Tuesday, April 19, 2011

2011 SC Magazine Awards Europe - Winners Announced

The 2011 SC Magazine Awards Europe winners were announced Tuesday evening, April 19. The awards gala took place at the London Hilton on Park Lane. Sophos and McAfee were both double winners on Tuesday evening. McAfee was also a double winner in the SC Awards US 2011 event held in San Francisco in February during (but not part of) the RSA security show. It remains to be seen whether representatives of the winning organizations will be given invitations to the upcoming royal wedding.

Best anti-malware solution

Sophos - Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition

Best content security

Websense - Triton

Best network security

McAfee - Network Security Platform

Best integrated security solution

ArcSight - Logger 5

Best DLP solution

Safend - Data Protection Suite

Best encryption solution

PGP by Symantec - Remote Disable and Destroy (RDD)

Best IAM solution

CA Technologies - Identity Manager

Best remote access

Becrypt - Trusted Client

Best security management

McAfee - ePolicy Orchestrator

Best SME security solution

Qualys - QualysGuard Express

Best security solution, financial services

Actiance - Vantage

Best enterprise security solution

Good Technology - Good for Enterprise

Best secure transaction solution

Thales - payShield 9000

Best secure virtualization solution

Check Point - Check Point Security Gateway Virtual Edition

Innovation award

ActiveBase - ActiveBase Security

Information security consultancy of the year


IT security value added reseller of the year

Brookcourt Solutions

MSSP of the year

Dell SecureWorks

Information security product of the year

Actiance - Unified Security Gateway

Information security project of the year

British Gas - Keep Mum

Information security team of the year

Barclaycard - Barclaycard Payment Security team

Rising star award

Ross Leaning, executive advisor, KPMG

CEO of the year

Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO, Qualys

Information security person of the year

Mark Brown, chief information security officer, SABMiller

Information security vendor of the year


The short list for SC Awards Europe 2011 finalists is at http://www.scmagazineuk.com/awards-shortlist/section/348/


The judges for the Technology and Industry Awards are drawn from the senior ranks of the information security profession. The Professional Awards are judged by a separate panel drawn from the SC editorial team

What the SC Magazine Awards Europe 2011 Mean for the Vendors

• Third party validation by a leading dedicated security publication
• 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

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

A listing of the SC Awards 2011 US winners is at


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