SC Awards 2007 – Time to be counted

December 14, 2006

More than 9,000 SC Magazine readers voted in SC Magazine's Reader Trust Awards, while a panel of 17 judges comprising various industry experts evaluated entries and chose finalists in the Professional and Excellence Awards categories. The panel is co-chaired by Dave Cullinane, formerly of Washington Mutual, who recently accepted the CISO post at eBay, and Greg Bell, partner with KPMG's Risk Advisory Services, alongside SC Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong.

It is during the upcoming RSA Conference 2007, set for Feb. 5-9, 2007, that winners of each of the categories will be announced. The annual black-tie SC Awards Gala, held Tuesday evening, Feb. 6, at the Hilton San Francisco, will celebrate their achievements.

READER TRUST AWARDS

Best Anti-Malware Solution
ESET for ESET NOD32
Fortinet for Fortinet FortiGate
Kaspersky Lab for Internet Security 6.0
Sunbelt Software for CounterSpy Enterprise
Webroot Software for Spy Sweeper Enterprise 3.0

Best Audit/Vulnerability Assessment
Qualys, Inc. for QualysGuard
Rapid7 LLC for NeXpose
StillSecure for StillSecure VAM
Tenable Network Security Inc. for Nessus 3
Watchfire for AppScan

Best Computer Forensics Solution
CA for eTrust Network Forensics
e-DMZ Security LLC for eGuardPost
MANDIANT for First Response
Mantech International for NetWitness
WetStone Technologies, Inc. for Gargoyle Investigator Enterprise Edition

Best Email Security Solution
Barracuda Networks, Inc. for Barracuda Spam Firewall
Fortinet for Fortinet FortiMail
SonicWALL Inc. for SonicWALL Email Security
Sunbelt Software for Sunbelt Messaging Ninja
Vircom, Inc. for Modus

Best Endpoint Security Solution
Lockdown Networks for Lockdown Enforcer
Mirage for Endpoint Control
Safend for Safend Protector 3.0
Senforce for Senforce Endpoint Security Suite
StillSecure for StillSecure Safe Access

Best Enterprise Firewall
Check Point Software Technologies for VPN-1 Family
Crossroads Systems for DBProtector
Secure Computing for Sidewinder G2 Security Appliance
Viking InterWorks for Viking V 2-Gigabit VPN/Firewall

Best Event Management Solution
ArcSight for ArcSight Enterprise Security Management (EMS) 3.5
Intellitactics, Inc. for Intellitactics Security Manager
NetIQ Corporation for NetIQ Security Manager
Novell for Sentinel
TriGeo Network Security Inc. for TriGeo SIM

Best Identity Management Solution
BMC Software for BMC Identity Management
Courion for Courion Enterprise Provisioning Suite
Encentuate Incorporated for Encentuate TCI
Novell for Novell Identity Manager and Access Manager
Oracle Corporation for Oracle Identity Management

Best IM Security Solution
Akonix for Akonix IM Threat Center
Barracuda Networks for Barracuda IM Firewall
FaceTime Communications for FaceTime Enterprise Edition
Secure Computing for IronIM
Symantic for IM Manager

Best Integrated Security Solution
eSoft Inc. for eSoft ThreatWall Content Security Gateway
Fortinet for Fortinet FortiGate
LANDesk for LANDesk Security Suite
Qualys, Inc. for QualysGuard
SonicWall, Inc. for SonicWall TZ 170 Wireless Firewall

Best Intellectual Property Protection Solution
Oakley Networks for CoreView Plus
Reconnex for Reconnex iGuard
Secured eMail Inc. for Secured eMail
Tablus for Content Alarm NW 4
Vericept Corporation for Vericept 360 Risk Management Platform

Best Intrusion Detection/Prevention Solution
Fortinet for Fortinet FortiGate
IBM Internet Security Systems for Proventia Intrusion Prevention System
Reflex Security for Reflex IPS 100
Sourcefire for Snort
Sourcefire for Sourcefire 3D System
StillSecure for StillSecure Strata Guard
TippingPoint for TippingPoint 5000E IPS

Best IPsec/SSL VPN
AEP Networks for AEP Netilla Security Platform (NSP)
Citrix Systems, Inc. for Citrix Access Gateway
F5 Networks for FirePass
Microsoft for Whale Intelligent Application Gateway

Best Managed Security Service Solution
Alert Logic for Alert Logic Network Protection On Demand
IBM Internet Security Systems, Inc. for IBM Internet Security Systems Managed Security Services
MX Logic for MX Logic Email Defense Service
SecureWorks/LURHQ for Managed Security Services
Watchfire for AppScan OnDemand

Best Mobile Device Security Solution
McAfee for McAfee VirusScan Mobile Security for Carriers
mSystems for mTrust
Pointsec Mobile Technologies for Pointsec for PC
Reflex Magnetics for Reflex Disknet Pro
Trust Digital for Mobile Edge Device Security
Voltage Security Inc. for Voltage SecureMail

Best Multi-/Second-factor Solution
Bioscrypt Inc. for Bioscrypt VeriSoft Access Manager
Encentuate Incorporated for Encentuate iTag
IdentiPHI, LLC for IdentiPHI Advanced Authentication
KoolSpan, Inc. for SET Link technology
RSA Security for RSA SecurID

Best Policy Management Solution
Archer Technologies for Archer Technologies Policy Management Solution and SmartSuite Framework
Citadel Security Software for Citadel's Hercules Policy Management
Crossroads Systems for DBProtector
McAfee for McAfee Policy Enforcer
Symantec Corporation for Symantec Corporation Control Compliance Suite (formerly by-Control)

Best Security Software Development Solution
Beyond Security for beSTORM
Compuware Corporation for Compuware DevPartner SecurityChecker
Fortify Software for Fortify Source Code Analysis
SPI Dynamics for DevInspect
Voltage Security, Inc. for Voltage IBE Developer Resources

Best Web Filtering Solution
Marshal, Inc. for WebMarshal 2006
Pearl Software for Pearl Echo Suite
Secure Computing for SmartFilter
SonicWALL Inc. for SonicWALL Content Security Manager
Websense, Inc. for Websense Web Security Suite

Best Wireless Security Solution
AirDefense Inc. for AirDefense Enterprise
Bluesocket for BlueSecure WLAN Solution
Fortress Technologies for ES520 Fortress Secure Wireless Access Bridge
Network Chemistry for RFProtect
SonicWALL, Inc. for SonicWALL Secure Distributed Wireless Solution

 

EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Best Enterprise Security Solution
CA for CA Identity and Access Management Suite, including CA SiteMinder
Guidance Software, Inc. for EnCase Enterprise
PGP Corporation for PGP Encryption Platform
Vontu for Vontu 6.0

Best Regulatory Compliance Solution
Archer Technologies for Archer Policy Management Solution
Qualys, Inc. for QualysGuard
Sourcefire for Sourcefire RNA
Vontu for Vontu 6.0
Watchfire for AppScan

Best Security Company
IBM Internet Security Systems, Inc.
nCircle Network Security
Passlogix
PGP Corporation
Sourcefire
Watchfire

Best SME Security Solution
Clearswift for MIMEsweeper SMTP Appliance
Qualys, Inc. for QualysGuard Express
SonicWALL Inc. for SonicWALL TZ Series Firewall Appliances
Symantec Corporation for Symantec Corporation Client Security
Tumbleweed Communications for Tumbleweed MailGate
Watchfire for AppScan
Webroot Software for SpySweeper Enterprise
Websense, Inc. for Websense Web Security Suite Lockdown Edition

 

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS

Best Professional Training Program
(ISC)2 Institute
Global Knowledge for Global Knowledge Security Training
MANDIANT for MANDIANT Professional Education
Training Camp
Vigilar, Inc. for Vigilar's IntenseSchool's Professional Hacking Program

Best Security Team
Barclays Capital Information Risk Management Team
Department of State Office of Computer Security of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security
The Hanover Insurance Group

CSO of the Year
Stephen Bonner, Barclays Capital
Dennis Brixius, McGraw-Hill
Charles (Chuck) Christian, Good Samaritan Hospital
André Gold, Continental Airlines
Sunil Seshadri, NYSE

 

Rookie Security Company of the Year
The 41st Parameter
AppSense, Ltd
CP Secure, Inc.
Positive Networks
Reconnex Corporation

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