WhiteHat Security Rolls Out Sentinal Baseline Edition

Latest SaaS offering for the budget-conscious

April 14, 2009

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. " April 14, 2009 " WhiteHat Security, the leading provider of website risk management solutions, today announced its newest service " WhiteHat Sentinel Baseline Edition (BE). Designed to address entry-level website security needs, WhiteHat Sentinel Baseline provides a cost-effective, fully automated assessment service that identifies business-critical vulnerabilities. WhiteHat Sentinel Baseline joins the Sentinel Standard and Premium editions to provide a full suite of solutions that are the core of a comprehensive website risk management program. Now, organizations of all sizes can implement continuous, essential website security assessments that map directly to their risk profile and their IT budget.

Today's economic climate, combined with increased attacks on websites, creates a greater demand for flexible, cost-effective solutions to identify website security issues and mitigate threats. With WhiteHat Sentinel BE, any business can identify the critical, pervasive vulnerabilities that put data at risk without over-extending their budgets.

For companies making an initial foray into website security, driven by Payment Card Industry (PCI) and other compliance issues, Sentinel BE saves resource-constrained security departments time and money. By delivering the only verified, actionable results in the industry, PCI-ready reports and an easy-to-use Web interface for tracking and trending, Sentinel BE gives every organization an advantage in the fight against website attacks. Additionally, enterprises with a large number of applications can now also affordably ensure an essential level of security on all their sites.

"Website risk management is not a one size fits all issue," said Bill Pennington, senior vice president of services, WhiteHat Security. "WhiteHat's goal is to ensure that businesses have options available that suit their specific needs and budgets based on their unique risk exposure. We added WhiteHat Sentinel BE to our family of services as yet another option to address the diverse and ever-changing website security needs of the enterprise."

The WhiteHat Sentinel family of website security solutions delivers the visibility, flexibility and control that enable companies to assign the appropriate resources to securing their websites, regardless of company size or volume of applications. All WhiteHat Sentinel service levels deliver high-quality, accurate, and verified results, and include the WhiteHat Sentinel API that enables integration with existing bug-tracking, security information and event management (SIEM) systems and Web application firewalls (WAF). This information sharing results in improved development practices; more accurate risk assessment; and more effective mitigation strategies. Only WhiteHat Sentinel provides assessment results that are reliable enough to be shared directly with other applications and provide a solid foundation for an effective website risk management program.

WhiteHat Sentinel Baseline is an authenticated, SaaS website assessment service complete with vulnerability verification performed by the WhiteHat Security Operations team. Specific features of the newest level of service include:

Fully automated, unlimited assessments Verified, actionable results Flexible user-controlled configuration and management Convenient Web interface to track assessment results and remediation Executive and technical reporting Safe assessment of both production and pre-production websites Seamless upgrade to Sentinel PE or SE Participation in the WhiteHat website security certification program (optional)

WhiteHat Sentinel is currently available in three service levels, Standard Edition (SE) and Premium Edition (PE), and now Baseline Edition (BE) for an annual subscription fee. Contact the WhiteHat sales office at (408) 343-8300 for more information.

About WhiteHat Security, Inc. Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, WhiteHat Security is the leading provider of website risk management solutions that protect critical data, ensure compliance and narrow the window of risk. WhiteHat Sentinel, the company's flagship product family, is the most accurate, complete and cost-effective website vulnerability management solution available. It delivers the visibility, flexibility, and manageability that organizations need to take control of website security and prevent Web attacks. Furthermore, WhiteHat Sentinel enables automated mitigation of website vulnerabilities via integration with Web application firewalls. To learn more about WhiteHat Security, please visit our website at www.whitehatsec.com.

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