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Skyhigh Networks named as SC Magazine 2015 Excellence Award Finalist

Company’s Innovative Skyhigh Secure Solution Garners the Security Industry’s Most Prominent Recognition

Campbell, Calif. – January 21, 2015: Skyhigh Networks, the cloud security and enablement company, has been named a finalist in the SC Awards 2015 for outstanding leadership and achievement in information security. Skyhigh Secure is recognized in the Best Emerging Technology category, which acknowledges companies with superior security products that help customers address the most pressing cybersecurity threats. Skyhigh Secure enforces the organization’s policies across all cloud services via coarse and granular access control, encrypting sensitive data with customer managed keys, data loss prevention, and providing a live log of all accesses and actions for forensic and compliance purposes. The winner will be announced at the SC Awards 2015 ceremony to be held April 21, 2015 in San Francisco.

 

“From Home Depot, to JP Morgan, to Sony, cyber attackers showed new levels of sophistication and determination in their attacks in 2014,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. “With mounting headlines, it’s more important than ever to recognize the tireless efforts of the men and women across the globe who work to combat these threats and provide cybersecurity to organizations large and small.”

 

The SC Awards, now in its 18th year, are the information security industry’s most prominent recognition. Winners in the Excellence category are decided by an expert panel of judges, hand-picked by SC Magazine’s editorial team for their breadth of knowledge and experience in the information security industry. The awards honor both the cybersecurity professionals working in the trenches, and the products and services that help protect today’s corporate world from a myriad of ever-changing threats.

 

“Recognition of Skyhigh’s cloud security solution reinforces that risk to data in cloud services is a top concern for enterprises,” said Skyhigh Vice-President of Products and Marketing Kamal Shah. “Skyhigh’s traction in the marketplace speaks to the initiative companies are taking to secure the next generation perimeter.”

 

“Skyhigh Networks’ solution represents some of the most innovative and effective security technology on the market today,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. “As attackers develop and practice new approaches to compromising sensitive information, companies are challenged to keep pace. Skyhigh Secure was named an SC Award finalist for its efforts to raise the bar for the security industry.”

 

Winners of this year’s SC Awards U.S. will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco on April 21, 2015. This is one of the most anticipated IT security events of the year and promises excitement and invaluable networking opportunities with some of the top corporate IT professionals in the country. To attend the awards, please register here.

 

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 the SC Congress and Expo series (New York, Chicago, Toronto, London), SC Awards, SC Marketscope and SC Magazine Newswire.

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Nominations and event information:

Maggie Keller, events manager

maggie.keller@haymarketmedia.com

646.638.6041

Public Relations for SC Magazine

Matt Stubbs, MIX Public Relations

matts@mix-pr.com

 

About Skyhigh Networks

Skyhigh Networks, the cloud security and enablement company, helps enterprises safely adopt cloud services while meeting their security, compliance, and governance requirements. Over 350 enterprises including Aetna, Cisco, DIRECTV, HP, and Western Union use Skyhigh to gain visibility into all cloud services in use and their associated risk; analyze cloud usage to identify security breaches, compromised accounts, and insider threats; and seamlessly enforce security policies with encryption, data loss prevention, contextual access control, and activity monitoring. Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Skyhigh Networks is backed by Greylock Partners, Sequoia Capital, and Salesforce.com. For more information, visit us at www.skyhighnetworks.com or follow us on Twitter @skyhighnetworks.

 

Contact:

Sam Bleiberg

Corporate Communications

PR@corp.Skyhighnetworks.com

408-564-0278