SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--McAfee, Inc. today announced that it has been named a finalist in the 2009 SC Magazine Awards program for outstanding achievement in information technology (IT) security.
McAfee has been recognized for six products in six areas of the Reader Trust Award competition, which honors best-in-class security products and services. McAfee’s products were selected from more than 600 entries submitted in more than 30 technology categories. McAfee has also been chosen as a finalist in the Best Security Company category of the Excellence Award competition, which recognizes companies with superior security products that help customers tackle today’s pressing security challenges.
McAfee products honored this year:
Winners will be chosen by a panel of readers that represent the circulation of SC Magazine. The Reader Trust Voting Panel is comprised of a cross-section of SC Magazine readership that is comprised of large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets.
“McAfee is in an elite group of companies recognized for helping businesses large and small protect themselves from the legion of security threats that loom every day. Finalists can be very proud of their recognition,” said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong.
“McAfee is privileged to have six products named in six different categories,” said Matt Fairbanks, senior vice president of product and solution marketing at McAfee. “This demonstrates the focused and comprehensive capabilities that our products deliver. The validation we receive from the readers of SC Magazine is important as we continue to work hard in protecting our customers.”
Winners of this year’s SC Awards will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco on April 21, 2009.
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