SOURCE: Citadel Security Software

December 01, 2005 07:00 ET

Citadel Security Software's Hercules Finalist in SC Magazine Global Awards 2006

Leading Enterprise Vulnerability Management Solution Provider Finalist in Best Security Solution for Financial Services

DALLAS, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 1, 2005 -- Citadel Security Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CDSS), a leader in enterprise vulnerability management and policy enforcement solutions, announced today that Hercules, the company's automated vulnerability management solution, is a finalist in the SC Magazine Global Awards in the Best Security Solution for Financial Services category. This is the second year that Citadel Hercules has been chosen as a finalist in the Best Security Solution category. Citadel Hercules was a winner in the SC Magazine Global Awards 2005 in the "Readers Trust Awards for Best Security Management" and in the "US Excellence Awards for Best Security Solution for Government" categories, respectively.

"We are honored that Hercules has been chosen as a finalist for the Best Security Solution for Financial Services awards," said Steve Solomon, CEO for Citadel. "The SC Magazine awards are considered to be among the premier security awards in the industry. This recognition validates Citadel's leadership position and commitment to helping our customers proactively protect their networks against security vulnerabilities."

The SC Magazine Global Awards 2006 winners will be announced by the SC Magazine judges and announced at a Gala Dinner to be held February 14th, 2006 at the Fairmont Hotel, San Jose, CA, in conjunction with the RSA Conference.

About SC Magazine Global Awards

Now in its tenth year, the SC Magazine Awards is known as the leading award recognizing technical and professional excellence in the infosecurity industry. For more information on the SC Magazine Global Awards, visit

About Citadel Hercules

With its award-winning Hercules Security Compliance and Vulnerability Remediation software solutions, Citadel helps protect an organization's network against all five classes of vulnerabilities -- software defects or patches, unsecured accounts, unnecessary services, mis-configurations, and backdoors -- across a multi-platform, multi-device environment. By automating vulnerability remediation and policy enforcement processes, Citadel's customers, including the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, MCI and AutoZone, have a more effective approach to protecting sensitive data and enforcing security policies across their network.

About Citadel

Citadel Security Software (NASDAQ: CDSS) delivers security solutions that enable organizations to manage risk, reduce threats and enforce compliance with security policies and regulations. Citadel's proven architecture provides a business process to manage the increasing volume, frequency, and complexity of cyber security attacks. Citadel combines the world's largest active library of remediations spanning all classes of vulnerabilities with a proven delivery methodology to dramatically streamline vulnerability management and security compliance and provide ROI from the first use. Citadel solutions are used across the Department of Defense, at the Veterans Administration, and within other government and commercial organizations. For more information on Citadel, visit, or call 888-8CITADEL.

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