SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - November 22, 2016) - Distil Networks, Inc., the global leader in bot detection and mitigation, today announced that it has been recognized as a Trust Award finalist in the Best Fraud Prevention 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.
"Finalists for the Trust awards are selected by a panel of approximately 100 professionals and the SC Magazine product reviews team. 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," said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Media. "Distil Networks has demonstrated that they are among the best in the industry at fraud detection. It's a high bar to clear and we are proud to acknowledge the company as a finalist."
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 nonprofit entities. Vendors and service providers who offer a product and/or service for the commercial, government, educational, nonprofit or other industries are eligible for the SC Awards' Trust Award category.
"While there are many approaches to tackling online fraud, our ability to identify malicious devices at the perimeter, and intercept malicious traffic before it can commit fraud on a website gets to the root of the problem, unlike others offerings available," said Rami Essaid, CEO and co-founder of Distil Networks. "The SC Awards continue to provide insight into the best and brightest companies in cybersecurity and we are honored to be recognized as a game-changing technology in this competitive category."
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About Distil Networks
Distil Networks, the global leader in bot detection and mitigation, is the only easy and accurate way to identify and police malicious website traffic, blocking 99.9% of bad bots without impacting legitimate users. Distil protects against web scraping, brute force attacks, competitive data mining, online fraud, account hijacking, unauthorized vulnerability scans, spam, man-in-the-middle attacks, digital ad fraud, and downtime. Slash the high tax that bots place on your internal teams and web infrastructure and make your online applications more secure with API security, real-time threat intelligence, a 24/7 security operations center, and complete visibility and control over human, good bot, and bad bot traffic. For more information on Distil Networks, visit us at www.distilnetworks.com or follow @DISTIL on Twitter.