SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Virsec, a cybersecurity company delivering a radically new approach to protect against advanced targeted attacks, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, one of the industry’s leading information security research and advisory guides, has named the Virsec Security Platform a winner in three categories in the 2019 Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards®.
Virsec took top honors, winning the Gold Award for Best Application Security, and was also recognized for Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and SCADA, and Innovation in Next Generation Security.
The prestigious global awards recognize cybersecurity and information technology vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products, solutions, and services that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of security and technologies.
“We’re very pleased that ISPG has recognized the need for next-generation security to counter today’s most dangerous cyberattacks. Virsec is a pioneer in protecting applications against advanced fileless, zero-day and memory-based attacks,” said Satya Gupta, founder and CTO at Virsec. “This is especially important for mission-critical applications and critical infrastructure, which are constantly under attack.”
Virsec defends against crippling attacks, especially those deemed un-patchable, protecting legacy and modern applications from attacks invisible to conventional security. Underscoring its innovative approach, efficacy and cost-effectiveness, Virsec has been deployed by industry leaders like Raytheon, AVEVA and Schneider Electric.
Addressing the unique security needs of critical infrastructure and defense networks, Virsec delivers comprehensive application-level protection against attacks that target software and bypass conventional security. Built on patented Trusted Execution™ technology, Virsec Security Platform secures the entire network stack from internal threats and targeted external attacks aimed at specific network components at each level. Virsec also protects legacy systems that may be un-patchable or can’t be taken offline.
About Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards
Info Security Products Guide sponsors the Global Excellence Awards and plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources and assets. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping cyber security and industry predictions & directions that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. Visit www.infosecurityproductsguide.com for the complete list of winners.
Headquartered in San Jose, California with a strong presence in India, Australia and UK, Virsec delivers innovative solutions to counter today’s advanced cyberattacks. The company is led by industry veterans who have driven one of the world’s top processor teams, and created innovative technology in network security, embedded systems and real-time memory systems. The team has broad leadership experience at companies including AMD, Cisco, IBM, Palo Alto Networks, Juniper, Dell, NextGen, BMC Software, ForcePoint, as well a long list of high-growth start-ups. More information and demos are available at www.virsec.com.