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BeyondTrust Joins Forces with Symplified to Combat Insider Threats in the Cloud

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Oct. 12, 2011 BeyondTrust, the leading provider of privilege delegation and authorization management solutions, and Symplified, a unified Identity and Access management (IAM) solution purpose-built for cloud infrastructures, today announced a partnership to combat the rising concerns around insider threats and cloud security.

“Privileged users are a key piece of the cloud security puzzle, and they are often ignored or misunderstood by businesses,” said Jim Zierick, EVP of product operations at BeyondTrust. “We are thrilled to be teaming with Symplified to help educate our customers on the importance of extending their existing insider security infrastructure, policies and compliance reporting to their private, public and hybrid clouds.”

“The cloud has emerged as a disruptive force in computing and is transforming the way much of IT is managed, especially when it comes to security,” said Darren Platt, CTO of Symplified.  “Working together with BeyondTrust will provide our customers a solid security foundation around access control and policy enforcement, which has become critical to protecting an organizations’ overall IT health.”

BeyondTrust and Symplified will jointly host a free webinar titled, “Preventing Good People from Doing Bad Things with Your Cloud Security” covering the topic of insiders threats as it relates to cloud security, October 19 at 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT.

When: Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 1pm ET, 11am MT, 10am PT
Who: Jim Zierick, EVP, Product Operations, BeyondTrust & Darren Platt, CTO, Symplified
Details: To register, please click here 

About BeyondTrust

Founded in 1985, BeyondTrust is the global leader in privilege authorization management, access control and security solutions for physical, virtual, cloud and infrastructure computing environments. The company’s products mitigate insider threats and secure the perimeter within across the enterprise, empowering IT governance to strengthen security, improve productivity, drive compliance and reduce expense. More than half of the companies listed on the Dow Jones Industrial Average rely on BeyondTrust’s PowerBroker suite of products to secure their enterprises. Five of the top ten commercial banks and two of America’s largest private companies have adopted PowerBroker to secure guest operating systems and ESX hypervisors in a virtualized environment. For more information, visit BeyondTrust, the BeyondTrust logo and PowerBroker are trademarks or registered trademarks, in the United States and certain other countries of BeyondTrust Software. Additional company and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of the individual companies and are respectfully acknowledged.

About Symplified

Symplified provides the trust fabric of the Cloud by enabling companies to extend and enforce identity and access management policies on Cloud applications. The Symplified Suite unifies Web access management, federated SSO, auditing and user management across any access device. Meanwhile, the Symplified Trust Cloud™ is woven into the fabric of the Amazon Web Services platform and capable of delivering identity and access management services on a massively scalable and global basis. The company has been recognized by the Wall Street Journal, CRN, Network World, the RSA conference, and others for its innovations.  Symplified’s management team created Web access management market originator Securant and the ClearTrust product, which was acquired by RSA Security. The company has received financing from leading venture capital firms Granite Ventures and Allegis Capital. Symplified is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado.

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