Absolute Software Wins Best Forensic Tool Award at SC Awards 2013 Europe

May 07, 2013

Vancouver, Canada: May 7, 2013 – Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and management solutions for computers, laptops, ultra-portable devices today announced Absolute Computrace® was named the Best Forensic Tool by SC Magazine for the second year in a row.

Organizations are well aware of the importance of data security with many businesses implementing governance, risk management, and compliance procedures to safeguard this information from unauthorized access and potential breaches. In support of these efforts, it’s become an absolute requirement that they have the tools in place to properly protect this sensitive information.

Computrace allows organizations to persistently track and secure all of their endpoints within a single cloud-based console. By maintaining a persistent connection to each device, organizations can oversee: data security and protection, deployment and licensing audits, BYOD policy enforcement, theft and criminal investigations, security incident response and remediation, computer forensics, compliance reports and certificates – all of the components relative to governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) for the endpoint.

“We are proud to be acknowledged by SC Magazine for the Best Forensic Tool in the industry,” said John Livingston, CEO of Absolute Software. “We have invested significant resources to build innovative technology and specialized personnel to carry out forensic investigations that assist organizations with implementing GRC best practices for the endpoint. The fact we have won this award two years straight highlights the uniqueness of our solution in the marketplace. Only Absolute has patented persistence technology coupled with the proven investigative techniques used by the Absolute Investigations and Recovery Services team.”

Now entering its third decade, the SC Awards Europe honor professionals working to secure enterprises and the vendor and channel communities that deliver these innovative security technologies.

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Absolute Software (NASDAQ: ABST) (TSX: ABST) is the only provider of self-healing, intelligent security solutions. Embedded in more than 600 million devices, Absolute is the only platform offering a permanent digital connection that intelligently and dynamically applies visibility, control and self-healing capabilities to endpoints, applications, and network connections - helping customers to strengthen cyber resilience against the escalating threat of ransomware and malicious attacks. Trusted by more than 18,000 customers, G2 recognized Absolute as a leader for the tenth consecutive quarter in the Summer 2022 Grid® Report for Endpoint Management and as a high performer in the G2 Grid Report for Zero Trust Networking.

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