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University Of Maryland Adds Database Scanning From Application Security

USMD has deployed AppDetectivePro's agentless database scanning technology for database discovery, vulnerability assessment, user access controls and compliance reporting

NEW YORK " September 22, 2009 " Application Security, Inc., the leading provider of database security, risk and compliance (SRC) solutions for the enterprise, today announced that the University System of Maryland (USMD) has standardized on AppDetectivePro. USMD has deployed AppDetectivePro's agentless database scanning technology to meet their requirements for database discovery, vulnerability assessment, user access controls and compliance reporting.

With tens of thousands of licenses shipped worldwide, AppDetectivePro is the de facto standard audit solution for database security, risk and compliance. AppDetectivePro discovers, examines, reports and proposes fixes for database security vulnerabilities and misconfigurations. Because it is agentless, AppDetectivePro can be rapidly implemented and provide immediate time to benefit. The solution provides auditors, IT advisors and internal audit teams with detailed compliance reports and a comprehensive view of an organization's database asset inventory, vulnerability profile, access controls and entitlements to sensitive information.

"It was important for USMD to select a proven solution, and AppDetectivePro allows us to quickly and efficiently assess our database security, risk and compliance posture," said Lennox Brown, Asst. Director, IS Audits at USMD. "As a result of our deployment, we have significantly reduced our resource requirements and increased our audit efficiency. In addition to delivering best-in-class technology, Application Security, Inc. provides the highest level of customer support prior to, during and after deployment."

"As one of the nation's leading educational systems, The University System of Maryland is responsible for securing a massive amount of sensitive data," said Dave McNamara, vice president of sales, Americas, Application Security, Inc. "AppDetectivePro ensures that USMD's database vulnerabilities are identified, and information assets are protected."

About Application Security, Inc. Application Security, Inc. is the leading provider of agentless database security, risk and compliance (SRC) solutions for the enterprise. Application Security, Inc.'s agentless approach - AppDetectivePro for auditors and IT advisors, and DbProtect for the enterprise - delivers the industry's most scalable database SRC solution and is in use around the world in the most demanding environments by over 1,700 customers. The company was named to Inc. Magazine's 2007 (Inc. 500) and 2008 list of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies, and was also named to the 2008 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 by Deloitte & Touche.

For more information, please visit www.appsecinc.com.

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