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Red Bank, NJ, USA — June 4, 2008 — Privacyware (, an innovative provider of web application security, intrusion prevention and security data analytics software today announced that Network Products Guide, a Silicon Valley Communications publication and a world leading publication on technologies and solutions has named ThreatSentry a winner of the 2008 Product Innovation Award in the Web Application Firewall category. This annually venerated award recognizes and honors vendors from all over the world with innovative and ground-breaking products that are bringing essential and incremental changes and are setting the bar higher for others in all areas of information technology.

ThreatSentry is a web application firewall and intrusion prevention solution that protects Microsoft IIS Web servers, web applications and related systems from known and new internal or external attacks such as SQL Injection, Cross-site scripting, Parameter Manipulation, Denial of Service, and other threats. ThreatSentry combines machine and mentored learning, a knowledge-base of documented exploits, and an AI-based analytic engine specifically designed for Windows web servers that continuously collects, analyzes and organizes server requests into an evolving baseline of acceptable activity. Each server connection is compared against the web application firewall rules and knowledgebase and the evolving system profile to identify and take action against any activity falling outside of trusted parameters. To read more about this product innovation, please visit

“The goal of any product innovation must always remain a positive change, making or improving solutions better than before,” said Rake Narang, editor-n-chief, Network Products Guide. “ThreatSentry’s innovative neural technologies advance web application security and enable customers to be proactive against the rising volume and sophistication of threats facing a company’s web applications and related systems.”

“Consistent with the increasingly lucrative rewards available to individuals engaged in cyber-crime, the complexity, speed and volume of web application threats continues to intensify,” said Privacyware CEO, Greg Salvato. “Privacyware was founded on a vision of delivering innovative defense capabilities through specialized analytics and neural technologies that assist corporate security personnel in effectively addressing the serious implications of web application vulnerabilities, highly-motivated online criminals, and urgent compliance challenges. We are tremendously proud to receive Network Products Guide’s 2008 Product Innovation Award in recognition of ThreatSentry and its innovative approach to web application security.”

ThreatSentry is available for purchase or 30-day trial download via the Privacyware web site: or through an authorized Privacyware reseller. ThreatSentry pricing starts at $649 per server and supports Microsoft Windows Server 2000/2003 and Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.0/6.0. To locate a reseller, please visit Privacyware at or call 732-212-8110 x235.

About Network Products Guide Awards

Network Products Guide published from Silicon Valley is a leading provider of products, technologies and vendor related research and analysis. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including product innovations, roadmaps, industry directions, technology advancements and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent technology decisions impacting business and personal goals. The guide follows conscientious research methodologies developed and enhanced by industry experts.

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About Privacyware

Privacyware ( is an innovative provider of web application security, intrusion prevention and security data analytics software. Privacyware security data analytics products help enterprise security and compliance personnel overcome the increasingly critical challenge of security data overload, better understand the environments for which they are responsible and more effectively identify and comprehend malicious, unauthorized and/or deviant activity. Privacyware web application security and desktop defense offerings increase the level of protection from new and known malware, intrusions and other threats to individual, small business and large enterprise computing environments. Privacyware is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner.

CONTACT: Gregory Salvato, Privacyware, (732)-212-8110, x235.

Privacyware, Adaptive Security Analyzer, ThreatSentry, Endpoint Security Console, Privatefirewall and Dynamic Security Agent are registered trademarks of Privacyware in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

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