Information Security ™ Magazine and Awards Shavlik Protect the 2013 Readers' Choice Award for Vulnerability Management

Nov 18, 2013, 09:00 ET from Shavlik

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shavlik, a recognized leader in agentless patch management capabilities, has announced that it has been named The Information Security ™ Magazine and 2013 Readers' Choice Award winner in the Vulnerability Management category. Shavlik Protect earned the highest scores this year for any category of Readers' Choice.

Information Security ™ Magazine and asked readers to vote on the best vulnerability management products in 2013. This category included software that provides network vulnerability assessment scanners, vulnerability risk management, reporting, remediation and compliance, patch management and vulnerability lifecycle management. More than 1,000 readers voted this year, rating products in 19 different categories.

Protect earned Gold distinction for its centralized patch management and asset inventory for Microsoft Windows® and third-party applications, for both virtual and physical machines (e.g., Adobe® Flash®, Java™, Google Chrome™, etc.). Shavlik Protect impressed readers with its expansive catalog of application and device support, as well as for its accuracy in promptly identifying vulnerabilities.

"Shavlik is honored to receive Gold in the 2013 Readers' Choice Awards," said Steve Morton, CMO for Shavlik. "This award not only validates the hard work of our employees but also reinforces and shows the high level of trust our clients place in us and their positive experience with Shavlik Protect."

Shavlik Protect is a patch management service that simplifies and automates the systems management challenges most relevant to today's IT environments. Installed in 10 minutes and configured in 20 minutes, Protect, manages physical and virtual assets, software, patches, antivirus, and energy. Features include; patch management, offline virtual machine patching, cloud agents, agentless patching, asset inventory, and VM snapshot support. Shavlik is the only vendor who can patch all virtual machines, including those offline.

About Shavlik
Shavlik is a pioneer in agentless patch management and a leader in innovative network security and management solutions. Since 1993, Shavlik has been at the forefront of patch security, first by providing the only third-party patch management to Microsoft SCCM customers and later asserting industry leadership in the patching of virtual machines. Its products and solutions include Shavlik Protect, Shavlik SCUPdates, and Management Intelligence. Shavlik's "Just Add Water and Stir" approach allows customers to get up and running in as little as thirty minutes.

About Information Security
Information Security is the enterprise security and risk managers' leading source of critical, objective information on strategic and practical security issues. Information Security's team of veteran security journalists and experts break down the security problems challenging enterprises and provide practical resolutions. Its in-depth, comprehensive reports and analyses provide security managers--department managers to CXOs -- with the tools, knowledge and information they need to make informed decisions about how to safeguard their enterprises, comply with regulations and standards, and reduce risk. The publication's analysis of technology and products provide a guide for budgeting and purchasing decisions and trends reports, case studies and industry-leading exposes offers security managers insight into how their peers are addressing and solving key security issues. Information Security is an indispensable guide for any security manager and executive charged with protecting information assets and reducing risk.

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