Ivanti Named “Leader” in CISO of the Year and Vulnerability Management Categories and “Most Innovative” for Identity and Access Management

SAN FRANCISCO — April 17, 2018 —

Ivanti, the company that unifies IT to better manage and secure the digital workplace, today announced that it has been awarded three Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM) 2018 InfoSec Awards: “Leader” in the CISO of the Year category, “Leader” in the Vulnerability Management category and “Most Innovative” in the Identity and Access Management category. The awards were presented yesterday at the CDM award event during RSA Conference 2018.

“In today’s climate of growing cyber risk, it’s vital that organizations take a unified view of their security posture to protect users, their systems, and critical IT resources with multiple layers of defense,” said Phil Richards, Chief Security Officer, Ivanti. “At Ivanti, we’re helping to unify the security process with technologies that span the detection, prevention, and response spectrum so organizations may remain secure. We’re honored to be recognized with 2018 InfoSec awards in three categories for our accomplishments.”

“With Cybercrime continuing to gain momentum, surpassing global drug crime last year and reaching over $600B in theft and damages, we are proud to see Ivanti as an award-winning innovator, and leader, across three categories, offering a new approach to defeat these criminals,” said Pierlugi Paganini, Editor-in-Chief, Cyber Defense Magazine.

Richards, named “Leader” in the CISO of the Year category, has led multiple organizations to clean PCI DSS and SSAE SOC2 compliance certifications. At Ivanti, he has implemented comprehensive risk assessment and remediation practices, and has initiated the FedRAMP certification process, improving the company’s risk profile and transforming organizational security by unifying processes and strategies across diverse departments.

Ivanti Endpoint Manager and Ivanti Endpoint Security for Endpoint Manager, named “Leader” in the Vulnerability Management category, automate device isolation and remediation to further operationalize a defense-in-depth security strategy. The solution’s integrated console and workflows enable actions and policies to be applied to any mix of device types, enhancing security response and remediation. 

Ivanti Identity Director, named “Most Innovative” in the Identity and Access Management category, provides an attribute-based approach to identity and access with automated provisioning, workflows, and self-service. The right levels of access are delivered based on their identity, enabling users to continue to be productive, while the business remains secure. 

The 2018 InfoSec Awards winners were selected from among nearly 3,000 companies across the globe.

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