SentinelOne Named Best Emerging Technology of 2016 by SC Awards

Next-Generation Endpoint Protection Platform Recognized for Unique Ability to Detect, Prevent and Remediate Advanced Threats

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 8, 2015 – SentinelOne, the company that’s transforming endpoint security, today announced that it was named Best Emerging Technology in the 2016 SC Awards. Winners were selected by a distinguished group of IT security professionals selected from SC Magazine’s readership, and announced at the SC Awards ceremony last week at RSA Conference 2016 in San Francisco.

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“Being named Best Emerging Technology of the year in the hyper competitive SC Awards is a major accomplishment since it spans all categories of infosecurity innovation,” said Tomer Weingarten, CEO SentinelOne. “Our ability to detect and protect against the most elusive and virulent forms of attack, including ransomware and nation-grade exploits, is a major breakthrough. Since we are AV-TEST certified, we can totally displace antivirus in regulated environments.”

Unlike signature-based security products that rely on static analysis, SentinelOne’s Dynamic Behavior Tracking (DBT) engine closely monitors each newly-created process on a machine through its lifecycle, identifying malicious patterns and eliminating threats in real-time. This approach defends against advanced malware, exploit-based attacks, and insider threats that use stealthy evasion techniques which can bypass traditional security methods.

“From advanced hacks to massive malvertising campaigns to a host of ransomware variations, 2015 showed that once again, cybercriminals are upping their game when it comes to exploiting today’s businesses,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. “As a winner in the Excellence Award category, SentinelOne proved their ability to execute comprehensive security measures to protect the enterprise from data-stealing attacks.”

Regardless of the attack vector used, once malicious actions are initiated, whether on disk or in memory, SentinelOne immediately detects the threat and automatically takes mitigation and containment actions to eliminate it. SentinelOne’s Endpoint Protection Platform uniquely integrates prevention, detection, mitigation, remediation and real-time forensics for desktops, laptops, VDI, physical and virtual servers, embedded systems like PoS, and critical infrastructure like SCADA. SentinelOne supports major platforms, including Windows, OS X and Linux. For more information on SentinelOne EPP, please visit http://bit.ly/1OkXLgI.

The SC Awards, now in its 19th year, are recognized throughout the security industry as the gold standard of excellence in cybersecurity. Winners in the Excellence category are determined by an expert panel of judges, handpicked by SC Magazine’s editorial team, for their breadth of knowledge and experience in the information security industry. The Excellence Awards honor the professionals, products and services that have proven to be the best in the industry for protecting today’s corporate world from cybercrime.

About SC Magazine

SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. Besides the monthly print magazine and vibrant daily website, the brand’s portfolio includes the SC Congress series (Chicago, London, Amsterdam, New York, Boston, Atlanta, Toronto), SC Awards (U.S. and U.K.), SC Marketscope, and SC Magazine Newswire.

About SentinelOne

SentinelOne is shaping the future of endpoint security by unifying prevention, detection and response in a single platform that uses machine learning and intelligent automation to defeat even the most advanced zero-day threats. With SentinelOne, organizations can predict malicious behavior across multiple threat vectors, rapidly eliminate cyber attacks with fully-automated, integrated response capabilities, and adapt their defenses in real-time. SentinelOne was formed by an elite team of cyber security and defense experts from IBM, Intel, Check Point, McAfee, Palo Alto Networks and the Israel Defense Forces. To learn more visit sentinelone.com or follow us at @SentinelSec.
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