SOURCE: Cenzic

May 23, 2006 09:00 ET

Cenzic Co-Sponsors Prominent Information Security Awards Event in New England

Cenzic Serves as Kilobyte Sponsor for Information Security Executive of the Year Award

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 23, 2006 -- Cenzic, Inc. today announced that it will co-sponsor the upcoming Information Security Executive of the Year New England Award, 2006, a premier forum in recognizing outstanding achievement in the field of information security. In the program's second year in the New England region, the award winner has been selected from an impressive roster of information security professionals and will be announced on May 25, 2006 at the Boston Marriot Long Wharf Hotel.

Sponsored by the Executive Alliance, the ISE Awards recognize a diverse and exemplary group of security executives for their individual achievements and excellence in managing enterprise-wide network and Internet security systems. The New England region covers Maine, Massachusettes, New Hampshire, Vermont and Rhode Island, and includes information security professionals in various industries including education, finance, insurance and information technology. This year's nominees include Greg Avesian of Textron, Steven Blanc of Bowdoin College, Bruce Bonsall of MassMutual Financial Group, Roland P. Cloutier of EMC Corp., Michael Daly of Raytheon Company, David Escalante of Boston College, Ron Kimball of TD Banknorth, William J. Kyrouz of Goodwin Procter, LLP and John Schramm of Investor's Bank and Trust.

"Cenzic is pleased to honor this group of talented individuals and their achievements in the IT security field, an area of rapid development that still does not garner the attention that it deserves," said Mandeep Khera, vice president of marketing for Cenzic. "The Executive Alliance and supporting community provides a vital level of recognition for the innovators and leaders who work tirelessly to tackle security threats and the impact they have on compliance issues and daily business operations."

"As a fast growing leader in the application security space, having a partner like Cenzic provides validation and encouragement for the education of critical security initiatives," said Marci McCarthy, CEO of Executive Alliance. "The continued success of our awards programs nation-wide would not be possible without innovative sponsors like Cenzic who share our vision to identify leaders in the security realm, and we appreciate their unwavering support."

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About Cenzic

Cenzic is a leading provider of the next-generation enterprise software and a leading Managed Service (SaaS) 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. 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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