Kaspersky Lab has been named the 2013 SC Magazine Awards Excellence Award winner for outstanding leadership and achievement in information security. Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows is recognized in the “Best SME Security Solution” category, which acknowledges companies with superior security products that help customers tackle today’s most pressing information-technology (IT) challenges. The award was presented at the 16th annual SC Magazine Awards U.S. Ceremony held February 26, 2013 in San Francisco, in conjunction with the annual RSA Conference.
The SC Magazine Awards are the security industry’s most prestigious accolade, awarded only to the most impressive companies in the security industry.
“This honor from one of the IT Security industry’s most respected editorial organizations is a tremendous accomplishment, and is a significant milestone in the history of Kaspersky Lab,” said Steve Orenberg, President, Kaspersky Lab North America. “Our tireless team of security experts has worked hard to give our customers the very best combination of visibility, control, and protection, and this recognition from SC Magazine is the latest example of our hard work paying off. Kaspersky Lab will celebrate this win throughout 2013, and we’re looking forward to defending our title in 2014.”
The 2013 Excellence Award winners were chosen by a panel of esteemed security professionals from the private and public sector, hand-picked by SC Magazine’s editorial team for their breadth of knowledge and experience in information security. Through this comprehensive analysis Kaspersky Lab, was determined as this year’s winner in “Best SME Security Solution.”
“We’re proud to acknowledge the achievements of Kaspersky Lab and their Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows as the 2013 SC Award Excellence Awards winner,” said Illena Armstrong, Vice President of Editorial, SC Magazine. “The cyber risks facing private and public sector are tremendous, but Kaspersky Lab is one of a select few facing this challenge head-on to fend off many would-be attacks.”
In the award announcement posted on magazine’s web site SC Magazine adds:
“Kaspersky Lab features range from a ready-to-use template to granular policy controls, all of which help administrators customize Kaspersky Lab’s solution to their own organizations’ unique needs, thus simplifying the user experience while providing extensive security and management.”
“Kaspersky Lab continues to make major investments in R&D to develop in-house new technologies to strengthen its portfolio. All its technologies are built from the same code base and work together seamlessly, not cobbled together on the backend. The result is solutions that are more efficient and easier to manage.”
The SC Awards, now in its 16th year, are the clear global leader for information-technology security professionals and products that fend off the myriad security threats in today’s corporate world. The annual awards showcase the best solutions, services and professionals while recognizing achievement and technical excellence. SC Magazine distinguishes the achievements of the security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities and the fervent work of government, commercial and nonprofits. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit www.scmagazineus.com/awards.