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Security Products and Announce Platinum and Gold Winners of the Govies Government Security Award Winners for 2016 at ISC West

Las Vegas, Nev., April 6, 2016 - Security Products magazine, the only integrated product and technology magazine reaching the entire security market, and, the preeminent editorial website for the security industry, announced the 2016 Platinum and Gold winners in the Govies Government Security Awards competition today at ISC West. The awards honor outstanding government security products in a variety of categories. ISC West is being held April 6-8 at Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

1105 Media's Security Products, and GovSec branded media offer important information to the government security market through a vast portfolio of products. The Security Products' Government Security Awards were launched in 2009 and re-launched as The Govies in 2011.

Last month, an independent panel of judges from the security industry selected the top entries in the 2016 categories and named them winners using criteria including Features, Innovation, User Friendliness, Interoperability, Quality, Design, Market Opportunity, and Impact in the Security Industry, Technical Advances, and Scalability. From the top entries, the following Platinum and Gold designations were announced today:

  • Access Control - Biometrics
    • Platinum: Stone Lock Global, Stone Lock Pro
  • Access Control Devices/Peripherals
    • Platinum: HES, an ASSA ABLOY Group Brand, KS200 Wired Server Cabinet Lock
    • Gold: Securitron, an ASSA ABLOY Group Brand, M380 Series Magnalock
  • Access Control Devices/Peripherals - Wireless
    • Platinum: Aiphone Corporation, IX Series Network Adaptors
    • Gold: ASSA ABLOY Group Brands Corbin Russwin and Sargent, EcoFlex Electrified Mortise Lock Platform with High Security Monitoring
  • Access Control Software/Controllers
    • Platinum: Pulse Secure, Pulse Policy Secure 5.3
  • Convergence and Integrated Software and Solutions
    • Platinum: AlertEnterprise, Guardian Predict
    • Gold: BlackBerry, Good SECURE EMM Suites
  • Cyber Defense Solutions
    • Platinum: Lieberman Software, Lieberman Software ERPM (Enterprise Random Password Manager)
  • Digital Transformation
    • Platinum: eSignLive by VASCO, eSignLive on a FedRAMP Compliant Cloud
  • Emergency Communication Systems
    • Platinum: Talkaphone, Wall-Mounted Blue Light Station with Emergency Stop
    • Gold: Amika Mobile Corp., Amika Mobility Server Release 6.6
  • Encryption
    • Platinum: PKWARE, Smartcrypt
  • Fiber Optics
    • Platinum: TiniFiber, TiniFiber TRUNK Solution
  • Fire & Life Safety
    • Platinum: System Sensor, WFDN Series Waterflow Detectors
  • Hosted Solutions
    • Platinum: Brivo, Inc., Brivo OnAir for Government
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention Solutions
    • Platinum: Magnasphere Corp., Magnasphere HSS Series High Security Door Contacts
  • Mobile Apps
    • Platinum: FST Biometrics, IMID Access
    • Platinum: Gallagher, Gallagher Mobile Application
  • Network Security
    • Platinum: Parallels Inc., Parallels Remote Application Server
    • Gold: ThreatTrack, ThreatSecure Network
  • Network Support Solutions
    • Platinum: Hanwha Techwin America, iPOLiS Device Manager
  • Outdoor Perimeter Protection
    • Platinum: Gallagher, Gallagher F3 Fence Controller
  • PIAM
    • Platinum: Quantum Secure, SAFE for Government 5.0
  • PSIM
    • Platinum: CNL Software, IPSecurityCenter PSIM
  • Security & Risk Intelligence
    • Platinum: Agiliance Inc., RiskVision 8.0
  • Threat Intelligence
    • Platinum: Interset, The Interset Platform
    • Gold: Securonix, Securonix Security Analytics Platform
  • User Authentication/Identification/Credentialing and Management
    • Platinum: Bosch Security Systems, Inc./Genetec, Inc./SecureXperts, Inc., Credentialed High Assurance Video Encryption (CHAVE)
    • Gold: HID Global, goID Platform Solution
  • Video Analytics
    • Platinum: PlateSmart Technologies, PlateSmart Network for ARES
  • Video Surveillance Advanced Imaging Technologies
    • Platinum: Arecont Vision, SurroundVideo Omni G2
  • Video Surveillance Cameras HD (megapixel)
    • Platinum: Hanwha Techwin America, SNV-8081R
    • Gold: Arecont Vision, MegaVideo Flex
  • Video Surveillance Cameras IP
    • Platinum: Axis Communications, Q1941-E Thermal Network Camera
  • Video Surveillance Data Storage
    • Platinum: Axis Communications, Zipstream Technology
    • Gold: Pivot3, Pivot3 Edge-Protect
  • Wireless Mesh
    • Platinum: Fluidmesh Networks, Fluidmesh 1300 OTTO

"It's exciting to have the opportunity to honor so many outstanding government security products," said Ralph C. Jensen, editor-in-chief of Security Products. "Government security is more important than ever, and ISC West is an ideal venue for companies to show off their products to the industry."

President and group publisher of the Security, Safety, Health & Facilities Group of 1105 Media, Kevin O'Grady, echoed those comments: "I am thrilled with the great participation we had in The Govies program this year and look forward to seeing many of the winning products on the show floor."

In addition to being honored at ISC West, the winners will be featured on and highlighted in a future issue of Security Products magazine. The magazine is distributed to more than 65,000* subscribers monthly as well as at numerous trade events, including ISC West.

Details about The Govies 2017 awards program will be released later this year.

*June 2015 BPA Statement

About 1105 Media's Security, Safety, Health & Facilities Group
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For more information, please contact:
Susan May
Group Marketing Director, 1105 Media
Security, Safety, Health & Facilities Group
14901 Quorum Drive, Suite 425
Dallas, TX 75254
Phone: 972-687-6744


Posted on April 12, 2016 at 1:19 PM