REDWOOD SHORES, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 9, 2017– Imperva, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMPV), committed to protecting business-critical data and applications in the cloud and on-premises, today announced that its Web Application Firewall (WAF) solutions, SecureSphere WAF and Incapsula WAF, won the Trust Award for best Web Application Solutions at the SC Awards 2017.

“Web applications are frequently under siege by cybercriminals looking to steal data, disrupt access, and compromise website credentials to commit further fraud. We’re honored that the SC Media judges have recognized our innovation and our commitment to helping organizations prevent breaches and downtime by protecting data in web applications and securing them against attacks,” said Amichai Shulman, co-founder and CTO of Imperva.

Winners of the Trust Award were chosen by a distinguished group of leading IT security professionals from SC Media’s readership and selected by SC Media’s editorial team. Imperva SecureSphere was also named SC Award Finalist for Best Database Solution and Imperva CounterBreach was named for Best Behavior Analytics. This caps a year of strong industry recognition for Imperva which includes being named the leader in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls for the third year in a row.

“As a winner in the Trust Award category, the Imperva Web Application Firewall stands out for its innovative approach to protecting businesses against the ever-changing threat landscape,” said Illena Armstrong, vice president, editorial, SC Media. “This is a significant achievement and one that shows Imperva’sdedication to improving the IT security industry as a whole.”

About Imperva WAF Solutions

Imperva SecureSphere WAF analyzes user access to business-critical web applications and protects these applications and the data they utilize against targeted web-based attacks. It learns what is considered “normal” behavior and correlates this with crowd-sourced threat intelligence from Imperva ThreatRadar, which includes IP Reputation, Bot Mitigation, Account Takeover Protection and Fraud Prevention services. It includes threat research from the Imperva Defense Center, and the latest threat data from best-of-breed security partners, to deliver comprehensive protection for enterprises and small businesses alike.

Imperva Incapsula is a cloud-based WAF delivered as a service that enables customers to protect websites and increase their performance, improve end user experiences and safeguard web applications and their data from attack. Incapsula includes robust WAF capabilities to thwart web attacks, DDoS mitigation to ensure access to online business assets, a content delivery network to optimize and accelerate web traffic, and a load balancer to maximize the potential of web environments.

The SC Awards are recognized throughout the security industry as the gold standard of excellence in cyber security. With the awards, SC Media recognizes the achievements of security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the vigilant work of government, commercial and nonprofit entities. Vendors and service providers which offer a product and service for the commercial, government, educational, nonprofit or other industries are eligible for the Trust Award category in the SC Awards. For more information and a list of winners and finalists, visit

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About Imperva

Imperva® (NASDAQ:IMPV) is a leading provider of cyber security solutions that protect business-critical data and applications. The company’s SecureSphere, CounterBreach, Incapsula and Camouflage product lines enable organizations to discover assets and risks, protect information wherever it lives – in the cloud and on-premises – and comply with regulations. The Imperva Defense Center, a research team comprised of some of the world’s leading experts in data and application security, continually enhances Imperva products with up-to-the-minute threat intelligence, and publishes reports that provide insight and guidance on the latest threats and how to mitigate them. Imperva is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California. Learn more:, our blog, on Twitter.

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