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CrowdStrike Wins SC Award for Best Security Company Second Year in a Row

The CrowdStrike Falcon® platform also wins Best Enterprise Security Solution

Sunnyvale, CA – April 18, 2018 – CrowdStrike, the leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection, today announced that the company was recognized by the 2018 SC Awards as Best Security Company and Best Enterprise Security Solution. Awards were announced at the SC Awards 2018 ceremony on April 17, 2018 in San Francisco, California.

Now in its 22nd year, the SC Awards are recognized as the industry gold standard of accomplishment for cybersecurity professionals, products and services. The awards honor the achievements of companies and information security professionals who have proven to be the best in the industry for protecting today’s corporate world from an array of risks and threats. The award winners were chosen by an expert panel of judges with extensive knowledge and experience in the cybersecurity industry from the SC Media readership and selected by SC Media’s editorial team.

“Winning an Excellence Award represents hours, weeks and months of hard work, problem solving and dedication,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Media. “We are proud to recognize CrowdStrike for their outstanding contribution to the IT security landscape.”
“We are thrilled to be recognized as Best Security Company for second year in a row by such a prominent industry award program as the SC Media Awards. This validates our vision to build a game-changing security technology company by leveraging the power of the cloud to stop breaches. Building on explosive global growth, we continue to revolutionize the approach companies take to protect themselves in today’s fast-evolving threat landscape,” said George Kurtz, co-founder and chief executive officer of CrowdStrike.

“In my career, the deployment of CrowdStrike Falcon® was perhaps the easiest global security technology rollout I’ve seen,” said Roland Cloutier, chief security officer at HR management software provider ADP. “By leveraging the technology’s cloud architecture and CrowdStrike’s expertise, we were able to deploy with incredible speed and efficacy. We realized the value immediately.”

CrowdStrike Falcon® is the first fully cloud-based platform that combines prevention of known and unknown threats, real-time detection and response, and proactive 24/7/365 threat hunting, hygiene, and vulnerability management. The Falcon platform leverages machine learning and behavioral analytics to process over 100 billion security events a day, enabling reliable detection, mitigation, and response of all malicious behavior. CrowdStrike Falcon® has been independently tested and certified as an effective AV replacement by AV-Comparatives for Windows and Mac and SE Labs.

CrowdStrike was positioned highest for its ability to execute and furthest for completeness of vision in the Visionary Quadrant of the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP).


About CrowdStrike®

 CrowdStrike is the leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection. Leveraging artificial intelligence (AI), the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform offers instant visibility and protection across the enterprise and prevents attacks on endpoints on or off the network. CrowdStrike Falcon® deploys in minutes to deliver actionable intelligence and real-time protection from Day One. It seamlessly unifies next-generation AV with best-in-class endpoint detection and response, backed by 24/7 managed hunting. Its cloud infrastructure and single-agent architecture take away complexity and add scalability, manageability, and speed.

CrowdStrike Falcon® protects customers against all cyberattack types, using sophisticated signatureless AI and Indicator-of-Attack (IOA) based threat prevention to stop known and unknown threats in real time. Powered by the CrowdStrike Threat Graph™, Falcon instantly correlates over 100 billion security events a day from across the globe to immediately prevent and detect threats.

There’s much more to the story of how Falcon has redefined endpoint protection but there’s only one thing to remember about CrowdStrike: We stop breaches.

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