PALO ALTO, CA --(Marketwired - December 01, 2016) - Vera (vera.com) today announced that its data-centric security solution has been recognized as a SC Trust Award finalist in the Best Cloud Computing Security Solution category for 2017. The finalists and winners for the Trust Awards are chosen by a distinguished group of leading cybersecurity professionals and winners will be announced at the SC Awards ceremony on February 14, 2017, in San Francisco, CA.
"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 endeavoring 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 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.
"With the growing number of data-centric threats fueling the cyber security market, there is a focus on information and cloud security like never before," said Ajay Arora, CEO and Co-founder of Vera. "Since we founded Vera, it's been our vision to build the most robust and user-friendly solution enterprises trust -- the standard for securing and sharing critical information. It's an honor to be named a 2017 Trust Award finalist, and I'm extremely proud of what our team has accomplished in a few short years. We're helping our customers tackle one of the toughest security challenges of the last decade, one that touches every industry, organization, and employee."
"Vera has demonstrated that they are among the best in the industry at data-centric security," 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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Vera is a next-generation data security company that enables businesses of all sizes to secure, track, and share any kind of data, no matter where it's stored or how it's shared. With robust policy enforcement, strong encryption, and strict access controls, Vera's Dynamic Data Protection lets employees collaborate freely while ensuring the highest levels of security, visibility, and control. For more information, visit www.vera.com.