NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 4, 2016) - Balabit has been named the winner of the 2016 Cybersecurity Excellence Award for Forensics for syslog-ng Store Box (SSB).

Based on syslog-ng -- one of the most widely adopted log management software packages -- SSB is a highly reliable and high-performance log management appliance which collects, classifies, organizes, and securely stores log messages for any enterprise who operates a log management infrastructure.

"Congratulations to Balabit for being recognized as the winner in the Forensics category of the 2016 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards," said Holger Schulze, founder of the Information Security Community. "With over 430 entries, the awards are highly competitive and our winners reflect the very best in product innovation and excellence in the cybersecurity space."

In addition, Balabit's Shell Control Box (SCB) was named a finalist for best privileged access management, a category won by Balabit technology partner Lieberman Software, and Blindspotter User Behavior Analytics solution was a finalist in the security analytics category.

"It was gratifying that all three key elements of our Contextual Security Intelligence Suite were honored in this program, acknowledging the benefits our solutions provide to organizations worldwide to discover, investigate and respond to threats posed by the misuse of privileged accounts," said Zoltán Györkő, CEO at Balabit.

The awards recognize excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards are produced in cooperation with the Information Security Community on LinkedIn, tapping into the experience of more than 300,000 cybersecurity professionals to recognize the world's best cybersecurity products, individuals and organizations.

"This award is especially meaningful coming from our peers in the industry and we thank everyone who voted for us," added Györkő.

For more details on the winners and finalists, see

About Balabit
Balabit -- headquartered in Luxembourg -- is a leading provider of contextual security technologies with the mission of preventing data breaches without constraining business. Balabit operates globally through a network of local offices across the United States and Europe together with partners.

Balabit's Contextual Security Intelligence™ Suite protects organizations in real-time from threats posed by the misuse of high risk and privileged accounts. Solutions include reliable system and application Log Management with context-enriched data ingestion, Privileged User Monitoring and User Behavior Analytics. Together they can identify unusual user activities and provide deep visibility into potential threats. Working in conjunction with existing control-based strategies Balabit enables a flexible and people-centric approach to improve security without adding additional barriers to business practices.

Founded in 2000 Balabit has a proven track record including 23 Fortune 100 customers amongst over 1,000,000 corporate users worldwide.For more information, visit

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