The FutureNow list is Bank Technology News’ annual listing of the most interesting, most innovative and most mandatory information security products and vendors serving the financial services industry.

Now in its third year, The FutureNow list considers entrants from all areas of financial services IT security—along with the occasional physical security player. Honorees have included vendors that specialize in authentication, compliance, risk management, Web security, application security, database security, and MSSPs serving financial services, among other categories.

Companies may nominate their own products; the BTN editorial team will craft additional nominations.  To be considered for Bank Technology News’ 2009 FutureNow list, which will appear in the September issue of the magazine, please submit a Word document with the following information:

Name of Firm
Mailing Address
Press Contact
Product category (i.e. authentication, risk, database, etc.)
Target market (national, regional or community bank)?
Year Founded
Is your firm privately held or publicly traded?
Number of bank clients
Percentage of revenue generated by financial services clients

In 500 words or less, please answer the following question:

How will your company’s product, service or vision helping secure its financial clients? Please describe the product, service or vision and its advances over previous technologies or approaches, along with its advantages over nearest competitors. Please list any relevant financial services implementations, threats halted or mitigated, or client wins in the past 12 months and measurable results when applicable.

Submissions should be emailed to BTN Editor-in-Chief Rebecca Sausner at
Please attach the nomination as a word document and include “FutureNow” in the email subject line. Deadline for submissions is July 21, 2009


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