SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 5, 2013) - At the RSA Conference in San Francisco, Aspect Security was awarded the Gold medal for "Best Web Application Security Product" in the 2013 Global Excellence Awards produced by Info Security Products Guide. Aspect also won Bronze in the "Security Training and Educational Programs" for its eLearning curriculum for secure application development.
"Application security was a major focus of the RSA Conference in San Francisco this year and is a top priority in many organizations," said Jeff Williams, CEO, Aspect Security. "Winning the 'Best Web Application Security Product' award is a strong endorsement of our dedication to securing the software that powers our finances, businesses, defense, and personal lives. We are delighted that the judges recognized that Contrast is revolutionary, enabling developers to reliably produce secure code without having to rely on security experts."
Launched earlier this year, the Contrast Enterprise On-Premise Edition is the first automated, truly scalable application security solution for JavaEE applications providing a clear line-of-sight into an organization's application portfolio, security coverage, and remediation guidance to fix vulnerabilities. Contrast can be enabled in just minutes, providing broad and meaningful security coverage across the entire application portfolio. Whether it's one application or thousands, Contrast scales is easy-to-use, and is affordable by any organization, from an SMB to the Fortune 50.
Aspect Security's eLearning for Secure Application Development is a web-based series of 53 engaging modules, each 20 minutes in length, designed for developers, managers, testers and security architects to help companies resist security breaches by educating those involved in creating applications. More than 100,000 individual modules of the Aspect Security eLearning curriculum are in use by teams worldwide at many corporate entities, including giants in the financial, shipping, logistics, and airline industries, and large government agencies.
More than 50 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2013 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. The awards were presented on February 27 during RSA in San Francisco. The prestigious global awards recognize IT security vendors with revolutionary, affordable, ground-breaking solutions that set the standard.
About Aspect Security
Founded in 2002, Aspect Security focuses exclusively on application security verification, training, programs and solutions ensuring that the software that drives business is protected against hackers. Aspect Security's researchers analyze, test and validate on average of 5,000,000 lines of critical application code every month, most of which are critical to our national infrastructure and defense. The company unearths more than 10,000 vulnerabilities every year. Aspect is a founding member of the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), and has made vast industry contributions including the OWASP Top Ten, Enterprise Security API (ESAPI), Application Security Verification Standard (ASVS), Risk Rating Methodology, and WebGoat. For more information, please visit www.aspectsecurity.com or follow @aspectsecurity.