Cenzic Certified as PCI-Approved Scanning Vendor

<strong>Santa Clara, Calif. &mdash; May 6</strong><br />Cenzic, a provider of application security vulnerability assessment and risk management solutions, announced the company&#39;s managed service, Cenzic ClickToSecure, has completed the PCI Security Standards Council&#39;s testing process and received Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) Certification. <br /><br />Cenzic successfully met all the PCI Security Standards Council&#39;s requirements to allow its ClickToSecure SaaS to validate compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). This will enable Cenzic to help customers in complying with PCI while strengthening its application security posture.<br /><br />Cenzic is also well-positioned to far exceed the requirement 6.6 as clarified recently by the PCI Council. The intent of requirement 6.6 is to ensure Web applications exposed to the public Internet are protected<br />against the most common types of malicious input by June 30, 2008. The new guidelines clarify what the "code review" implies in this section. According to the council, two of the options for code reviews include:<br /><br /><ul><li>Manual Web application security vulnerability assessment.</li><li>Proper use of automated Web application security vulnerability assessment tools.</li></ul><br />Cenzic offers both a manual and an automated assessment solution with a comprehensive suite of tests to secure its Web applications.<br /><br />"Becoming a certified Approved Scanning Vendor enables us to give our clients a validation for PCI compliance," said John Weinschenk, CEO of Cenzic. "While getting certification is important, Cenzic provides comprehensive application-security assessment, helping customers truly secure their Web applications. We help customers focus on securing their users information by securing their infrastructure.…



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