SOURCE: Cenzic

June 12, 2006 09:00 ET

Cenzic CEO John Weinschenk to Present at 33rd Annual CSI NetSec Conference

Company Security Expert Will Also Lend Technical Knowledge to the NYS Cyber Security Conference and NYPHPCon 2006

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 12, 2006 --Cenzic, Inc. today announced that its executives and security experts will be presenting at three industry events this week. Cenzic's team has fast gained recognition for its leadership in promoting web application security and for its insightful presentations, which shed light on the rapidly evolving threat environment and broader security and compliance issues facing enterprises and government institutions.

Cenzic's CEO John Weinschenk will kick off the week at the prestigious CSI NetSec conference in Scottsdale, Arizona ( Weinschenk's session, "Keeping Pace with SOX, GLBA, and Other Security Compliance Regulations," will take place today at 10:30 a.m. In its 33rd year, CSI focuses on presenting best-practices for information security practitioners from a real-world, hands-on point of view.

In his presentation, Weinschenk will examine solutions that help to comply with government mandated regulations targeting web applications. Specifically, Weinschenk will explore how an automated approach improves vulnerability assessments and how leveraging security tools to test code and key controls during the software development process allows companies to respond more quickly and efficiently to newly discovered vulnerabilities.

"Application security assessment is fast becoming essential to meeting today's compliance and security standards," notes Weinschenk. "To that end, it is critical to not only provide solutions that enterprises can implement to tackle such threats, but also to impart the guidance and knowledge requisite to accompany such tools. In participating in not one but three upcoming industry forums, Cenzic solidifies its commitment to the proactive education of security professionals, government executives, academia and the business community at large."

Later in the week, Cenzic's Tom Stracener will lend his technical expertise at two industry conferences in New York. On Thursday, June 15th Stracener will lead a discussion at the NYS Cyber Security Conference in Albany, NY, on how best to protect applications from today's more technical hacking threats. This session will take an inside look at the thinking, strategies and methodologies commonly used by hackers and how to effectively implement a sound defensive plan that will help mitigate multiple attacks. This will be followed by a session on web application security best practices on Friday, June 16th at the NYPHPCon 2006 at the New Yorker Hotel in New York City. NYPHPCon 2006 focuses on the PHP community from both a business strategy and technical solutions perspective, aimed at IT managers and technical professionals who are using or considering implementing PHP programming language within their current infrastructures.

In both sessions, top web application security flaws will be addressed in order to arm security professionals with the most effective knowledge to protect and remediate their company's application infrastructure. For more information on Stracener's presentations or the events in general, please visit the individual conference websites:

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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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