COPENHAGEN, Denmark and SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SMS PASSCODE, a technology leader in adaptive multi-factor authentication, has been named a finalist in the SC Awards 2015 Europe for outstanding threat solution products and services in information security. The company's multi-factor authentication solution is recognised in the Best Multifactor Solution category, which acknowledges superior products and services that help customers address the most pressing cyber-security threats. The winners will be announced at the SC Awards Europe ceremony to be held 2nd June, 2015 in London. For more information on the SMS PASSCODE® solution, visit http://www.smspasscode.com/what-we-do/multi-factor-authentication/.
"Nearly a third of UK businesses admitted to a data breach in the last year. And high profile cases here and internationally, from Talk Talk to Target, and health authorities to Sony, cyber-attackers showed new levels of sophistication and determination in their attacks in 2014," said Tony Morbin, editor-in-chief, SC Magazine UK. "With mounting headlines, it's more important than ever to recognise the tireless efforts of the men and women across the globe who work to combat these threats and provide cyber-security to organisations large and small."
The SC Awards are the information security industry's most prominent recognition. Winners in the Threat Solution categories are decided by an expert panel of judges, hand-picked by SC Magazine UK's editorial team for their breadth of knowledge and experience in the information security industry. The awards honour both the cyber-security professionals working in the trenches, and the products and services that help protect today's corporate world from a myriad of ever-changing threats.
"With major trends impacting businesses today such as workforce mobility, BYOD, cloud adoption and the digital workplace, organizations are struggling to find and deploy authentication methods that are easy to manage, hassle-free to use, and offer strong protection against modern threats" said Claus Kotasek, CEO of SMS PASSCODE. "Today we have the leading technology for adaptive multi-factor authentication, taking full advantage of contextual information and adjusting the level of authentication needed based on the level of trust. This recognition affirms the strength of SMS PASSCODE, and we are honoured to be among the finalists for this prestigious award."
"SMS PASSCODE's solution represents some of the most innovative and effective security technology on the market today," said Tony Morbin, editor in chief of SC Magazine UK. "As attackers develop and practice new approaches to compromising sensitive information, companies are challenged to keep pace. SMS PASSCODE's multi-factor authentication solution was named an SC Award finalist for its efforts to raise the bar for the security industry."
About SMS PASSCODE
SMS PASSCODE is a technology leader in adaptive multi-factor authentication, improving enterprise security and productivity by delivering an easy to use and intelligent solution that helps ensure the safety of corporate networks and applications. SMS PASSCODE authenticates users through their mobile devices, helping IT managers address evolving business needs with cloud applications and mobile security by dynamically authenticating users based on geo-location and login behavior patterns. The solution secures remote access systems including Microsoft, Citrix, Cisco and Checkpoint. Governments, telcos, enterprises and financial institutions in more than 40 countries appreciate its cost-effective, secure and easy-to-maintain offering, making SMS PASSCODE their trusted partner to securely authenticate access to services while preventing identity theft. For more information, visit http://www.smspasscode.com
Peggy Tierney Galvin
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