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Richard Stiennon Honored With Outstanding Achievement Award From Cenzic During Cyber Security Awareness Month

Award Recognizes Industry Leading Cyber Security Expert for Passion and Commitment to Protecting Web (October 31, 2011)

CAMPBELL, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/31/11 -- Cenzic Inc., the leading provider of Web application security vulnerability assessment and risk management solutions, today awarded Richard Stiennon, a veteran of the security industry and a well respected analyst, as the recipient of the company's second annual Cenzic Cyber Security Leadership award. The award recognizes Stiennon as the industry expert that has made the biggest strides in furthering the values exemplified by Cyber Security Awareness Month. The award was judged on the level of commitment Mr. Stiennon has shown for the cause as well as his willingness to educate others on cyber security issues.

Mr. Stiennon has over a decade of experience advising enterprises, vendors, and government agencies on their security strategies. Stiennon is the author of Surviving Cyberwar (Government Institutes, 2010) and the soon to be published Cyber Defense: Countering Targeted Attacks. As one of the top influencers in his field, Stiennon is the most followed IT security analyst on Twitter, the moderator of the Security Leaders Group on LinkedIn and writer of the Cyber Defense Weekly newsletter. Stiennon also presented the keynote address at the 2011 National Cyber Security Awareness Month kick-off event at the University of Virginia, earlier this month.

"I respect Cenzic's dedication to building awareness around cybersecurity and I couldn't be more honored to receive this award," said Richard Stiennon, Chief Research Analyst for IT-Harvest. "I am committed to being at the forefront of cyber security, working with industry leaders and companies to protect against hacker attacks and guide governments on their path to cyber preparedness."

As part of its efforts during Cyber Security Awareness Month, Cenzic is offering free resources and services to educate and protect businesses against the growing number of threats to Web security. These resources include free Website security testing with a Cenzic HealthCheck and free resources for universities and charities to aid in Web application vulnerability testing.

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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