Vulnerability Assessments Prove To Offer Substantial Value

By Digital Defense Inc.

San Antonio, TX – May 05, 2011 – Digital Defense, Inc. (DDI), a leading provider of information security governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced its innovative Vulnerability Lifecycle Management-Pro (VLM-Pro) solution has been widely embraced by new clients. In addition, Gartner, Inc. has included DDI in the latest version of the research publication, “Competitive Landscape: Vulnerability Assessment, Worldwide, 2011”. The publication focuses on trends and developments of the vulnerability management market and DDI is listed as an emerging vendor.

“Gartner produces the results of our research to provide information for organizations in order that they might remain competitive. It is important for companies to understand developments in the marketplace, especially as they apply to technology, in order for them to maintain that edge,” explained Lawrence Pingree, Research Director at Gartner. “Our research as it relates to the trends and technologies of the vulnerability assessment landscape are especially important as this environment is not only constantly changing and adapting, but in today’s environment network and information security are topics which are of paramount importance.”

“We are pleased to see so many new clients embracing the uniqueness of our VLM-Pro managed service,” said Larry R. Hurtado, president and CEO of Digital Defense. “We are also extremely pleased to be included as an emerging vendor in the 2011 Gartner report on the vulnerability assessment competitive landscape. DDI has always worked to provide security solutions that are cost effective, innovative, and that resonate in the marketplace. Our VLM-Pro solution is now well established and being incorporated in this report as an emerging vendor validates our efforts.”

Security GPA® is a VLM-Pro element, which allows clients to obtain a high-level security score of their enterprise to evaluate the overall effectiveness of their vulnerability remediation program, provide a rating of the customer's overall remaining threats, and perform industry benchmarking.

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