SOURCE: Cenzic

August 30, 2006 08:00 ET

Cenzic Accelerates Momentum and Names Jim Routh as Vice President of Business Development

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 30, 2006 -- Cenzic, Inc., today announced that Jim Routh has joined the company as vice president of business development. Jim will manage Cenzic's strategic relationships as well as lead the development of Cenzic's worldwide channel strategy.

"Cenzic's team of seasoned security and application development executives have a clear vision and the right products to tackle today's most threatening applications vulnerabilities," said Routh. "I look forward to applying my experience and success in developing new market strategies, channels, and business relationships, to help Cenzic as the company continues to establish itself as the leading provider of automated application security assessment products."

Jim is a technology industry veteran with over 18 years of experience in business development, channel sales and product development. Prior to joining Cenzic, Jim served as vice president of business development and channel sales at Tumbleweed Communications, an enterprise software company focused on the secure messaging market. Jim was also vice president of business development in several successful start-ups including NetObjects, WebSentric and Vendio, and held various business development and sales roles with Apple Computer and Data General.

"As the number of risks and vulnerabilities continue to mount, ensuring the security of web applications needs to be treated as a top priority for any organization that relies on the Web to do business," said John Weinschenk, CEO of Cenzic. "Cenzic believes that strategic relationships with the right technology partners, channels, and other business partners is critical in our success. Jim's expertise and thorough understanding of the security needs of large enterprises as well as his background in building strong channels will be a huge asset for our business development efforts as we continue to help companies deal with what is becoming an ever-evolving major application security crisis."

About Cenzic

Cenzic is a leading provider of the next-generation enterprise software and a leading Managed Service offering for automated application security assessment and compliance that allows Fortune 1000 corporations, mid-sized corporations, and government organizations to dramatically improve the security of web applications throughout the software development lifecycle (SDLC). Cenzic® Hailstorm®, the most accurate and extensible product in the industry, enables security experts, QA professionals, and developers to work together to assess, analyze, and remediate applications for security vulnerabilities. Hailstorm benefits include reduced security risk and liability, lower development and testing costs, and faster time-to-market. Cenzic® ClickToSecure™ service is one of the industry's first Software as a Service (SaaS) to combine the power of an enterprise-class application security assessment product with the flexibility of a managed security service. Cenzic Assessment Methodology completes the solution with a state-of-the-art business process consulting service to help customers improve their application security methodologies. Cenzic solutions are the most accurate, comprehensive, and extensible in the industry. Cenzic's current focus includes financial services, e-retail, healthcare, and government sectors. For more information, visit

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