SOURCE: Bradford Networks

Bradford Networks

May 01, 2014 09:26 ET

Bradford Networks Wins Best NAC Solution in SC Awards Europe 2014

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - May 1, 2014) - Bradford Networks™, the leading provider of rapid threat response solutions, is pleased to announce it was selected as the Best NAC Solution at the SC Awards Europe 2014. Network Sentry was selected from a group of finalists representing the best the information security industry has to offer. The announcement was made 29 April, 2014 at the SC Awards ceremony held at the Grosvenor Hotel, Park Lane, London.

Bradford Networks' patented Network Sentry/NAC 7.0 is a versatile and powerful network access control solution with unique visibility and control over every connection to the network. Network Sentry/NAC continuously assesses the risk of every user and endpoint on the network, and provisions the appropriate level of network access based on granular and flexible security policies. Additionally, through its SmartEdge Platform, Network Sentry/NAC integrates with the leading mobile device management (MDM), security information and event management (SIEM), next-gen firewalls, and advanced threat detection solutions to leverage more intelligence for better policy decisions.

"It is a pivotal time for the network security industry. The explosion of mobile devices and the internet of things has expanded the attack surface by orders of magnitude and created innumerable backdoors for cyber criminals," said Tom Murphy, CMO of Bradford Networks. "We are honored to be recognized, once again, by SC Magazine. This award validates our commitment and success at addressing our customers' need for a NAC solution that rapidly identifies, contains and remediates cyber threats in seconds, as well as the success of our expansion efforts across the European markets."

Hundreds of vendors and service providers entered the product/service categories. Network Sentry was selected as the winner by a judges panel that was hand-picked by members of SC Magazine's editorial team. These judges include representatives from end-user companies, analysts and independent consulting firms and academia -- many of whom are practicing and former CIOSs and CIOs.

"After being narrowed down to a select group of finalists, our judges poured over the entries to thoroughly compare each product against its peers," said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. "Network Sentry was selected as the winner in this year's SC Awards Europe for its ability to best meet the needs of its customers."

The SC Awards are recognized as the most prestigious mark of achievement for information-technology (IT) security professionals and products. The annual awards showcase the best solutions, services and professionals working to fend off the myriad security threats in today's corporate world. SC Magazine distinguishes the achievements of the security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the dedicated work of government, commercial and nonprofits. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit www.scawardseurope.com.

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About Bradford Networks
Bradford Networks is the leading provider of rapid threat response solutions that minimize the risk and impact of cyber threats. The company's patented Network Sentry solution enables Cyber Security Teams to continuously assess the risk of every user and endpoint on the network, and automatically remove vulnerable and compromised devices that act as backdoors for cyber criminals. Through its SmartEdge Platform, Network Sentry seamlessly integrates with the leading Advanced Threat Detection solutions to correlate high-fidelity security alerts with a threat's foothold. This unique correlation bridges the silos of security, network, and endpoint information to enable confident, automated threat containment before it has an adverse impact on the business. Bradford Networks' network security solutions are used by more than 900 enterprise customers worldwide in markets such as healthcare, financial services, retail, government, education and more. For more information, please visit www.bradfordnetworks.com.

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