CAMPBELL, Calif. — December 18, 2015 Skyhigh Networks, the Cloud Security and Enablement Company, today announced the Skyhigh Cloud Security Manager has been recognized as both an Excellence Award and Trust Award finalist in the Best Cloud Computing Security Solution and Best Enterprise Security Solution categories, respectively, for the 2016 SC Awards. Finalists for the Excellence Awards are recognized for outstanding leadership and for providing superior security products to the information security industry. Finalists for the Trust Awards 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.
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 Awards 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. With the Trust 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. Vendors and service providers which offer a product and/or service for the commercial, government, educational, nonprofit or other industries are eligible for the SC Awards’ Trust Award category.
“The use for cloud services at work will only increase, but companies can’t lose sight of security, compliance and governance of corporate data. To address this challenge, enterprises are increasingly using Cloud Access Security Brokers for centralized visibility and control of multiple cloud services,” said Kamal Shah, SVP of Products and Marketing at Skyhigh Networks. “We’re honored to be recognized as the leading CASB provider, helping some of the largest organizations securely embrace cloud services.”
“Skyhigh Networks has demonstrated that they are among the best in the industry at cloud security,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. “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.”
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 invaluable opportunity for networking. To register for the 2016 SC Awards Gala please visit this link.
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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 500 enterprises including Aetna, Comcast, 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 Campbell, Calif., Skyhigh Networks is backed by Greylock Partners, Sequoia, and Salesforce.com. You can follow us on Twitter @SkyhighNetworks or learn more at skyhighnetworks.com.
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