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Contrast Security honored as Best of Breed winner in the 4th Annual 2016 Cyber Defense Magazine Infosec Awards in Application Security

Contrast Security honored as Best of Breed winner in the 4th Annual 2016 Cyber Defense Magazine Infosec Awards in Application Security

CYBERdefenseWinner0216.jpgRecognizing Innovation During the RSA® Conference 2016 

Palo Alto, Calif. – February 29, 2016 - Contrast Security, the next generation leader in finding vulnerabilities and blocking attacks on software applications, announced today that Cyber Defense Magazine, the industry's leading electronic information security magazine and media partner of the RSA® Conference 2016, has named Contrast Enterprise, winner of the Best of Breed in Application Security Solution of 2016.

After many months of review and judged by leading independent information security experts, Cyber Defense Magazine is pleased to have selected Contrast Security as a winner for their Contrast Enterprise application security product line.

“We’re thrilled to recognize next-generation innovation in the information security marketplace and that’s why Contrast Security has earned this award from Cyber Defense Magazine.  Some of the best INFOSEC defenses come from these kinds of forward thinking players who think outside of the box,” said Pierluigi Paganini, Editor-in-Chief, Cyber Defense Magazine.

Contrast is the only application security product that employs patented, deep security instrumentation to strengthen applications before they’re deployed, protect them in production and provide visibility throughout the application lifecycle.

“CDM’s recognition of Contrast further validates our company as an enterprise-class, cyber security innovator,” said Contrast Security CEO Alan Naumann. “This industry honor is the greatest endorsement to the fact that Contrast Enterprise is ahead of the curve when it comes to the best-of-the-best products that provide industry-leading application security solutions.”

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About Contrast Security

Software applications are the number one vulnerability and attack vector for global enterprises. Contrast Security is the world’s only application security software that quickly and accurately stops hackers from stealing data via web applications. Industry research shows that application security flaws are the leading source of successful data breaches, yet more than 90% of applications are not secure. Unlike legacy security products that do not defend applications, Contrast employs patented, deep security instrumentation to strengthen applications before they’re deployed, protect them in production and provide visibility throughout the application lifecycle. As a result, organizations can act faster against threats and immediately improve the security of their enterprise. More information on Contrast Security can be found at


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For more information on Contrast Security:
Mark Hodgson
Contrast Security, Inc.


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Christine Carrig, Director of Marketing

Christine Carrig, Director of Marketing

Christine’s wide breadth of marketing experience has been focused on driving revenue, building brand recognition, and creating demand-generation programs in technology organizations. For the past 11 years, her deep understanding of marketing principles, coupled with forward thinking, has been instrumental in transforming application security start-ups into successful, profitable companies.