RackTop Systems Named a 2020 Gold Winner for Encryption in Security Today’s The Govies Government Security Awards

RackTop Systems, the pioneer of CyberConverged data security, has been named a 2020 winner of The Govies Government Security Awards from Security Today magazine. RackTop’s CyberConverged Security Platform, BrickStor, was a winner in the Encryption category.  

Founded by veterans of the U.S. Intelligence Community, RackTop Systems is the pioneer of CyberConverged™ data security, a new market that fuses data storage with advanced security and compliance into a single platform. BrickStor is a high-performance Network-Attached Storage (NAS) data security platform for unstructured data. A unique cyber defense solution, it embeds security, compliance, and encryption features to empower both government and commercial organizations by protecting data where it resides without the cost, complexity, and security vulnerabilities of traditional bolt-on software solutions.  

Historically, cyber security solutions were focused on protecting networks, while data storage systems were not considered vulnerable to security threats. In the modern enterprise, however, the threat of ransomware and advanced persistent threats combined with explosive data growth have created an environment rich for data theft and manipulation. 

BrickStor’s encryption and key management features are implemented in a way that is transparent to the user during daily activities. BrickStor employs FIPS 140-2 validated cryptography and automatically protects data with multiple layers of encryption for data at rest and in flight without affecting the user experience or application performance

To learn more about Security Today magazine’s Govies Government Security Award 2020 program and to see the complete list of award winners, visit the Govies website 

About RackTop 

RackTop Systems is the pioneer of CyberConverged™ data security, a new market that fuses data storage with advanced security and compliance into a single platform. Engineered by U.S. Intelligence Community veterans, RackTop’s BrickStor Security Platform is architected following a Zero Trust security model that protects data from ransomware, detects insider threats, and facilitates meeting complex data privacy and regulatory compliance requirements. BrickStor SP is a zero-impact, drop-in replacement for existing network attached storage (NAS) systems, which eliminates the cost, complexity, and added vulnerabilities of bolting on disparate security suites to legacy storage. The security platform also features an embedded transparent data mover, which can leverage third party cloud systems to tier archive data without sacrificing security or impacting customer experience. Headquartered in Fulton, Md., RackTop was founded in 2010 by cyber experts who have been solving the most complex data and security problems for more than two decades. RackTop’s technology has been deployed at numerous organizations in a variety of industries worldwide, including government/DoD/public sector, media/advertising and entertainment, financial services, health care, higher education and life sciences. 

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