What is an antivirus solution?

The candidates of this category must show how their solution helps protect from most viruses, and other unwanted invaders that may infect devices. We expect to see cutting-edge solutions for this category, as an antivirus is the first line of defense to protect the internal network – crucial for any business.

To protect against malicious software, the software must focus on detection, technology, maintenance, and performance.

Antivirus solutions analyze company files in order to detect and erase malware, ranking at the top of the list of vital and required protection tools.

Previous recognition for information security (InfoSec) solutions

For a broader understanding of this Cloud Security Awards category, we have gathered examples from previous winners, finalists, and shortlistees which impressed the judging team with their innovative antivirus solutions.

Shortlistee of The Cloud Awards 2021-2022 for the Security Innovation of the Year (Enterprise)

McAfee’s antivirus is one of the market leaders, protecting against cyber threats such as phishing, ransomware, and malware, among others.

The quality of their antivirus is provided by real-time continuous protection, one of the most user-friendly software in the business, and a consumer-focused mentality.

What makes McAfee stand out is their promise to provide users with virus-free gadgets.

Shortlistee of The Cloud Awards 2021-2022 for the Security Innovation of the Year (Enterprise)

Keysight is a special tool for boosting antivirus’ features.

Thorough testing is in line with delivering the software’s maximum capacity and performance since it can offer measurements and insights for antivirus optimization.

Their solution was designed for the new era of remote work, allowing employees to work effectively from home while maintaining an optimized antivirus security.

A strong entry for Best in Antivirus category should have:

  • Clear, identifiable reasoning as to how the solution provides malware protection
  • If available, any supplementary materials including but not limited to customer testimonials or case studies to demonstrate the solution’s results, effectiveness, and how it works
  • Clearly highlighted in the application any innovative features based on cloud technologies, where applicable.

The top candidates must be able to combine confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

Ready to enter this category? Please remember to:

Download the forms
• Select the rights awards program and category/ies
• Submit according to the deadline
• Include all supplementary materials on your application

Next Steps to Enter The Cloud Security Awards Awards

To enter this Cloud Security Awards category, or any other category in The Cloud Security Awards, please follow these three simple steps:

  • Download the entry form. Open up the ‘Cloud Security Awards Simple Form’ document.
  • Complete your form. You only need to complete the form once, even if entering multiple Cloud Security Awards categories.
  • Submit your entry. Head to the ‘Submit Now’ section on our website, select ‘The Cloud Security Awards’ and the category/categories you are entering from the list, upload your form and any other materials you would like the judges to review, and process your fees.

The Cloud Security Awards is a program from The Cloud Awards. Since 2011, we’ve been helping organizations across the globe gain the recognition they deserve for market-leading innovation in the cloud computing and software sectors.

For a detailed breakdown of all the benefits you receive as an awards entrant as either a shortlistee, finalist or ultimate winner, please see our “Why Enter?” page. The many benefits are replicated across all international awards programs. If you have any questions about this category, please contact us.