Security Compass Selected as SC Media 2018 Excellence Award Finalist

Leading Application Security Requirements and Threat Management (ASRTM) Solution Applauded for its Ability to Identify Threats and Known Vulnerabilities Before Code is Written

Toronto, Ontario, CANADA

TORONTO, Feb. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Security Compass, providing organizations with the knowledge, training, and technology to make software secure, today announced that its SD Elements platform has been recognized as an Excellence Award finalist in the Best Emerging Technology category for the 2018 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 ceremony on April 17, 2018 in San Francisco.

“In an age where threats are ever-evolving, it is reassuring to know that one true constant is the commitment of dedicated information security professionals, as best exemplified by our SC Media Awards finalists,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Media. “These inspiring innovators have set a high bar for their industry peers, as they continue to protect the world from attacks and vulnerabilities that imperil our security, privacy, and digital infrastructure."

Now in its 21st year, SC Awards is recognized as the industry gold standard of accomplishment for cybersecurity professionals, products and services. Winners in the Excellence category are determined by an expert panel of judges with extensive 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.

"Agile development teams embrace DevOps to bring products to market faster – often skipping important security and compliance measures," said Rohit Sethi, COO of Security Compass. "SD Elements makes it easy for organizations to address the newest information security needs facing agile organizations.  As the world's first and leading Application Security Requirements and Threat Management (ASRTM) platform, SD Elements arms developers with the tools to bake security and compliance into software in a way that won't disrupt DevOp processes or get in the way of delivery."

“As a finalist, Security Compass demonstrated unique innovation in its approach to protecting companies from the onslaught of malicious attacks and other threats,” added Armstrong of SC Media. “Solutions from Security Compass represents some of the most effective security technology on the market today.”

The SC Awards gala honoring the winners attracts top professionals in the cybersecurity community and provides an invaluable opportunity for networking. To register for the 2018 SC Awards gala, please visit

About SC Media
SC Media is cybersecurity. For over 25 years, they have armed information security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders, and independent product reviews in partnership with and for top-level information security executives and their technical teams. In addition to their comprehensive website, SC Media offers magazines, eBooks, and newsletters. They also host digital and live events such as SC Awards and RiskSec NY to provide cybersecurity professionals all the information needed to safeguard their organizations and contribute to their longevity and success.

About Security Compass
Security Compass is a leader in helping businesses proactively make their software secure and reduce the risk of cyber security breaches. Offering advisory services, training, and SD Elements, the leading Application Security Requirements and Threat Modeling (ASRTM) platform, Security Compass enables development teams to rapidly and efficiently deliver software that’s secure by default. Security Compass serves some of the world's largest businesses including seven of the 15 largest financial institutions and four of the 10 largest technology companies in North America. The privately held company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada with global offices in the United States and India. Follow Security Compass on Twitter @securitycompass or visit

Media Contact:
April H. Burghardt
PR Consultant for Security Compass