Modulo, GigaTrust Partner On Risk Management

GigaTrust Spain will offer its customers and partners in Spain the Modulo Risk Manager solution, which automates the processes required for assessing security, attaining regulatory compliance

July 8, 2009

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MADRID, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A key market requirement today is identifying risks by implementing security systems and adapting information management to good corporate governance standards and data protection and security legislation. This is why Modulo, the leading company for IT GRC solutions, is partnering and GigaTrust, the leading security software provider of email and content security software, has signed an agreement to collaborate, through which it will offer Modulo Risk Manager(TM) to its customers and partners in Spain. The agreement between both companies is part of Modulo's consolidation worldwide and it will provide an expanding customer base in the Iberian region with regional expertise and localized support.

GigaTrust and Modulo will work together to help companies assess their risks and adapt their security systems to the various international standards and regulations (ISO, COBIT, SOX, PCI) and to the Spanish legislation in effect, such as the Statutory Data Protection Law (LOPD). With the Modulo Risk Manager(TM) application, GigaTrust partners and customers in Spain will be able to detect not only an organization's risks associated with both technology (software and hardware) and non-technology assets -- including personnel, processes and its business environment -- but also its levels of compliance with standards and regulations.

Marie-Claire Pfeifer, Managing Director of GigaTrust Spain explained, "We are going to add planning and risk management to our corporate rights management (Intelligent Rights Management(TM)) through the Risk Manager solution from Modulo. This will allow GigaTrust to control not only information leaks but also to identify, plan and follow up on different risk areas."

Modulo's Risk Wizard technology allows reports to be created highlighting the risks to which companies are exposed, as well as providing recommendations to improve both their risk and compliance position. "The tool will enable them to discover their 'risk rating,' thereby minimizing the possibility of their information falling into the wrong hands. This will enable us to prevent the negative impact of confidential data loss and restricted access on our businesses. This is not just a question of financial loss but also damage to an organization's brand image and corporate identity," explained Pfeifer.

"With this type of initiative, GigaTrust is strengthening its commitment to ensuring that information is managed with adequate protective measures."

Mark Bardoe, Vice-President Europe for Modulo, pointed out that, "This agreement with GigaTrust Spain is part of our growth strategy in EMEA and will be a key alliance in the international risk management area.

We are delighted to be collaborating with GigaTrust Spain as our main partner in the Spanish market to work together on new solutions that improve business risk and compliance management."

About Modulo

Modulo ( is a market leader for IT Governance, Risk and Compliance management (IT GRC). Modulo Risk Manager(TM) provides organizations with the tools they need to automate the processes required for assessing security and attaining regulatory compliance. Over 1,000 customers across three continents today are using Modulo solutions which include: Risk, Policy, Asset, Threat, Remediation Workflow, Business Continuity, Incident, Loss Event, Vendor, Audit and Compliance Management. In contrast to costly GRC "development platform offerings," Risk Manager(TM) has been independently recognized as the leading "out of the box solution" with significant integration capabilities. Recent honors received by Modulo include: Hot Company 2009 and the Global Excellence Customer Trust Award 2008 (Global Product Excellence in Auditing for Modulo Risk Manager).

About GigaTrust

GigaTrust is a cutting-edge provider of email and content security software products serving customers in both the public and private sectors. GigaTrust is the only provider of the Intelligent Rights Management(TM) solution, which combines innovative, next-generation content security technologies built on the foundation of Microsoft Windows Rights Management Services. GigaTrust's Intelligent Rights Management solution enables secure anyone-to-anyone collaboration by persistently protecting content (at rest, in transit, or in use). GigaTrust's family of products/services are easy to use, easy to deploy, and completely transparent to the author or recipient of the email or content. GigaTrust's products/services include security solutions for email and document protection, automated external user provisioning, web content, network file shares, e-discovery enablement, and the Blackberry mobile device. GigaTrust Spain is the Distributor of GigaTrust in Spain. GigaTrust is headquartered in Herndon, Va., with regional offices throughout the United States, and is a Microsoft Gold Partner. For more information about GigaTrust, visit


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