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Egress Software Technologies announced as finalists in seven categories at the 2016 Computing Security Awards

Egress Software Technologies announced as finalists in seven categories at the 2016 Computing Security Awards

Aug 17, 2016
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London – August 2016 – Today Egress Software Technologies confirms it has been shortlisted for five categories at the 2016 Computing Security Awards. The award-winning provider of information security solutions to organisations of all industries, has now been shortlisted for: ‘Cloud Security Solution of the Year’, ‘Encryption Solution of the Year’, ‘Security Company of the Year’, ‘The Human Factor Award’ and ‘Enterprise Security Solution of the Year’, as well as two project awards for the work carried out at Victim Support and Suffolk County Council.

The Computing Security Awards honours the best designers, providers, products and solutions of security within the rapidly growing IT industry. By being shortlisted for seven awards across diverse categories, Egress has been not only recognised for its continued innovative development of its encryption services but also for tackling the industry-wide concern of the role human error plays in causing data breaches. As the awards acknowledge, Egress has achieved this by providing organisations with an integrated platform of products that protect sensitive information throughout its lifecycle. 

Speaking about today’s announcement, Egress CEO Tony Pepper comments: “Having won ‘Security Project of the Year – Public Sector’ for our work with Government agency Cafcass and also being named ‘Cloud Security Solution of the Year’ at last year’s Computing Security Awards, it is fantastic to build upon this foundation to be nominated for seven awards at the 2016 event. At Egress, we see secure information sharing as a journey. From the point of creation, to sharing it internally with colleagues and externally with customers, data needs the appropriate levels of protect applied to it. Using a platform of integrated services, we actively look to help customers throughout this journey, from email classification, to the secure exchange of information and the archiving of emailed data!  Our recognition across five diverse categories – including the inaugural ‘Human Factor Award’, which acknowledges the technology helping to overcome human error-related data breaches – highlights the achievements we have made over the last year.”

Win a Fitbit Charge HR – vote for Egress

Each product category winners are decided by public vote. To showcase our gratitude, those who vote for Egress will be entered into a prize draw to win a Fitbit Charge HR.

For your chance to win, simply vote for Egress in each category on the Computing Security Awards website and forward your confirmation email to*

Voting closes on Wednesday 5th October.

The awards ceremony will be held on 13th October in London.

*For full terms and conditions, please email

For more information about this press release, contact Rebecca Bailey – Marketing and Communications, Egress Software Technologies:

Tel: +44 (0) 207 624 8500


About Egress Software Technologies

Egress Software Technologies is the leading provider of data security services designed to protect shared information throughout its lifecycle.

Offering Public Sector and Enterprise customers a portfolio of complementary services, the Egress Switch platform enables end-users to share and collaborate securely, while reducing the risk of loss and maintaining compliance. These award-winning integrated services include email and document classification, email and file encryption, secure managed file transfer, and secure online collaboration.

Certified by UK Government, Switch offers a seamless user experience, powerful real-time auditing and patented information rights management, all accessible using a single global identity.

About Computing Security Awards

The Computing Security Awards were set up to recognise the solutions and the solution-providers that have been particularly impressive in the fight against security threats. Now in their seventh year, these awards are well-known and well-respected by end-users and the supplier community.


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