NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spirion, the leading provider of sensitive data risk reduction solutions, today announced that the Spirion data platform has been recognized as an Excellence Award finalist in the Best Data Loss Prevention Solution category for the 2017 SC Awards. Finalists are recognized for outstanding leadership and providing superior security products to the cybersecurity industry. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards 2017 ceremony to be held Feb. 14, 2017, in San Francisco, Calif.
“As the threat of cyberattacks rise, organizations need the power to locate, classify, monitor and remediate 100 percent of their sensitive data,” said Dr. Jo Webber, CEO, Spirion. “Whether data is structured or unstructured, across networks or in cloud environments, having a centralized view of an organization’s data sprawl is a critical first step for security teams looking to prevent or limit the impact of a data breach.”
The SC Awards program, now in its 20th year, is recognized throughout the industry as the gold standard of excellence in cybersecurity. Winners in the Excellence category are determined by an expert panel of judges, hand-picked by SC Media’s editorial team for their breadth of knowledge and experience in the cybersecurity industry. The Excellence Award honors the professionals, products and services that have proven to be the best in the industry for protecting today’s corporate world from an array of risks and threats.
“Ransomware, nation-state cyber-attacks, IoT vulnerabilities, data privacy issues and more are dominating the headlines right now and it’s critical that we amplify the importance of these problems and highlight the actions organizations can take to safeguard their organizations,” said Illena Armstrong, vice president, editorial, SC Media. “As bad actors are constantly changing strategy, so too are the men, women and companies endeavoring to stop them in their tracks. These finalists have shown that they are the best at what they do.”
The SC Awards gala honoring the winners and the best in the industry attracts top professionals in the cybersecurity community and provides an invaluable opportunity for networking. To register for the 2017 SC Awards Gala, visit http://www.scmagazine.com/awards/.
“As a finalist, Spirion demonstrated unique innovation in its approach to protecting companies from the onslaught of malicious attacks and other threats,” added Armstrong. “Spirion’s solution represents some of the most effective security technologies on the market today.”
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Spirion, headquartered in New York City, is the leading provider of data risk reduction solutions to help businesses reduce their sensitive data footprint and proactively minimize the cost and reputational damage that results from cyberattacks. Spirion’s data platform, the ninth-generation award-winning solution, helps organizations eliminate the risk of data breaches by discovering, classifying, monitoring and protecting personal information – including PCI, PHI, intellectual property or any data type unique to an organization – stored across the network and cloud. Spirion has thousands of customers, including leading firms in the financial services, insurance, life sciences, healthcare, energy, public sector, retail, transportation, education, manufacturing and media markets. For more information, visit the company at www.spirion.com.