Model Driven Security Policy Automation

On this blog, ObjectSecurity co-founder and CEO Ulrich Lang discusses security policy automation and model-driven security. The aim of this blog is to advocate advance the state of the art in this area through exchange of ideas. - -

Sunday 20 April 2008

Model driven security recognized as impactful, innovative, intriguing by leading analyst firm

Model driven security has recently received internationational recognition indicating the continued emergence of the approach: ObjectSecurity has been named “Cool Vendor” by Gartner, Inc, the leading IT analyst firm, for our innovative OpenPMF 2.0 technology. OpenPMF 2.0 is the first full “Model Driven Security Management” product in the market. Model driven security is predicted to be a high-impact technology area that helps deal with the complexity of today’s authorization management technologies. Read the press release and some information about OpenPMF 2.0 here:

Press Release ObjectSecurity Named "Cool Vendor" by Leading Analyst Firm
(Cambridge/UK – 04 April 2008) – ObjectSecurity, the leading solutions provider for Model Driven Security Management and secure information sharing in mission-critical industries such as air traffic control, today announced that Gartner, Inc., the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, has named ObjectSecurity in its "Cool Vendors in Application Security and Authentication, 2008”. The April 04, 2008 report was written by Ray Wagner, Joseph Feiman, Neil MacDonald, Arabella Hallawell, Ant Allan, and Gregg Kreizman. According to the report, vendors selected for the "Cool Vendor Report" are innovative, impactful and intriguing.
"We are honored to be included, which we believe is recognition by the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, Gartner," said Dr. Ulrich Lang, CEO and co-founder of ObjectSecurity.
About OpenPMF 2.0 - OpenPMF 2.0's powerful, yet easy-to-use technology is the only 'model driven security management' solution in the market today. It is the most flexible, extensible, standards based, and easy-to-use enterprise security management framework on the market. The patent-pending technology is based on 9 years of solid research and development by leading experts who are currently driving international standardization of model driven security. OpenPMF 2.0 is the most thought-through solution on the market and listed as a promising high-impact technology on Gartner’s “Hype Cycle for Information Security 2007”. OpenPMF 2.0 benefits include reduced cost, improved enterprise-wide security compliance, and low-maintenance security management for agile Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). OpenPMF 2.0 lets you manage security at a business-driven, intuitive high level of abstraction close to human thinking. OpenPMF 2.0 is fully customizable so that you can define customized policies in the way you think about security in the context of your organization.
About Gartner's Cool Vendors Selection Process - Gartner's listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose. Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn't do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.
ABOUT OBJECTSECURITY - ObjectSecurity Ltd. is a Cambridge (United Kingdom) and San Jose (CA, USA) based world-leader in model driven security and authorization management. The company offers the ground-breaking model-driven OpenPMF enterprise security management ecosystem and various secure middleware platforms. ObjectSecurity provides services for model driven security, middleware security, SOA security, secure information sharing (e.g. CDM). Their customer base includes Agilent Technologies, BAA Heathrow Airport, Deutsche Telekom, ESG, European General Electric, Intel, QinetiQ, Royal Bank of Scotland, Real-Time Innovations, Twinsoft/Hewlett-Packard, US Naval Research Lab and others. ObjectSecurity specializes on information security for complex IT environments in mission-critical markets.
PR CONTACT Dr. Ulrich Lang, ObjectSecurity Ltd.,,, +44 1223 420252/+1-800-898-9148
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