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Egress shortlisted in three categories at the 2020 UK IT Industry Awards

by Egress
Published on 18th Aug 2020

London - 18th August 2020 -Egress, the leading provider of human layer security technology has today been announced as a finalist three categories at the prestigious UK IT Industry Awards: 'Security Innovation of the Year', 'Healthcare Project of the Year' alongisde NHS Digital, and 'Best Not for Profit IT Project' alongside Victim Support.

The UK IT Industry Awards are the largest and most well-known event in the technology industry calendar. Owned and operated by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and Computing, the awards are the benchmark for outstanding performance throughout the UK computing industry, focusing on the contribution of individuals, projects, organisations and technologies that have excelled in the use, development and deployment of IT in the past 12 months.

In particular, 'Security Innovation of the Year' recognises product development that has delivered measurable benefits in areas such as IT security and data protection, while the 'Healthcare Project of the Year' and 'Not for Profit IT Project' categories celebrate outstanding use of IT to help organisations improve service delivery and meet corporate goals.

By being shortlisted across these three categories, Egress has been recognised for its ability to both develop technology that answers organisations' needs and successfully deliver this to improve processes and data protection for its customers. Egress' work with NHS Digital is improving secure communication and efficiency as part of the NHSmail platform, while work with Victim Support is helping the charity to keep the sensitive data of the victims and witnesses of crime secure, to help them on their journey to closure. 

About Egress

As advanced persistent threats continue to evolve, we recognize that people are the biggest risk to organizations’ security and are most vulnerable when using email.

Egress is the only cloud email security platform to continuously assess human risk and dynamically adapt policy controls, preparing customers to defend against advanced phishing attacks and outbound data breaches before they happen. Leveraging contextual machine learning and neural networks, with seamless integration using cloud-native API architecture, Egress provides enhanced email protection, deep visibility into human risk, and instant time to value.

Trusted by the world’s biggest brands, Egress is private equity backed with offices in London, Sheffield, Cheltenham, New York, Boston, and Toronto.