Watchfire's AppScan Secures Two Finalist Positions for the 2006 SC Magazine Awards.
WALTHAM, Mass. -- AppScan(R) Nominated for Best Enterprise Security Solution and Best SME (1) (Small and Medium-sized Enterprise) See SMB.
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On the heels of a successful market launch, Watchfire, the leading provider of software and services to automate web application security testing Security Testing: (The) Process to determine that an IS (Information System) protects data and maintains functionality as intended.
The six basic security concepts that need to be covered by security testing are: confidentiality, integrity, authentication, authorisation, , is pleased to announce that AppScan has secured two finalist nominations for the prestigious SC Magazine Awards 2006. Finalists will be recognized during the U.S. Awards ceremony at the RSA Conference The RSA Conference is a Cryptography-related conference held annually in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The RSA Conference started in 1991 as a forum for cryptographers to gather and share the latest knowledge and advancements in the area of Internet security. at the Fairmont, San Jose San Jose, city, United States
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Watchfire's AppScan(R) was selected as a finalist in two categories, Best Enterprise Security Solution and Best SME Security solution further validating Watchfire's market leading position. AppScan is the industry's first and leading web application security testing suite, and the only one to provide comprehensive remediation tasks at every level of the application. AppScan scans web applications within an organization's infrastructure, tests for security issues and provides actionable reports and recommendations. The product's scanning capabilities, Zero-Day vulnerability updates, Configuration Wizard and detailed reporting system all combine to simplify ease of use, enhance user productivity, facilitate security compliance and protect the web application infrastructure.
"SC Magazine is one of the security industry's leading publications and is well respected by security professionals across North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. , Europe and Asia. We are extremely honored that its readers have recognized Watchfire's AppScan as a finalist in two categories," said Michael Weider, founder and CTO (Chief Technical Officer) The executive responsible for the technical direction of an organization. See CIO and salary survey. , Watchfire. "Web applications pose some of today's most serious security and compliance threats and are a critical component to managing overall enterprise security. This recognition is further validation that our web application security testing solution AppScan is market leading and is a testament to its ability to improve the ease and speed by which users are able to understand, prioritize and remediate critical web application security issues."
About the SC Awards 2006
With over 1,300 product and service nominations from over 330 competing companies globally, the SC Awards are the world's leading awards program for the information security industry. The SC Awards program spans the U.S., Asia and UK. The SC Awards are composed of both the Reader Trust Technology Awards - voted on by SC readers in each region, and the SC Awards Council, a group of carefully selected senior CSOs - and the Professional Awards that are judged by a panel of the industry's top talents.
Recognizing technical excellence and professional achievement across a variety of different categories, the SC Awards is a truly unique program developed to bring attention to the industry's top products and highlight the professionals that have both created them and use them within their companies. These industry achievements are acknowledged during the exciting US Awards ceremony taking place this year at the Fairmont, San Jose on February 14, 2006.
Watchfire provides software and services to manage online risk. More than 300 enterprise organizations and government agencies, including AXA AXA Anguilla, Anguilla (Airport Code)
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Department of Health and Human Services, HHS , Social Security Administration and Dell rely on Watchfire to monitor, manage, improve and secure all aspects of the online business including security, privacy, quality, accessibility, corporate standards and regulatory compliance. Watchfire's alliance and technology partners include IBM Global Services IBM Global Services is the world's largest business and technology services provider. It is the fastest growing part of IBM, with over 190,000 professionals serving customers in more than 160 countries. , PricewaterhouseCoopers, TRUSTe, Microsoft, Interwoven in·ter·weave
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