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WhiteHat Security Selected as an AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner for Second Consecutive Year

Recognized for Creating Technology Innovations for the Global Silicon Valley (July 19, 2012)

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/19/12 -- WhiteHat Security, the Web security company, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. WhiteHat Security was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.

WhiteHat Security and the AlwaysOn Global 250 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn's tenth annual Innovation Summit at the Computer History Museum on July 23th, 2012.

This two-day executive gathering that highlights the significant economic, political, and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries. Innovation Summit's goal is to identify the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global tech industry.

"This year's AlwaysOn Global 250 companies have been shaken up by the recent surge in on-demand and mobile innovation. This year's crop of robust, innovative applications has launched a complex world of interconnected, sophisticated data being used by a voracious consumer and business userbase. Coupled with a massive smartphone and tablet adoption, the opportunities for this year's winners are unlimited," says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "The 2012 AO Global 250 winners are driving the technology market into new, uncharted territory, representing the highest-growth opportunities we've seen in the private company marketplace in the history of the Global Silicon Valley."

The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2012 list.

WhiteHat Security has a strong history of innovation and leadership in the security industry as the first SaaS-based application security company and the only offering that verifies all findings for its customers to ensure accuracy. With the recent launch of Sentinel Source, WhiteHat now provides solutions for developing secure websites and applications and keeping them secure after launch. As part of its growth in 2012, WhiteHat opened a new Threat Research Center in Houston, Texas.

A full list of all the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at:

"With businesses increasingly focusing in on their online operations and delivering critical data via the Web, application security is a key component of any company's strategy," said Stephanie Fohn, chief executive officer, WhiteHat Security. "At WhiteHat Security, we are committed to providing customers with essential security insights and continuously improving their security programs through our research and innovation. Being named an AlwaysOn Global 250 company for the second year in a row is a great acknowledgement of our goal to create more secure companies and a more secure Web."

About WhiteHat Security, Inc.
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Santa Clara, California, WhiteHat Security provides end-to-end solutions for Web security. The company's cloud technology platform and leading security engineers turn verified security intelligence into actionable insights for customers. Through a combination of core products and strategic partnerships, WhiteHat Security provides complete Web security at a scale unmatched in the industry. WhiteHat Sentinel, the company's flagship product line, currently manages thousands of websites -- including sites in the most regulated industries such as top e-commerce, finance and healthcare companies.

About AlwaysOn
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn's preeminent executive event series includes the Silicon Valley Innovation Summit, OnMedia, OnHollywood, IMPACT Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic, Venture Summit East, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, OnMobile, and GoingGreen Silicon Valley. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers like no other media brand.

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