London – 22nd November, 2019 - Egress, the leading provider of people-centric data security solutions, today announced it has been recognised as the Security Innovation of the Year at the Computing Security Excellence Awards 2019.
The Computing Security Excellence Awards celebrate the achievements of the IT industry's best security companies, solutions, products and personalities, recognising those who have set the benchmark for innovation, entrepreneurialism and technical excellence. From the greatest firewall product to the most impressive IT leader in the industry, the award categories represent all significant factors of security innovation.
The best in the industry were chosen by a panel of expert judges and revealed at Computing's annual ceremony at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square on 21st November 2019.
“We are delighted to have beaten eight other vendors to win the Security Innovation of the Year award,” said Tony Pepper, CEO at Egress. “Industry awards such as these further validate the fantastic work we are doing in a very challenging space. With data breaches caused by insider threats rising exponentially in the last 12 months, the risk for businesses and users has never been higher. By wrapping our unique combination of AI-powered data security tools around users we are helping them to share sensitive data with confidence whilst ensuring we simplify the user experience to increase adoption.”
This is not the first time Egress has been recognised as a leader in the security innovation market. The company won the Security Innovation of the Year at the 2018 UK IT Industry Awards, further validating its industry leading services.