Application Security, Inc. Steals The Show With Three Major Data Security Wins At 2011 Golden Bridge

DbProtect Wins Best Database Security and Best Vulnerability Assessment and Remediation Categories; AppDetectivePro Awarded Best Security Audit Tool

Application Security, Inc.(AppSecInc), the leading provider of database security, risk and compliance (SRC) solutions for the enterprise, today announced that its products, DbProtect and AppDetectivePro, received the top honors for best security solutions in three categories at the third annual 2011 Golden Bridge Awards last night in New York City. AppSecInc was the only company to receive accolades in as many as three categories within the Innovations in Information Technology portion of the prestigious awards program.

Selected as the winner of the Database Security and Best Vulnerability Assessment and Remediation categories, AppSecInc's DbProtect platform provides a complete database security, risk and compliance solution for enterprise organizations. The platform integrates database asset management, vulnerability management, audit and threat management, policy management, and reporting and analytics to deliver a complete enterprise solution. DbProtect's agentless software architecture scales easily to address the needs of small to medium organizations as well as large enterprises.

AppSecInc's AppDetectivePro, the de-facto standard for database auditing, scanning and vulnerability assessment took home the top prize in the Security Audit category. The long-standing market leader in database security auditing, AppDetectivePro is utilized by corporate auditors and IT advisors around the world.The solution enables IT auditors and advisors, regardless of skill level, to perform easy and repeatable database security assessments, capture all results for manual control checks, and generate compliance reports.

AppSecInc's products are backed by the TeamSHATTER knowledgebase, the most extensive set of database vulnerability and misconfiguration checks and rules on the market. AppSecInc's ASAP Update mechanism ensures protection remains current. As new vulnerabilities and exploits are identified and database patches are released, DbProtect and AppDetectivePro are systematically updated to ensure the latest protection for critical database assets.

"It's an honor to receive Golden Bridge Awards in three categories," said Thom VanHorn, Vice President of Global Marketing, AppSecInc. "Accolades like this validate the benefits that our products provide to our clients, but the true satisfaction comes in knowing our solutions allow auditors, commercial organizations and government agencies to reduce breaches, ensure security, meet compliance requirements and protect the sensitive data entrusted to them."

More than 40 judges representing a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2011 Golden Bridge Awards winners.

About the Golden Bridge Awards
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