SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 12, 2016) - CensorNet, the complete cloud security company, today announced that CensorNet for SMS Passcode, has been recognized as a Trust Award finalist in the Best Multifactor Solution category for the 2017 SC Awards. The finalists and winners for the Trust Awards are chosen by a distinguished group of leading cybersecurity professionals from the SC Media readership and selected by the SC editorial team. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards 2017 ceremony to be held February 14, 2017 in San Francisco.
"Weak and stolen credentials are still a primary attack vector and organizations need to consider protecting themselves with a truly integrated cloud security platform," said Ed Macnair, CEO, CensorNet. "Our adaptive multi-factor authentication solution improves an organization's control and visibility over data that employees can view and gives absolute certainty as to who someone is and where they are. We are excited to be recognized by SC Media as it further validates our mission to develop technology sophistication greater than those that seek to break down its walls."
The SC Awards, now in its 20th year, are recognized throughout the industry as the gold standard of excellence in cyber security. With the awards, SC Media recognizes the achievements of cybersecurity professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the vigilant work of government, commercial and non-profit entities. Vendors and service providers who offer a product and/or service for the commercial, government, educational, non-profit or other industries are eligible for the SC Awards' Trust Award category.
"Ransomware, nation-state cyber-attacks, IoT vulnerabilities, data privacy issues and more are dominating the headlines right now and it's critical that we amplify the importance of these problems and highlight the actions organizations can take to safeguard their organizations and their critical data assets," said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Media. "As bad actors are constantly changing strategy, so too are the men, women and companies endeavouring to stop them in their tracks. These finalists have shown that they are the best at what they do."
"CensorNet has demonstrated that they are among the best in the industry at multi-factor authentication," added Armstrong of SC Media. "Being a Trust award nominee is a special honor as it demonstrates that you are at the top of your game, and your peers know it."
The SC Awards gala honoring the winners and the best in the industry attracts top professionals in the cybersecurity community and provides an invaluable opportunity for networking. To register for the 2017 SC Awards Gala, please visit http://www.scmagazine.com/awards/.
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CensorNet, the complete cloud security company, helps organizations step up to the challenge of managing the rise of cloud applications in an increasingly mobile work environment. Its solutions give greater visibility to senior management and much better control to IT in the supervision of company-wide internet access and the use of cloud applications across all devices, regardless of whether users are in-office or mobile. It gives organizations the power to address the security, audit, compliance and productivity issues associated with the growing use of cloud applications and mobile devices in today's digital workplace. CensorNet's cloud security solutions also enable organizations to control Shadow IT and safely implement BYOD initiatives. The company has offices in Basingstoke, UK, Austin, TX, San Francisco, CA Copenhagen, Denmark and Munich, Germany. For more information, please visit www.censornet.com.