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SC Magazine Names Modulo an "Industry Innovator" for Security Infrastructure
[February 14, 2013]

SC Magazine Names Modulo an "Industry Innovator" for Security Infrastructure

ATLANTA --(Business Wire)--

Todays' complex and changing cyber threat, regulatory and competitive landscape demands that organizations consider an integrated risk management program that bridges bottom-up IT security data and critical asset data with top-down business processes for improved risk intelligence and decision making. In recognition of this growing market, Modulo, a leading provider of IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions, announced today that the company is named an Industry Innovator for 2012 by SC Magazine. This honor is assigned to only a handful of standout IT security products out of hundreds evaluated every year by the rigorous SC Labs.

According to Peter Stephenson (News - Alert), SC Magazine's technology editor, "Modulo has addressed the challenge of compliance and real risk management by developing a platform that works on the premise of command and control. The Modulo Risk Manager links the organization's assets and infrastructure directly to governance, risk and compliance (GRC) requirements and, using the most comprehensive knowledge base in the industry - 21,454 individual controls addressing technology, people and processes, views the entire organization from a risk management perspective."

"To be named as one of the innovators of the year by the highly respected SC Magazine team is a great honor for Modulo and shows how governance, risk and compliance software is evolving to meet new market challenges," said Sergio Thompson-Flores, CEO for Modulo. "This milestone validates the global momentum we are experiencing at Modulo and shows our dedication to innovation that helps our clients in the private sector, critical infrastructure and government."

SC Magazine notes the several Modulo Risk Manager capabilities as key to its innovation:

  • Collects and harmonizes threat, vulnerability, operational, vendor and business risks - IT, operational and physical data - and matches this to business processes
  • Modulo MetaFramework as the base from which to deploy the appropriate modules for the organization
  • Rich set of third-party integration possibilities that covers just about any business or IT configuration imaginable

Ultimately, concludes SC Magazine, "Modulo Risk Manager becomes a central control point for addressing, managing and mitigating risk holistically throughout the organization."

Modulo Risk Manager - which earned Best Buy (News - Alert) and 5-Star ratings from SC Labs for the past two consecutive years in a row - is the most mature IT GRC platform today, representing over ten years of development and many hundreds of real-world implementations around the world. It is an easy-to-use, quick-to-deploy platform that offers a comprehensive content knowledgebase and integration with a wide rage of IT tools, all out-of-the-box.

Solutions range from vulnerability and threat management, vendor risk management and incident and remediation management to policy management, compliance management, audit management, business continuity management, continuous monitoring, cyber defense, and critical infrastructure protection.

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Twitter (News - Alert): @moduloitgrc

About Modulo

Modulo Security, LLC is a leading global enterprise provider of comprehensive Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) management solutions. Modulo's award-winning Risk Manager™ provides hundreds of organizations worldwide with the tools they need to automate the entire GRC management process to monitor, manage and sustain adherence to policy and regulations while reducing enterprise risk and complexity. Customers span the financial, health care, retail, telecom, power & gas and government sectors and include BASF, BC Hydro, Commercial Bank of Dubai, Microsoft (News - Alert), New York University Medical Center, Synovus Financial, and Schlumberger. Modulo Risk Manager has earned "Best Buy" and "5-Star" ratings in SC Magazine's 2011 Risk Management group product review and is the winner of the 2011 Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Award, 2010 Network Products Guide Product Innovation Award and 2012 SC Magazine Excellence Award Finalist. Visit and follow Modulo on Twitter @moduloitgrc for more information.

Key Words: Modulo, SC Magazine, SC Labs, GRC, Security infrastructure, cybersecurity, Risk Management, Vulnerability Management, Compliance Management, Policy Management, Continuous Monitoring

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