Company’s latest innovation “Shell Control Box” nominated in Best Identity Management Solution category and listed in top 5 vendors

London – 19 May 2016 – Balabit, Inc. (www.balabit.com), a leading provider of contextual security technologies, today announced that Shell Control Box, its Privileged User Monitoring solution, the core component of Contextual Security Intelligence Suite, has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious SC Magazine Europe Awards for 2016. The magazine will once again be honouring those companies that have stood out over the past year as exemplars of excellence, working to protect data.

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Shell Control Box (SCB) 4 F2, that offers industrial strength session monitoring and recording and integration with leading IAM, SIEM and password management solutions, has been nominated in the Best Identity Management Solution category. SCB is an enterprise-level activity monitoring appliance that controls privileged access to remote IT systems, records activities in searchable, movie-like audit trails, and prevents malicious actions. It fills a huge need organisations have to protect their sensitive information against internal and external user threats, while also meeting security and compliance regulations.

“Balabit’s solution represents some of the most innovative and effective security technology on the market today,” said Tony Morbin, Editor in chief SC Magazine UK. “As attackers develop and practice new approaches to compromising sensitive information, companies are challenged to keep pace. Shell Control Box was named an SC Award finalist for its efforts to raise the bar for the security industry.”

Zoltán Györkő, Balabit’s Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We are very proud to have been selected to the top 5 Best Identity Management Solution in this year’s highly respected SC Magazine Europe Awards. We’re committed to delivering innovative security solutions that help organisations preventing data breaches without constraining business by discovering, investigating and responding to threats posed by misuse of privileged and high-risk accounts. So it’s a particular honour to have been recognised in this way.”
Winners will be selected by an independent panel of judges. The SC Europe Awards Night will take place on 7 June 2016 in London.

About Balabit
Balabit – headquartered in Luxembourg – is a leading provider of contextual security technologies with the mission of preventing data breaches without constraining business. Balabit operates globally through a network of local offices across the United States and Europe together with partners.
Balabit’s Contextual Security Intelligence™ Suite protects organizations in real-time from threats posed by the misuse of high risk and privileged accounts. Solutions include reliable system and application Log Management with context enriched data ingestion, Privileged User Monitoring and User Behavior Analytics. Together they can identify unusual user activities and provide deep visibility into potential threats. Working in conjunction with existing control-based strategies Balabit enables a flexible and people-centric approach to improve security without adding additional barriers to business practices.
Founded in 2000 Balabit has a proven track record including 23 Fortune 100 customers amongst over 1,000,000 corporate users worldwide.
For more information, visit www.balabit.com.

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