Carbon Black Named "Best Enterprise Security Solution" Finalist for 2017 SC Awards

UNITED STATES


WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Carbon Black, the leader in next-generation endpoint security, today announced it has been recognized as an Excellence Award finalist in the Best Enterprise Security 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 2017 SC Awards ceremony to be held February 14, 2017 in San Francisco.

"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 and their critical data assets," said Illena Armstrong, VP, 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 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 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.

"We are honored to be recognized as a finalist by SC Media for Best Enterprise Security Solution," said Patrick Morley, Carbon Black's CEO. "The emerging next-generation endpoint-security market must go beyond prevention to incorporate detection and remediation capabilities, empowering businesses to get to the root of their security issues. Carbon Black is dedicated to protecting enterprises of all sizes with simple, yet powerful, security solutions."

Carbon Black solutions are designed to replace ineffective antivirus, lock down critical systems, and arm incident-response teams with the most advanced tools to proactively hunt down threats.

With Carbon Black customers can:

Prevent advanced attacks. Using analytics from more than 7 million endpoints, Carbon Black blocks both malware and malware-less attacks and prevents more attacks than both traditional AV and competing NGAV products.

See Every Threat. Carbon Black continuously records all endpoint activity, giving organizations full visibility into how cyber attacks happen. By capturing and analyzing behaviors, Carbon Black pinpoints potential exploits and provides complete visibility into each threat.

Benefit from a Lightweight & Easy-to-Use Platform. Customers can deploy Carbon Black's cloud-based solutions within minutes and then easily monitor the health of their organization's security.

"As a finalist, Carbon Black demonstrated unique innovation in its approach to protecting companies from the onslaught of malicious attacks and other threats," added Armstrong of SC Media. "Carbon Black's solution represents some of the most effective security technology on the market today."

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, please visit http://www.scmagazine.com/awards/.

About SC Media

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Nominations and event information:

Anna Naumoski, senior events coordinator
anna.naumoski@haymarketmedia.com
646.638.6015

About Carbon Black

Carbon Black is the leading provider of a next-generation endpoint-security platform designed to enable organizations to stop the most attacks, see every threat, close security gaps, and evolve their defenses. The Cb Endpoint Security Platform helps organizations of all sizes replace legacy antivirus technology, lock down systems, and arm incident response teams with advanced tools to proactively hunt down threats. Today, Carbon Black has approximately 2,000 worldwide customers, including 25 of the Fortune 100 and more than 650 employees. Carbon Black was voted Best Endpoint Protection by security professionals in the SANS Institute's Best of 2015 Awards.


        

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