Nessus Security Scanner - Voted Readers’ Choice Award Winner - Security Scanner Software Category

by The Editor [Published on 30 Oct. 2007 / Last Updated on 24 Jan. 2013]

Nessus Security Scanner was selected the winner in the Security Scanner Software category of the Readers’ Choice Awards. GFI LANguard NSS and Retina Network Security Scanner Protection were first runner-up and second runner-up.

Winner in the Security Scanner Software Category of Readers’ Choice Awards: Nessus Security Scanner

October 30, 2007 – Nessus Security Scanner was selected the winner in the Security Scanner Software category of the Readers’ Choice Awards. GFI LANguard NSS and Retina Network Security Scanner were first runner-up and second runner-up.

Security Scanner

1st Nessus Security Scanner 23%
2nd GFI LANguard NSS 18%
3rd Retina Network Security Scanner 12%
4th ARC SARA 9%
5th Shadow Security Scanner 8%
6th AW Security Port Scanner 5%
7th Enterprise Security Reporter 3%
8th Sandcat Scanner 2%
8th SecureCentral ScanFi 2%
Others* 18%

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“Our Readers’ Choice Awards give visitors to our site the opportunity to vote for the products they view as the very best in their respective category,” said Sean Buttigieg, manager. “ users are specialists in their field who encounter various network security solutions at the workplace.  The award serves as a mark of excellence, providing the ultimate recognition from peers within the industry.” conducts monthly polls to discover which product is preferred by Network Security administrators in a particular category of third party network security solutions. The awards draw a huge response per category and are based entirely on the visitors’ votes. visitors can submit their votes for the current Readers' Award poll in the site’s left-hand bar. Readers’ Choice Awards for 2007

Even more awards will be given out during 2007. Visitors to have the opportunity to vote for their preferred Security products. Below is a list of the Readers’ Choice categories, the month that visitors can submit their votes, and the announced winners.

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