Imprivata Nominated for Three SC Magazine 2009 Awards, Recognizing Broad Capabilities Of OneSign Platform

LEXINGTON, MA - December 15, 2008 - Imprivata®, Inc., the converged authentication and access management company, today announced that it has been recognized by SC Magazine with three nominations for the 2009 edition of its annual SC Awards Program. Imprivata’s OneSign® Platform was named a finalist in the Reader Trust category of “Best Identity Management Solution” and the Excellence category of “Best Regulatory Compliance Solution,” while its OneSign® Authentication Management (AM) was named a finalist for the Reader Trust category of “Best Multi-and-Second-Factor Solution.”

Imprivata was selected for the two Reader Trust Awards from the more than 600 entries submitted in over 30 technology categories. Winners for these two awards will be chosen by the Reader Trust Voting Panel, which is comprised of a cross-section of SC Magazine readership from major vertical market companies of all sizes. Other finalists for the “Best Identity Management Solution” include CA, IBM, Oracle, RSA and VeriSign. In the “Best Multi-and-Second Factor Solution” category, Imprivata is matched up against 2factor, Aladdin Knowledge Systems, Entrust, Gemalto and RSA.

“We are pleased that both the readers of SC Magazine and our industry peers have recognized Imprivata’s OneSign Platform in these categories,” said Omar Hussain, president and CEO of Imprivata. “The strength of the Platform has returned real value to our customers across the globe, helping them move beyond single sign-on to realize security for compliance—while still helping to cut costs and improve employee productivity. This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our staff in creating the strongest and most robust authentication and access management platform on the market today.”

For the Excellence Awards, which recognize companies with superior security products that help customers tackle today’s pressing security challenges, IT security companies nominate solutions for consideration and are then judged by a panel of 18 leading chief security officers from major corporations and large public sector organizations.

“Imprivata is in an elite group of companies recognized for helping businesses of all sizes protect themselves from the legion of security threats that loom every day. Finalists can be very proud of their recognition,” said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong.

Imprivata’s OneSign Platform is a converged authentication and access management solution conveniently packaged in an affordable and secure purpose-built appliance. It seamlessly integrates strong authentication, application single sign-on, physical access control, user provisioning and event reporting to provide one enterprise-wide automated employee information access policy managed and enforced within a single, easy-to-use administrative framework. The platform offers an effective means to achieve compliance while solving password management problems, reducing IT help desk costs and improving user productivity and security. It also easily integrates with existing systems, leveraging and extending the value of previous security investments.

The annual SC Awards have recognized security’s key contributors and outstanding products for more than a decade. Winners of this year’s SC Awards will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco, CA on April 21, 2009.

About Imprivata
Imprivata is the converged authentication and access management company. Its OneSign platform helps organizations safeguard enterprise information assets by enabling secure employee access to networks and applications—improving user productivity and convenience, while reducing the time, risk and cost of complying with data privacy and protection regulations. OneSign has received top ratings in product reviews throughout the industry and has been awarded numerous accolades from leading publications including Information Security, InfoWorld and SC Magazine. Headquartered in Lexington, Mass., Imprivata is one of the fastest growing IAM companies with more than 650 customers and over 200 partners around the world.For more information, visit

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