ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mandiant, the leader in security incident response management, has been awarded the 2013 SC Award for exemplary professional leadership in information-technology (IT) security. The award was presented on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at the 2013 SC Awards U.S. Ceremony in San Francisco, California.
“It is an honor to be named Best Security Company for the second year in a row,” said Mandiant Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Mandia. “We are proud of the trust our customers put in our products and services to secure their most valuable assets and grateful to SC Magazine for recognizing us once again.”
The 2013 Professional Award winners were chosen by a panel of esteemed security professionals from the private and public sector, hand-picked by SC Magazine’s editorial team for their information security leadership and knowledge. When determining the winner, the panel conducted in-depth analysis and considered many factors such as applicable research, analyst reports, and/or product reviews to narrow down the field of hundreds of submissions to just the top finalists. Through this comprehensive analysis, Mandiant was selected as this year’s winner for Best Security Company.
“2013 SC Award winner, Mandiant, has demonstrated the ability to execute the types of innovative and comprehensive IT security measures needed to fight the growing complexities of cyber attacks,” said Illena Armstrong, VP of editorial, SC Magazine. “SC Magazine, our distinguished panel of expert judges and the entire industry recognize these efforts with this prestigious award.”
The SC Awards, now in its 16th year, are the clear global leader for IT security professionals and products that fend off the myriad security threats in today’s corporate world. The annual awards showcase the best solutions, services and professionals while recognizing achievement and technical excellence. SC Magazine distinguishes the achievements of the security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities and the fervent work of government, commercial and nonprofits. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit http://www.scmagazineus.com/awards.
Mandiant is the leader in security incident response management. Mandiant’s products and services protect the world’s most valuable data every day from targeted attacks. Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, with offices in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Dublin, Ireland, Mandiant’s customers include Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, government agencies, domestic and foreign police departments, and the world’s leading law firms. The authors of 12 books and quoted frequently by leading media organizations, Mandiant security consultants and engineers hold top government security clearances and advanced degrees from some of the leading computer science programs. To learn more about Mandiant visit www.mandiant.com, read the company blog, M-Unition, follow on Twitter @Mandiant or Facebook at www.facebook.com/mandiantcorp.
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