Spirion Recognized for Data Privacy Excellence in 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards and Globee® Cyber Security Global Excellence Awards Programs
Receives Six Gold and One Silver Award for Spirion Platform, Privacy Please Podcast, and Customer Success
ST. PETERSBURG, FL, April 07, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Spirion, a pioneer in data protection and compliance, today announced that it has received seven awards for excellence, innovation, and leadership in protecting what matters most—the personal data of colleagues, customers, and communities. The company won three gold awards in the 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards and four Globee® Business Awards, including three gold and one silver, in the 2021 Cyber Security Global Excellence Awards.
The company’s platform won four awards in the categories of Data Classification and Governance, and Privacy. Spirion’s Privacy Please podcast series, which debuted last year, received the Best Cybersecurity Podcast award. Two Spirion customers were awarded Gold Globees: Ed Hudson, CISO at California State University, was named Chief Security Officer of the Year, and Illinois College was recognized as Best Deployments and Customer Success of the Year in Security Software.
In the 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards, Spirion won in the following categories:
- Privacy – North America (between 100-499 employees): Gold
- Data Classification – North America (between 100-499 employees): Gold
- Best Cybersecurity Podcast – North America (100-499 employees): Gold
In the Globee® Cyber Security Global Excellence Awards, Spirion won in the following categories:
- Data Classification and Governance: Gold
- Privacy Solution: Silver
- Best Deployments and Customer Success of the Year, Security Software: Gold awarded to Spirion customer, Illinois College
- Chief Security Officer of the Year: Gold awarded to Spirion customer, Ed Hudson, CISO at California State University
“We are honored to be recognized by the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards and Globee Business Awards programs for our platform and Privacy Please podcast series, both of which have been very well received by our customers and partners,” said Kevin Coppins, President and CEO of Spirion. “We are especially proud that two of our customers, California State University and Illinois College, were honored with Gold Globees for their data privacy practices. Both organizations are data privacy champions committed to protecting what matters the most: every individual’s right to data privacy and security.”
About the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards
Each year the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards recognize companies, products, and professionals that demonstrate excellence, innovation, and leadership in information security. The awards are produced by cybersecurity insiders in partnership with the information security community on LinkedIn, tapping into the vast experience of over 400,000+ cybersecurity professionals to honor the world’s best cybersecurity products, professionals, and organizations.
Details about the 2021 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards and the list of winners are available at: https://cybersecurity-excellence-awards.com/2021-cybersecurity-product-service-awards-winners-and-finalists/
About the Globee Awards
Now in its 17th year, the Globee Awards recognize cybersecurity and information technology vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products, solutions, and services that help set the bar higher for others in all areas of security and technologies. More than 45 judges from around the world, representing a wide spectrum of industry expertise, participated in this year’s judging process.
Details about the 17th Annual Globee Awards and the list of 2021 winners are available at: https://globeeawards.com/globee-awards-announces-winners-in-17th-annual-2021-cyber-security-global-excellence-awards/
Spirion has relentlessly solved real data protection problems since 2006 with accurate, contextual discovery of structured and unstructured data; purposeful classification; automated real-time risk remediation; and powerful analytics and dashboards to give organizations greater visibility into their most at-risk data and assets. Spirion’s Privacy-Grade data protection software enables organizations to reduce risk exposure, gain visibility into their data footprint, improve business efficiencies and decision-making while facilitating compliance with data protection laws and regulations.