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CrowdStrike Wins 2017 SC Award for Best Security Company and Best Behavior Analytics/Enterprise Threat Detection

Irvine, CA - 15 February 2017

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Company also takes home three awards at the Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards, including Innovative Company of the Year 

CrowdStrike, the leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection, today announced that the company was recognized by the 2017 SC Awards as Best Security Company and Best Behavior Analytics/Enterprise Threat Detection. Awards were announced at the SC Awards 2017 ceremony on February 14, 2017 in San Francisco.

The awards honor the achievements of companies and information security professionals who make innovative solutions to safeguard businesses, their customers and critical data in North America. The award winners were chosen by a distinguished group of leading IT security professionals from the SC Media readership and selected by SC Media’s editorial team.

“We’re thrilled to be recognized by this prominent award program. The recognition as Best Security Company and as the Best Behavior Analytics/Enterprise Threat Detection solution for CrowdStrike Falcon validates how our platform is setting the new standard in endpoint security,” said George Kurtz, co-founder and chief executive officer of CrowdStrike. “CrowdStrike has built the most advanced, effective, and comprehensive solution in the endpoint protection market. We are the first and only company to provide a complete end-to-end solution that unifies next-generation AV with EDR and managed hunting — cloud delivered via a single lightweight agent.”

Additionally, CrowdStrike won three awards at the 13th Annual 2017 Info Security PG's Global Excellence Awards. CrowdStrike Falcon was selected as Gold Winner in the following categories:

  • Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Detection and Response
  • Innovation in Next Generation Security
  • Innovative Company of the Year

CrowdStrike Falcon has been independently tested and certified as an effective AV replacement, including validation from testing with AV-Comparatives and SE Labs. In addition, the Falcon Platform has received independent validation for PCI DSS and HIPAA compliance. Its prevention engine is powered by a record small 15MB machine learning model that is trained on more than 30 billion daily events processed in the CrowdStrike Threat Graph™. Additionally, Falcon is the only solution that can prevent, detect, respond and hunt for attacks through a single lightweight agent ensuring extremely low performance overhead on the endpoint.

CrowdStrike is the leader in cloud-delivered next-generation endpoint protection. CrowdStrike has revolutionized endpoint protection by being the first and only company to unify next-generation AV, endpoint detection and response (EDR), and a 24/7 managed hunting service — all delivered via a single lightweight agent. The CrowdStrike Falcon™ platform, certified to replace legacy antivirus, has reinvented how endpoint security is delivered with its industry-leading, cloud-native architecture. CrowdStrike Falcon protects customers against all cyber attacks, using sophisticated signatureless artificial intelligence/machine learning and Indicator-of-Attack (IOA) based threat prevention to stop known and unknown threats in real-time. Core to its innovative approach is the CrowdStrike Threat Graph™ which analyzes and correlates over 30 billion events per day from millions of sensors deployed across 176 countries, uniquely providing crowdsourced protection for the entire customer community.

Many of the world’s largest organizations put their trust in CrowdStrike, including three of the 10 largest global companies by revenue, five of the 10 largest financial institutions, three of the top 10 healthcare providers, and three of the top 10 energy companies.

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