NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Dec 16, 2015) - NopSec today announced that NopSec Unified VRM has been recognized as a Trust Award finalist in the Best Vulnerability Management Solution category for the 2016 SC Awards. The finalists and winners are chosen by a distinguished group of leading IT security professionals from the SC Magazine readership and selected by the SC editorial team. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards 2016 ceremony to be held March 1, 2016 in San Francisco.

"From Duqu 2.0 to mobile cyberthreats to the nearly $1 billion stolen from financial institutions by the Carbanak cybercriminal group, 2015 saw near-exponential growth in the number and complexity of cyberattacks," said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. "As the bad guys shift and pivot strategies, so too do the men, women and companies working to stop them in their tracks. These finalist have shown that they are the best at what they do."

The SC Awards, now in its 19th year, are recognized throughout the security industry as the gold standard of excellence in cybersecurity. With the awards, SC Magazine recognizes the achievements of security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the vigilant work of government, commercial and nonprofit entities.

"We are dedicated to driving a major shift in the vulnerability management and analytics space. Organizations need to change their approach and be more proactive in closing the current gap between security threat detection and remediation," added NopSec CEO Lisa Xu. "Being recognized by the SC Magazine team as one of the best vendors in the vulnerability management space is a huge win as it further validates our goal of helping security professionals make intelligent risk decisions."

"NopSec has demonstrated that they are among the best in the industry at vulnerability management," said Armstrong. "Being a Trust Award nominee is a special honor as it demonstrates that you are at the top of your game, and your peers know it."

About NopSec
NopSec provides vulnerability risk management and remediation workflow solutions to help small to mid-sized businesses protect their IT environments from security breaches. The company's flagship product, Unified VRM, is based on a flexible SaaS architecture that provides intelligent context to vulnerability data, enabling security teams to visually forecast threat risk to dramatically reduce the turnaround time between identification and remediation of critical security vulnerabilities across infrastructure and applications. NopSec has been recognized as one of the 20 Most Promising Enterprise Security Companies of 2015 by CIO Review and named to CRN's list of Emerging Security Vendors for four consecutive years. NopSec is based in New York, NY. For more information, please visit

About SC Magazine
SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. Besides the monthly print magazine, special Spotlight editions and daily website, the brand's portfolio includes SC Marketscope and SC Magazine Newswire, and face-to-face events, including the SC Congress series (New York, Chicago, Boston, Toronto, London, Amsterdam), and the SC Awards.

Contact Information:

Media Contact for NopSec:
Kim Pegnato
PR for NopSec


SC Magazine Nominations and Event Information:
Anna Jurgowski
events coordinator