Malwarebytes Selected as SC Media 2019 Excellence Award Finalist
SC Awards is recognized as the gold standard of industry accomplishment amongst cybersecurity professionals
SANTA CLARA, Calif.– January 11, 2019 – Malwarebytes™, the leading advanced endpoint protection and remediation solution, today announced that it has been recognized as an Excellence Award finalist in the “Best SME Security Solution category” for the 2019 SC Awards. Finalists are recognized for outstanding leadership and providing superior security products to the cybersecurity industry. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards ceremony on March 5, 2019 in San Francisco.
“Every new year brings with it an unpredictable mix of adversity and opportunity for information security professionals,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Media. “In 2018, we watched as ransomware took down entire city governments, popular online platforms were accused of mishandling user data, and technology giants announced an unprecedented industry-wide effort to solve the Spectre and Meltdown CPU vulnerabilities. Through it all, this year’s SC Awards finalists found ways to break boundaries, overcome challenges and contribute fresh new ideas to the world of cybersecurity.”
Now in its 22nd year, SC Awards is recognized as the industry gold standard of accomplishment for cybersecurity professionals, products and services. Winners in the Excellence category are determined by an expert panel of judges with extensive knowledge and experience in the 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 an Excellence Award finalist in the Best SME Security Solution category,” said Marcin Kleczynski, CEO, Malwarebytes. “At Malwarebytes, we strive to provide the best endpoint protection and remediation tools available. More than eight million threats are detected or blocked every day with Malwarebytes technology. This award underscores our mission to provide everyone with a malware-free cyber experience today and well into the future. A huge thank you to SC Media for your support of the IT security community and for this recognition.”
“As a finalist, Malwarebytes demonstrated unique innovation in its approach to protecting companies from the onslaught of malicious attacks and other threats,” added Armstrong of SC Media. “Malwarebytes’ solution represents some of the most effective security technology on the market today.”
Malwarebytes’ award-winning protection and remediation tools continue to fuel the company’s growth. To date, Malwarebytes has more than 750 employees, millions of customers around the world and $80 million in venture capital. Malwarebytes products have been downloaded more than 500 million times and have removed more than five billion pieces of malware.
“Malwarebytes catches the malware that our antivirus misses. Cleanup and exploit blocking is great too. Malwarebytes eliminates the worry and the need to continuously watch everything,” said Tyler Conacher, IT Support Specialist, Rocky Mountain Equipment.
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 2019 SC Awards gala, please visit https://scawards2019.splashthat.com/.
About SC Media
SC Media is cybersecurity. For 30 years, they have armed information security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders, and independent product reviews in partnership with and for top-level information security executives and their technical teams.
In addition to their comprehensive website, SC Mediaoffers magazines, ebooks, and newsletters. They also host digital and live events such as SC Awards and RiskSec NY to provide cybersecurity professionals all the information needed to safeguard their organizations and contribute to their longevity and success.
Malwarebytes proactively protects people and businesses against dangerous threats such as malware, ransomware and exploits that escape detection by traditional antivirus solutions. Malwarebytes completely replaces antivirus with artificial intelligence-powered technology that stops cyberattacks before they can compromise home computers and business endpoints. More than 60,000 businesses and millions of people worldwide trust and recommend Malwarebytes solutions. Our team of threat researchers and security experts process emerging and established threats every day, from all over the globe. Founded in 2008, the company is headquartered in California, with offices in Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit us at https://www.malwarebytes.com/.
Malwarebytes founder and CEO Marcin Kleczynski started the company to create the best disinfection and protection solutions to combat the world’s most harmful Internet threats. The market continues to recognize Marcin’s advancements in cybersecurity with the recent recognition as “CEO of the Year” in the Global Excellence awards. He has also been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 Rising Stars of Enterprise Technology list and received both the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards.
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