Palo Alto, Calif. — May 5, 2016 – Skycure, the leader in mobile threat defense, today announced it has been named a winner of the 2016 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards. Skycure Mobile Threat Defense is recognized in the Cybersecurity Product Category – Mobile Security, for demonstrating product excellence and innovation in information security.
“We are seeing major growth in mobile attacks on all fronts of the threat landscape,” said Yair Amit, CTO of Skycure. “These attacks include exploits mounted from malicious networks, malicious applications targeting Android and iOS devices, and a significant increase in the number of acknowledged vulnerabilities in the last year. Our goal is to protect our customers from all these mobile threats, so it’s an honor that our contributions to mobile security are being recognized for innovation.”
The 2016 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards honor individuals and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards are produced in cooperation with the Information Security Community on LinkedIn, tapping into the experience of over 300,000+ cybersecurity professionals to recognize the world’s best cybersecurity products, individuals and organizations.
“Congratulations to Skycure for being recognized as the winner in the Mobile Security product category of the 2016 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards,” said Holger Schulze, founder of the 300,000-member Information Security Community on LinkedIn. “With a record of over 430 entries, the awards are highly competitive and reflect the dynamic pace of growth and innovation in the cybersecurity space.”
The awards are determined based on the content of the nominations (innovation, excellence, market success) as well as community feedback (votes and comments). For more information about the 2016 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards, including details on the winners and finalists, please visit: http://cybersecurity-excellence-awards.com/
This recognition is the latest in a string of Skycure accolades already this year. Since January, Skycure has been selected as a finalist for the SC Awards 2016 for Best Mobile Security Solution, and named the winner of the 2016 Cyber Defense Magazine INFOSEC Awards for Next Gen Mobile Endpoint Security Solution.
Skycure is a mobile threat defense company that detects and prevents cyber attacks without compromising the user’s privacy or mobile experience. Skycure’s predictive technology leverages massive crowd knowledge to proactively identify threats and secure mobile devices. Skycure’s founders, Adi Sharabani and Yair Amit, have identified some of the most-discussed mobile device vulnerabilities of the past few years. The company has offices in Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv, and Ottawa, and is backed by Pitango Venture Capital, Shasta Ventures, New York Life, Mike Weider, Peter McKay, and other strategic investors.
About The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards
The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards honor companies and individuals that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. This independent awards program is produced in cooperation with the Information Security Community on LinkedIn, tapping into the experience of over 300,000+ cybersecurity professionals to recognize the world’s best cybersecurity products, individuals and organizations. For more information visit www.cybersecurity-excellence-awards.com.
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