London and San Francisco, Dec. 15, 2015 – Digital Shadows today announced that its Digital Shadows SearchLight™ has been recognized as an Excellence Award finalist in the Best Enterprise Security Solution category for the 2016 SC Awards. Finalists are recognized for outstanding leadership and for providing superior security products to the information security industry.
Digital Shadows provides complete cyber situational awareness that helps organizations protect against cyber attacks, loss of intellectual property, and loss of brand and reputational integrity. SearchLightcontinuously monitors more than 100 million data sources in 27 languages across the visible, deep and dark web, supported with expertise from the company’s intelligence operations team, to provide an “attacker’s eye view” of organizations’ exposed data and the risks requiring mitigation.
“We’ve long been focused on empowering our enterprise customers to reduce security incidents by analyzing both their organizations, and their would-be attackers, through an ‘outside in’ lens,” said Alastair Paterson, CEO and co-founder of Digital Shadows. “We’re very pleased to have this approach recognized with SearchLight as a finalist for Best Enterprise Security Solution, and will continue to innovate to help our clients achieve tailored threat intelligence as part of cyber situational awareness.”
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 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.
“It’s been said that cybercriminals are often the earliest adopters of new technologies, creating a unique challenge for organizations trying to protect private and public sector companies from attacks,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. “As a finalist, we recognize Digital Shadows as one of an elite group of companies able to successfully meet this constantly evolving challenge head-on.”
Winners will be announced at the SC Awards 2016 ceremony to be held March 1, 2016 in San Francisco.
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.
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About Digital Shadows
Digital Shadows provides complete cyber situational awareness that helps organizations protect against cyber attacks, loss of intellectual property, and loss of brand and reputational integrity. Its flagship solution, Digital Shadows SearchLight™, is a scalable and easy-to-use data analysis platform that provides a complete view of an organization’s digital footprint and the profile of its attackers. It is complemented with security analyst expertise to ensure extensive coverage, tailored intelligence and frictionless deployment. It continually monitors more than 100 million data sources in 27 languages across the visible, deep and dark web and other online sources to create an up-to-the minute view of an organization and the risks requiring mitigation. The company is jointly headquartered in London and San Francisco. For more information, visit http://www.digitalshadows.com