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Peabody and Egress Software Technologies enjoy a successful evening at the 2017 Computing Security Awards

Peabody and Egress Software Technologies enjoy a successful evening at the 2017 Computing Security Awards

Oct 18, 2017
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London – October 2017 – Egress Software Technologies today announces it has been named winner in two categories at the 2017 Computing Security Awards. A leading provider of data privacy and risk management services, Egress was recognised jointly with London’s largest housing association, Peabody, for outstanding work enabling Peabody’s staff to share highly sensitive information securely. Independently, Egress also won ‘Cloud Security Solution of the Year’ for the third year running.

The Computing Security Awards honours the best designers, providers, products and solutions of security within the rapidly growing information security industry. Egress’ shortlisting across seven categories at the awards recognised of the companies work to help organisations stop data breaches caused by the ‘insider threat’, both staff making mistakes and malicious incidents that put data at risk.

Commenting on the announcement, Egress CEO Tony Pepper states: “I am delighted Egress’ performance at the 2017 Computing Security Awards. Being named ‘Cloud Security Solution of the Year’ three years in a row is a great endorsement of the work we are doing to help organisations securely transition to cloud services.

“We are also extremely pleased to have won ‘Security Project of the Year – Public / Not-For-Profit Sector’ with our valued customer Peabody. The organisation works to provide homes and services to approximately 120,000 people in London, and as such has a strong duty of care to their service users, including protecting their sensitive information. Egress Switch Secure Workspace helps to enable this work, allowing Peabody staff to work collaboratively with third party contractors to provide the best services possible to those they help.”

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About Egress Software Technologies

Egress Software Technologies is the leading provider of data security services designed to protect shared information throughout its lifecycle.

Offering Public Sector and Enterprise customers a portfolio of complementary services, the Egress Switch platform enables end-users to share and collaborate securely, while reducing the risk of loss and maintaining compliance. These award-winning integrated services include email and document classification, software to prevent users sending emails to the wrong people, email and file encryption, secure managed file transfer, secure online collaboration and secure email and file archiving.

Certified by UK Government, Switch offers a seamless user experience, powerful real-time auditing and patented information rights management, all accessible using a single global identity.

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