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Palo Alto Networks latest security giant accused of patent infringement

Centripetal claims Palo Alto executives used a series of meetings and technical demonstrations to gain insight into the company’s network security innovations, before incorporating them into a wide range of Palo Alto products. The situation highlights the potential risks for both parties if early stage partnership discussions are not handled with care.

Finalists: Best Managed Security Service

Not all companies can comprehensively address the security needs of their environments. Lack of resources and staff often impede small and medium businesses to properly monitor systems and networks. Sometimes the most effective means of protecting the most critical assets is to hand off all or portions of the requirements. The offerings recognized in this…

Finalists: Best Web Application Solution

From spamming, credential stuffing, and CAPTCHA defeat, to fraudulent account creation and denial of service, malicious web automation attacks can cause significant monetary and brand damage. Key industry standards exist to guide organizations in setting security controls to detect and mitigate threats, but tools are critical. Technologies recognized in this category may be web application…

Finalists: Best Customer Service

Support as well as service of products are critical components of any contract. For many organizations that seek out help from information security vendors and service providers, the aid they receive from customer service representatives is crucial to the deployment, ongoing maintenance and successful running of the technologies they’ve purchased. The companies recognized in this…

Finalists: Best Vulnerability Management Solution

Where are the gaps in your network? How might bad actors slip in? The answer to those questions evolves just as quickly as the nature of the threats. The technologies recognized in this category perform network/device vulnerability assessment and/or penetration testing, using such tactics as active or passive testing and either hardware- or software-based solutions…

Finalists: Best Cybersecurity Higher Education Program

Amid talk of cyber talent shortages, as well as efforts to increase diversity, education of young professionals in cybersecurity skills becomes critical. Colleges and universities offer an opportunity to engage men and women from a range of backgrounds early and often, feeding the pipeline for organizations across all verticals. The finalists in this category are…

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