CrowdStrike® Inc., a leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection, today announced the winners of its Customer Excellence Awards at its third annual user conference, Fal.Con UNITE. The awards program recognizes organizations and business leaders who have demonstrated a lasting commitment to elevate the role and impact of cybersecurity, and have implemented cutting-edge security technologies and proactive security strategies. Fal.Con UNITE featured compelling keynotes and sessions from some of the world’s top minds in cybersecurity, who offered real-world insights aimed at inspiring leaders to think differently about security.
The winners were selected based on a rigorous and comprehensive selection criteria, and demonstrated a deep commitment to next-generation approaches and innovations, as well as the foresight to implement comprehensive cybersecurity solutions. This year, a new award was added around deployment to honor an organization that deployed CrowdStrike Falcon to hundreds of thousands of endpoints in as little as three days.
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The winners of the 2019 CrowdStrike Customer Excellence Awards are:
- CrowdStrike Excellence Award: Telstra
- CrowdStrike Falconer Award: CJ Moses, deputy chief information security officer and vice president of security engineering, Amazon Web Services
- Falcon Dynamic Deployment Award: Marriott International
- Falcon Public Sector Award: LifePoint Health
“Forward leaning organizations understand that adequately preparing for cyber threats includes implementing a risk mitigation strategy from the ground up that also includes the Board of Directors and C-suite. Today, we celebrate the pioneer companies and individuals who have kept cybersecurity top of mind in their day-to-day operations, business strategy, and innovative approaches,” said George Kurtz, CrowdStrike’s co-founder and chief executive officer. “We applaud these strategic customers who not only act as advocates for Falcon’s cutting-edge technology but continually push the CrowdStrike team to grow and innovate at a rapid pace.”
The CrowdStrike Customer Excellence Awards were announced at the third annual Fal.Con cybersecurity conference: Fal.Con UNITE that took place on November 4-6, 2019 in San Diego, California.
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The CrowdStrike Falcon platform was built as a transformative cloud-native solution to establish a new standard in security. CrowdStrike’s unique approach starts with its intelligent lightweight agent that enables frictionless deployment of the platform at scale. It enables customers to rapidly adopt technology across any workload running on multiple endpoints. The agent sends data to the cloud, while retaining local detection and prevention capabilities. The Falcon platform integrates 11 cloud modules that span multiple capabilities, including endpoint security, security operations and threat intelligence to deliver comprehensive breach protection against today’s sophisticated attacks.
The innovative CrowdStrike Threat Graph technology processes, correlates, and analyzes over two trillion endpoint-related events per week in real time and maintains an index of events to stay ahead of future threats. CrowdStrike Threat Graph continuously looks for malicious activity with graph analytics powered by cloud-scale AI, while feeding information to the Falcon platform. This creates a powerful network of crowdsourced intelligence that provides actionable insights to customers. The platform enables intelligent, dynamic automation at scale to detect threats and stop breaches.
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