BT nabs Light Reading’s most innovative Security strategy award

BT won Most Innovative Security Strategy Award for its Assure Analytics service

BT won Most Innovative Security Strategy Award for its Assure Analytics service in the Light Reading 2016 Leading Lights Awards.

Leading Lights, now in its 12th year, is the communications industry's leading awards program, recognizing top companies and executives for outstanding achievements in next-generation communications technology, applications and services. The Leading Lights winners were announced at an awards dinner at Hotel Ella in Austin, Texas, on Monday, May 23 to coincide with the Big Communications Event (

BT’s revolutionary visual analytics service, Assure Anaytics, provides real-time data and a clear understanding of the threats, enabling organisations to offer quick response times and protection for employees, partners and customers.

We are delighted with this latest recognition for our cutting edge service. Keeping our network and our customers secure is at the heart of everything we do and this accolade reinforces our ambition to be the global leader in managed security services, keeping the ever growing list of threats at bay,”
- Jason Cook, vice president Security, BT Americas.

"The volume and quality of the entries we received across our 26 categories, which this year included specialist awards for 5G and Transformation strategies for the first time, shows how seriously the industry takes these awards, which are now in their 12th year," stated Light Reading Editor-in-Chief Ray Le Maistre. "The winners can be rightly proud of their achievements and developments during the past year. It's encouraging to see the innovation coming from such a broad range of communications service providers and technology developers," added Le Maistre.