SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Appthority, the leader in App Risk Management, has been named a SC Awards 2014 finalist for outstanding leadership and achievement in information security. Appthority is recognized in the Rookie Security Company of the Year category, which acknowledges companies with superior security products that help customers mitigate the most pressing information technology (IT) threats. The winner will be announced at the SC Awards 2014 ceremony to be held Feb. 25, 2014 in San Francisco.
"We are happy to acknowledge the outstanding achievements of Appthority and its App Risk Management Service as Excellence Awards finalists," said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. "Appthority is a perfect example of the type of innovative thinking needed in the information security industry to fight off the new and changing cyber risks facing the private and public sectors."
Now in its 17th year, the SC Awards are the information security industry's most prominent recognition for information technology (IT) security professionals and products that help protect today's corporate world from a myriad of ever-changing threats. SC Magazine recognizes the achievements of security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the vigilant work of government, commercial and nonprofits.
Each year, hundreds of IT security companies nominate their solutions for consideration in the SC Awards. Entries are then evaluated by a jury, hand-picked by SC Magazine's editorial team, for their extensive knowledge and experience in the information security industry. Judges for the SC Awards include individuals from end-user companies, analyst and consulting communities and educators. In addition to reviewing the materials provided by entrants, the judges are encouraged to review other sources of applicable outside research and analyst reports, as well as product reviews appearing in SC Magazine.
"Each year, the SC Awards program benchmarks the achievements of the top IT security professionals in the industry," said Armstrong. "This is an event like no other. It gives solution providers and vendors an opportunity to connect with SC Magazine's print and online audience in a unique setting while being recognized as one of the 'best-of-the-best' in the industry."
"This recognition further validates the demand that we see from our corporate and federal customers for innovative mobile app security solutions that protect private and sensitive enterprise data without compromising employee productivity," said Appthority CEO Paul Stich. "By combining the largest global database of millions of analyzed apps with an advanced policy management engine, we offer the industry's fastest, scalable app risk management solution for building customized and enforceable mobile app policies in minutes."
Winners of this year's SC Awards U.S. will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco on Feb. 25, 2014. This is one of the most anticipated IT security events of the year and promises excitement and invaluable networking opportunities with some of the top corporate IT professionals in the country. To attend the awards, please register at https://www.etouches.com/75414.
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Appthority provides the industry's first all-in-one App Risk Management service that employs static, dynamic and behavioral analysis to immediately discover the hidden actions of apps and empower organizations to proactively create and apply custom policies to prevent unwanted app behaviors. Only Appthority combines the largest global database of analyzed public and private apps with advanced policy management tools to automate control over risky app actions and protect corporate data. Named the Most Innovative Company of RSA Conference 2012, Appthority has analyzed over two million apps for its Global 2000 and government customers. By delivering trust to the app ecosystem, Appthority allows enterprises to securely benefit from the proliferation of useful apps. Headquartered in San Francisco, Appthority is venture-backed by U.S. Venture Partners (USVP) and Venrock. More information on Appthority can be found at https://www.appthority.com.
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