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Securly Selected as SC Media 2017 Excellence Award Finalist


Securly's unique approach for taking student safety beyond basic CIPA compliance is setting itself apart in the web filtering industry, and the SC Awards has taken notice - recognizing Securly as one of the finalists for Excellence Awards: Best Compliance Solution Category.

San Jose, California (PRWEB) December 07, 2016

Securly has been recognized as an Excellence Award finalist in the Best Regulatory Compliance Solution category for the 2017 SC Awards. Finalists are recognized for outstanding leadership and providing superior security products to the cybersecurity industry. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards 2017 ceremony to be held February 14, 2017, in San Francisco.

"Ransomware, nation-state cyber attacks, IoT vulnerabilities, data privacy issues and more are dominating the headlines right now, and it's critical that we amplify the importance of these problems and highlight the actions organizations can take to safeguard their organizations and their critical data assets," said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Media. "As bad actors are constantly changing strategy, so too are the men, women, and companies endeavoring to stop them in their tracks. These finalists have shown that they are the best at what they do."

The SC Awards program, now in its 20th year, is recognized throughout the industry as the gold standard of excellence in cybersecurity. Winners in the Excellence category are determined by an expert panel of judges, hand-picked by SC Media's editorial team for their breadth of knowledge and experience in the cybersecurity industry. The Excellence Award honors the professionals, products, and services that have proven to be the best in the industry for protecting today's corporate world from an array of risks and threats.

"Given SC Magazine's pre-eminence as a trusted authority in the security industry, we see this as recognition of the fact that Securly has made it easier and cheaper than ever for K-12 IT admins to be CIPA compliant" says Bharath Madhusudan, CTO/ Co-founder of Securly.

"As a finalist, Securly demonstrated unique innovation in its approach to protecting schools from the onslaught of malicious attacks and other threats," added Armstrong of SC Media. Securly's solution represents some of the most effective security technology on the market today."

The SC Awards gala honoring the winners and the best in the industry attracts top professionals in the cybersecurity community and provides an invaluable opportunity for networking. To register for the 2017 SC Awards Gala, please visit

Securly is a venture-backed, fast-growth Silicon Valley startup. We are the leading provider of cloud-based web filters for schools with a presence in thousands of schools across the US, Europe, and Asia Pacific region.

Beyond school web-filtering, Securly also enables parents to engage in the online safety of their kids by providing the parents - for free - parental controls on school-issued devices, emergency notifications on flagged disturbing activities, and weekly activity reports. Parents can also customize policies to reflect their parenting styles, such as setting time limits on Chromebooks and iPads.

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