DALLAS, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrust, Inc., a leader in securing online identities and information, today announced it has been named a finalist in the fifth annual "Readers' Choice Awards" by Information Security and SearchSecurity.com. Voted on by almost 1,500 readers, Entrust's versatile authentication platform, Entrust IdentityGuard, will compete to be TechTarget's 2011 "Authentication Product of the Year" that's awarded in September 2011. "With the most recent string of attacks and the latest FFIEC guidance, there could not be a more critical time for businesses, governments and financial institutions to reassess their authentication solutions and demand the best from security vendors," said Entrust President and CEO Bill Conner. "The Entrust IdentityGuard versatile authentication platform not only helps comply with the new FFIEC requirements, it also provides banking, mobile and enterprise authentication that help defend against the most threatening and damaging online fraud attacks." Entrust IdentityGuard enables organizations to layer security — according to access requirements or the risk of a given transaction — across diverse users and applications. Entrust's authentication capabilities include smartcards and USB tokens, soft tokens, grid cards and eGrids, IP-geolocation, questions and answers, out-of-band one-time passcode (delivered via voice, SMS or email), and a range of one-time-passcode tokens. In addition, digital certificates are used on mobile devices, in software and on smartcards and USB tokens. Information Security and SearchSecurity.com readers will vote to determine the market's best security products, rating products and services based on criteria specific to each of 14 different categories. Winners receiving Gold, Silver and Bronze awards will be announced in the September issue of Information Security magazine. About Information SecurityInformation Security digital magazine published by TechTarget is the enterprise security and risk managers' leading source of critical, objective information. Information Security's team of veteran security journalists and experts break down the security problems challenging enterprises and provide practical resolutions. Its in-depth, comprehensive reports and analyses provide security leaders with the tools, knowledge and information they need to make informed decisions about how to safeguard their enterprises, comply with regulations and standards, and reduce risk. In the 12 years since its inception, it has been the market leading security publication for advertisers to reach the most qualified group of security decision makers. >> Tweet It: Entrust IdentityGuard Named a Finalist in 2011 TechTarget 'Readers' Choice Award' for #Authentication Product of the Year. #Cybersecurity About SearchSecurity TechTarget's SearchSecurity.com attracts more than 1 million IT security pros to the site for the information they require to keep their corporate data, systems, and assets secure. Tightly integrated with industry-leading Information Security magazine, SearchSecurity provides immediate access to breaking industry news, virus alerts, webcasts, white papers, security schools, virtual seminars, a selection of highly focused security e-newsletters and more - all at no cost. TechTarget, Inc. ( www.techtarget.com) (NASDAQ: TTGT) is a leading global technology media company with over 100 technology-specific websites, 10 million registered members, and 12 years of groundbreaking accomplishments. Outside of North America, TechTarget runs 23 websites and has offices in London, Mumbai and Beijing. About Entrust A trusted provider of identity-based security solutions, Entrust empowers enterprises, governments, financial institutions, citizens and websites in more than 4,000 organizations spanning 60 countries. Entrust's customer-centric focus is the foundation to delivering organizations an unmatched level of security, trust and value. For strong authentication, credentialing, physical and logical access, mobile security, digital certificates, SSL and PKI, call 888-690-2424, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.entrust.com. Let's talk. Entrust is a registered trademark of Entrust, Inc. in the United States and certain other countries. In Canada, Entrust is a registered trademark of Entrust Limited. All Entrust product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of Entrust, Inc. or Entrust Limited. All other company and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060720/NYTH074LOGO) SOURCE Entrust, Inc.