WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thycotic, a provider of smart and effective privileged account management solutions for global organizations, has been named a finalist in the SC Awards 2015 for outstanding leadership and achievement in information security. Thycotic has been recognized in the Best Customer Service category, which acknowledges companies with superior security products that help customers address the most pressing cybersecurity threats.
The SC Awards, now in its 18th year, are the information security industry's most prominent recognition. The awards honor both the cybersecurity professionals working in the trenches, and the products and services that help protect today's corporate world from a myriad of ever-changing threats.
"Protecting valuable information from cyberattacks and insider threats is one of the biggest challenges that companies face today regardless of their size or industry, and this challenge is only made more difficult when IT professionals are wrestling with complex security software and unfriendly customer support," said Jonathan Cogley, founder and CEO of Thycotic. "Enterprise security software should be as intuitive as it is reliable, and our team takes pride in ensuring that our customers are able to get up-and-running with our solutions quickly and access knowledgeable support staff whenever they're needed."
More than 180,000 IT professionals worldwide are using Thycotic Secret Server solution to securely store, distribute and manage privileged account data such as server passwords, router passwords, local and root accounts as well as service accounts in a secure, centralized repository. Secret Server reduces the complexity associated with managing privileged users' access rights, helping organizations mitigate the risk of security breaches and compliance violations.
"Thycotic's privileged account management solutions represent some of the most innovative and effective security technology on the market today," said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. "As attackers develop and practice new approaches to compromising sensitive information, companies are challenged to keep pace. Thycotic was named an SC Award finalist for its efforts to raise the bar for the security industry."
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 April 21, 2015. To learn more about the awards, please visit http://awards.scmagazine.com/.
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Thycotic IT security and password management solutions empower companies to remove the complexities associated with proper access control and management of privileged accounts. An Inc. 5000 company, Thycotic is trusted by more than 3,000 customers worldwide – including members of the Fortune 500, enterprises, government agencies, technology firms, universities, non-profits and managed service providers. To learn more, please visit thycotic.com.