Jetico CEO Michael Waksman Honored with Chairman's Award by the Security Network
HELSINKI, Finland - May 15, 2012 - The Security Network, a facilitator of security technology innovation through business collaboration and high-level relationship building, has honored Jetico CEO, Michael Waksman with their 2012 Chairman’s Award. Finnish security software developer, Jetico is widely appreciated in the U.S. Defense Community for their BCWipe software to permanently delete files. The Security Network’s Chairman's Award recognizes individuals and organizations from the government and private sector who have been exemplary in their on-going efforts to enhance security by 'Fostering Innovation through Collaboration'.
The Security Network released the following statement in announcement of the award: "Michael Waksman is the first recipient of the new International - Private Sector award. Michael participated in two conferences of The Security Network in 2010/2011 and has promoted the opportunity for Finnish companies to make important channel partner and end user contacts via The Security Network events. Michael is an active supporter and promoter of the innovative Finnish security industry and its organizations and has fostered organizational and government agency collaboration with The Security Network. He is a very fitting recipient because he represents a security technology company with innovative technology that is growing primarily through international sales and his personal commitment to promote Innovation through Collaboration on a multilateral basis."
Upon receiving the award, Mr. Waksman stated, "This is a wonderful surprise. I am deeply honored. The Security Network has repeatedly delivered high value in terms of investing time and money to reach key people at the top of highly targeted and elusive organizations in government and defense. This is thanks in large part to The Security Network's fantastic team and their personal commitment to ensuring that each participant walks away with a handful of truly valuable working relationships. I am proud to promote their mission and help enable further collaborative innovation between Finland and the United States."
Mr. Waksman went on to say, "There is such a wealth of innovative security technology in Finland, yet we seem to struggle with getting out there are showing the world exactly how great we are. My sincere wish is for more and more Finnish companies to realize the opportunity available here with The Security Network."
This is the second time Jetico has been honored by The Security Network. Last year, Jetico's BCWipe won the runner-up award in The Security Network's Most Innovative Security Product competition.
Jetico provides military-standard data protection software for sensitive and mission-critical data throughout the lifecycle. Approved for use by the U.S. Department of Defense, Jetico's BCWipe is for clearing files with surgical precision such as in response to classified data spills, while BCWipe Total WipeOut can erase hard drive data entirely such as for disposal or decommission. Jetico's BestCrypt disguises the data you keep with strong encryption that’s easy to use. Enterprise Editions of Jetico software include Jetico Central Manager to empower Administrators with control of client software on remote computers.
Jetico products are trusted by government and military agencies, all of the top 10 U.S. defense contractors, many national laboratories, as well as various other enterprises and a wide global base of home and small business users in over 100 countries. Founded in 1995, Jetico is privately held and headquartered in the Otaniemi Science Park in Helsinki, Finland. For more information please visit jetico.com.
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