Recognized in Rookie Security Company of the Year category for disrupting network security
DENVER, Dec. 15, 2015 ─ ProtectWise, provider of the industry's first Cloud Network DVR for complete detection, visibility and response to enterprise threats, today announced it has been recognized as an Excellence Award finalist for SC Magazine's 2016 Rookie Security Company of the Year category. Finalists are recognized for outstanding leadership and for providing superior security products to the information security industry. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards 2016 ceremony to be held during the RSA Conference in San Francisco.
ProtectWise is disrupting the network security industry with its Cloud Network DVR, a virtual camera in the cloud that records everything on the network and allows security professionals to see threats in real time as well as retrospectively ⎼ automatically analyzing historic network traffic with the latest intelligence to uncover previously unknown threats. By harnessing the power and scale of the cloud, ProtectWise provides an integrated solution with complete visibility and detection of enterprise threats and accelerated incident response, delivering unique advantages over current network security solutions.
"We founded ProtectWise on a commitment to turn the current model of enterprise security on its head by shifting network security to the cloud," said Scott Chasin, co-founder and CEO, ProtectWise. "The recognition by SC Magazine is confirmation of the market need for this innovative, integrated cloud platform approach to network security."
The SC Awards, now in its 19th year, are recognized throughout the security industry as the gold standard of excellence in cybersecurity. Winners in the Excellence category are determined by an expert panel of judges, handpicked by SC Magazine's editorial team for their breadth of knowledge and experience in the information security industry. The Excellence Awards honor the professionals, products and services that have proven to be the best in the industry for protecting today's corporate world from cybercrime.
"Cybercriminals have stepped up their game when it comes to wreaking havoc on the technologies and systems that are the lifeblood of our economy," said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. "We recognize ProtectWise and the other finalists for their outstanding achievements and contributions to our industry."
Winners of the 2016 SC Awards will be announced at a gala dinner and cocktail party on March 1, 2016 in San Francisco. This event attracts top professionals in the IT security community and provides an opportunity for networking. To register for the 2016 SC Awards Gala, visit the SC Magazine website here.
ProtectWise™ is disrupting the network security industry with its Cloud Network DVR, a virtual camera in the cloud that records everything on the network. The service allows security professionals to see threats in real time and continuously goes back in time to discover previously unknown threats automatically. By harnessing the power of the cloud, ProtectWise provides an integrated solution with complete detection and visibility of enterprise threats and accelerated incident response. The Cloud Network DVR delivers unique advantages over current network security solutions, including an unlimited retention window with full-fidelity forensic capacity, the industry's only automated smart retrospection, advanced security visualization, and the ease and cost-savings of an on-demand deployment model.
Founded in April 2013, the company is based in Denver and led by a team of security and SaaS industry veterans from McAfee, IBM, Mandiant and Proofpoint. ProtectWise has raised more than $37 million in funding and was named to Network World's list of "10 Security Start-Ups to Watch." For more information, visit www.protectwise.com.
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