What can be considered a cloud security innovator?

This category requires an innovative approach to security for any cloud solution. A far-reaching category, solutions may be aimed at the SMB or Enterprise, B2B or B2C market. The category trophy is awarded for a genuinely innovative approach to cloud security. This may be in the form of a commercial product, or in-house architecture. Successful candidates will demonstrate to the judging panel what it is that is novel, unique, innovative, or game-changing about their cloud security innovation.

The category aims to recognize an individual within your organization’s cloud security team. As usual, innovation is the key point of discussion. It must be shown that this innovation has produced tangible outcomes for end users or within the organization, or has potential for seismic industry change.

It is expected to be showcased how security issues have been addressed and security challenges overcome.

Previous recognition for cloud security innovators

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 cloud security solutions.

Winner of The 2023 Cloud Security Award for Cloud Security Innovator of the Year

Quote from Lead Judge Maneet Bansal

“We are truly inspired to witness Liat Hayun, the CEO & co-founder of Eureka Security, relentlessly addressing the imperative need for enhanced cloud data security and management tools. With unwavering dedication, Eureka is poised to identify and develop effective countermeasures that bridge vulnerability gaps, significantly reducing risks for businesses. Their commitment to innovation and resilience ensures a safer and more secure digital landscape for organizations worldwide.”

Finalist in The 2023 Cloud Security Award for Cloud Security Innovator of the Year

Lacework’s patented Polygraph® Data Platform replaces manual rules based approaches with automated agentless and agent-based data collection to monitor
and track network, application, process, and user activity across hosts and containers.

A strong entry for Cloud Security Innovator of the Year category should have:

  • Clear, identifiable reasoning as to how the innovator addresses security challenges
  • If available, any supplementary materials including but not limited to customer testimonials or case studies to demonstrate the innovator’s results and effectiveness
  • 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:

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• 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.