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Spirion Receives Gold Cybersecurity Excellence Award for Data Classification

Sensitive data protection leader recognized for unmatched speed, automated protection and visibility into the organization's most sensitive data

SAN FRANCISCO, March 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — RSA Conference Booth #6085 — Spirion (, the leader in rapid sensitive data protection, today announced it received the Gold Cybersecurity Excellence Product Award for Data Classification. This top industry recognition further supports Spirion’s excellence providing data discovery and classification, and helping its global customer base to find and secure all sensitive data and comply with increasingly complex regulations.

“We are honored to be recognized as the leader in data classification,” said AG Crum, CEO of Spirion. “We remain dedicated to helping organizations discover, classify and protect their sensitive data wherever it resides. This award demonstrates the progress we have made serving our customers and the information security industry.”

The 2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards ( honor individuals, products and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. The finalists and winners have been selected based on the strength of their nomination as well as the popular vote by members of the Information Security Community.

Spirion’s platform offers automated data classification and helps organizations apply metadata tags to sensitive data while offering persistent updates — as files update. Security teams can easily pinpoint business critical, regulated and sensitive data buried deep within the organization and persistently classify it, enabling the implementation of secure protection strategies, including shredding, redacting and encrypting. Spirion helps organizations meet regional, state and industry-specific compliance regulations such as GDPR HIPAA, PCI-DSS, FISMA, FERPA, GLBA, ITAR, HITECH, SOX, CCPA, NYCRR and others.

“Congratulations to Spirion for being recognized as the Gold award winner in the Data Classification product category of the 2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards,” said Holger Schulze, CEO of Cybersecurity Insiders and founder of the 400,000-member Information Security Community on LinkedIn that co-produces the awards program. “With over 500 entries in more than 90 award categories, the 2019 awards are highly competitive and all winners truly reflect the very best in today’s cybersecurity industry.”

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About Spirion
Spirion, headquartered in St. Petersburg, Fla., is the leading provider of rapid sensitive data protection. Spirion accurately finds all sensitive data, anywhere, anytime and in any format on endpoints, servers, file shares, databases and in the cloud with unparalleled accuracy. Spirion has thousands of customers among leading firms in the healthcare, public sector, retail, education, financial services, energy, industrial, and entertainment markets. For more information, visit the company at

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