What is a security infrastructure solution?

Expected of this category is the practice of defending key systems and assets against both physical and digital threats. End-user devices, data center resources, networking infrastructure, and cloud resources are examples of the hardware and software assets that are often included in this. This award will go to the best security infrastructure for large, enterprise-level businesses, across a broad gamut of possible applications.

The components of security infrastructure can include firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, access controls, encryption and decryption mechanisms, backup and recovery systems, security incident and event management (SIEM) tools, and physical security measures such as surveillance cameras and security guards.

To ensure the effectiveness of the security infrastructure, it is crucial to implement proper policies and procedures, conduct regular risk assessments, perform security audits and tests, and continuously monitor and update the infrastructure to address new threats and vulnerabilities. The goal is to create a comprehensive and integrated security system that provides multiple layers of protection and minimizes the likelihood of security breaches.

Previous recognition for security infrastructure 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.

Shortlistee of The Cloud Awards 2022-2023 for the Security Innovation of the Year (Enterprise)

Aqua Security is a cybersecurity company that specializes in providing security infrastructure solutions for cloud-native applications and containers.

The company’s platform offers end-to-end security across the entire application development lifecycle, from development to production.

Aqua Security provides cloud security solutions that help organizations secure their cloud environments. The solution offers cloud-native security controls and provides continuous monitoring for threats and vulnerabilities.

Shortlistee of The Cloud Awards 2018-2019 for the Best Hybrid Cloud Solution

Array Networks offers a range of secure socket layer (SSL) VPN solutions that allow remote access to enterprise networks from anywhere. These SSL VPNs provide secure access to web applications and other enterprise resources, without requiring the installation of any client software.

Array Networks provides DDoS protection solutions that help enterprises defend against distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. These solutions provide real-time monitoring and automatic mitigation of DDoS attacks.

Shortlistee of The Cloud Awards 2022-2023 for the Security Innovation of the Year (Enterprise)

Adaptive Shield’s solutions are designed to provide real-time visibility into SaaS application security risks and compliance violations. Key security infrastructure solutions offered by Adaptive Shield include an SSPM solution that provides continuous monitoring and risk assessment of SaaS applications.

This solution provides insights into the security posture of SaaS applications, identifying vulnerabilities and providing remediation recommendations.

Shortlistee of The Cloud Awards 2017-2018 for the Security Innovation of the Year

Zscaler offers cloud security solutions that provide advanced threat protection, data loss prevention, and compliance monitoring for cloud applications.

Zscaler’s internet access solutions provide secure web access and real-time threat protection for enterprise users.

These solutions provide secure access to cloud applications, such as Office 365 and Salesforce, from anywhere.

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

  • Clear, identifiable reasoning as to how the solution protects enterprises’ infrastructure
  • 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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