San Mateo, CA - December 15, 2016 - AlienVault™, the leading provider of Unified Security Management™ and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, today announced that its Unified Security Management (USM) platform has been recognized as a Trust Award finalist in the Best SIEM Solution category for the 2016 SC Awards. The finalists and winners for the newly revamped Trust Awards (formerly Reader Trust Awards) are chosen by a distinguished group of leading IT security professionals from the SC Magazine readership and selected by the SC editorial team. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards 2016 ceremony, which will be held March 1, 2016 in San Francisco.
“From Duqu 2.0 to mobile cyberthreats to the nearly $1 billion stolen from financial institutions by the Carbanak cybercriminal group, 2015 saw near-exponential growth in the number and complexity of cyberattacks,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. “As the bad guys shift and pivot strategies, so too do the men, women and companies working to stop them in their tracks. These finalists have shown that they are the best at what they do.”
The SC Awards, now in its 19th year, are recognized throughout the security industry as the gold standard of excellence in cybersecurity. Through these awards, SC Magazine recognizes the achievements of security professionals in the field, innovations occurring in the vendor and service provider communities, as well as the vigilant work of government, commercial and non-profit entities to increase community awareness of security issues. Vendors and service providers that offer products and/or services for commercial, government, educational, non-profit or other industries are eligible for consideration in the SC Awards’ Trust Award category.
“We are honored to have been named a finalist in the Best SIEM Solution category of SC Magazine’s award program for the third year in a row,” said Barmak Meftah, president and CEO of AlienVault. “Our mission is to help companies of all sizes with limited security and IT budgets better detect and respond to threats and this nomination validates that we are delivering on that mission.”
“Nobody understands the cybersecurity battle better than the IT professionals who work day in and day out to clean up and protect businesses from malicious attacks,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. “AlienVault is one of a select few to receive this tremendous recognition as a Trust Award finalist, and they should be proud of the work this represents.”
SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. Besides the monthly print magazine, special Spotlight editions and daily website, the brand’s portfolio includes SC Marketscope and SC Magazine Newswire, and face-to-face events, including the SC Congress series (New York, Chicago, Boston, Toronto, London, Amsterdam), and the SC Awards.
Nominations and event information:
Anna Jurgowski, events coordinator