BlueTalon Wins 2016 Cybersecurity Excellence Award for Data-Centric Security

The Leading Provider of Data-Centric Security Recognized for Demonstrating Excellence, Innovation, and Leadership in Information Security

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwired - May 2, 2016) - BlueTalon, the leading provider of data-centric security for Hadoop, SQL and big data environments, announced today that it has won the 2016 Cybersecurity Excellence Award for Data-Centric Security.

The 2016 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards is an annual competition that honors individuals, products and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. The awards are based on the content of nominations and the popular vote by the Information Security Community, both ratings and comments.

This is the first year that the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards included the Data-Centric Security category, underscoring its growing importance.

"We are pleased to see data-centric security added to the 2016 award categories," BlueTalon CEO Eric Tilenius said. "This reflects the evolution of the security market and the need for data-driven enterprises to adopt a new approach to security -- one that gives them control and visibility at the data layer." 

BlueTalon data-centric security platform arms organizations with the ability to ensure employees only see the data they need to do their jobs, monitors data usage patterns for auditing and anomaly detection, and focuses on the key asset in big data initiatives -- the data itself.

About BlueTalon 
BlueTalon is the leading provider of data-centric security for Hadoop, SQL and big data environments deployed on-premises or in the cloud. Leading enterprises use BlueTalon to control their data, give users access to the data they need, not a byte more and gain unparalleled flexibility in the deployment of data resources. The BlueTalon Policy Engine provides precise authorization, fine-grained filtering, dynamic data masking, stealth analytics and auditing across applications and enterprise data stores. Follow BlueTalon at @bluetalon or visit