Centrify Recognized as a Leader in GSN’s 2016 Homeland Security Awards

GSN named Centrify Identity Platform a winner in the Best Identity Management Platform category and Centrify Privilege Service a finalist in the Best Privileged Access Management Solution category

January 12, 2017

Santa Clara, CA — Centrify, the leader in securing enterprise identities against cyberthreats, announced today that Government Security News (GSN) named Centrify Identity Platform a winner in the Best Identity Management Platform category of its 2016 Homeland Security Awards. Centrify Privilege Service was also selected as a finalist in the Best Privileged Access Management Solution category.

“It’s an honor to be recognized as a leader in security solutions for the government,” said Bill Mann, chief product officer of Centrify. “Centrify has an extensive history of delivering data center, cloud and mobile solutions for the federal market, and we are trusted by over 100 top government agencies. We are committed to  helping government organizations control, audit and report on access to sensitive data while reducing complexity, keeping users productive, enabling stronger authentication through multi-factor authentication and addressing the specific requirements of key federal regulations.”

The Centrify Identity Platform protects against the leading point of attack used in data breaches —  compromised credentials — by securing an organization’s internal and external users as well as its privileged accounts. It delivers stronger security, continuous compliance and enhanced user productivity through single sign-on, multi-factor authentication (MFA), mobile and Mac management, privileged access security and session monitoring.

Centrify Privilege Service, which is built on the Centrify Identity Platform, addresses the challenges today’s IT organizations face in controlling and monitoring privileged accounts and access while improving IT productivity. Privilege Service combines the ability to securely manage and audit access to hybrid IT environments with shared account password management for internal users, outsourced IT and third party vendors — in a solution that can be deployed on-premises, in a private cloud or used as PIM-as-a-Service.

“As demonstrated by the company’s Gartner and Forrester Wave rankings and its more than 5,000 customers — including many large Federal agencies  – Centrify is a proven leader in securing enterprise identities against cyberthreats, ” said Chuck Brooks, lead judge at GSN. “I personally am impressed by the company’s range of products and services dedicated to a secure infrastructure.”

Now in its 8th year, the GSN Awards are recognized as the gold standard of accomplishments and the best of the best in IT and cybersecurity, physical security products and services, and the most notable government agency programs, initiatives and innovations. 

About Centrify

Centrify is the leader in securing enterprise identities against cyberthreats that target today’s hybrid IT environment of cloud, mobile and on-premises. The Centrify Identity Platform protects against the leading point of attack used in data breaches ― compromised credentials — by securing an enterprise’s internal and external users as well as its privileged accounts. Centrify delivers stronger security, continuous compliance and enhanced user productivity through single sign-on, multi-factor authentication, mobile and Mac management, privileged access security and session monitoring. Centrify is trusted by over 5000 customers, including more than half of the Fortune 50.                                    

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