SC Magazine arms information security professionals with the in-depth, unbiased business and technical information they need to tackle the countless security challenges they face and establish risk management and compliance postures that underpin overall business strategies.

Each month, we deliver up-to-date news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders, and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. Whether through our monthly magazine, comprehensive website, in-depth Spotlight editions, eBooks, newsletters, or regularly scheduled digital and live events - such as our SC Awards program, SC Magazine Roundtables or SC Congress Canada - our readers gain all the relevant information they need to safeguard their organizations and, ultimately, contribute to their longevity and success.

For PR personnel enquiring about a particular feature story in SC Magazine, please contact Ashley Carman at ashley.carman@haymarketmedia.com. For information regarding article submissions please click here.

For all of these endeavors, SC Magazine has received numerous awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) over the years, including being named "Magazine of the Year 2009."

SC Magazine is published by Haymarket Media Inc. and is part of a global brand. There are two separate editions of the magazine:

  • North America - U.S. and Canada
  • International - U.K. and mainland Europe

The magazine is published monthly, usually in the first week of each month. The magazine is the longest-running information security magazine in the world, with the widest distribution.

SC Magazine has a portfolio of products and events which include:


As part of the IT security industry's leading global awards program, SC Awards U.S. was organized to honor the professionals, companies and products that help fend off the myriad security threats confronted in today's corporate world.

SC Awards U.S. homes in on the achievements of the guys and gals in the trenches, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the passionate work of government, commercial and nonprofits working to help the industry.

Now in its 16th year, the SC Awards continues to gain momentum. With more than 650 nominations last year, we expect these numbers to continue to increase as the demand for security grows. With 34 categories this year, there is a place for everyone to display their products and services which affect IT security today.


SCMarketScope.com is a comprehensive IT security product and services guide for top corporate and government decision makers. It is an essential reference tool for IT security professionals. The site features practical indexing, a user friendly layout and the most up-to-date and comprehensive information. SC MarketScope.com will house SC Magazine reviews as well as exclusive content from our editorial team and expert views and opinions from top IT security professionals.

SCMarketScope.com will give your listing a modern touch. Capabilities include; mini-micro site abilities for companies to host corporate information, product videos, case studies and whitepapers just to name a few.  For further information on SCMarketScope.com please contact Samantha Amoroso at 646-638-6021.


Our SC Congress events are a unique conference and expo experience for the information security industry. These gatherings offer keynotes from distinguished thought leaders, speaker sessions and panels providing the most up-to-date information on trends in the industry, as well as strategies to thwart the latest cyber attacks. All of this is available for security professionals, in addition to a bustling expo floor showcasing solutions from top vendors. Previously held in Toronto and New York, this year we'll be taking the popular event to Chicago for the first time.


SC Magazine distributes several email newsletters every month. This keeps the busy IT security professional informed with the latest news, trends and product reviews critical to securing their enterprise. Each newsletter features breaking news and product reviews in the information and network security industry.

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In 2011, SC Magazine received three awards from min's Editorial & Design Awards, including 2011 Winner for Photography Spread (CSO of the Year, March 2010), and honorable mentions for Profile or Q&A (CSO of the Year, March 2010) and Opinion/Commentary (Calvin Broadus against cybercrime). The min Awards recognize consumer and b2b magazines.

In addition, over the past three years, SC Magazine has won more than 20 awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE), the professional association for editors and writers employed in the business, trade and specialty press. SC Magazine received top honors in the 2010 competition, being presented with Magazine of the Year 2009. For a complete list of our awards, click here.


We've garnered some high praise from a number of industry leaders. Click here.

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