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Denim Group, WhiteHat Security Team On Application Risk Management Services

Partnership enables Denim Group to expand its portfolio of services by offering WhiteHat Sentinel for ongoing website vulnerability management

SAN ANTONIO & LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today at Black Hat USA 2009, Denim Group, an IT consultancy that develops secure software and helps organizations assess and mitigate risks with their existing software, announced today that it has teamed with WhiteHat Security, the leading provider of website risk management solutions. The partnership enables Denim Group to expand its portfolio of services by offering WhiteHat Sentinel for ongoing website vulnerability management to quickly and accurately identify security defects in Web applications. A related video to this announcement may be viewed at: http://tinyurl.com/m75gle.

"Today, more than 70 percent of hacker attacks worldwide are actively targeting websites, and 80% of sites have a serious vulnerability, so the importance of website security cannot be overstated," said Jeremiah Grossman, founder and CTO of WhiteHat Security. "We're pleased to partner with an experienced application security provider like Denim Group to ensure that companies have ongoing website vulnerability management oversight which enables them to protect critical data, ensure compliance, and narrow the window of risk."

The WhiteHat Sentinel family of website security solutions delivers the visibility, flexibility and control that enables companies to secure their websites, regardless of company size or volume of applications. WhiteHat Sentinel delivers accurate, and verified results via an on-demand, SaaS-based subscription service, combining advanced proprietary automated scanning technology with expert analysis. Once software vulnerabilities are identified, Denim Group's seasoned development team can prioritize risks and quickly remediate security defects found in its customers' applications. In addition, Denim Group offers website security training, providing everything from individual courses to entire training and process improvement initiatives targeted at those building, testing, and managing custom software.

"This partnership allows Denim Group to use White Hat's technology to provide its clients with ongoing vulnerability assessment for their Web application portfolio," said Dan Cornell, principal of Denim Group. "In addition, we can accelerate remediation times for WhiteHat's customers and offer targeted education services on Web application security so that the same vulnerabilities don't get reintroduced."

About Denim Group Denim Group develops secure software, helps organizations assess and mitigate risk with existing software, and provides training on best practices in software security. Denim Group has worked with a range of Fortune 500 companies and public sector organizations, bringing a focused software development approach to the world of software security. The Company provides clients with secure .NET and Java development services and remediates serious software flaws in existing application portfolios. Denim Group also identifies vulnerabilities and quantifies risks that vulnerable applications represent through assessments, code reviews, and application-focused penetration testing. Training complements Denim Group's development and testing services by helping organizations build an internal competency in secure software development and testing through a combined classroom instruction and e-Learning approach.

Denim Group is a strong contributor to the larger application security community, and has been involved with the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) since shortly after its inception. Additionally, Denim Group was ranked 1101 in Inc. Magazine's 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America in 2008.

For more information about Denim Group, visit www.denimgroup.com.

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 control that organizations need to 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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