CyberSecurity Breakthrough Announces Winners of Inaugural Awards Program

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2017 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards Recognize Standout Information Security Companies and Products

CyberSecurity Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global information security market, today announced the winners of its 2017 awards program. The winning CyberSecurity Breakthrough selections showcase infosec technologies and companies that push ingenuity and exemplify the best in cybersecurity technology solutions across the globe.

“2017 has been marred with an inordinate number of cybersecurity incidents, from ransomware attacks to data breaches and massive consumer data leaks,“ said James Johnson, managing director at CyberSecurity Breakthrough. “Now is the time for consumers and businesses to protect themselves from these increasing cyber threats. Fortunately, many companies are delivering break through cybersecurity solutions, and we are committed to highlighting and showcasing these standout cybersecurity companies and products with our awards program. We are extremely pleased to present the 2017 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Award winners.”

The mission of the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and recognize the innovation, hard work and success in a range of information security categories, including Cloud Security, Threat Detection, Risk Management, Fraud Prevention, Mobile Security and many more. This year’s program attracted more than 2,000 nominations from over 12 different countries throughout the world.

All nominations were evaluated by an independent panel of experts within the information security industry, with the winning products and companies selected based on a variety of criteria, including most innovative and technologically advanced products and services.

The CyberSecurity Breakthrough Award winners, listed by award category, include:

CyberSecurity Leadership        
Overall CyberSecurity Company of the Year: SonicWall
Consumer CyberSecurity Solution of the Year: Norton by Symantec
Enterprise CyberSecurity Solution of the Year: Palo Alto Networks
SIEM Solution of the Year: AlienVault

Cloud Security
SaaS Security Solution of the Year: Crowdstrike
PaaS Security Solution of the Year: Virgil Security, Inc.
Managed Security Solution of the Year: Arbor Networks, the security division of NETSCOUT
Cloud Security Startup of the Year: Attivo Networks
Overall Enterprise Cloud Security Solution of the Year: CipherCloud

Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection        
APT Software of the Year: Comodo
Overall APT Solution of the Year: Infocyte

Behavior Analytics, Threat Detection         
User Behavior Analytics Security Solution Provider of the Year: Bay Dynamics
Overall Threat Detection Solution of the Year: Vectra
Overall Threat Detection Solution Provider of the Year: NexDefense

Unified Threat Management
Intrusion Detection Solution (IDS) of the Year: Argus Cyber Security
Next Generation Firewall Solution of the Year: RoboCyberWall
Next Generation Firewall Solution Provider of the Year: Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Web Security
Secure Web Gateway (SWG) Solution of the Year: Cyren
Consumer Antivirus Software of the Year: Avast
Enterprise Antivirus Solution of the Year: Trend Micro
Overall Web Security Solution Provider of the Year: RiskIQ

Email Security        
Email Security Software of the Year: Glasswall Solutions
Hosted Email Security Solution of the Year: Cyren
Enterprise Email Security Solution of the Year: Wombat Security Technologies
Overall Enterprise Email Security Solution Provider of the Year: Proofpoint, Inc.

Encryption, Fraud Prevention and ID Management        
Encryption Solution of the Year – Enterprise: Vera
Overall Fraud Prevention Solution of the Year: buguroo
Authentication Solution of the Year: Netlok

Mobile Security
Application Security Solution of the Year: MobileIron
Overall Mobile Security Solution of the Year: Zimperium

Network Access Control (NAC)
Cloud Based Network Security Solution of the Year: Armor
Overall Network Security Solution of the Year: Webroot

Policy Management & Regulatory Compliance
Policy Management Solution Provider of the Year: OneTrust
Compliance Software Solution of the Year: BigID

Risk Management
Overall Risk Management Solution of the Year: Rsam
Overall Risk Management Solution Provider of the Year: Align Communications

Vulnerability Management
Vulnerability Management Solution Provider of the Year: Netsparker
Overall Incident Response Solution of the Year: Resolve Systems
Overall Incident Response Solution Provider of the Year: Secdo

About CyberSecurity Breakthrough
The CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in information security and cybersecurity technology companies, products and people. The CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards provide a platform for public recognition around the achievements of breakthrough information security companies and products in categories including Cloud Security, Threat Detection, Risk Management, Fraud Prevention, Mobile Security, Web and Email Security, UTM, Firewall and more. For more information visit http://www.CyberSecurityBreakthrough.com.

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