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Black Box Network Services Wins Two Security Awards
[May 06, 2014]

Black Box Network Services Wins Two Security Awards

PITTSBURGH --(Business Wire)--

Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ:BBOX) announced today that Cyber Defense Magazine, the industry's leading electronic information security magazine, has named two Black Box (News - Alert) networking products winners in its 2014 Cyber Defense awards. The awards recognize the best and most innovative products related to IT security.

3-Series cables offer premium performance and optional lockability for the same price as non-locking ...

3-Series cables offer premium performance and optional lockability for the same price as non-locking cables. (Photo: Business Wire)

Black Box's EncrypTight was named the Most Innovative End-to-End Security Solution. The company's 3-Series Lockable Patch Cables were named the Best Physical Security Solution.

EncrypTight is a family of multi-site, multi-layer WAN encryption appliances that preserve network services while protecting data without requiring time-consuming VPN tunnels. EncrypTight operates transparently and is easily integrated into existing networks. It also provides seamless scalability for 3-Mbps networks up to 10-Gigabit networks. For more information, visit

3-Series is a family of high-performance GigaTrue and GigaBase CAT6A, CAT6, and CAT5e patch cables that can be optionally locked into place for the same price as non-locking cables. The cables can be used for everyday network connections. When security is needed, users can lock down network ports by inserting the optional Locking Pin into the patented LockPORT boot. 3-Series cables are guaranteed for life. For more information, visit

"Having Cyber Defense Magazine choose both EncrypTight and 3-Series cables is quite an honor," says Gina Dickson, Director of Global Product Management. "It points to Black Box's commitment to provide IT professionals the right solutions for their most challenging security issues."

"We're thrilled to recognize next-generation innovation in the information security marketplace and that's why Black Box has earned these awards. Some of the best INFOSEC defenses come from these kinds of forward thinking players who think outside of the box," said Pierluigi Paganini, Editor-in-Chief, Cyber Defense Magazine.

About Black Box
Black Box is a leading technology solutions provider dedicated to helping customers build, manage, optimize, and secure their IT infrastructure. Black Box delivers high-value products and services through its global presence and more than 4,000 team members. To learn more, visit the Black Box Web site at

About Cyber Defense Magazine
Cyber Defense Magazine is the premier source of IT Security information. The company is managed and published by and for ethical, honest, passionate information security professionals. Its mission is to share cutting edge knowledge, real world stories, and awards on the best ideas, products and services in the information technology industry. The company produces free online magazines every month and distributes limited print editions exclusively for the RSA (News - Alert) Conferences and their paid subscribers. Learn more at

Black Box® and the Double Diamond logo are registered trademarks, and EncrypTight, GigaTrue and GigaBase are trademarks, of BB Technologies, Inc.

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