With the SC Awards finalists announced today, some might wonder how we land at the selections. This is no simple process. Each year, a select pool of experts from the information security community sets hours aside to review hundreds of entries that recognized products, services and leadership across the industry. And each year, that number seems to grow – this year hitting 800, which is a 20% increase from last year. Here we introduce those judges, and thank them for their expertise and service.