Products of the Year 2008:

2008 Readers' Choice Awards
Information Security magazine and SearchSecurity.com

Information Security magazine and SearchSecurity.com readers have spoken.

More than 1,600 participants voted on the security appliances, hardware and software they use in their environments, passing judgment on their effectiveness, value and vendor support, among other criteria. The result: The 2008 Readers' Choice Awards.

We awarded gold, silver and bronze medals in 15 categories, plus we recognized three emerging technologies that you need to keep a close watch on. We invite you to click through and check out all the winners; not only will you get comprehensive product descriptions and expert analysis, but we provide a snapshot of each market.

How we selected the winners