A night to remember
A night to remember

The winners of the prestigious 2009 SC Awards U.S. will be announced on Tuesday, April 21 in San Francisco.

The annual SC Awards U.S. presentation and gala is fast approaching. As in years past, a distinguished panel of judges, as well as you, our readers, have selected the finalists for these prestigious awards, which recognize the best products, services and people in the IT security industry. This year, there were over 600 nominations in the various categories. And from those, finalists have been chosen for the Reader Trust, Excellence and Professional Awards.

The SC Magazine Awards are a global affair. While honors in North America are bestowed in the SC Awards U.S. program, the U.K. SC Awards call out the winning efforts during their London event in April.

With readers and judges for this year having made their decisions, we here present the finalists in the Reader Trust category. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards Gala on April 21 during the RSA Conference in San Francisco.


Best Anti-Malware Solution
ESET for ESET NOD32 Antivirus
IBM forIBM ISS Proventia Network
Multi-Function Security
Sourcefire for ClamAV
Sunbelt Software USA for VIPRE
Symantec Corporation for Endpoint Protection
Websense for Web Security Gateway

Best Computer Forensics Solution
Cyber Security Technologies for OnLine Digital Forensic Suite
(OnLineDFS)
LogLogic for LogLogic 4.6
LogRhythm for LogRhythm
NetWitness for NetWitness
NextGen 8.5
Prism Microsystems for EventTracker

Best Data Loss/Leakage Prevention
BigFix for Enterprise Suite 7.0
McAfee for Total Protection for Data
RSA, the Security Division of EMC, for RSA Data Loss Prevention Suite
Symantec for Data Loss Prevention
Vericept Corporation for Data Loss Prevention Solution
Websense for Data Security Suite

Best Email Security Solution
IronPort Systems for C-Series and X-Series Email Security Appliance
Proofpoint for Proofpoint
Secure Computing for Secure Mail
SonicWALL for Email Security 500
Symantec Corporation for Brightmail Gateway 7.7

Best Endpoint Security Solution
Check Point Software Technologies for Endpoint Security
Cisco Systems for NAC Appliance
F5 Networks for FirePass Remote Access Solution
McAfee for Total Protection for Endpoint
Symantec Corporation for Network Access Control 11.0

Best Enterprise Firewall
Check Point Software Technologies for VPN-1 Power
IBM for Proventia Network Intrusion
Prevention as Layer II Firewall
Palo Alto Networks for PA-4000 and PA-2000 Series
Secure Computing for Secure Firewall
SonicWALL for E-Class Network Security Appliance (NSA) E7500

Best Identity Management Solution
CA for CA Identity Manager
IBM for IBM Tivoli Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign-On
Imprivata for OneSign Platform
Oracle Identity Management for Oracle Identity Management
RSA, the Security Division of EMC, for RSA Access Manager
VeriSign for Personal Identity Portal

Best IM Security Solution
Barracuda Networks for IM Firewall
FaceTime Communications for IMAuditor
GTB Technologies for GTB Inspector
MessageLabs for Enterprise Instant Messaging
Presensoft for Presensoft IM Policy Manager

Best Integrated Security Solution
BigFix for BigFix Enterprise Suite 7.0
Fortinet for Fortinet FortiGate-310B
IBM for IBM Proventia SiteProtector
Splunk for Splunk
WhiteHat for WhiteHat Sentinel

Best Intrusion Detection/Prevention
Check Point for IPS-1
McAfee for Network Security Platform
Secure Computing for Secure Firewall
Sourcefire for Snort
TippingPoint for Intrusion Prevention System

Best IPsec/SSL VPN
Check Point for Connectra
Cisco Systems for Adaptive Security Appliance 5500 Series SSL/IPsec VPN
Citrix Systems for Access Gateway
F5 Networks for FirePass Remote Access Solution
Stonesoft for StoneGate SSL VPN

Best Managed Security Service
MessageLabs for Email and Web Security
MX Logic for Complete Security Service
SecureWorks for Managed Security Services
Symantec Corporation for MSS
Websense for Hosted Email & Web Security

Best Mobile Device Security Solution
Check Point for Media Encryption and Port Protection
CREDANT Technologies for Mobile Guardian
GuardianEdge Technologies for Data Protection Platform
IronKey for Enterprise with Silver Bullet Service
PGP Corporation for Whole Disk Encryption 9.9
Utimaco Safeware for SafeGuard Enterprise 5.3

Best Multi- and Second-factor Solution
2factor for 2factor RPM
Aladdin Knowledge Systems for eToken
Entrust for IdentityGuard
Gemalto for Smart Enterprise Guardian (SEG)
Imprivata for OneSign Authentication Management (AM)
RSA, The Security Division of EMC for RSA SecurID

Best Policy Management Solution
Archer Technologies for Policy Management
BigFix for Enterprise Suite 7.0
NetIQ for Secure Configuration Manager
Shavlik Technologies for NetChk Compliance
Symantec Corporation for Control Compliance Suite

Best Security Incident/Event Management Solution
Alert Logic for Log Manager
ArcSight for SIEM Platform
LogRhythm for LogRhythm
Symantec Corporation for Security Information Manager 4.6
TriGeo Network Security for TriGeo SIM

Best Security Software Development
Fortify Software for Fortify 360
Hewlett-Packard for HP DevInspect
IBM for IBM Rational AppScan Developer Edition
RSA, the Security Division of EMC, for RSA BSAFE
VeriSign for Code Signing

Best Vulnerability Management Solution
Core Security Technologies for CORE IMPACT Essential
IBM for IBM Proventia Network Enterprise Scanner
McAfee for Vulnerability Manager
Qualys for QualysGuard
Shavlik Technologies for Security Suite

Best Web Application Security Solution
Barracuda Networks for Barracuda Website Firewall
F5 Networks for BIG-IP Application Security Manager (ASM)
IBM for IBM Rational AppScan
Imperva for SecureSphere
Protegrity for Defiance Threat Management System (TMS)
WhiteHat for Sentinel

Best Web Filtering Solution
8e6 Technologies for 8e6 Professional Edition
Aladdin Knowledge Systems for eSafe
Barracuda Networks for Barracuda Web Filter
Blue Coat Systems for WebFilter and WebPulse cloud service
Websense for Web Security v7

Best Wireless Security Solution
AirMagnet for Enterprise
AirTight Networks for SpectraGuard
SonicWALL for TZ 190 Wireless TotalSecure



For a complete list of SC Awards U.S. finalists, including the Excellence and Professional categories, please click here.