Awards

  • Paladion Networks wins multiple awards at the 9th annual 2013 global excellence awards

      March 5th,2013- Paladion Networks announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named RisqVu and Provian , a Gold and Bronze winner respectively at the 2013 Global Excellence Awards in the categories Tomorrow's Technology Today and Products still on announcement embargo. Paladion Networks is also the Silver winner for its Threat Report in the White Paper, Technology write-ups category. The security industry celebrated its 9th Annual 2013 Global Excellence Awards in San Francisco by honouring excellence in every facet of the industry including products, people behind the successes and best companies.

      RisqVu is an enterprise level fraud management solution by the bankers for the bankers. It enables multi-dimensional analysis like customers, locations etc. apart from transactions. RisqVu has real time detection capability with features to integrate with third party authentication solution for fraud response.

      Provian is a "smart" integration of threat & vulnerability management. Envisioned as a platform available to CISOs which not only provides them with an enterprise view of threat and vulnerability status but also the intelligent information based on historical data populated by correlating threat and vulnerability information.

      Paladion's threat report presents threat and vulnerability data as collected and analyzed by Paladion Security Operation Center (SOC) over the year 2011. The report throws light on phishing attacks, methods etc. This is one of a kind report which brings regional perspective to the security threat landscape.

      On this occasion Mr. Rajat Mohanty, CEO of Paladion Networks said," We are extremely pleased to receive awards for our multiple products. We have been building products to derive greater intelligence out of security and transaction data; systems that help in detecting frauds and advanced attacks. Our products are in deployment in some of the most sensitive operations. These awards validate our efforts and provide impetus for further enhancements to our products."

      More than 50 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2013 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Winners were announced during the awards dinner and presentation on February 27, 2013 in San Francisco attended by the finalists, judges and industry peers.


      About Info Security Products Guide

      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 market research 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.

  • Gartner's Marketscope 2012 accredits Paladion for fifth consecutive year; third time as 'Positive' Player.

      BENGALURU, January 2013: Paladion Networks has once again won a 'Positive Player' rating in the prestigious Gartner MarketScope for Managed Security Services in Asia/Pacific, 2012, for consecutively third year in a row. Paladion is one of the nineteen vendors evaluated in the Report. The analyst for this year was Andrew Walls.

      It's the fifth consecutive year that Paladion is featured in the prestigious list. In 2008 and 2009, the company was ranked as a 'Promising Player'. In 2010, Paladion moved up the ladder to become a 'Positive Player' and convincingly held its position in 2011 and 2012 as well.

      Gartner research mentions that "Paladion is a rapidly growing MSSP based in India with clients in Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Customers rate Paladion's performance as very good to excellent, and Paladion's customer base expanded by more than 65% in 2011…. Paladion's professional services staff, who are highly skilled provide excellent customer support". Further, report also comments on the customer loyalty enjoyed by Paladion in the region.

      Paladion's Managed Security Services include remote, subscription-based monitoring and/or management of firewalls,IDS and IPS, Log collation and analysis, Security governance, Identity management services, Vulnerability scanning and assessment etc. "To be featured in Gartner MarketScope as a Positive player is a significant achievement. And the fact that we have won it for consecutive three years, makes us even more responsible towards our customers,' said Rajat Mohanty, CEO, Paladion Networks.

  • Paladion Networks' products honored as Gold and Bronze winner in the 4th Annual 2012 Golden Bridge Awards

      Bangalore, Karnataka, October 4th, 2012- Paladion Networks has earned the prestigious Gold status for its product RisqVu and the Bronze status for the product Provian at the Golden Bridge Awards. The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, innovations, products and services, executives, and management teams, women in business and the professions, innovations, case studies, product management, public relations and marketing campaigns, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world. Organizations from all the over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups.

      RisqVu is an enterprise level fraud management solution by the bankers for the bankers. It enables multi-dimensional analysis like customers, locations etc. apart from transactions. RisqVu has real time detection capability with features to integrate with third party authentication solution for fraud response.

      Provian is a “smart” integration of threat & vulnerability management. Envisioned as a platform available to CISOs which not only provides them with an enterprise view of threat and vulnerability status but also the intelligent information based on historical data populated by correlating threat and vulnerability information.

      More than 40 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2012 Golden Bridge Business Awards winners. The winners were honored during the awards dinner and presentation attended by the finalists, industry leaders and judges on October 2nd, 2012 in San Francisco.

      Mr. Rajat Mohanty, CEO of Paladion Networks said, “This is a strong endorsement for two of our flagship products to be recognized for the prestigious award. Our Provian platform for enterprise security intelligence has been receiving strong customer appreciation for its unique analytical capabilities. Our RisqVu product for financial fraud analytics is already proven with global banks across countries. These awards for our products complement our strong service delivery credibility to position us as technology led security solutions provider.”

  • Paladion wins inc. india 500 award

      BENGALURU, MARCH 26, 2012: Paladion Networks has recently won the Inc. India 500 award. Promoted by Inc. India, the Indian edition of Inc., the leading US magazine focusing on entrepreneurship and growth, the listing consists of India's 500 fastest growing mid-size enterprises.

      The rankings are based on the "Net sales CAGR" of last 4 years and certain subjective parameters like Digital Presence, Leadership Credibility etc. As part of its process, Inc. India uses some of trusted database sources like Capital Line and CMIE to get authentic information about the companies.

      3,500 companies across 35 sectors, one each for public listed and privately held companies, had participated this year. The final Inc. India 500 consists of 200 listed companies, 200 unlisted public companies and 100 privately held businesses.

      "We are honoured to be recognized amongst the fastest-growing companies in the country. Our continued focus and dedicated effort for securing information assets of our customer has enabled this growth," said Rajat Mohanty, CEO, Paladion Networks. "I would like to acknowledge and thank all our customers on this occasion for their trust in Paladion. And this recognition gives us further impetus to enhance our value to customers," he added further.

  • Paladion Receives Global Excellence Award for phishing Intelligence Report

      BENGALURU, March 5, 2012: Paladion announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named Phishing Intelligence Report - H1 2011, a winner of the 2012 Global Excellence Awards in Best Whitepapers, Technology Write-Ups and IT Blogs category. The security industry celebrated its 8th Annual 2012 Global Excellence Awards in San Francisco by honouring excellence in every facet of the industry including products, people behind the successes and best companies.

      More than 50 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2012 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Winners were announced during the awards dinner and presentation on February 29, 2012 in San Francisco attended by the finalists, judges and industry peers.

      This report on phishing is a reflection of current trends as seen through the eyes of Paladion Security Operations Center (SOC) for the region. The document provides an insight to all phishing attacks that were detected and responded to by Paladion SOC from different perspectives – the current trends in launching attacks, user's response to phishing baits and what Banks can do to minimize phishing related frauds. Paladion's Phishing Intelligence-H1 2011 report was selected as the winner based on the quality of data, clarity of analysis and innovative presentation. It competed with other five finalists shortlisted form over 200 entries including, NCP engineering, Inc. for Debunking the Myths of SSL VPN Security, NETGEAR, Inc. for The Dirty Secret Behind the UTM, Radware for Radware Security Incidents Report, 1H2011 Special Focus: Multi-Layer Attack Threats, Solutionary for Endpoint Security and the iPad, Solutionary for The Advanced Persistent Threat.

      Commenting on the occasion, Vinod Vasudevan, COO, Paladion Networks said, "Info Security Products Guide's recognition of our Phishing Intelligence Report further validates the innovation in our anti-phishing services and the experience that supports it."

  • 'POSITIVE' Rating In Gartner Marketscope, For Consecutive Fourth Year

      BENGALURU, FEBRUARY 9, 2012: Paladion Networks has once again won a 'Positive Player' rating in the prestigious Gartner MarketScope for Managed Security Services in Asia/Pacific, 201, for consecutively second year in a row. Paladion is one of the seventeen vendors evaluated in the Report. The analysts for this year was Andrew Walls and Rob McMillan.

      It's the fourth consecutive year that Paladion is featured in the prestigious list. In 2008 and 2009, the company was ranked as a 'Promising Player'. In 2010, Paladion moved up the ladder to become a 'Positive Player' and convincingly held its position in 2011 as well.

      Out of 87 vendors for MSS that were contacted by Gartner across the globe, 17 companies from Asia/Pacific region were qualified to participate in the research. In the report Gartner rates Paladion's professional services staff as highly skilled and considers excellent customer support as its strength. Paladion's Managed Security Services include remote, subscription-based monitoring and/or management of firewalls,IDS and IPS, Log collation and analysis, Security governance, Identity management services, Vulnerability scanning and assessment etc. "To be featured in Gartner MarketScope as a Positive player is a significant achievement. And the fact that we have won it for consecutive two years, makes us even more responsible towards our customers,' said Rajat Mohanty, CEO, Paladion Networks.

  • Paladion Wins Deloitte Fast 50 Award, For Consecutive Sixth Year

      Bengaluru, November 23, 2011: Paladion Networks has once again won the prestigious Deloitte Fast 50 India 2011 award, sixth year in a row. With a growth of 102%, Paladion is ranked 34th this year. It's a unique distinction to be recognized amongst the fastest growing companies in India for consecutive 6 years, a feat achieved by no other company so far in the history of Deloitte Fast 50 India program, which recently announced the winners for its seventh edition.

      The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 India program annually recognizes the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in India, based on percentage revenue growth over the last three financial years. The program has been instituted by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Private Limited (DTTIPL). The award has become a benchmark in the industry.

      Commenting on the occasion, Rajat Mohanty, CEO, Paladion Networks said, "I appreciate and extend my sincere gratitude to all our customers and partners for their unprecedented support, without which this wouldn't have been possible."

      Such assessment and selection of companies by DTTIPL helps technology companies establish credibility in the global community, reach out to the businesses and customers with more conviction and further the revenue growth.

  • Verity Wins Silicon India '10 Most Promising Cool Products' Awards

      Bengaluru, August 25, 2011: Verity, Paladion's advanced website malware protection product has been awarded as one of the "10 Most Promising Cool Products" for 2011. The evaluation was carried out by Silicon India, the premier technology magazine in India.

      Verity is one of Paladion's leading edge offering that provides full assurance to the user's customer safety while browsing websites. Verity is designed to effectively thwart malware threats. An advanced malware protection system, Verity monitors websites for embedded malware content and application level changes that can potentially harm end-user's computers.

      As an added advantage it also offers manual verification of alerts that are generated to take corrective measures to contain impact. Many of the largest Banks and ecommerce sites have been using verity to gain better customer confidence. Verity has been developed internally by Paladion's product development team and has 24x7 online and onsite support infrastructure for its clients.

  • Paladion's ManageISMS receives network products guide 2011 product innovation award

      BANGALORE, May, 2011: Paladion announced today that Network Products Guide, industry's leading information technology research and advisory guide has named ManageISMS a winner of the 2011 Product Innovation Awards. This annually venerated award recognizes and honours vendors, large and small, from all over the world with innovative and ground-breaking products that are bringing essential and incremental changes and are setting the bar higher for others in all areas of information technology.

      ManageISMS is a web based product to establish and maintain ISO 27001 in a hassle free easy manner. This unique tool automates the entire lifecycle of ISO 27001 certification. It reduces time, effort and cost through its centralized management approach of all ISO 27001 activities including risk assessment risk treatment audit and compliance. To read more about this product innovation,

      please visit www.networkproductsguide.com or www.paladiononline.com

  • Paladion's product Prexio wins "10 Most Promising Security Products" Award by Silicon India

      Bangalore, September 2011- Paladion's security audit tool Prexio has been awarded as one of the "10 Most Promising Security Products". The evaluation was carried out by Silicon India, the premier technology magazine in India. Prexio is an automated tool to conduct comprehensive configuration and policy audits on your servers and network devices. It is a packaged product that ensures compliance with internal standard hardening and configuration policies. Prexio's automated audit can complete a vulnerability assessment of a network with about 1500 servers in not more than two days without affecting their performance. By providing fast and easy configuration and policy audits and accurate scans, Prexio helps banks to stay secure and comply with RBI rules. Prexio has been developed by Paladion's product development team.

  • Paladion Receives 'Promising' Rating in Market scope Report
      Bangalore, 30 June 2008: Paladion today announced that the company has been included in the first-ever Gartner MarketScope for Managed Security Services in the Asia/Pacific Region"1. Paladion is one of 12 vendors evaluated for the report and has received the rating of 'Promising'.

      "Our clients in the Asia-Pacific region have been reaping the benefits of our innovative managed services model. In my opinion, Gartner rating validates our model and delivery standards," said Rajat Mohanty, CEO Paladion. "We believe Gartner's "Promising" rating confirms our commitment to continuously provide our customers with Managed Security Services that address their unique requirements."

      Paladion's MSS is backed by a strong professional service practice focused on security risk assessment and management. Paladion develops customer solutions that are customized to specific environments and performance requirements and works exclusively with customer premises equipment (CPE) and offers remote management and monitoring, as well as a co-sourced approach, with Paladion staff stationed at customer sites, working with customer staff.

      MSS includes remote, subscription-based monitoring and/or management of firewalls, intrusion detection and intrusion prevention functions via customer-premises-based or network-based devices.

      About Gartner MarketScope
      The MarketScope is copyrighted 20 June 2008 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The MarketScope is an evaluation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the MarketScope, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest rating. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

      1 Gartner "MarketScope for Managed Security Services in the Asia/Pacific Region" by Andrew Walls, Kelly M. Kavanagh, 20 June 2008.

      About Paladion

      With a global footprint across 16 countries, Paladion is a specialized and strategic partner for information risk management to leading organizations across industries including, BFSI, ITES, Telecom, Manufacturing. It is the largest and the fastest growing pure-play information security player in Asia (as ranked in Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific & Technology Fast 50 India - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011). Gartner too has included Paladion in its rating of “MarketScope for Managed Security Services in Asia Pacific” – 2008 & 2009 as ‘Promising’ player and as a ‘Positive’ player in 2010.

      Having over a decade of experience in the information risk management domain, Paladion today is actively managing risks for over 600 customers. Paladion provides end-to-end information risk management solutions comprising security assurance, compliance, governance, monitoring and management services to large and medium sized organizations for existing as well as emerging risks.

      Paladion also offers solutions for communication interception to law enforcement agencies and service providers. Paladion’s information risk management solutions have been awarded by Asian Banker, Red Herrings, and Financial Insights. Paladion is involved in several information risk management research forums and has authored books on the same.



  • The Asian Banker IT Implementation Awards 2008
    Kotak Mahindra Bank (India) and technology partner Paladion named as the winners for the Best Banking Security Systems Project Award

    The Asian Banker, together with the Technology Advisory Council of The Asian Banker Summit, has affirmed you as this years sole recipient of the Best Banking Security Systems Project Award 2007 for your project implementation at Kotak Mahindra Bank.

    The Asian Banker IT Implementation Awards was inaugurated in 2006 to identify emerging best practices in the use of IT in the financial services industry and identify the benchmarks that senior operations and technology heads can use in their projects.

    The selection process was based on a careful assessment of four interrelated criteria: Implementation details, business value generated, qualitative details and technical innovation. These include quantitative parameters such as cost and benefit analysis, positive returns generated, cost and benefit analysis, increase in revenue and profits, etc, as well as qualitative benefits such as time saving, efficiency improvement, and customer satisfaction, among many others.

    The rigorous evaluation process will rank these awards as one of the highest possible accolades available to the IT Projects in the financial services industry of the Asia Pacific region today. However, the purpose of this programme is not just the awards, but the identification of the benchmarks and best practices for the industry.

    About The Awards
    The Asian Banker IT Implementation Awards have been inaugurated in 2006. The purpose of this programme is to contribute to the evolution of best practices and the emergence of benchmarks that will prove beneficial to all practitioners in their technology and operational purchases and implementation decisions.

    These awards aim at recognizing those best practices among the Asia-pacific banks that emerge from the use of Technology and make significant difference to the bank’s functional ability and have the ability to change the industry landscape. We believe it is undoubtedly one of the most prestigious awards for Financial Institutions in the region.

    The programme is anchored by a panel of global leaders and subject matter experts as advisors and judges. The selection process is an exacting one, completed over more than a month and involves feedback and interviews with the constituents who are in a position to comment on the projects.

    The award ceremony is held in conjunction with The Asian Banker Summit, undisputedly the largest annual gathering of professionals in the financial services industry in the Asia Pacific region. http://www.asianbankerforums.com/summit2008/it_awards_pressrelease.php

    From left to right: Philip Strause, International Resource director, The Asian Banker; Agnelo D'souza, associate vice president of Information Technology at Kotak Mahindra Bank; Venky Krishnakumar, senior advisor, Global and Commercial Banking group, Barclays Bank, Singapore; Alex Escucha, first vice president, China Banking Corp., the Philippines, and Vinod Vasudevan director Managed Services at Paladion.
  • Microsoft Strategists award for KMB, September 2007
    One of the key clients of Paladion, Kotak Mahindra Bank (KMB) was awarded the prestigious Microsoft Security Strategist Award 2007 (in the Banking & Finance category). Paladion provides managed security services to Kotak Mahindra Bank on long term basis.

    The Security Strategist Award acknowledges organizations for their outstanding leadership in the field of Information Security and honours CSOs (Chief Security Officers) for displaying Information Security vision. These awards have been instituted by Microsoft Corporation and Information Security, the IT publication from the Indian Express Group. Sanjay Belsare, Sr. Vice President, Kotak Mahindra Bank said the bank has most security solutions in place and its security strategy is consistent and binding across all business units, locations and corporate entities. In terms of having a risk management framework, it follows standard procedures for risk assessment and as part of that exceptions to the procedure are detected. Awareness about security is one of the most important aspects of organizational security. At KMB, general awareness materials are available on the corporate Web site or in the employee handbook and specific awareness materials are available and required for new employees based on their job roles. The jury saw almost all the qualities which a company should have from an information security standpoint and chose KMB as the winner in this category.



    Sanjay Belsare, Sr. Vice President, Kotak Mahindra Bank (right) receives the award in the Banking & Finance category from Pallavi Kathuria, Director-Server Business, Microsoft India
  • Deloitte Fast 50 India 2007
    Paladion Wins Deloitte Technology Fast 50 India 2007 Award

    October 10, 2007 Paladion, a leading provider of security solutions, has been selected to the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 India 2007, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in India. Paladion has been selected as Fast 50 India second year in a row.

    The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 is part of a global Fast 500 program run in parallel with the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Norway, Sweden, The Netherlands, Germany, Central Europe, Israel, South Africa, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand. Deloitte Technology Fast 50 India Program was initiated in 2005 by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu to recognize fast growing technology companies in India. Now in its second year, the program ranks the top 50 fastest growing technology companies in India based on their percentage revenue growth over the last three financial years, ownership of proprietary technology and research and development initiatives amongst others.
  • Red Herring Asia 100 Finalist 2007
    The Red Herring 100 award highlights the most promising companies throughout Asia who have shaped the future of technology innovation and market transformation and it has announced Paladion as one of the finalists for Red Herring 100 Asia for 2007, after a stringent evaluation process.( August, 2007) Nominees were evaluated on financials, management, and overall strategic integration into the marketplace.
  • Deloitte Fast 500 Asia 2006
    The Deloitte Fast 500 is a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in India and Paladion has been selected as one among the Fast 500 Asia after a stringent evaluation process. Nomination is made based on their percentage revenue growth over the last three financial years, ownership of proprietary technology and research and development initiatives amongst others.
  • Deloitte Fast 50 India 2006
    The Deloitte Fast 50 India award is a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in India and Paladion has been selected as one among the Fast 50 India after a stringent evaluation process. Nomination is made based on their percentage revenue growth over the last three financial years, ownership of proprietary technology and research and development initiatives amongst others.
  • Book Releases
    Application Security in the ISO27001 Environment
    ( published by IT Governance in April 2008 )

    This book is written by Vinod Vasudevan, Anoop Mangla, Firosh Ummer, Sachin Shetty, Sangita Pakala and Siddharth Anbalahan. Together, the authors offer a wealth of expertise in ISO27001 information security, risk management and software application development. The book addresses a range of essential topics, including an introduction to ISO27001 and ISO27002, secure development lifecycles, threat profiling and security testing, and secure coding guidelines. Along with showing how to use the ISO27001 to secure individual applications, the book also demonstrates how to tackle this issue as part of the development and thus roll out of an organisation-wide Information Security Management System conforming to the Standard. The book’s available from at Amazon. Electronic versions of the book are available from the IT Governance site
    http://www.itgovernance.co.uk/products/1496


    Enhancing Computer Security with Smart Technology
    (Published by CRC press in 2005)
    Written by Vemuri Rao and co-authored by Vinod Vasudevan, Enhancing Computer Security with Smart Technology introduces the problems of computer security to researchers with a machine learning background. It introduces machine learning concepts to computer security professionals. On realizing the massive scope of these subjects, the author concentrates on problems related to the detection of intrusions through the application of machine learning methods and also on the practical algorithmic aspects of machine learning and its role in security.

    This book is available at www.crcpress.comand atwww.amazon.com


    Know your Enemy, 2nd Edition: Honeynet project
    Roshen Chandran, Director Paladion, is a co-author of the Book Know your Enemy 2nd Edition. The book is produced by the Honeynet Project and covers tools, techniques and methods used by attackers over the Internet. Aimed at both security professionals and as well as those from a non-technical background, this book teaches the technical skills needed to study a black hat attack.

    Founded in 1999, The Honeynet Project is an international, non-profit (501c3) research organization dedicated to improving the security of the Internet.

    The book is available at amazon (http://www.amazon.com/Know-Your-Enemy-Learning-Security/dp/0321166469) and at project honeynet (http://www.honeynet.org/book/index.html)

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