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CyberArk Wins Best Advanced Persistent Threat Protection in SC Awards Europe 2014

CyberArk, the company securing the heart of the enterprise, today announced that it has been selected as Best Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection at the SC Awards Europe 2014. The CyberArk Privileged Account Security solution was selected from a group of finalists representing the best the information security industry has to offer. CyberArk was also ranked ‘highly commended’ in the identity management category.

“Privileged and administrative credentials are a predominant exploit for advanced attacks because they empower attackers to become de facto insiders and commandeer a company’s infrastructure. Preventing the exploitation of these accounts is critical in protecting against the latest attacks,” said John Worrall, CMO, CyberArk. “We’re honored to receive recognition by an organization that truly understands the security threats that organizations face today. This award validates our approach as CyberArk continues to develop innovative solutions to protect against an increasingly menacing threat landscape.”

Hundreds of vendors and service providers entered the product and service categories. The CyberArk Privileged Account Security solution was selected as the winner by a judge’s panel, hand-picked by members of SC Magazine’s editorial team. These judges include representatives from end-user companies, analysts and independent consulting firms and academia—many of whom are practicing and former CISOs.

“After being narrowed down to a select group of finalists, our judges poured over the entries to thoroughly compare each product against its peers,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. “CyberArk was selected as the winner in this year’s SC Awards Europe for its ability to best meet the needs of its customers.”

The SC Awards are recognized as a high mark of achievement for information-technology security professionals and products. The annual awards showcase the best solutions, services and professionals working to fend off the myriad security threats in today’s corporate world. SC Magazine distinguishes the achievements of the security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the dedicated work of government, commercial and nonprofits.

For more information on CyberArk’s award winning Privileged Account Security solution, please visit: http://ow.ly/wluwF

For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit www.scawardseurope.com.

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 print magazine and vibrant daily website, the brand’s portfolio includes the SC Congress and Expo series (Chicago, London, New York, Toronto), SC Awards (U.S. and U.K.), SC Marketscope, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executive Forums.

About CyberArk

CyberArk is the only security company focused on eliminating the most advanced cyber threats; those that use insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise. Dedicated to stopping attacks before they stop business, CyberArk proactively secures against cyber threats before attacks can escalate and do irreparable damage. The company is trusted by the world’s leading companies – including 30 of the Fortune 100 and 17 of the world’s top 20 banks – to protect their highest value information assets, infrastructure and applications. A global company, CyberArk is headquartered in Petach Tikvah, Israel, with U.S. headquarters located in Newton, MA. The company also has offices throughout EMEA and Asia-Pacific. To learn more about CyberArk, visit www.cyberark.com, read the company blog, http://www.cyberark.com/blog/, follow on Twitter @CyberArk or Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CyberArk.

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