Correction to SANS Best of 2015 Awards Release

Mar 17, 2016, 11:30 ET from SANS Institute

BETHESDA, Md., March 17, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Due to an error in tabulating the results of the SANS 2015 Best of Awards survey, SANS Institute today issued a correction to the previously announced results of the Vulnerability Assessment category. The corrected results are:

Vulnerability Assessment
Winner: Tenable Nessus
Honorable Mention:

The SANS Best of Awards are an extension of the SANS WhatWorks Program which creates awareness of security programs and solutions that are actually being used to stop cybercrime and cyber espionage, improve security and enable business. The Best of 2015 Award winners and honorable mentions were recognized on Wednesday, March 16th at the SANS 2016 (Orlando) training event. 

WhatWorks is an integrated user-to-user program that enables organizations that have implemented effective security technologies to tell the story of why they deployed it, how it works, how they know it actually improves security, what problems they faced and what lessons they learned. To learn more about the products that have demonstrated actual success in improving security, please visit: 

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