Steganography Analyzer Real-Time ScannerFAIRMONT, W.Va., Feb. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security, the global leader in digital steganalysis, is proud to announce the company was named a finalist in EDN’s 21st annual Innovation Awards (

Backbone’s Steganography Analyzer Real-Time Scanner (StegAlyzerRTS) was selected as a finalist in the Software category due to its highly innovative approach to detecting trusted insiders downloading or using digital steganography applications to steal intellectual property or other highly sensitive information.

StegAlyzerRTS is the world’s first content-aware data loss prevention technology capable of detecting digital steganography in real-time. According to Gartner, “Content-aware DLP technologies are becoming more mainstream in North America, Europe, and Asia.”

“We are extremely honored to be selected as a finalist for such a prestigious award,” said Bart Guerreri, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Backbone Security. “StegAlyzerRTS is truly an innovation in content-aware applications and has advanced the state-of-the-art of digital steganalysis.”

Bill Krebs, President and COO of Backbone added, “We are extremely pleased and honored that our Real Time Scanner technology has been recognized by EDN as a finalist for a CY 2010 Innovation Award.

SARCFor additional information about the award nomination and to vote for StegAlyzerRTS, please visit .

For additional information about Backbone’s StegAlyzer® family of tools, please or send email to to request a product information kit.

About Backbone Security:
In addition to being the leading provider of digital steganalysis tools, Backbone is a Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) that conducts automated PCI-DSS compliance assessments with their industry leading One-Stop PCI Scan service. Backbone also provides real-time intrusion monitoring, vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, and business continuity and disaster recovery planning services. More information: .

About the SARC:
The SARC was established to create and maintain a national repository of digital steganography applications, fingerprints, and signatures that can be used during forensic examination of seized digital storage media or when monitoring network traffic for malicious insider behavior. The Steganography Application Fingerprint Database (SAFDB) is the world’s largest database exclusive to digital steganography applications.

About EDN:
EDN, published by UBM Electronics, serves the vital information needs of design engineers and engineering managers worldwide. The EDN Innovation Awards program is now in its 21st year and proudly continues its tradition of recognizing rich talent in our industry in several categories. delivers a three-dimensional view of the electronic industry via news coverage, strategic business information, and in-depth technical content. For more information go to .

Contact: Jim Wingate, Director, SARC and Vice President, Backbone Security
Voice: (304) 366-9161 or (877) 560-SARC, Fax: (304) 366-9163, or E-Mail: .

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