Won OTA’s Excellence in Registry Services award for the development of tools that have helped block over 2.5 million Conficker domains and helped suspend over 100,000 abusive domains.


For its 24×7 customer support and small-business-friendly service, this SSL provider won OTA’s award for Excellence in Customer Support.

3eCert Systems

This e-mail fraud prevention and anti-phishing vendor received an Excellence in Emerging Email Fraud Solutions award for its products, which particularly have helped the banking industry protect its domains from forgery and phishing exploits.


Who says Microsoft doesn’t still innovate? OTA awarded the behemoth an Excellence in Technology Innovation and Empowerment award for its work on Internet Explorer, particularly in being the first to support Extended Validation SSL, first to integrate dynamic anti-phishing and anti-malware protection and for its protection from XSS and integration of privacy controls.

5Return Path

Return Path’s e-mail certification and delivery services are designed for legitimate marketers looking to rise above the spam and its work in developing filtering tools and sharing information on e-mail abuse and phishing trends earned it an Excellence in Industry Education award.


This security vendor won the Excellence in Desktop Security for its Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI), which offers user centric, dynamic protection by analyzing application, add-on and component vulnerabilities.


Trusteer’s secure browsing service aimed at the financial industry earned the company the award for Excellence in Consumer Protection Services from OTA.

8Unsub Central

This company’s work in advancing e-mail controls best practices and contributing to the Internet Engineer Task Force’s (IETF) "unsubscribe header," unsubscribe services supporting CAN-SPAM, and advancement of encryption of suppression lists from abuse snagged it an Excellence in Online Trust award.


VeriSign’s leadership in online brand protection including its development of the EV SSL, the Trustmark program, the Internet Trust Index and its education programs all contributed to its Excellence in eCommerce Protection Solutions this year.

10Internet Security Alliance

The OTA specifically honored Larry Clinton, president and CEO of the Internet Security Alliance with an Excellence for Organizational Collaboration award in recognition of his work to bring industry players together to protect critical infrastructure from online threats.


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