SOURCE: Cenzic

August 24, 2006 08:00 ET

Cenzic Wins Awards in 5 Categories From Info Security Products Guide

Automated Application Security Assessment Vendor Selected as the Winner of the Tomorrow's Technology Today 2006 Awards for Both Software and SaaS

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 24, 2006 -- Cenzic, Inc. today announced that it has been named as a winner in five categories for Info Security Products Guide Second Annual Tomorrow's Technology Today 2006 Awards. The Info Security Products Guide Awards were established to recognize the leading companies in the information security technology industry and play a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the innovative products and solutions available to address their most pressing security challenges. Access to a complete list of the Info Security award winners can be found at: http://www.infosecurityproductsguide.com/technology/index.html.

"To be recognized as a leader in this highly innovative and competitive market is validation for our commitment to providing the best tools for web application vulnerability testing," said John Weinschenk, president and CEO of Cenzic. "We are resolved in providing continuous breakthrough enhancements and market-leading offerings in the ever-evolving threat landscape, and accolades of this nature reinforce our crucial role in this space."

This year's list of award winners includes innovative companies serving a critical role through their contributions to the software development community. Nominees are judged by the editors of Info Security Products Guide, who carefully consider each company's services and reputation, as well as their overall contributions to the advancement of the software development practice. Cenzic's Hailstorm® and ClickToSecure™ solutions were recognized by Info Security for excellence in 5 categories, including: Application Security, Compliance, Managed Security Service, Security Testing and Vulnerability Assessment.

"We were inundated with nominations from organizations and feel that the winners of this year's Tomorrow's Technology Today 2006 Awards convey the clear leaders in the software development industry," said Rick Justice, chief technology editor of Info Security. "We took into account each nominee's products and services and feel that these select companies reflect those that have facilitated the greatest shift in innovation and development."

Cenzic is the only company in the industry to have both a state-of-the-art software solution, Cenzic Hailstorm, and a managed service, Cenzic ClickToSecure, allowing enterprises the flexibility to use either solution or both based on their needs. These offerings help companies protect their web-based applications from potential security threats by emulating the way real hackers work in order to test applications for security vulnerabilities and compliance issues. Using a Stateful Assessment™ approach, Cenzic provides companies with highly accurate results without the "false positives" often associated with the first-generation application scanners, as well as tests for session management, application logic issues, and policy compliance for internal policies and regulatory standards.

About Silicon Valley Communications Awards

Info Security Products Guide, published by Silicon Valley Communications, plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit www.infosecurityproductsguide.com and stay secured.

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 www.cenzic.com.

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