Accuvant Named Rising Star on the 2005 Deloitte Fast 500

Denver , Colorado - October 19, 2005- Accuvant has been named a Rising Star on the 2006 Deloitte Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in North America. A special category, the Rising Star list ranks 25 winners that have been in business three or four years. They are ranked based on percentage revenue growth over three years (2002 to 2004). Accuvant comes in at number 16.

Accuvant provides information security consulting services and technologies to help organizations assess risk, improve compliance, and secure infrastructure. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant employs 80 people and has provided security solutions to more than 800 clients.

Accuvant's CEO Scott Walker credits Accuvant's innovative solutions to address enterprise risk and ability to attract top-notch security talent as the primary factors driving the company's 1571% revenue growth. "We are honored to receive the Rising Star award," said Walker. "Our growth is a reflection of the phenomenal team we have assembled and their ability to deliver excellent results for our clients."

"Attracting enough customers to attain such fast growth over five years makes a strong statement about the quality of a company's product and its leadership," said Tony Kern, deputy national managing principal of Deloitte's Technology, Media and Telecommunications industry practice. Accuvant has shown the right stuff for growth."

Rising Star Qualifications
To qualify as a Fast 500 Rising Star, entrants must have had 2002 operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or $75,000 CD, for the United States and Canada, respectively, and 2004 operating revenues of at least $1 million USD or CD.

Entrants must be headquartered in North America, and be a "technology company," defined as a company that owns proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of the company's operating revenues; or devotes a significant proportion of revenues to the research and development of technology. Using other companies' technology in a unique way does not qualify.

About Accuvant : Accuvant provides solutions to address enterprise information security challenges. Accuvant security consultants rely on industry expertise and proven methodologies to help clients assess their environment, improve their compliance posture, and secure their infrastructure. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant has 15 offices across the United States. For more information on Accuvant, please visit

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