SOURCE: Cenzic


March 29, 2011 11:03 ET

Cenzic Releases New Versions of Hailstorm, ClickToSecure Cloud and Continues to Garner Prestigious Industry Awards for Best Web Application Security Solution

Company Honored With AlwaysOn OnDemand 100 Award and Info Security Products Guide Award on the Heels of New Product Updates

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - March 29, 2011) - Cenzic Inc., the leading provider of Web application security assessment and risk management solutions, today announced the 6.6 release of its on premise software offering, Cenzic Hailstorm Enterprise Application Risk Controller (ARC) and Professional, as well as the 2.0 release of their self-service ClickToSecure Cloud offering. These releases coincide with award recognition for Cenzic's Hailstorm Enterprise ARC software from two prestigious industry organizations. In March, this offering received the AlwaysOn OnDemand 100 Award for best on-demand software vertical application and the Tomorrow's Technology Today Award for Best Web Application Security Solution.

Usability, Performance and Compliance are the focus of Hailstorm Enterprise ARC 6.6, which now includes an improved user interface with increased dashboard performance, the ability to create custom user roles, export .xml reports and computer-based training. The software also includes integration with various Web Application Firewall (WAF) solutions and support for Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) compliance for federal government agencies. The release also supports new platforms like Windows 7, and Server 2008 both supported on 32 and 64 bit architectures.

An update has also been made to ClickToSecure Cloud, the latest product in Cenzic's Web vulnerability scanning solution portfolio, which offers an affordable security model and allows users to test their websites for vulnerabilities and conduct quick assessments entirely in the cloud. The solution offers various levels of assessments from a basic health check to a support for PCI 6.6 compliance and other regulations. New features include a refined UI, enhanced dashboard, stronger account management, improved branding capabilities, a partner administration module, partner pricing management, and a hosting administration module. More information can be found at

"2011 is already shaping up to be a great year for us. Recent industry award recognition is a testament to our existing technology which is constantly evolving, as is the case with this release," said John Weinschenk, President and CEO for Cenzic. "We are continuing to innovate our solutions so our customers can leverage the latest technologies. We are also excited about our new enhancements in the new Cloud offering. There are a lot of additional features for our partners and we know they'll be excited about reselling this solution to their customers."

Continued Industry Recognition

For the second year in a row, Cenzic was named by AlwaysOn as one of the Top 100 OnDemand private companies. Inclusion in the OnDemand 100 signifies leadership amongst Cenzic's peers and recognition as a game-changing approach that is likely to disrupt the existing market. Cenzic was selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts based on criteria that included innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz. Cenzic also received industry recognition from Info Security Products Guide, a leading security publication, for its Hailstorm solution by winning the publication's Tomorrow's Technology Today award.

About Cenzic
Cenzic, a trusted provider of software and SaaS security products, helps organizations secure their websites against hacker attacks. Cenzic focuses on Web Application Security, automating the process of identifying security defects at the Web application level where more than 75 percent of hacker attacks occur. Our dynamic, black box Web application testing is built on a non-signature-based technology that finds more "real" vulnerabilities as well as provides vulnerability management, risk management, and compliance for regulations and industry standards such as PCI. Cenzic solutions help secure the websites of numerous Fortune 1000 companies, all major security companies, leading government agencies and universities, and hundreds of SMB companies -- overall helping to secure trillions of dollars of e-commerce transactions. The Cenzic solution suite fits the needs of companies across all industries, from a cloud solution (Cenzic ClickToSecure Cloud™), to testing remotely via our managed service (Cenzic ClickToSecure® Managed), to a full enterprise software product (Cenzic Hailstorm® Enterprise ARC™) for managing security risks across the entire company.

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