SOURCE: PhoneFactor


November 22, 2010 09:30 ET

SC Magazine Readers Select PhoneFactor as a Finalist in 2011 Awards for Best Multifactor Product

OVERLAND PARK, KS--(Marketwire - November 22, 2010) - PhoneFactor, the leading global provider of phone-based multi-factor authentication services, has been named a finalist for the Best Multifactor Product in the 2011 SC Magazine Awards. PhoneFactor has been recognized in 2008, 2010, and now again in 2011 in the Reader Trust Award category, which honors best-in-class security products and services.

"This is one of the most exciting and illuminating award categories, as the finalists have to demonstrate the unique combination of strength in product, organization and fight against cybercrime to secure the vote of our readers," said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong. "Congratulations to those that represent industry leadership not only to SC Magazine editors but the Magazine's real judges: the readers."

PhoneFactor was selected from hundreds of entries submitted in more than 31 technology categories. Finalists will be reviewed and winners will be chosen by the wide distribution of SC Magazine readers -- security and technology experts from large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets.

"PhoneFactor is honored to once again be recognized as a finalist for this award by SC Magazine readers," said PhoneFactor CEO Tim Sutton. "This further validates that our phone-based multi-factor authentication services play an important role in the fight against cybercrime and are a trusted tool in the arsenal of IT security professionals."

Winners of this year's SC Magazine Awards will be announced on February 15, 2011.

About PhoneFactor
PhoneFactor ( is a leading provider of multi-factor authentication. The company's award-winning service uses any phone as a second form of authentication. PhoneFactor's out-of-band architecture and real-time fraud alerts provide strong security for enterprise and consumer applications. It's easy and cost effective to set up and deploy to large numbers of geographically diverse users. PhoneFactor is trusted by thousands of leading organizations to secure millions of logins and online transactions each year.

About SC Magazine
SC Magazine was named winner of 2010 Magazine of the Year by the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). It 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. In addition to the monthly print magazine and a vibrant website updated daily, the brand's portfolio includes SC World Congress Conference and Expo, SC Congress Canada, SC Magazine Awards, SC Directory and SC Magazine Newswire.

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