SOURCE: Cenzic

August 20, 2007 08:15 ET

Cenzic's SANS Contest Winner Headed to Las Vegas

Derek Callaway Wins All-Inclusive Trip to SANS Network Security Conference

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - August 20, 2007) - Cenzic Inc., the leading provider of application security assessment and risk management solutions, today announced the winner of its recent security contest. By correctly answering 90 percent of the multiple choice and essay questions, Derek Callaway and a companion will be a traveling to the SANS Network Security Conference in Las Vegas, Sept. 22-30. As the winner, Mr. Callaway receives travel for two from anywhere in the continental U.S., nine nights at Caesars Palace Las Vegas, and one full admission to the conference, including one course from any of the conference's top-rated system security teachers.

"This really is the trip of a lifetime," stated Derek Callaway, security consultant at Creative Business Concepts. "Not only do I get admission to one of the most prestigious security conferences around, I get a free trip to Las Vegas. With the way my luck is running, I think I'll have to hit the blackjack table while I'm there. Seriously though, I can't thank Cenzic enough for this wonderful opportunity."

"We are very pleased with the turnout for the contest and quite amazed at how many people got fewer than four questions incorrect," stated Mandeep Khera, VP of marketing at Cenzic. "In addition to recognizing our colleagues in the application security space, we were hoping that this contest would bring a greater awareness to web application security. We feel that we were able to accomplish both!"

"We are thrilled to have Cenzic bring awareness to the SANS Institute and our upcoming conference in Las Vegas," stated Alan Paller, director of research for the SANS Institute. "We need more companies like Cenzic taking the lead on educating the market about application security and the cyber security issues faced by companies of all sizes. We look forward to having Mr. Callaway at the conference. In this case, we hope he brings home what 'happens in Vegas' -- improving his knowledge of Web application security and by sharing it with colleagues."

About Cenzic Inc.

Cenzic is the innovative leader of next-generation application security assessment and risk management solutions that quickly and accurately find more "real" application vulnerabilities in both legacy Web 1.0 and Web 2.0 applications. The Cenzic suite of application security solutions fit any company's needs from remote, Software as Service (ClickToSecure®), for testing one or more applications, to a full enterprise-wide solution (Cenzic Hailstorm® Enterprise ARC) for effectively managing application security risk across an enterprise. Cenzic solutions, targeted at financial services, e-retail, high-tech, energy, healthcare and government sectors, are the most accurate, comprehensive, and extensible in the industry empowering organizations to stay on top of unrelenting application security threats.

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