(Playa Vista, CA) - March 29, 2012 - Belkin, a global leader in connectivity solutions, is pleased to announce its selection as a winner of Security Products' Magazine 2012 "Govies" Government Security Awards. Belkin's Advanced Secure DVI-I Keyboard-Video-Mouse (KVM) Switch was honored in the Network Security category.

Launched in 2009, the awards honor outstanding government products in a variety of categories, including: access control, fire/life safety, cloud computing/storage, homeland security, IP video surveillance cameras, IT software/hardware, mobile security apps, network security, perimeter security, video management systems and wireless security.

Belkin's Secure DVI-I KVM switch enables secure data access for government agencies that require users to switch between networks. One of the only KVM switches on the market that meets NIAP's new EAL 2+ Common Criteria certification, the solution suite is also the first of its kind to utilize optical data diode technology to prevent peripheral vulnerabilities, further supporting the government's cyber security initiatives.

"We are incredibly excited to have been chosen as a 2012 Govies winner in Network Security," said Luis Artiz, director of product management at Belkin. "This award affirms our commitment to the public sector and showcases our ability to listen to our customers and develop products that meet both their high security and technology needs."

Security Products' Government Security Awards winning entries earn will be displayed in the Govies booth (#2725) at GovSec - the Government Security Conference & Expo featuring the U.S. Law Enforcement Conference & Expo, which will be held April 2-4 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

In addition to being honored at GovSec, the winners will be featured on the Security Products website, security-today.com, and highlighted in a future issue of Security Products magazine.


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About Belkin

As a proven technology leader for more than 25 years, Belkin International, Inc., provides public and private sector organizations with high-quality security, infrastructure, energy, and server-room solutions. Belkin continually makes investments in its fast-growing government solutions division, advancing the company’s reputation for innovation, quality and customer service, while remaining committed to product research and design. Belkin delivers its expanding line of TAA-compliant products through its channel partners, making it easy for government agencies to improve performance and efficiency while complying with federal requirements and regulations. Belkin’s Government Solutions products can be found on the GSA schedule. Headquartered in Playa Vista, California, Belkin has a presence in more than 25 countries and can be found on the web at Belkin.com and on Twitter at Twitter.com/www.twitter.com/BelkinGov.

About GovSec

Scheduled for April 2-4, 2012, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., the Government Security Conference & Expo (GovSec), which is produced by the 1105 Event Group, takes a comprehensive approach to securing our nation and its critical infrastructure by addressing the convergence of physical security, cybersecurity and law enforcement. This combination provides security professionals and first responders with the necessary insights, tools and tactics to protect their communities and our nation. U.S. Law Enforcement at GovSec provides the newest tools, tactics and technologies for law enforcement on the federal, state and local level to protect their communities and critical infrastructure from domestic and international terrorism, and natural and accidental disasters, while serving as the first line of defense in homeland security and as a partner in terrorism investigations. For more information, visit govsecinfo.com.

About Security Products

Published by 1105 Media, Inc., Security Products is a leading industry media brand for the global security marketplace, providing new product and technology solutions for security professionals. Its print, digital, event, custom media and research products integrate physical and IT security coverage. For more information visit security-today.com.