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"As strong advocates for data privacy and our local community, we are especially honored to receive two awards that highlight our team's performance both technically and socially."
TAMPA, FL, October 07, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Spirion, a pioneer in data protection and compliance, today announced it has received two awards for corporate performance. The company was named Outstanding Information Security Company in the 2020 US Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPA). It also received a Bronze Stevie Award for "Most Valuable Corporate Response" in the COVID- 19 Response category in the 2020 International Business Awards.
"As strong advocates for data privacy and our local community, we are especially honored to receive two awards that highlight our team's performance both technically and socially," said Jen Holtvluwer, CMO of Spirion. "On behalf of the entire Spirion team, we thank the US Outstanding Security Performance Awards and International Business Awards for recognizing our contributions and impact locally and around the world."
About the US Outstanding Security Performance Awards
Now in its fifth year, the US OSPAs serve to acknowledge the creditable and infinite contributions that companies, initiatives, teams, and individuals make to the security industry and the broader community. The awards recognize exceptional performance in different categories. OSPA winners were selected by a panel of industry judges who are security experts with experience and knowledge of working within the security sector.
About the International Business Awards
The International Business Awards (IBA) are the world's premier business awards program. The 2020 IBAs received more than 3,800 nominations from organizations of all sizes in virtually every industry and across 63 nations and territories. This year's competition featured several categories to recognize organizations' responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Judges for the International Business Awards recognized "two generous projects by Spirion to help protect personal data on work-from-home employees' computers and to provide meals to restaurant staff during the COVID-19 lockdown." The judges stated, "the reason for the high score is the creative application of the brand to providing value to sectors that are very much in need. The safety and security issue was perfectly highlighted with solutions provided at no cost for a period of time that companies and employees could actually implement. The selection of the restaurant sector to creatively support was very well done. Excellent campaign."
Spirion has relentlessly solved real data protection problems since 2006 with accurate, contextual discovery of structured and unstructured data; purposeful classification; automated real-time risk remediation; and powerful analytics and dashboards to give organizations greater visibility into their most at-risk data and assets. Spirion's data protection software enables organizations to reduce risk exposure, gain visibility into their data footprint, improve business efficiencies and decision-making while facilitating compliance with data protection laws and regulations. The award-winning company was recently ranked by CIOReview magazine as one of the "20 Most Promising Compliance Technology Solution Providers of 2019," and received top honors for International Data Protection Solution, Postsecondary Enterprise Solution, and Governance, Risk & Compliance Solution in the 18th Annual American Business Awards.
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