SC Awards Europe 2013 Preview: Going for gold


Everything you need to know about our annual industry competition and how to enter.

Everything you need to know about our annual industry competition and how to enter.

The SC Awards Europe are without peer. Recognised as the most coveted and prestigious awards event for the information security industry, they honour professionals working to secure enterprises of all sizes and the vendors that deliver innovative security technologies.

It's not easy to win. A panel of industry judges from the highest levels of the information security profession pass judgement on the products, services and companies put before them. Another panel that includes the SC editorial team is employed to decide who should win one of the Professional Awards. These are the people you need to impress.

The opportunity to get your hands on the most prized information security trophies in Europe starts now, and you've only got until Thursday 29 November to submit your entries.

The 2012 awards were bigger and better than ever, and for 2013 we have made just one change, with a new award for Best Mobile Solution to better reflect technological developments. These categories cement the awards' place at the heart of the industry and deliver recognition to those people and businesses that protect the data and wellbeing of their enterprises.

The whole process will once again culminate in a glittering night in London to unveil all the winners.


Entry deadline 29 November 2012
Save the date Tuesday 23 April 2013, The London Hilton, Park Lane, London W1K 1BE
The awards ceremony A glamorous occasion and great networking event celebrating the best of the industry. We welcome you to bring your clients and colleagues to the prestigious awards venue.
Enquiries Jo Plinston, Tel: 020 8267 4043 or email
Sponsorship enquiries Vanessa Vyapooree, Tel: 020 8267 4365 or email


The categories for entry to the SC Awards Europe 2013 appear below.

Please check individual pages on the awards website ( for specific criteria and qualifying questions, or contact the awards team.

Technology awards
Best Anti-Malware Solution
Best Content Security
Best Network Security
Best Integrated Security Solution
Best IAM Solution
Best Remote Access
Best Security Management
Best SME Security Solution
Best Enterprise Security Solution
Best Security Solution, Financial Services
Innovation Award
Best Secure Virtualisation Solution
Best Encryption Solution
Best DLP Solution
Best Secure Transaction Solution
NEW Best Mobile Solution
Best Forensics Tool

Industry awards
Information Security Product of the Year
Information Security Vendor of the Year
Information Security Consultancy of the Year
Best Global Security Company

Professional awards
Information Security Person of the Year
Information Security Project of the Year
Information Security Team of the Year
The Rising Star Award


1 Go to
2 Choose which categories you want to enter
3 Write your submission following the guidelines
4 Source two to three high-resolution images (300dpi in jpeg or eps format)
5 Register and enter your submission online. Good luck!


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