Accuvant Named 2011 GSN Homeland Security Award Finalist for Best Anti-Malware Solution

Denver –October 7, 2011 – Accuvant, the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment, clarity and confidence to enterprise and federal clients, today announced that it has been named as a finalist in the Best Anti-Malware Solution category for the 2011 Government Security News (GSN) Homeland Security Awards. The company is being recognized for its malware services, which help government agencies quickly and efficiently detect, analyze and remediate malware code, and plan for future malware/malcode response.

“Malware attacks on government agencies are becoming more and more frequent and sophisticated,” said Jeff Horne, Accuvant LABS malware solutions practice manager. “Accuvant’s malware services are unique and effective, combining the security industry’s cutting-edge malware identification tools with our proprietary approach and the unparalleled skills of our elite research team. Being named as a finalist in this category of GSN’s Homeland Security Awards validates the value of these offerings, and underscores our commitment to protecting federal, state and local governments. We are truly honored.”

Sponsored by GSN, the Homeland Security Awards celebrate the ongoing public-private partnership between all branches of federal, state and local government in the United States and the private sector vendors of IT security and physical security products, solutions and technologies, whose combined efforts successfully defend and protect the nation’s people, property and way of life. Winners will be announced on Monday, November 14 at GSN’s 2011 Awards Program, which is being held at the JW Marriott Hotel in Washington, D.C.

About Accuvant
Accuvant is the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment between IT security and business objectives, clarity to complex security challenges and confidence in complex security decisions.

Accuvant delivers these solutions through three practice areas: Risk and Compliance Management,Accuvant LABSand Solution Services. Based on our clients’ unique requirements, Accuvant assesses, architects and implements the policies, procedures and technologies that most efficiently and effectively protect valuable data assets.

Since 2002, more than 3,900 organizations, including 65 of the Fortune 100 and20 of the largest U.S. Federal Agencies, have trusted Accuvant with their security challenges. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant has offices in 36 cities across the United States and Canada. For more information, please visit, follow us on Twitter: @Accuvant, or keep in touch via Facebook:   


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