ManagedMethods Named 'Data Security Solution of the Year' in the 2020 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards

ManagedMethods Named "Data Security Solution of the Year" in 2020 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards

ManagedMethods, the leading Google Workspace and Microsoft 365 cybersecurity, student safety and compliance platform for K-12 school districts, today announced it has been named the winner of the “Data Security Solution of the Year” award by CyberSecurity Breakthrough. This is the second consecutive year ManagedMethods has been recognized in the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards program, which was recognized as the “Cloud Security Startup of the Year” in 2019.

“In the new remote learning and hybrid learning environments K-12 school districts are operating in this year, a pain point we often see is the securing of student and staff data outside of school networks,” said Charlie Sander, Chief Executive Officer at ManagedMethods. “Districts are using new applications to make the classroom virtual, and we’re proud to be recognized as a leading solution innovating the way sensitive district data is secured—especially when created, stored, and accessed remotely.”

ManagedMethods empowers school districts with full visibility and control of the data being stored within Google Workspace and Microsoft 365 cloud applications. The platform uses machine learning-powered malware and phishing protection, detects and remediates account takeovers, and secures data from malicious and accidental data breaches. This recognition from CyberSecurity Breakthrough follows the introduction of new cybersecurity and student safety monitoring features for Google Meet & Chat and Google Classroom by ManagedMethods.

“ManagedMethods’ focus on the emerging cybersecurity and safety risks schools face today is critically important,” said James Johnson, Managing Director at CyberSecurity Breakthrough. “Congratulations to ManagedMethods for breaking through the crowded market, innovating data security in the new age of K-12 education.”

For more information on ManagedMethods and the company’s award-winning cybersecurity, student safety, and compliance platform for K-12 school districts, please visit ManagedMethods.com.

​About ManagedMethods

ManagedMethods is the leading Google Workspace and Microsoft 365 cybersecurity, student safety, and compliance platform for K-12 school districts. The platform monitors district Google Workplace and Microsoft 365, including Gmail and Outlook 365, 24/7/365 and provides award-winning cloud security that empowers school districts with full visibility and control of the data being stored.

ManagedMethods makes Google Workspace and Microsoft 365 security easy — no proxy, no agent, no extension and no special training needed. The platform helps school districts secure sensitive student, staff, and district data using machine learning-powered threat protection against malware and phishing schemes, and detects abnormal behavior to protect account takeovers and the loss of sensitive district data. It also monitors for student safety signals, such as cyberbullying, self-harm, racial and LGBTQ discrimination, threats of violence, and domestic abuse in both text and image content.

ManagedMethods is the K-12 education industry’s only Google Workspace and Microsoft 365 cybersecurity and student safety platform that can be deployed in minutes with no special training and zero impact on users or network speed. For more information, please visit ManagedMethods.com.

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ManagedMethods provides K-12 IT teams with an easy, affordable platform that manages data security risks and detects student safety signals in Google G Suite and Microsoft Office 365.