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Acalvio Selected as SC Media 2018 Trust Award Finalist

ShadowPlex Shortlisted in Best Deception Technology Category

Santa Clara, Calif., January 25, 2018  Acalvio™ Technologies, an innovator in Advanced Threat Defense, today announced that ShadowPlex has been recognized as a Trust Award finalist in the Best Deception Technology category for the 2018 SC Awards. The finalists and winners for the Trust Awards are chosen by an expert panel of judges with extensive knowledge and experience in the cybersecurity industry. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards ceremony on April 17, 2018 in San Francisco.

“In an age where threats are ever-evolving, it is reassuring to know that one true constant is the commitment of dedicated information security professionals, as best exemplified by our SC Media Awards finalists,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Media. “These inspiring innovators have set a high bar for their industry peers, as they continue to protect the world from attacks and vulnerabilities that imperil our security, privacy, and digital infrastructure. The year 2017 brought us WannaCry ransomware infections, the rise of cryptominers, and bugs like Broadpwn and BlueBorne that affected billions of devices. Whatever threats rear their ugly heads in 2018 and beyond, our finalists will be ready to act.”

Now in its 21st year, SC Awards is recognized as the industry gold standard of accomplishment for cybersecurity professionals, products and services. With the awards, SC Media recognizes the achievements of cybersecurity professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the vigilant work of government, commercial and nonprofit entities. Vendors and service providers who offer a product and/or service for the commercial, government, educational, nonprofit or other industries are eligible for the SC Awards’ Trust Award category.

“There is a growing recognition that organizations need to complement their perimeter defenses with high fidelity detection solutions. ShadowPlex, with its Autonomous Deception capabilities, can quickly detect and respond to advanced threats cost effectively and at scale” said Ram Varadarajan, CEO and co-founder of Acalvio Technologies. “Being a finalist in the Best Deception Technology category is a testament to the seminal and patented innovation that is the foundation of ShadowPlex.”

“Acalvio has demonstrated that they are among the best in the industry at deception,” added Armstrong of SC Media. “Being a Trust award nominee is a special honor as it demonstrates that you are at the top of your game, and your peers know it.”

The SC Awards gala honoring the winners attracts top professionals in the cybersecurity community and provides an invaluable opportunity for networking. To register for the 2018 SC Awards gala, please visit http://www.scmagazine.com/awards/.

About SC Media

SC Media is cybersecurity. For over 25 years, they have armed information security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders, and independent product reviews in partnership with and for top-level information security executives and their technical teams.

In addition to their comprehensive website, SC Media offers magazines, eBooks, and newsletters. They also host digital and live events such as SC Awards and RiskSec NY to provide cybersecurity professionals all the information needed to safeguard their organizations and contribute to their longevity and success.

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Event Information:

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About Acalvio

Acalvio provides Advanced Threat Defense solutions to detect, engage and respond to malicious activity inside the perimeter.  The solutions are anchored on patented innovations in Deception and Data Science. This enables a DevOps approach to deploying enterprise-scale pervasive deception, with low IT administrative overhead. Acalvio delivers comprehensive threat intelligence by integrating with other ‘best in class’ solutions in the security industry, enabling customers to benefit from defense in depth; reduce false positives; and derive actionable intelligence for remediation. The Silicon Valley based company is led by an experienced team with a track record of innovation and market leadership and backed by marquee investors. For more information, please visit  www.acalvio.com.

Media Contact:
John Kreuzer

acalvio@luminapr.com

(408) 896-3307

Company Contact:
Rick Moy
rick@acalvio.com
(408) 458-9795