News Release: Trustwave Secure Web Gateway Receives Award for Product Excellence Frost & Sullivan Benchmarks Competitive Web Security Market; Lauds Trustwave for Achieving Most Significant Product Differentiation CHICAGO - December 5, 2012 - Trustwave, a leading provider of cloud-based compliance and information security solutions, today announced that the Trustwave Secure Web Gateway (SWG) has received the prestigious Frost & Sullivan 2012 Global Product Differentiation Excellence Award for most significant product differentiation in the Web content filtering market. The recognition was based on Frost & Sullivan's independent analysis of the global Web Content Filtering products market. The firm considered all on-premise appliances, software, and cloud or Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution offerings and used criteria to benchmark product performance. Trustwave Secure Web Gateway scored an overall 8.94 out of 10 for five categories of measurement: features and functionality, quality and complexity, customization, match to market needs, and brand perception. "In a climate where targeted attacks and continuous threats have become the norm, Trustwave Secure Web Gateway has become a benchmark for Web security by integrating advanced capabilities that provide solid Internet security functionality and granularity to effectively and dynamically address today's malware threats," said Ben Ramirez, Network Security, Information & Communication analyst for Frost & Sullivan. "Trustwave is at the forefront of delivering superior security performance at the highest quality without the complexity often associated with competing solutions." "The Web security market is filled with vendors that claim to protect against today's IT security threats, but in reality, point solutions don't do the job; a multifaceted solution is needed to address the complexities of today's global security threats," said Leo Cole, chief marketing officer, Trustwave. "Trustwave Secure Web Gateway protects against advanced threats and data loss, helps organizations maintain compliance, all while providing flexible deployment options and consistent coverage whether an employee is mobile or on-site. Receiving the Frost & Sullivan 2012 Global Product Differentiation Excellence Award demonstrates Trustwave's commitment to addressing malware threats and continually evolving our technology to meet customer needs." Highlights from Frost & Sullivan findings: With Trustwave Secure Web Gateway, "Organizations are able to reduce costs and time in deploying, managing, and securing Web data, while allowing for integration of third-party devices through the new ICAP client functionality.""Frost & Sullivan feels that Trustwave sets itself apart from other competitors by combining advanced security technology into its SWG appliances.""SWG is suited for all user levels, ranging from IT administrators to executives, ensuring quick compliance, straightforward configuration, and greater [return on investment] as an IT security investment.""Trustwave accurately addresses next-generation threats and it offers flexible deployment options…""Frost & Sullivan is of the opinion that Trustwave has built a reputable brand perception with its unrivaled security expertise and leadership." Trustwave Secure Web Gateway offers industry-leading protection from next-generation threats and the most flexible deployment options-providing the same level of protection to remote, mobile and on-premise users. Trustwave Secure Web Gateway offers true, zero-day protection with its patent-pending technology that instantly analyzes the "intent" of code and doesn't simply rely on a list of known, infected sites. The solution enables safe, productive access to the Web, while ensuring compliance, minimizing data loss and eliminating malware risks. Centralized policy control and a single interface make the solution easy to manage, whether deployed as a traditional appliance, virtual appliance, hybrid cloud or any combination of the three. In addition to the Frost & Sullivan award, Trustwave Secure Web Gateway was recently named a finalist for Best Anti-Malware Gateway in the 2013 SC Magazine US Awards. At the European SC Magazine Awards in April, Trustwave Secure Web Gateway won for Best Anti-Malware Solution. Read the full Frost & Sullivan report at: https://www.trustwave.com/lp/Frost-Sullivan-Web-Content-Filtering-Award-2012. About Trustwave Trustwave is a leading provider of compliance, Web, application, network and data security solutions delivered through the cloud, managed security services, software and appliances. For organizations faced with today's challenging data security and compliance environment, Trustwave provides a unique approach with comprehensive solutions that include its TrustKeeper® portal and other proprietary security solutions. Trustwave has helped hundreds of thousands of organizations--ranging from Fortune 500 businesses and large financial institutions to small and medium-sized retailers--manage compliance and secure their network infrastructures, data communications and critical information assets. Trustwave is headquartered in Chicago with offices worldwide. For more information, visit https://www.trustwave.com.