Watchful Software Wins IAIR Award for "Best Company for Innovation & Leadership"

Prize Awarded for the Company's "Excellence in Providing Data-Centric Information Protection"

MEDFORD, NJ and LISBON, PORTUGAL--(Marketwired - Oct 22, 2013) - Watchful Software, a leading provider of data-centric information security solutions, today announced that it has won the IAIR Award for "Best Company for Innovation & Leadership," in Software, Portugal. The judges awarded Watchful Software for "its experienced team" and how "it has been able to guarantee advanced technologies to customers in order to avoid difficult business problems and cybercrimes." The awards were presented October 4 at the IAIR award ceremony held in Milan, Italy.

The aim of the IAIR AWARDS is to award both global and local corporations who exhibit technology excellence, and to facilitate networking through different areas of business worldwide. "We want to recognize the excellent work of smaller, nationally-based firms," said Guido Giommi, IAIR President. "Those operating in niche areas, along with top brands. Excellence, innovation, attention to corporate responsibility, green initiatives, sustainable development and social equity are the key-words of this prize."

The IAIR AWARDS ( are one of the world's leading awards for excellence in global economy and sustainability. The awards were born from the scientific committee of IAIR and Over 400 people attended the October event recognizing companies from across Europe as well as from the Middle East and North America. This prestigious recognition is the result of IAIR readers' votes, followed by the selection of winners by the editorial staff on the basis of ten main criteria: (

"We're honored by this award, which in reality recognizes the industry trend from network-centric to data-centric information security almost as much as it does our team," expressed Charles Foley, CEO of Watchful Software. "With the increasing risk and cost of data leakage becoming common knowledge, our customers are finding huge value in being able to lock down data regardless of whether it's on a workstation or mobile phone, inside the network or out, with zero friction at the user level."

About Watchful Software
Watchful Software provides advanced persistent security solutions that keep sensitive information safe from security breaches resulting from accidental or malicious disclosure. Watchful was formed to protect an organization's most critical asset after its people -- its information. The company addresses the growing need for protecting sensitive and proprietary information against accidental or malicious theft, leakage, or loss. Leveraging key technologies including advanced encryption algorithms, digital rights management, and e-Biometrics, Watchful has developed a suite of solutions that ensure only authorized personnel have access to enterprise systems and information, protecting against potentially massive economic and competitive damage from cyber terrorists and information thieves.

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