NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Portnox, a market leader for network visibility, access control and device risk management solutions, today announced the company and its NAC-as-a-Service solution, Portnox CLEAR, has been recognized in five leading industry awards.
With the onset of digital transformation, Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) and the Internet of Things (IoT), this recognition further reinforces the continued importance of network access control (NAC) solutions – a market that has seen consistent growth in recent years, about 20 percent year over year, according to most estimates. Portnox strives to help SMBs, mid-market companies and enterprises to simplify the management of emerging cyber risks, earning recognition from security awards including:
- Info Security Product Guide Excellence Awards as the Gold Winner in the NAC category
- Cyber Defense Magazine InfoSec Awards for 2018 winner in the Network Access Control category
- Cybersecurity Excellence Awards as the Silver Winner in the Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company (between 50-100 employees) category
- Cybersecurity Excellence Awards as a Bronze Winner in the Cloud Security (50-99 employees) category
- SC Magazine’s SC Awards 2018 as a finalist in the Best NAC Solution category
Portnox CLEAR offers the benefits of a Security-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution paired with robust network and cloud access controls, visibility and risk monitoring capabilities. CLEAR augments network security by providing continuous endpoint visibility, including real-time risk assessments in all locations, discovery and visibility of Internet of Things and BYOD devices. CLEAR generates unique risk scores for each device, allowing network administrators to create accurate risk profiles of their networks, and helping them gain an understanding of underlying network vulnerabilities.
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“With the onset of digital transformation, globally dispersed workforces, remote employees, and growth of BYOD and IoT, there is a real need for businesses to continuously monitor their networks. Securing the network from the cloud enables IT executives to better monitor all network endpoints and identify devices that are potentially at risk, regardless of location,” said Ofer Amitai, CEO, Portnox. “We are honored so many organizations recognize the work we are doing and reinventing NAC to be delivered as-a-Service, so that small and large organizations alike can monitor and secure their entire networks with ease.”
“Cybercrime, Hactivism, Cyberespionage, Ransomware and malware exploits are all on the rise, Portnox has won the Network Access Control category from our magazine. They won after we reviewed nearly 3,000 infosec companies, globally, because they are an innovator on a mission to help stop breaches and get one step ahead of the next threat, proactively,” said Gary S. Miliefsky, Publisher, Cyber Defense Magazine.
“With Cybercrime continuing to gain momentum, surpassing global drug crime last year and reaching over $600B in theft and damages, we are proud to see this company as an award winning innovator, offering a new approach to defeat these criminals,” said Pierlugi Paganini, Editor-in-Chief, Cyber Defense Magazine.
"Congratulations to Portnox for being recognized as a winner in the Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company and Cloud Security categories of the 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards," said Holger Schulze, CEO of Cybersecurity Insiders and founder of the 400,000-member Information Security Community on LinkedIn that organizes the awards program. "With over 400 entries in more than 70 categories, the 2018 awards are highly competitive and all winners truly reflect the very best in today's cybersecurity industry."
Portnox secures connected organizations’ corporate networks utilizing its next-generation network access control and management solutions. Portnox’s solutions manage every user, every device – including: Internet of Things (IoT), BYOD, mobile and managed devices – accessing the network, everywhere.
Founded in 2007, Portnox provides its global customers with a complete view of device and network visibility, reducing security risks and improving network control. Portnox offers two solutions – CORE for On-Premise NAC and CLEAR for cloud-based NAC – allowing companies to grow, optimize, and evolve their infrastructure while maintaining the upmost security and compliance. The company has been recognized for numerous industry awards, including Info Security Products Guide 2018 and 2017, 2018 Cyber Security Excellence Awards, 2017 Computing Security Awards, 2017 Best of Interop ITX and 2017 Cyber Defense Magazine. Portnox has offices in the U.S. and in Europe.