SOURCE: Prevoty

November 19, 2013 08:00 ET

Prevoty Named as SC Magazine's 2014 Excellence Award Finalist

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 19, 2013) - Prevoty, Inc., a leading provider of web application security-as-a-service, has been named a SC Awards 2014 finalist for outstanding leadership and achievement in information security. Prevoty is recognized in the Rookie Security Company of the Year category, which acknowledges companies with superior security products that help customers mitigate the most pressing information technology (IT) threats. The winner will be announced at the SC Awards 2014 ceremony to be held Feb. 25, 2014 in San Francisco.

"Cyber attacks are becoming increasingly complex and cyber attackers are more innovative than ever when it comes to infiltrating and exposing sensitive information," said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. "More than ever, we need cutting-edge solutions to protect companies from the onslaught of malicious attacks. Prevoty should take pride in knowing they have been selected as a finalist for their demonstrated ability to execute innovative and comprehensive IT security measures."

Now in its 17th year, the SC Awards are the information security industry's most prominent recognition for information technology (IT) security professionals and products that help protect today's corporate world from a myriad of ever-changing threats. SC Magazine recognizes the achievements of security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the vigilant work of government, commercial and nonprofits.

Each year, hundreds of IT security companies nominate their solutions for consideration in the SC Awards. Entries are then evaluated by a jury, hand-picked by SC Magazine's editorial team, for their extensive knowledge and experience in the information security industry. Judges for the SC Awards include individuals from end-user companies, analyst and consulting communities and educators. In addition to reviewing the materials provided by entrants, the judges are encouraged to review other sources of applicable outside research and analyst reports, as well as product reviews appearing in SC Magazine.

"Each year, the SC Awards program benchmarks the achievements of the top IT security professionals in the industry," said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. "This is an event like no other. It gives solution providers and vendors an opportunity to connect with SC Magazine's print and online audience in a unique setting while being recognized as one of the 'best-of-the-best' in the industry."

"We are honored to be selected as a finalist among such an innovative, cutting edge group," said Julien Bellanger, CEO, Prevoty. "Prevoty protects enterprises against the top OWASP threats by providing web application security-as-a-service. Using our powerful technology, we empower enterprises to embed security within the web application, giving them ultimate flexibility and comprehensive security."

Winners of this year's SC Awards U.S. will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco on Feb. 25, 2014. This is one of the most anticipated IT security events of the year and promises excitement and invaluable networking opportunities with some of the top corporate IT professionals in the country. To attend the awards, please register at

About SC Magazine
SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. The brand's portfolio includes the SC Congress and Expo series (New York, Chicago, Toronto), SC Awards, SC Directory and SC Magazine Newswire

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Nominations and event information:
Maggie Keller, associate events manager

MIX Public Relations for SC Magazine
Hally Wax

About Prevoty
Prevoty, a leading provider of web application security-as-a-service, is pioneering a new approach to securing your web applications. Its proprietary technology allows enterprise to embed security within the application, providing a highly personalized, configurable security solution for companies of all sizes and industries. Since its launch, some of the top technology, media, retail and finance companies use Prevoty for its powerful security, ease of use and flexibility, protecting their web applications against the top OWASP threats. Prevoty is based in Los Angeles, CA, where it protects over half a billion unique users every sub-millisecond. 

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