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Cryptzone’s AppGate Named SC Magazine 2015 Excellence Award Finalist

January 20, 2015

AppGate makes short list in the Best Network Access Control Solution category

SC Magazine Awards 2015 FinalistWaltham, MACryptzone, a global provider of dynamic, identity-driven security and compliance solutions, has been named a finalist in the SC Awards 2015 for outstanding leadership and achievement in information security. AppGate® is recognized in the Best Network Access Control Solution category, which acknowledges companies with superior security products that help customers address the most pressing cybersecurity threats. The winner will be announced at the SC Awards 2015 ceremony to be held April 21, 2015, in San Francisco.

“From Home Depot, to JP Morgan, to Sony, cyber attackers showed new levels of sophistication and determination in their attacks in 2014,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial,SC Magazine. “With mounting headlines, it’s more important than ever to recognize the tireless efforts of the men and women across the globe who work to combat these threats and provide cybersecurity to organizations large and small.”

The SC Awards, now in its 18th year, are the information security industry’s most prominent recognition. Winners in the Excellence category are decided by an expert panel of judges, hand-picked by SC Magazine’s editorial team for their breadth of knowledge and experience in the information security industry. The awards honor both the cybersecurity professionals working in the trenches, and the products and services that help protect today’s corporate world from a myriad of ever-changing threats.

“Cryptzone’s approach to security is unique, disrupting traditional models of network access control to better mitigate threats from the outside and within,” explained Kurt Mueffelmann, president and CEO for Cryptzone. “Our recognition by SC Magazine and the IT security industry as an innovator in the network access control space reinforces our position that companies need to rethink their approaches to security. AppGate achieves this by providing responsive network protection using context-aware, dynamic access to help companies keep their information secure.”

“Cryptzone represents some of the most innovative and effective security technology on the market today,” said Armstrong. “As attackers develop and practice new approaches to compromising sensitive information, companies are challenged to keep pace. AppGate was named an SC Award finalist for its efforts to raise the bar for the security industry.”

Winners of this year’s SC Awards U.S. will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco on April 21, 2015. This is one of the most anticipated IT security events of the year and promises excitement and invaluable networking opportunities with some of the top corporate IT professionals in the country.

About Cryptzone

Cryptzone secures the enterprise with dynamic, identity-driven security solutions that protect critical services, applications and content from internal and external threats. For over a decade, enterprises have turned to Cryptzone to galvanize their network security with responsive protection and access intelligence. More than 450+ public sector and enterprise customers, including some of the leading names in technology, manufacturing and consumer products trust Cryptzone to keep their data and applications secure. For more information, go to or follow us @Cryptzone.

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 the SCCongress and Expo series (New York, Chicago, Toronto, London), SCAwards, SC Marketscope and SCMagazine Newswire.

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