OVERLAND PARK, KS--(Marketwire - March 8, 2011) - FireMon today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named FireMon the winner of the 2011 Global Excellence Awards in Auditing. These prestigious awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products and solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others across all technological industries. More than 50 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2011 Global Excellence Awards finalists and winners.

FireMon's award-winning audit solution pairs an extensible auditing framework with the FireMon Nexus community for firewall management strategy. "Firewall auditing is a complex process for enterprise network security managers. The community of peers on Nexus provides knowledge and solutions that really improve how firewalls are audited. That collaborative approach combined with FireMon's robust compliance framework drastically simplifies the firewall auditing process," said Matt Dean, COO of FireMon.

"We are proud to be recognized as an industry leader whose product has been named a winner by Info Security Products Guide," said Jody Brazil, president and CTO of FireMon. "Behind this success is our relentless drive to stay customer-focused. We believe this recognition from Info Security Products Guide is a clear validation of the fact that our products and services are delivering on our goal to solve the challenges of our existing and new customers."

The 2011 Global Excellence Award winners were honored on February 16, 2011, in San Francisco.

About Info Security Products Guide Awards
Info Security Products Guide sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit www.infosecurityproductsguide.com and stay secured.

About FireMon
FireMon is a customer-focused company that brings innovative solutions to security management. The leading provider of firewall policy, risk, and compliance management solutions, FireMon's flagship product, Security Manager, simplifies and automates the analysis of configuration and change management processes to enhance security, optimize performance, and speed compliance reporting. Security Manager analyzes changes and performs audits in real time; simplifies policy management; and enforces configuration governance across firewalls, switches, routers, and other network devices. Security Manager is the only solution on the market that can be customized to meet the unique audit and compliance reporting requirements for networks of all sizes while enabling IT organizations to do more with less effort. Enterprise-strength deployments of Security Manager around the world support more than 40,000 security devices from vendors such as Check Point, Juniper, Cisco, McAfee, f5, and Palo Alto. For more information, visit www.firemon.com.

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