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Avatier Transforms Management of Governance Risk and Compliance

Effective Compliance Management Requires Holistic Approach to Provisioning, Governance, Risk Management and Password Protection Using One Integrated Suite

SAN RAMON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/12/13 -- Avatier Corp., a leader in risk-driven identity and access management software, attributes stronger, more effective IT compliance management to a holistic approach to overall governance risk and compliance processes in "Keeping Your Ducks in a Row: Managing Governance Risk and Compliance." By integrating operational processes for governance risk and compliance into a single identity management software suite, Avatier's Compliance Auditor™ can more effectively addresses IT security and compliance management.

"When critical auditing and access certification processes break down, it is often due to the fact that they are executed through a patchwork of security tools that don't effectively communicate. This, unfortunately, also leaves the organization open to security breaches," said Nelson Cicchitto, chairman and CEO, Avatier. "Using an access certification software solution like Compliance Auditor in conjunction with its sibling products that manage user provisioning, risk management and password management protection means these organizations can more capably address all information security vulnerabilities."

Today's organizations are coming to realize that a breakdown of access certification processes can be attributed to a discordant and incomplete collection of GRC software solutions. When communication fails among these solutions, security breaches can fall through the cracks, exposing an organization to business risk. Compliance Auditor™ offers a number of features that ensure these cracks are plugged and that access certification itself is approached in a holistic fashion. For example, using a touch-enabled, Web-based interface, IT professionals can approve and revoke access, delete accounts, send access validation audit messages, and more -- anytime and from any device. Access revocation can occur immediately or after the audit is complete -- a unique capability stemming from Compliance Auditor's integration with Avatier's overarching identity access management system.

Indeed, Compliance Auditor reduces risk and makes access certification processes more effective when integrated with Avatier's entire identity management software suite, which includes user provisioning, risk management and password management protection as well as access certification compliance management capabilities. The result is a versatile suite that proactively detects problems, sends notifications to the appropriate parties and automatically mitigates risk before the entire organization is compromised.

About Avatier

Avatier software and services automate IT operations. Our identity management and access governance solutions make organizations the most secure, compliant and productive in the shortest time and at the lowest cost. Avatier is the only company providing an integrated software suite of solutions that adapts to the needs of the business user, delivering a unified framework for business processes across operations. Avatier products are deployed worldwide across 16 vertical markets and hundreds of organizations with millions of managed user identities. The company's Identity Management Software (AIMS) suite incorporates products for user provisioning, password management, access governance and IT risk management. All solutions represent the quickest time to value and the best operational efficiencies in the industry because of their innovative use of graphical configuration versus complex coding and scripting. Avatier is based in San Ramon, Calif. and is privately held. For more information on Avatier Corporation, go to http://www.avatier.com or call 800-609-8610.

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