What is a network security solution?

This category contains rules and procedures put in place to guard against and keep an eye on unlawful usage of a computer network and its available resources. The Network Security category focuses on various public and private computer networks that are utilized in daily tasks and facilitate transactions and interactions between businesses, governmental organizations, and people. There are networks that are private, like those inside of businesses, and others that are public. Organizations, companies, and other forms of institutions all use network security.

Network security solutions typically include a combination of hardware and software technologies, such as firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, VPNs, antivirus software, and other security products, as well as best practices such as access control policies, regular software updates and patches, and employee training programs.

The best network security solutions should ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of network resources and data, while also preventing or mitigating security breaches and other incidents.

Previous recognition for network security 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 security solutions.

Winner of The 2023 Cloud Security Award for Best Network Security Solution

Quote from Lead Judge Raghu Pendyala:

“With its innovative approach, this cloud-based comprehensive solution offers complete visibility and protection for hybrid networks. It provides organizations with the tools they need to navigate the complexities of modern network environments. By combining advanced technologies and a forward-thinking mindset, it empowers businesses to secure their networks with confidence and stay ahead in today’s ever-evolving digital landscape.”

Finalist in The 2023 Cloud Security Award for Best Network Security Solution

With Nokia´s NetGuard Cybersecurity Dome there are ways to manage and mitigate security risks in your and your customer’s critical infrastructure. NetGuard Cybersecurity Dome offers a set of pre-built 5G use cases for network security assurance.

A strong entry for Best Network Security Solution category should have:

  • Clear, identifiable reasoning as to how the solution ensures enterprise network security and data 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.

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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.

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