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Published: 19 Oct 2012

Your Picks for Best Products 1,595 surveyed; 341 products; 15 winners Information Security and presented 1,595 readers with a survey of 341 security products, divided into 15 categories. The categories and product lists were determined by Information Security and editors, in consultation with recognized information security experts. Respondents were asked to rate each product based on criteria specific to each category. For each criteria, respondents scored the product on a scale of one (poor) to five (excellent). In addition, each criteria was given a weighted percentage to reflect its importance in that category. Some criteria were applied in multiple product categories, and one, "Investment ROI--are you getting your money's worth?" was asked in each of the 15 product categories. Respondents also had the ability to opt out of scoring in one or more criteria by indicating that they had "no opinion." Winners were based on the cumulative weighted responses for each product category criteria. Editors arrived at a product's... Access >>>

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