SC Awards 2010: And the nominees are…

The annual SC Awards U.S. honor those companies and individuals whose innovative products, and services have most strongly contributed to the vitality of the IT security industry here in North America.

While we honor the best in the Western Hemisphere, our colleagues in London will hold a similar event on April 27 to bestow recognition on European contenders.

With the readers of SC Magazine and a distinguished judging panel having made their selections, we present for

the first time in 2009, the finalists for the Reader Trust, Excellence and Professional categories.

Reader Trust Awards

Best Anti-Malware Solution

Astaro Internet Security for Security Gateway

AVG Technologies for Internet

Security Business Edition

Cisco for IronPort S-Series Secure Web Gateway

ESET for NOD32 Antivirus 4

McAfee for Web Gateway

Symantec for Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition

Best Computer Forensics Solution

ArcSight for Logger

Guidance Software for EnCase Forensic

NetWitness for NextGen 9.0

Quest Software for ChangeAuditor

Solera Networks for DS Network Forensics Appliances

Best Data Leakage/Extrusion Prevention

EMC for RSA DLP Suite

Fidelis Security Systems for

Extrusion Prevention System, Fidelis XPS

Symantec for Data Loss tPrevention 9.0

TippingPoint for Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)

Trend Micro for LeakProof

Best Encryption Solution

BitArmor Systems for Data Control

Check Point Software Technologies for Full Disk Encryption

Cisco for IronPort Email Encryption

PGP for Whole Disk Encryption

Sophos for SafeGuard Enterprise (Utimaco)

Best Endpoint Security Solution

Cisco Systems for Network Admission Control (Cisco NAC)

Juniper Networks for Unified Access Control

Sophos for Endpoint Security and Data Protection

Symantec. for Endpoint Protection 11.0

Trend Micro for OfficeScan 10

Best Enterprise Firewall

Astaro Internet Security for Security Gateway

Check Point Software Technologies for Security Gateway R70

Fortinet for FortiGate-620B

Juniper Networks for SRX Series

Palo Alto Networks for PA-4000 Series next-generation firewalls

SonicWALL for NSA E7500

Best Identity Management Solution

Courion for Access Assurance Suite

IBM for Tivoli Identity and Access Assurance

Quest Software for One Identity Solution

RSA, the security division of EMC, for Access Manager

VeriSign for Personal Identity Portal

Best Integrated Security Solution

Check Point Software Technologies for UTM-1 Total Security

Juniper Networks for SRX Series

SonicWALL for TZ 210 Wireless-N

Sophos for Endpoint Security and Data Protection

Symantec for Protection Suite Enterprise Edition

Best IDS/IPS Solution

Cisco Systems for Intrusion Prevention System

IBM for Proventia Network IPS

GX6116 and Proventia Network Security Controller

SonicWALL for NSA E7500

Sourcefire for Snort-based 3D System

TippingPoint for Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)

Best IPsec/SSL VPN

Astaro Internet Security for Security Gateway

Barracuda Networks for SSL VPN

Citrix Systems for Access Gateway

F5 Networks for FirePass SSL VPN

Microsoft for Forefront Unified Access Gateway

SonicWALL for Aventail EX7000

Best Managed Security Service

Google for Message Security, powered by Postini

IBM for IBM ISS Managed Security Services

McAfee for Total Protection Service

SecureWorks for Managed Security Services

StillSecure for StillSecure ProtectPoint

Best Messaging Security Solution

Barracuda Networks for Spam & Virus Firewall

Cisco for IronPort Email Security

McAfee for Email Gateway

Websense for Email Security

Best Mobile Device Security Solution

Check Point Software Technologies for Media Encryption and Port Protection

Credant Technologies for Mobile Guardian

IronKey for Enterprise with Remote Management Service

PGP for Mobile

Symantec for Mobile Security Suite 5.1

Best Multi- and Second-factor Solution

Entrust for IdentityGuard

Imprivata for OneSign

Authentication Management

PhoneFactor for PhoneFactor

RSA, the security division of EMC, for SecurID

VeriSign for Identity Protection (VIP) Authentication Service

Best Policy Management Solution

nCircle for Configuration Compliance Manager

NetIQ for Secure Configuration Manager 5.8 for Policy Management

Novell for ZENworks Configuration Management Enterprise Edition

SonicWALL for Universal Management Appliance (UMA) EM5000

Sourcefire for RNA

Best SIM/SEM Solution

Alert Logic for Log Manager

ArcSight for Enterprise Security Manager (ESM)

IBM for Tivoli Security Information and Event Manager

Q1 Labs for QRadar

RSA, the security division of EMC, for enVision Platform

Tenable Network Security for Security

Center 3.4 with Log Correlation Engine 3.2

TriGeo Network Security for SIM

Best Security Software Development Solution

Cenzic for ClickToSecure 6.0

ClearFoundation for ClearOS

IBM Rational Software for Ounce 6

Mocana for Device Security Framework 5.1

Veracode for SecurityReview

VeriSign for Code Signing

Best Vulnerability Management Solution

Core Security Technologies for Impact Pro

eEye Digital Security for Retina Network Security Scanner

Microsoft for Forefront Threat Management Gateway

Qualys for QualysGuard

Tenable Network Security for Security

Center 3.4 with Nessus 4.0, Log Correlation Engine (LCE) 3.2 and Passive Vulnerability Scanner (PVS) 3.0

TippingPoint for Intrusion Prevention System

Best Web Application Security Solution

Barracuda Networks for Web Application Firewall

Breach Security for WebDefend

F5 Networks for BIG-IP Application Security Manager

TippingPoint for Intrusion Prevention System

VeriSign for Extended Validation Secure Sockets Layer Certificates

WhiteHat Security for Sentinel

Best Web Filtering Solution

Blue Coat Systems for WebFilter and

WebPulse Collaborative Defense

Cisco for IronPort S-Series Secure Web Gateway

McAfee for Web Gateway

St. Bernard Software for iPrism Web Filter

Symantec for Web Gateway

Websense for Web Security

Excellence Awards

Best Enterprise Security Solution

McAfee for Total Protection for Endpoint

Protegrity for Data Protection System 5.0

SonicWALL for NSA E7500

Sophos for Endpoint Security and Data Protection

Websense for Web Security Gateway

Best Regulatory Compliance Solution

Archer Technologies for GRC Solutions

e-DMZ Security for Total Privileged Access Management (TPAM) Suite

Modulo Security for Risk Manager

Qualys for QualysGuard PCI

SenSage for Event Data Warehouse

Vanguard Integrity Professionals for

Audit and Compliance Solution

Best Security Company


Fortify Software




Best SME Security Solution

Astaro Internet Security for

Security Gateway

Imprivata for OneSign

Kaspersky Lab for Open Space Security

Reflexion Networks for Total Control

Sentrigo for Hedgehog Enterprise

WatchGuard Technologies for Firebox X Core

Rookie Security Company of the Year





StrikeForce Technologies

Professional Awards

Best Professional Certification Program

GIAC for Global Information Assurance Certification; Security Essentials Certification; Global Information Assurance Certification;and Certified Forensics Analyst Information System Audit and Control Association for Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

(ISC)2 for SSCP

(ISC)2 for CISSP

Best Professional Training Program

Intense School's Professional Information Security Training Program


SANS Institute

The Training Camp

Vanguard Enterprise Security Training and Education

Best Security Team


Diebold Enterprise,


Southwest Washington Medical Center

Troy University

CSO of the Year

Bobby Dominguez, Catalina Marketing

Robert Maley, state of Pennsylvania

Dave Cullinane, eBay

Bill McQuaid, Parkview Adventist

Medical Center

Mark Weatherford, state of California

SC Awards Gala: Where it's at

The gala dinner and ceremony will take place in San Francisco on Tuesday, March 2. For more information about the SC Awards event, please contact Natasha Mulla at: (646) 638-6108 or natasha.mulla@

Judges, co-chairs
Illena Armstrong, editor-in-chief, SC Magazine
Greg Bell, global services leader, information protection and business resiliency, KPMG
Stacey Halota, VP, information security and privacy, The Washington Post Co.

For a full list of judges and more information on the SC Awards, please click on

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