SOURCE: Cenzic


January 06, 2010 09:39 ET

Cenzic Receives Industry Accolades and Strong Patent as It Closes Another Record Quarter

Momentum Drives Record Year for Web Application Security Company with Recognition from SC Magazine and Enterprise Management Associates

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - January 6, 2010) - Cenzic Inc., the leading provider of Web application security assessment and risk management solutions, today announced several new accolades along with the close of a record year in 2009. Honors include selection as an SC Magazine award finalist, being named a "Strong Value" vendor and "Best Solution For Security Teams" by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) in their latest Radar Report, a record Q4, and Cenzic's nineteenth consecutive quarter of revenue growth. The company also announced that it was awarded another patent (#7620851) in the area of fault injection, further solidifying its IP in Web Application Security.

As the industry's preeminent awards program, the annual SC Magazine Awards has recognized Cenzic for outstanding achievement in information technology (IT) security. Cenzic's cloud offering, ClickToSecure, has been recognized in the reader's trust award category as "Best Security Software Development Solution," which identifies companies with superior security products that help customers tackle today's pressing security challenges. Winners of this year's SC Awards will be announced during RSA in San Francisco on Tuesday, March 2, 2010.

"Cenzic is in an elite group of companies recognized for helping businesses large and small protect themselves from the legion of security threats that loom every day," said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong. "Finalists can be very proud of their recognition."

The EMA Radar Report delivers an in-depth analysis of industry-leading vendors and products, including their overall market position in comparison with other companies. EMA evaluated solutions in the website vulnerability assessment market and named Cenzic the company with the "Best Security Team Focus" for their continued excellence in meeting the needs of end-user security teams, as well as a "Strong Value" vendor for their effective technology and competitive options.

"All emerging technologies need their champions. In the area of Website Vulnerability Assessment, those champions are typically security teams or security evangelists within a business. Because of its single-minded focus on web application security, EMA recognizes Cenzic as having the Best Security Team Focus in our Q4 2009 Website Vulnerability Assessment Radar Report. This focus does not mean, however, that Cenzic's appeal is limited to security professionals only. Key to success in security program management is the ability to communicate effective measures to multiple groups, including QA teams, business managers and executives," said Scott Crawford, managing research director of security and risk management, for EMA. "With a powerful solution offering support for collaboration in assessing application vulnerabilities and mitigating exposures, granularity in assessment and reporting capabilities, and innovations necessary for security teams to implement effective risk mitigation processes, Cenzic is the clear leader in its focus on meeting security needs across the business."

As further proof of Cenzic's momentum, the 2009 calendar year closes with the company's nineteenth consecutive quarter of revenue growth with record Q4 bookings. Cenzic also continued to support the community under its "No Website Left Behind™" umbrella with their Healthcheck program, which offered a free vulnerability assessment of Web sites for some of the most common security holes. The program was a huge success with hundreds of companies requesting a free assessment.

"SC Magazine is a highly respected industry publication and it is an honor to be selected as a finalist," said John Weinschenk, president and CEO for Cenzic. "This recognition along with that from EMA, our record breaking performance, and additional patents, is a testament to our dedication and commitment to innovation in the Web Application Security space. This is also a strong endorsement that Cenzic has the best solutions for the entire enterprise, including Development, Q.A., and InfoSec -- for companies of all sizes."

About Cenzic

Cenzic, a trusted provider of software and SaaS security products, helps organizations secure their websites against hacker attacks. Unlike network security and SSL solutions, Cenzic focuses on Web Application Security, automating the process of identifying security defects at the Web application level where more than 75 percent of attacks occur. Our dynamic, black box testing of Web applications is built on a non-signature-based technology that finds more "real" vulnerabilities and helps companies with vulnerability management, risk management, and compliance with regulations and standards. The Cenzic solution suite fits the needs of companies across all industries and government agencies -- from testing Websites remotely via our managed service (Cenzic ClickToSecure®), to a full enterprise-wide software product (Cenzic Hailstorm® Enterprise ARC™) for managing security risks across the entire company.

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