LOS ALTOS, Calif., Dec. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Netskope, the leading cloud access security broker, today announced that the Netskope Active Platform has been recognized as a Trust Award finalist in the Best Cloud Computing Security 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 to 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 finalist have shown that they are the best at what they do."
"With cloud security as a top priority for every enterprise, Netskope is committed to delivering the most comprehensive solution that can accomplish more than just the simple discovery of cloud apps and instead mitigate risk, prevent data loss and govern usage in real-time in apps beyond simply 'allowing' or 'blocking' them," said Sanjay Beri, co-founder and CEO, Netskope. "This is our number one priority as we continue to innovate and keep our customers' security needs in mind. It is an honor to receive this recognition, which truly reflects all of the hard work of the employees behind Netskope Active Platform.
The SC Awards, now in its 19th year, are recognized throughout the security industry as the gold standard of excellence in cybersecurity. With the awards, 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 nonprofit entities. Vendors and service providers which offer a product and/or service for the commercial, government, educational, nonprofit or other industries are eligible for the SC Awards' Trust Award category.
"Finalists for the Trust Awards are selected by a panel of approximately 100 professionals and the SC Magazine product reviews team," said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. "It's a high bar to clear and we are proud to acknowledge Netskope as a finalist."
Winners of the 2016 SC Awards will be announced at a gala dinner and cocktail party on March 1, 2016 in San Francisco. This event attracts top professionals in the IT security community and provides an invaluable opportunity for networking. To register for the 2016 SC Awards Gala please visit this link.
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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.
Netskope™ is the leading cloud access security broker (CASB). Only the Netskope Active PlatformTM provides discovery, deep visibility, and granular control of sanctioned and unsanctioned cloud apps. With Netskope, IT can direct usage, protect sensitive data, and ensure compliance in real-time, on any device, including native apps on mobile devices and whether on-premises or remote, and with the broadest range of deployment options in the market. With Netskope, businesses can move fast, with confidence. Serving a broad customer base including leading healthcare, financial services, high technology, and retail enterprises, Netskope has been named to CIO Magazine's top 10 cloud security startups and featured in such business media as CBS News, Wall Street Journal, and Forbes. Netskope is headquartered in Los Altos, California. For more information, visit our website or follow us on Twitter.
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