August 15, 2008

Columbia, MD – Prism Microsystems, providers of EventTracker, the complete SIEM solution, announced today that Network Products Guide, a Silicon Valley Communications publication and a world leading publication on technologies and products, has named EventTracker a winner of the 2008 Best Products and Services Reader Trust Award in 2 categories – Event Management and Computer Forensics. More than 18,000 readers and end-users worldwide participated in the process to vote for solutions that helped them address key technology challenges.

“Increased end-user awareness and ongoing advances in technology are helping shape better products and services.” says Rake Narang, editor-n-chief, Network Products Guide. “With this award, our readers recognize that EventTracker’s ease of use and comprehensive feature-set are key elements in painlessly safeguarding assets from a variety of cyber attacks and complying with multiple regulations.”

EventTracker delivers the most comprehensive SIEM solution in the market that combines all of the following in one turn-key software package:

  • Real-time log collection, correlation and analytics
  • Real-time alerting and automated remediation
  • Compliance reports and workflows for PCI, SOX, HIPAA, GLBA, FISMA and others
  • Advanced USB tracking and inside-theft detection
  • Change management and configuration control

“We are pleased to have been recognized by the readers of Network Products Guide as a superior Event Management and Forensics solution” says Steve Lafferty, VP of Marketing at Prism Microsystems Inc. “Event log management and forensics are critical for compliance and for securing IT assets. EventTracker goes one step further by also integrating Change Monitoring capabilities that help in the early detection of zero-day and other malicious attacks that typically evade perimeter defense systems.”

This award comes on the heels of recognition from Gartner on the ‘Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management, 1Q08’ report, further highlighting EventTracker’s complete SIEM offering and value to midsize enterprises.

About Network Products Guide Awards

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About Prism Microsystems

Prism Microsystems, Inc. delivers business-critical solutions to consolidate, correlate and detect changes that impact the performance, availability and security of IT infrastructures. EventTracker, Prism’s market leading enterprise log management solution combines Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) with Change Management to defend critical IT assets from emerging and traditional cyber attacks and ensure compliance with regulatory standards. Recently featured by Gartner on its ‘Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management, 1Q08’ report, Prism’s solutions are designed specifically for the needs of midsize enterprises and are easy to use, feature rich and highly scalable. With over 650 customers in 50 plus countries, EventTracker is deployed in multiple sectors including government, financial, retail and healthcare.

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