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 WindowSecurity.com Readers’ Choice Awards. GFI LANguard NSS and Retina Network Security Scanner were first runner-up and second runner-up.
|1st||Nessus Security Scanner||23%|
|2nd||GFI LANguard NSS||18%|
|3rd||Retina Network Security Scanner||12%|
|5th||Shadow Security Scanner||8%|
|6th||AW Security Port Scanner||5%|
|7th||Enterprise Security Reporter||3%|
“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, WindowSecurity.com manager. “WindowSecurity.com 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.”
WindowSecurity.com 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. WindowSecurity.com visitors can submit their votes for the current Readers' Award poll in the site’s left-hand bar.
WindowSecurity.com Readers’ Choice Awards for 2007
Even more awards will be given out during 2007. Visitors to WindowSecurity.com 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.
- Patch Management - July 2007 - GFI LANguard N.S.S
- Firewall Software - August 2007 - ISA Server
- Security Scanner Software - September 2007 - Nessus Security Scanner
- VPN Software - October 2007 - AccessPoint SSL VPN Software
- Network Auditing Software - November 2007 - Altiris SecurityExpressions
- Authentication / Smart Cards - December 2007
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