2012 Press Releases

Golden Bridge Awards Honor Cenzic, CEO John Weinschenk for Excellence in Application Security


Campbell, Calif. – November 8, 2012Cenzic Inc., the leading provider of web application security intelligence to reduce security risks, today announced that Cenzic CEO John Weinschenk has earned the distinction of Golden Bridge Awards Executive of the Year, Bronze Winner.

The award was bestowed on Weinschenk, who founded Cenzic in 2000, because of the company’s dramatic growth as threats surrounding web-app security have continued to evolve. Under Weinschenk’s leadership, Cenzic has made great strides in securing more than half a million online applications and trillions of dollars of commerce for Fortune 1000 companies, all major security companies, government agencies, universities and SMBs.

“It’s an honor to be recognized as a Golden Bridge Awards’ Bronze Winner and to earn this esteemed industry and peer accolade,” said Weinschenk. “Our number one goal has been to make the world a safer place by helping businesses of all sizes reduce their security risks. This distinction is a testament to Cenzic’s continued dedication and commitment to providing the best Web, Mobile and Cloud application security testing solutions on the market.”

Cenzic’s ascent to the forefront of the web application security testing market has much to do with the company’s innovation, as it is the first company to release a Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST) solution for mobile—an announcement that extended the company’s services to analyze mobile applications and detect vulnerabilities, thereby protecting businesses and their data.

In addition to pioneering product offerings, Cenzic has expanded its partnership platform, crafting relationships with Microsoft for its open cloud platform Windows Azure; application delivery networking provider F5 Networks; systems integrators such as Accenture; cloud service provider Rackspace Hosting and several information security solutions resellers.

The coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program draws active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, encompassing the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, innovations and executives and management teams, with nominations from every major industry in the world. Organizations of every variety are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit and new start-ups.

About the Golden Bridge Awards

Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring best companies in every major industry from large to small and new start-ups in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America, Best New Products and Services, Best Innovations, Management and Teams, Women in Business and the Professions, Case Studies, Customer Satisfaction, and PR and Marketing Campaigns from all over the world. Learn more about The Golden Bridge Awards at www.goldenbridgeawards.com 

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Cenzic provides the leading application security intelligence platform to continuously assess Cloud, Mobile and Web applications to reduce online security risk. Cenzic’s solutions scale from single applications to enterprise-level deployments with hybrid approaches that enable testing of applications at optimal levels. Cenzic helps brands of all sizes protect their reputation and manage security risk in the face of malicious attacks. Cenzic's solutions are used in all parts of the software development lifecycle, and most importantly in production, to protect against new threats even after the application has been deployed. Cenzic's application security intelligence platform is architected to handle web, cloud and mobile applications and is the first to provide risk reduction recommendations for business, application developers and specific applications. Today, Cenzic secures more than half a million online applications and trillions of dollars of commerce for Fortune 1000 companies, all major security companies, government agencies, universities and SMBs.

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