Thomas Stoesser l Feb 10, 2022 l Data Protection, Awards

Three Gold Medals for Comforte in 2022 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

The winners of the 2022 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards have been announced and comforte AG is honored to have been awarded Gold in three key categories: Best Data Security Company, Data Security Platform, and Security Platform.

The annual Cybersecurity Excellence Awards honor individuals and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. With over 900 entries in more than 250 award categories, the 2022 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards program is highly competitive. All winners reflect the very best in innovation and excellence in tackling today’s urgent cybersecurity challenges.

The continued and consistent success comforte AG has had at these prestigious awards is a testament to our commitment to providing effective, leading edge data protection to customers worldwide. It emphasizes the fact that organizations are embracing our industry-leading security solutions to safeguard data and fulfil compliance obligations.

Here's what set comforte aside from the competition to earn these prestigious awards: 

  • 500+ customers around the globe, across many industries (including 50 in the Fortune 100) leverage comforte’s data protection platform to secure all kinds of structured sensitive information such as payment data, healthcare records (PHI), personally identifiable information (PII), and other sensitive data elements. This includes: 4 of the world’s 10 largest payments service providers, the two largest credit card processors in the world, the 5 top FinTechs in Canada and Central America, 27 of the largest banks in the world including 3 of the 5 top US banks, 2 of the largest retailers in the world including 5 of the top 20 US retailers, 1 of Asia’s top airlines, and a world leading oil company.
  • More than 700 million credit card numbers stored in databases are kept safe - meaning about 1 out of every 10 credit cards globally are protected by comforte AG. 
  • Comforte AG was a pioneer in data-centric security methods such as tokenization. As a matter of fact, the industry-accepted tokenization standard—ANSI X9.119-2—is the first security standard for this method and is one which comforte helped to develop.

With over 20 years of experience protecting sensitive information across mission-critical systems, comforte AG is a market leader in data security, helping more than 500 organizations around the world address data security and regulatory compliance across any environment through the data-centric security ethos which balances the need for data use with the demand for data privacy and security.

At comforte AG we live and breathe data protection and we want to empower every customer with the ability to do this effectively, regardless of where their data resides, using the data-centric security ethos. We are proud to win these awards, especially at a time when security and compliance has become so significant in society – consumers need to trust that their data will be safe. Data protection and privacy is a human right and as people become more aware and demanding for better security from organizations, comforte AG is ready to help deliver what they require.

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