SOURCE: Cenzic

December 04, 2006 11:30 ET

InfoWorld Recognizes Cenzic as Leading Application Security Vendor in Security Special Report Issue

Hailstorm Receives Highest Ranking in Application Security Category

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 4, 2006 -- InfoWorld editors recently recognized Cenzic, a leading provider of automated application security assessment and compliance solutions, for its excellence in application security. Cenzic Hailstorm® Professional, the company's flagship product, received an "Excellent" rating, the highest ranking possible, as part of the Leaderboard section in the InfoWorld Security Special Report.

The Leaderboard section provides readers with a venue to find reviews and information on the latest technology products and services. Beating out competitive offerings from Watchfire and Application Security with a score of 8.8, Hailstorm was the only product to be awarded an "Excellent" rating in the application security category. According to the InfoWorld editors, "Hailstorm is an easy-to-use yet powerful tool for analyzing a Web-based app's overall security and regulatory compliance."

"We're delighted that Hailstorm was recognized for excellence in application security," said Cenzic CEO, John Weinschenk. "This product really set the bar for the now full spectrum of solutions Cenzic offers. We are very honored to be recognized by InfoWorld as a top contender in our field."

Cenzic Hailstorm software and Cenzic ClickToSecure™ Managed Service (SaaS) offering are the only solutions using a Stateful Assessment™ approach that truly emulates a hacker and maintains the state of the application during assessment, providing the most accurate results along with the most flexibility to configure the product. In addition to its unique, patent-pending Stateful Assessment technology, Cenzic leads the web application security market by being the first to offer a managed services solution using an enterprise software platform and the first to provide an enterprise-wide risk management solution focused on application security, Cenzic Hailstorm Enterprise ARC (Application Risk Controller)™. With its extensive award-winning suite of products, Cenzic is the only company in the industry to provide web application security solutions for any organization of any size.

Cenzic also works closely with vendors such as Microsoft through their SecureIT Alliance to improve and promote security standards throughout the software development lifecycle (SDLC), further validating its commitment to provide the most accurate and powerful web application security solutions available.

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. 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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