SOURCE: Skycure


December 22, 2015 12:00 ET

Skycure Selected as SC Magazine 2016 Trust Award Finalist

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 22, 2015) - Skycure, the leader in mobile threat defense, today announced the Skycure Mobile Threat Defense solution has been recognized as a Trust Award finalist in the Best Mobile Security Solution category for the 2016 SC Awards. The finalists and winners for the newly revamped Trust Awards (formerly Reader Trust Awards) are chosen by a distinguished group of leading IT security professionals from the SC Magazine readership and selected by the SC editorial team. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards 2016 ceremony to be held on March 1, 2016 in San Francisco.

"From Duqu 2.0 to mobile cyberthreats to the nearly $1 billion stolen from financial institutions by the Carbanak cybercriminal group, 2015 saw near-exponential growth in the number and complexity of cyberattacks," said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. "As the bad guys shift and pivot strategies, so too do the men, women and companies working to stop them in their tracks. These finalists have shown that they are the best at what they do."

The SC Awards, now in its 19th year, are recognized throughout the security industry as the gold standard of excellence in cybersecurity. With the awards, 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 nonprofit entities. Vendors and service providers which offer a product and/or service for the commercial, government, educational, nonprofit or other industries are eligible for the SC Awards' Trust Award category.

"Our mission is to secure both BYOD and corporate-owned mobile devices. To present organizations a mobile security solution that closes the vulnerability gap to effectively protect enterprises from network based threats, malware, and other targeted attacks originating from both internal and external adversaries," said Adi Sharabani, CEO and co-founder of Skycure. "We are honored to have been recognized by SC Magazine for our work in cybersecurity and our efforts to protect businesses and employees from malicious attacks.

"Skycure has demonstrated that they are among the best in the industry at mobile threat defense," said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. "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."

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. Besides the monthly print magazine, special Spotlight editions and daily website, the brand's portfolio includes SC Marketscope and SC Magazine Newswire, and face-to-face events, including the SC Congress series (New York, Chicago, Boston, Toronto, London, Amsterdam), and the SC Awards.

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Anna Jurgowski, events coordinator

About Skycure
Skycure is a mobile threat defense company that detects and prevents cyber attacks without compromising the mobile user experience or privacy. Skycure's predictive technology leverages massive crowd knowledge to proactively identify threats and secure mobile devices. Skycure's founders, Adi Sharabani and Yair Amit, have identified some of the most-discussed mobile device vulnerabilities of the past few years. The company has offices in Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv, and Ottawa, and is backed by Pitango Venture Capital, Shasta Ventures, New York Life, Mike Weider, Peter McKay, and other strategic investors.

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