally accurate and function-rich Intrusion Detection and Prevention solution." A recognized expert, speaker and author in the network and data security community, Scheidell has an extensive history of invention, innovation and thought leadership in the security space. Since founding SECNAP he has aggressively pursued the development of security solutions with impressive results, including patent-pending intrusion detection and prevention technology and a revolutionary email security/anti-spam product line. Scheidell was one of just 10 honorees, along with winners from Microsoft and SonicWALL.
"Successful security vendors who consistently make progress in all areas of enhancing and implementing security worldwide share a common bond�they have great people working for them," said Rake Narang, editor-in-chief, Info Security Products Guide. "We are proud to honor Michael Scheidell with this year's Shaping Info Security 2008 award to acknowledge his contribution to the industry and to users of security products and services all over the world."
Founded in 2001 in Boca Raton, Fla., SECNAP Network Security is a leading provider of network and email security solutions for organizations ranging from small businesses to global enterprises, delivering measurable results that translate to bottom-line savings for its clients. The company's innovative products include the Email Security Gateway Powered by SpammerTrap®, available as an appliance or hosted solution to block malicious email with virtually 100 percent accuracy; the Network Security Solution Powered by HackerTrap��, a patent-pending managed network security system that protects company assets; and expert Security Testing and Audit services, including regulatory compliance audits, IT risk assessments and penetration testing. SECNAP is a Technosium Hot Companies of 2008 winner. For more information, visit www.secnap.com.
About Info Security Products Guide Awards
Info Security Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they have when it comes to protecting digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are determined to stay informed about security threats and the preventive measures they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in the Guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security, and independent product evaluations to assist readers in making security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit www.infosecurityproductsguide.com.
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