“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. The year 2017 brought us WannaCry ransomware infections, the rise of cryptominers, and bugs like Broadpwn and BlueBorne that affected billions of devices. Whatever threats rear their ugly heads in 2018 and beyond, our finalists will be ready to act.”
Now in its 21st year, SC Awards is recognized as the industry gold standard of accomplishment for cybersecurity professionals, products and services. With the awards, SC Media recognizes the achievements of cybersecurity 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 who offer a product and/or service for the commercial, government, educational, nonprofit or other industries are eligible for the SC Awards’ Trust Award category.
“PacketSled is committed to empowering our clients with the best network visibility, incident response and network forensic capabilities available today,” said Fred Wilmot, CTO of PacketSled. “We are honored to have this recognition by SC Media and our team looks forward to continuing to build market-leading security software that makes a difference in the fight.”
“Finalists for the Trust awards are selected by a panel of approximately 100 professionals and the SC Magazine product reviews team,” added Illena Armstrong of SC Media. “It’s a high bar to clear and we are proud to acknowledge PacketSled as a finalist.”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 http://www.scmagazine.com/awards/.
About PacketSledPacketSled, the network analytics platform of choice for security experts, automates incident response by bringing together business context, AI, entity enrichment and detection with network visibility. Used for real-time analysis and response, PacketSled’s platform leverages continuous stream monitoring and retrospection to provide network forensics and security analytics. Used by response teams worldwide, security analysts and SOC teams can integrate PacketSled’s deep network context into their playbooks, SIEMS, or independently to dramatically reduce investigation time, cost and expertise required to respond to persistent threats, malware, insider attacks, and nation state espionage efforts. The company has been named an innovator in leading publications and by security analysts, including SC Magazine, earning a perfect score in the online fraud group test. Based in San Diego, the company is backed by investors including Keshif Ventures and Blu Venture Investors. The company is headquartered in San Diego, with offices in Seattle, WA. For continuous product updates and industry news, please visit us at www.packetsled.com or follow us @packetsled.
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Posted on January 24, 2018