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Bit9 Named Finalist in SC Magazine Awards Europe 2012

Bit9 Parity Suite shortlisted for Best Anti-Malware Solution

04.10.12 – Waltham, Mass.Bit9, the global leader in Advanced Threat Protection, today announced that Bit9 Parity Suite has been shortlisted in the SC Magazine Awards Europe 2012, in the category that honours best-in-class anti-malware solutions.

Bit9’s proactive, trust-based security solution blocks even the most advanced attacks by combining real-time sensors, cloud-based software reputation services, continuous monitoring and trust-based application control and allowlisting — eliminating the risk caused to businesses by malicious, illegal and unauthorized software.

Paul Fisher, SC Magazine editor, said: “This year saw a record number of entries to the SC awards and led to some interesting discussions among the judges and some major brands being shortlisted. Our congratulations go to those who have been nominated for this year’s awards and for those with multiple entries such as Bit9, this demonstrates real leadership in the information security sector.”

“We’re pleased to be shortlisted for this high-profile award,” said Bit9’s CEO Patrick Morley. “We’re constantly working to provide the best endpoint security solution in the market. For us, this is another recognition of how we deliver on our promise of protecting enterprises’ intellectual property from the most advanced malware threats.”

The annual SC Awards Europe are amongst the most coveted and prestigious awards for the information security industry. They honour vendors that deliver innovative IT security technologies, and play a key role in driving the security industry forward. Winners will be chosen by a panel of industry judges from the highest levels of the information security profession.

The Awards ceremony will take place at London Hilton on 24 April.

About SC Magazine

SC Magazine is a market-leading industry title writing about IT and information security, covering technology, regulation and compliance, best practise and current issues. The bi-monthly print edition has a select circulation of around 7,000 top-level security practitioners while the daily newswire is sent to around 17,000 subscribers. The website has up–to-date industry news, articles and opinions and has around 90,000 page views a month and 50,000 unique users. The SC Magazine awards are announced at an annual event held in April after several months of nomination, judging and shortlisting.

About Bit9

Bit9, the global leader in Advanced Threat Protection, protects the world’s intellectual property (IP) by providing innovative, trust-based security solutions to detect and prevent sophisticated cyber threats. The world’s leading brands rely on Bit9’s award-winning Advanced Threat Protection Platform for endpoint protection and server security.

Bit9 stops advanced persistent threats by combining real-time sensors, cloud-based software reputation services, continuous monitoring and trust-based application control and allowlisting—eliminating the risk caused by malicious, illegal and unauthorized software.

The company’s global customers come from a wide variety of industries, including e-commerce, financial services, government, healthcare, retail, technology and utilities. Bit9 was founded on a prestigious United States federal research grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology – Advanced Technology Program (NIST ATP) to conduct the research that is now at the core of the company’s solutions.

Bit9 is privately held and based in Waltham, Mass. For more information, visit our website, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, or call +1 617-393-7400.