Dell SecureWorks, a leading global provider of information security services, has been recognized as the Best Managed Security Service within the Reader Trust category of the 2011 SC Awards U.S. The announcement was made the evening of Feb. 15, 2011 at the SC Awards Gala, held in conjunction with the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco. With a record number of nominations, the 2011 SC Awards U.S. was the most robust and competitive in the program’s history.
Dell SecureWorks won as Best Managed Security Service after proving the success and overall impact of the company’s managed security services to the Reader Trust Voting Panel – comprised of security and technology experts from large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets, representing the wide distribution of SC Magazine readers. The Reader Trust Award was weighed against a number of key criteria, including functionality, manageability, ease-of-use and scalability of the product or service, as well as the customer service and support provided for it.
Now in its 14th year, the information security industry’s most prominent accolade, the annual SC Awards U.S. showcases the best solutions, services and professionals, while recognizing achievement and technical excellence. SC Magazine distinguishes the achievements of the security professionals in the trenches, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities and the passionate work of government, commercial and nonprofits – all working to help improve global security. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners.
“We are proud to once again receive the distinction as the Best Managed Security Service in SC Magazine’s annual Reader Trust Award,” said Mike Cote, vice president of Dell SecureWorks. “It is truly an honor to be recognized five out of the past six years for this award, especially among the caliber of finalists this year. It is Dell SecureWorks’ exceptional customer service, purpose built technology and the intelligence of our renowned Counter Threat UnitSM (CTU) research team which continues to propel our success. Our customers can be assured that we will continue to provide them with the very best protection of their informational assets, while helping them improve compliance and reduce costs.”
“Our readers have clearly recognized Dell SecureWorks Managed Security Services as the best solution available to address their IT security needs,” said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong. “I offer my sincere congratulations to Dell SecureWorks on winning the Best Managed Security Service.”