TEL AVIV, Israel, June 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aqua Security today announced that it was named Best Newcomer Security Company of the Year at the 2017 SC Awards Europe. The announcement was made Tuesday, 6th June at the awards presentation held at Old Billingsgate, London.
"Aqua Security has demonstrated the ability to innovate within the application industry with its container security platform, which integrates strong, automated security controls into the application development and delivery lifecycle," said Tony Morbin, Editor in Chief, SC Media UK. "What I find particularly impressive about Aqua Security is that it is making security accessible to IT professionals outside of security – specifically, DevOps practitioners. It is so important to recognise those who raise the bar, and reward exemplars that facilitate best practice. Aqua Security is a great example of this within the industry and we are delighted to honour them as Best Newcomer Security Company for 2017."
SC Awards Europe are among the most prestigious awards for information technology (IT) security professionals and products. The awards recognise the best solutions, services and professionals that work around the clock to defend against the constantly shifting threat landscape in today's marketplace.
Each year, SC Media UK receives hundreds of award submissions within all categories. Each product is judged by a panel representing a cross-section of SC Media's readership, which is comprised of large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets including financial services, healthcare, government, retail, education and other sectors. Entrants are narrowed down to a select group of finalists before undergoing a rigorous final judging process to determine the winner in each category. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please see scawardseurope.com/winners/.
"It's extremely rewarding to be recognised for our accomplishments, especially by an industry organisation as well respected as SC Media UK," said Dror Davidoff, Co-founder and CEO of Aqua Security. "As we continue along our path, we look forward to living up to the bar we have set, as we execute on our vision to reinvent application security - more effectively and more efficiently than ever.
About Aqua Security
Aqua Security enables enterprises to secure their virtual container environments from development to production, accelerating container adoption and bridging the gap between DevOps and IT security. Aqua's Container Security Platform provides full visibility into container activity, allowing organisations to detect and prevent suspicious activity and attacks in real time. Integrated with container lifecycle and orchestration tools, the Aqua platform provides transparent, automated security while helping to enforce policy and simplify regulatory compliance. Aqua was founded in 2015 and is backed by TLV Partners, Microsoft Ventures, and IT security leaders, and is based in Israel and San Francisco, CA. For more information, visit www.aquasec.com or follow us on twitter.com/AquaSecTeam.
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