Digital Guardian Selected as a SC Magazine 2016 Excellence Award Finalist and as a 2016 Professional Award Finalist

WALTHAM, MASS., Friday, December 18, 2015

Selected Finalist for Best Data Leakage Prevention (DLP) Solution and Best Managed Security Service

Waltham, Mass. - December 16, 2015Digital Guardian, a next generation data protection platform purpose built to stop data theft, today announced the Digital Guardian (DG) Data Protection Platform has been selected as an Excellence Award finalist in the Best Data Leakage Prevention (DLP) Solution category for the 2016 SC Awards. Finalists are recognized for outstanding leadership and for providing superior security products to the information security industry.

“Cybercriminals have stepped up their game when it comes to wreaking havoc on the technologies and systems that are the lifeblood of our economy,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. “We recognize Digital Guardian and the other finalists for their outstanding achievements and contributions to our industry.”

In addition, the Digital Guardian Managed Security Program was selected for the Best Managed Security Service in the Professional Award category of the SC Awards. Finalists are selected for showing exemplary professional leadership in information technology (IT) security.

“Professional Award finalists epitomize the industry’s tireless efforts to protect valuable information from cybercriminals,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. “We are proud to recognize Digital Guardian for their outstanding achievements and contributions to our industry.”

Winners for both categories 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 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.

Winners in the Professional Award category are selected by an expert panel of judges and recognize the most talented information security professionals from end-user companies. Judges conducted in-depth analysis and considered many factors – such as applicable research, analyst reports and/or product reviews – to narrow down the field of hundreds of submissions to just the top finalists.

“It’s an honor to receive recognition in two of SC Magazine’s prestigious award categories,” said Ken Levine, president and chief executive officer, Digital Guardian. “We are committed to delivering the highest level of data protection, both through our Next Generation Data Protection Platform as well as through our Managed Security Program. Our developers and engineers deserve a tremendous amount of credit for creating a leading product while our managed security professionals deserve high praise for their ability to deliver top-notch data security services to our MSP customers.”

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 Guardian

Digital Guardian is a next generation data protection platform purpose built to stop data theft. The Digital Guardian platform performs across the corporate network, traditional endpoints and servers, mobile devices and cloud applications to make it easier to see and stop all threats to sensitive data. For more than 10 years, it has enabled data-rich organizations to protect their most valuable assets with an on premise deployment or an outsourced managed security program (MSP). Digital Guardian’s unique data awareness and transformative visibility, combined with behavioral threat detection and response, enables you to protect data without slowing the pace of your business. To learn more please visit:

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