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Internet Security provider Comodo’s CEO Named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Info Security Products Guide

– Award recognizes innovative use of technology to exceed customer expectations and solve business problems –

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, February 17, 2011 – Comodo, a leading Internet Security organization, announced today that its CEO, Melih Abdulhayoglu, has been named “Entrepreneur of the Year” at an awards gala held last night at the RSA Conference in San Francisco. He was chosen by an audience of security industry leaders and peers for his innovative technology in the area of Internet security.

Comodo AwardsMore than 50 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2011 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Winners were announced during the awards dinner and presentation on February 16, 2011 in San Francisco attended by the finalists and judges. Award winners were selected from a group of finalists based on their dedicated use of innovative technologies to provide solutions for their customers’ needs.

The judges included industry executives that were past winners and finalists from the commercial, government and academic sectors, the awards represent the best achievements of the year as evaluated by those who themselves reside at the top of their industry. The winning results were not revealed until the sealed envelopes were opened on stage during the awards.

I am thrilled to be named with this prestigious award as “Entrepreneur of the Year” and honored to be recognized by this leading industry publication at such a significant industry event,” said Melih Abdulhayoglu, Comodo CEO and chief security architect. “I continue to strive to earn this title everyday in our ongoing effort to bring trust and security to the Internet.

The InfoSecurity Products Guide Award provides the exposure and visibility for security executives both within the recipient company but also within the industry – it is an honor to receive an award such as this from my peers and industry leaders,” he said.

I would like to thank everyone; the award means a great deal – not only to me but more importantly to my entire team at Comodo. My employees are well aware of my responsibility and passion to provide an effective and efficient proactive security posture and defense against threats — the networking opportunities associated with the Info Security Awards allows not only myself, but my team to benefit from the personal networking of this organization thru their events, which bring together many of industry’s top security executives and our distinguished peers,” said Abdulhayoglu.

To watch Melih Abdulhayoglu receive his Entrepreneur of the Year award at the 2011 Global Excellence Awards visit

About Comodo

Comodo® is a leading brand in Internet security. With US Headquarters in New Jersey and global resources in UK, China, India, Ukraine, and Romania, Comodo provides businesses and consumers worldwide with security and trust services, including digital certificates, PCI scanning, desktop security, and remote PC support. Securing online transactions for over 200,000 businesses, and with more than 35 million desktop security software installations, including an award-winning firewall and antivirus software, Comodo is Creating Trust Online®. To learn more, visit Comodo’s website.

About Info Security Products Guide

Info Security Products Guide sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow’s technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit and stay secured.

For more information, reporters may contact:

Robin Carley,
Comodo Public Relations and Corporate Communications
Office: 201-963-0004 x 4073

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