Wednesday, February 16, 2011

SC Awards 2011 US Winners

The SC Awards 2011 US Winners were announced at a ceremony on February 15 in San Francisco. These, the Excellence Awards, and the Professional Awards can also be viewed at

For car racing fans, the best Security Team award went to Go Daddy.

SC Magazine Awards 2011, US Winners in the Reader Trust Category

Symantec was a winner in four categories. McAfee was nominated in fourteen categories and won in two of these.

Best Anti-Malware Gateway
• Winner: Cisco Systems for Cisco Web Security

Best AntiMalware Management
• Winner: McAfee for McAfee Endpoint Protection Suite

Best Computer Forensics Tool
• Winner: Guidance Software for EnCase Forensic

Best Data Leakage Prevention
• Winner: Symantec for Symantec Data Loss Prevention

Best Email Content Management
• Winner: Symantec for Symantec Brightmail Gateway

Best Email Security
• Winner: Sophos for Sophos Email Security Appliance

Best Endpoint/UTM Security
• Winner: Symantec for Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0

Best Enterprise Firewall
• Winner: Cisco Systems for Cisco ASA 5585-X

Best Identity Management Application
• Winner: IBM for IBM Tivoli Identity and Access Assurance

Best Integrated Security-UTM
• Winner: SonicWALL for SonicWALL NSA 2400MX

• Winner: Sourcefire for Sourcefire IPS (based on Snort)

Best IPsec/SSL VPN
• Winner: Cisco Systems for Cisco ASA Secure Remote Access solution

Best Managed Security Service
• Winner: SecureWorks Managed Security Services

Best Mobile/Portable Device Security
• Winner: Symantec for Symantec Endpoint Protection Mobile Edition

Best Multifactor
• Winner: RSA, the security division of EMC, for RSA SecurID Authentication

Best Policy Management
• Winner: Cisco Systems for Cisco Network Admission Control Appliance

Best Security Information/Event Management (SIEM)
• Winner: ArcSight for ArcSight ESM

Best Vulnerability Management Tool
• Winner: Qualys for QualysGuard Vulnerability Management (VM)

Best Web Application Firewall
• Winner: SonicWALL for SonicWALL Web Application Firewall Service

Best Web Content Management
• Winner: Websense for Websense Web Security Gateway

SC Awards Europe 2011 Finalists

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Judging/Voting for the Reader Trust Awards

A panel of readers who represent the circulation of SC Magazine chooses winners. The Reader Trust Voting Panel is comprised of SC Magazine readers who have volunteered their time and experience to carefully consider each of the contenders in each category to cast votes

What These Awards Mean for the Recipients

• Third party validation by a leading dedicated security company
• Third party validation by peers
• Marketing/promotional rights for a year, subject to licensing
• A number of potential marketing/branding/lead generation opportunities for the recipients

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