SC Magazine Awards Europe 2012 officially open, new Global Award announced

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SC Awards Europe 2012 will be bigger than ever and reflect changing market and threat conditions.

SC Awards Europe for 2012 will be bigger than ever and reflect changing market and threat conditions.

Widely recognised as the most coveted and prestigious awards for the European information security industry, the SC Awards honour professionals working to secure enterprises and the vendor and channel communities that deliver innovative security technologies.

A total of 27 categories are open, including new categories in the technology and industry awards sections. Reflecting current trends, added this year are awards for best mobile device management and best forensics tool, while a new award for best global security company will sit alongside information security vendor of the year and CEO of the year.

The deadline for entries is 17th November 2011, with awards announced on the 24th April next year at the London Hilton, Park Lane.

At the 2011 awards, Sophos were named as information security vendor of the year, Qualys' Philippe Courtot was named as CEO of the year and Actiance's Unified Security Gateway was named as information security product of the year. Other winners on the night included Websense, ArcSight, Becrypt and Good Technology

Paul Fisher, editor of SC Magazine, said: “After the success of the 2011 awards, we have further developed the SC Magazine Europe awards to consider current industry trends. The last 12 months have seen a huge change in the issues for the security professional and with products constantly launched and initiatives operated to mitigate these challenges, it is important for us and the industry to recognise these achievements.”

For further information on the awards, contact Jo Peed on For commercial opportunities, contact Nicola Fulker at or Mark Gordon on

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