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Accuvant to Host Free Webcast on Building Enterprise Threat Intelligence: 5 Things You Must Know

Denver – December 18, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced it will host its next Accuvant Knowledge Share Series webcast “Building Enterprise Threat Intelligence: 5 Things You Must Know” on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. PST/12:00 p.m. EST.

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Former Fortune 250 CISO Michael Eisenberg Joins Accuvant

Denver – December 11, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced that former Aon plc vice president and global chief information security officer (CISO) Michael Eisenberg has joined the company as a vice president in the Accuvant Office of the CISO.

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Accuvant Recognized by Trend Micro as Top Partner

Denver – December 4, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced it was recognized by Trend Micro as a top partner in three categories: Global Sales Leadership – Systems Integrator Partner; Global Sales Specialist – Cloud and Data Center Security; and Market Leadership – IBM-Trend Micro Joint Solution.

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FishNet Security Recognized as McAfee Solution Provider of the Year

OVERLAND PARK, KS | FishNet Security, North America’s largest independent information security solutions provider, announces that it has been named McAfee Solution Provider of the Year by McAfee, now part of Intel Security. Key factors in FishNet Security earning McAfee’s top solution provider award include dramatic year-over-year revenue growth in 2014 and outstanding growth with McAfee over the last two years.

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Accuvant to Host Free Webcast on Planning for the Inevitable Cyber Attack

Denver – November 20, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced it will host its next Accuvant Knowledge Share Series webcast “Batten Down the Hatches: Protecting Against the Inevitable” on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. PST/12:00 p.m. EST.

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Accuvant’s Renee Guttmann to Deliver Keynote Address on Application Security at ICCE 2014

Ottawa – November 19, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced that Renee Guttmann, a vice president in the Accuvant Office of the CISO, will present a keynote address at the International Conference on Corporate Espionage and Industrial Security (ICCE). The event will take place December 1-2, 2014 at the Hilton Casino Lac-Leamy in Gatineau/Ottawa.

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Investcorp Announces FishNet Security Merger with Accuvant

Bahrain - Investcorp, a global provider and manager of alternative investment products, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for FishNet Security to join Accuvant, combining two leading providers of information security services and solutions. The transaction will bring together the complementary strengths of FishNet and Accuvant, allowing the new entity to provide a broader suite of services, more innovative solutions, greater expertise and expanded reach to innovate and meet customers' complex and rapidly expanding global information security needs.

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Accuvant and FishNet Security Agree to Join Forces to Enable Customers to More Effectively Address the Growing Cyber Security Threat

Denver, Colo. and Overland Park, Kan. – Nov. 5, 2014 – Accuvant and FishNet Security, two leading providers of information security services and solutions, today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement to join forces and create a new, combined company. This move brings together the complementary strengths of the two organizations, creating a new provider with a broader suite of services, smarter solutions, more expertise and expanded reach to innovate and meet customers’ complex and rapidly expanding global information security needs.

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Accuvant Information Security Expert to Discuss Incident Management at API 9th Annual Cybersecurity Conference

Denver – November 4, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced that David Brown, senior director, services enablement, will speak about cybersecurity incident management during the American Petroleum Institute’s 9th Annual Cybersecurity Conference. The event will take place November 11-12, 2014 at the Westin Houston Memorial City in Houston.

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Accuvant’s James Christiansen to Discuss Cyber-Attack Response at 2014 Journal of Law and Cyber Warfare Symposium

Denver – October 30, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced that James Christiansen, vice president of information risk management and member of the Accuvant Office of the CISO, will discuss corporate response to acts of cyber warfare and cyber terrorism as part of an expert panel during the 2014 Journal of Law and Cyber Warfare Annual One Day Symposium.

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Gartner Recognizes FishNet Security for Computer-Based Security Awareness Training

Overland Park, KS | FishNet Security, the largest provider of information security solutions in North America, announces that Gartner has named them a Challenger in the Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training Vendors. Gartner, Inc., the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, recently released its report on security education vendors, placing FishNet Security’s eLearning offering for its strong assessment services, broad portfolio of security topics and interactive content featuring the CyberBOT character.

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Accuvant to Host Free Webcast on Six Forces of Security Strategy

Denver – October 23, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced it will host its next Accuvant Knowledge Share Series webcast entitled, “Accuvant's Six Forces: Developing a Resilient Security Program,” on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. PST/12:00 p.m. EST.

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Accuvant Honored Among Top Palo Alto Networks Partners for Fifth Consecutive Year

Denver – October 15, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, announced today that it was named the Palo Alto Networks 2014 Americas National Partner of the Year during the recent NextWave Americas Partner Conference in Chicago. This marks the fourth consecutive year that Accuvant has received this honor and the fifth time in a row that the company has been recognized by Palo Alto Networks as a top partner.

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Accuvant Managed Solutions, Network Security and SIEM Experts to Present at McAfee FOCUS 14

Denver – October 9, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced that it will have multiple security experts speak at McAfee FOCUS 14. The conference will take place October 27-29 at The Venetian and the Palazzo Congress Center in Las Vegas.

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Accuvant to Host Webcast on How Security Assumptions Fail

Denver – October 1, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced it will host its next webcast in the Accuvant Knowledge Share Series entitled, “Exploitation - Understanding How Security Assumptions Fail,” on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. PDT/12:00 p.m. EDT.

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Accuvant Security Experts to Present Six Sessions at DerbyCon 4.0

Louisville, Ky. – September 24, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced several of its experts will present at DerbyCon 4.0, which is scheduled to take place from September 24-28 in Louisville, Ky.

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Accuvant’s Renee Guttmann to Deliver Keynote Address at OWASP AppSec USA 2014

Denver – September 15, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced that Renee Guttmann, a vice president in the Accuvant Office of the CISO, will present a keynote address at the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) AppSec USA 2014 conference on September 18 at 4:30 p.m. MT at the Denver Marriott City Center.

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Accuvant Names Former Fortune 500 Executive Jessvin Thomas as Vice President of Managed Security Services

Denver – September 10, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced that it has named Jessvin Thomas as vice president of managed security services (MSS). Thomas, a former Blackstone executive, is playing a key role in driving Accuvant’s increasingly proactive strategy to innovate MSS that enable security leaders to multiply the effectiveness of their teams. He also is responsible for managing day-to-day operations and delivery for the company’s MSS clients, and seeking opportunities to enhance and expand Accuvant’s MSS offerings.

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Accuvant Named to Inc. 500|5000 for Eighth Year in a Row

Denver – August 28, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced that it has been named to the Inc. 500|5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies for the eighth consecutive year. Accuvant is the only information security company to be included at least eight times in the list’s 33-year history, and one of only 140 companies overall.

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FishNet Security Presented with F5 Partner of the Year Award at Agility 2014

FishNet Security, North America’s largest information security solutions provider, was presented with F5 Networks’ (NASDAQ: FFIV) 2013 UNITY Partner of the Year award at the F5 Agility conference this week. The award recognizes FishNet Security for providing superior performance throughout the year and for general excellence in sales engagement and customer satisfaction. This is the second consecutive year FishNet Security has earned F5’s top partner award.

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Accuvant Discloses Cellular Phone Software Vulnerabilities; Provides End User Guidance

Las Vegas – Aug. 6, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today disclosed at Black Hat USA 2014 details of security vulnerabilities that are exposing mobile phone users to risk. Research scientists Mathew Solnik and Marc Blanchou, both members of the respected Accuvant LABS team, demonstrated the attacks in order to better educate the community on the seriousness of the risks. The vulnerabilities discovered by the pair impact Android, Blackberry and a small number of iOS-based devices, with risk varying by carrier and device make and model.

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FishNet Security Expands Testing Capabilities with $5M Cloud-Based Lab

St. Paul, MN - FishNet Security, North America’s largest independent information security solutions provider, announces the opening of a state-of-the-art, cloud-based technology testing lab in the company’s newly expanded St. Paul office. The “cLab” is a $5 million investment that allows FishNet Security, its partners and customers to vet technologies in a virtual IT environment using simulated network conditions and attack scenarios.

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Accuvant Security Experts to Present Technical Research Findings at Black Hat USA 2014 and DEF CON 22

Denver – July 30, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced that several of its technical experts will present original research at Black Hat USA 2014 and DEF CON 22. Marc Blanchou, Joshua Drake, Amir Etemadieh, Mathew Solnik and Braden Thomas – all members of the respected Accuvant LABS team – will share their detailed findings on topics ranging from mobile phone vulnerabilities to those found in a myriad of other electronics such as televisions and network cameras. Accuvant’s in-depth, proactive research helps protect vendors, companies, government agencies and the public-at-large against malicious attacks.

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Former Fortune 50 CISO Renee Guttmann Joins Accuvant

Denver – July 29, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced that former Coca-Cola chief information security officer (CISO) Renee Guttmann has joined the company as a vice president in the Accuvant Office of the CISO. In her new role, Guttmann is responsible for providing guidance to security leaders within enterprise-level organizations to enable them to think differently about security strategies so they can change, innovate and be more successful.

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Accuvant Co-Founders Named Mountain Desert Region EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Award Winners

Denver – July 2, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced that co-founders Dan Burns and Dan Wilson have been named as EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Award winners in the technology services category for the Mountain Desert region, which includes Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona.

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Accuvant Listed in Top 50 of CRN Solution Provider 500

Denver – June 11, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced that it has been named to UBM Tech Channel’s 2014 CRN Solution Provider 500 (SP500), rising more than 150 spots in the past four years to No. 48. In 2013, Accuvant achieved gross revenue of $577 million and realized an average compound growth rate of 36 percent per year over the last five years.

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FishNet Security Wins Check Point’s Top Training Partner Award

Overland Park, Kans. – FishNet Security, North America’s largest independent information security solutions provider, today announced it has been named Check Point Software Technologies’ 2013 Authorized Training Center of the Year. The award, accepted at Check Point Experience 2014 this May, recognizes the top revenue producing Authorized Training Center partner who also delivered superior quality learning solutions in the last year.

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FishNet Security Named Proofpoint Partner of the Year for North America

OVERLAND PARK, KS | FishNet Security, North America’s largest independent information security solutions provider, announced today that it has been selected as the Proofpoint North America Partner of the Year for 2013. The Proofpoint North America Partner of the Year Award honors leading partners who achieve success with Proofpoint in key accounts and who are significant contributors to winning new business.

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Accuvant Co-Founders Dan Burns and Dan Wilson Named EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2014 Award Finalists

Denver – May 12, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced that co-founders Dan Burns and Dan Wilson were named finalists for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2014 Award in the Mountain Desert Region. The award recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

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FishNet Security Named SailPoint’s Top Reseller for North America

AUSTIN, TX | FishNet Security, North America’s largest independent information security solutions provider, announced today that it has been recognized with SailPoint’s Armada Award for North America. The award, handed out at SailPoint’s Navigate customer conference, honors FishNet Security for top sales performance and the company’s overall commitment to success in supporting SailPoint’s identity and access management (IAM) technology solutions in the region.

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Accuvant Named F5 Networks Application Delivery Networking Partner of the Year

Denver – April 29, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for information security, today announced that it has been named F5 Networks’ Application Delivery Networking (ADN) Partner of the Year for 2013. As an F5 UNITY® partner, Accuvant was selected for this award for its superior performance in services for organizations, staying current on the latest technologies in the F5 solution portfolio, and uncovering new business opportunities.

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Accuvant and Blackstone Complete Equity Transaction

Denver – April 22, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced the completion of a previously announced transaction for funds controlled by Blackstone (NYSE: BX) to acquire a majority stake in the company. Blackstone will make significant further investment in Accuvant, which will enable the company to expand and accelerate its plans to meet the rapidly evolving information security needs of the global market.

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FishNet Security Growth Recognized through Top Vendor Awards

Overland Park, Kans. - FishNet Security, North America’s largest independent information security solutions provider, continued its momentum in the first quarter of 2014 by earning six awards recognizing the company’s growth, performance and commitment to excellence from leading information security vendors.

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Accuvant Selected as 2013 FireEye Partner of the Year

Denver – April 16, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for information security, today announced that it was selected as the 2013 FireEye Partner of the Year. The award, which is based on Accuvant’s business achievements and innovative malware and incident response solutions, was presented at FireEye Momentum, the annual sales and partner meeting in Las Vegas.

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Accuvant Receives 2013 Bit9 Partner of the Year Award for Third Consecutive Year

Denver – April 14, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for information security, today announced that it has been named Bit9’s Partner of the Year for the third consecutive year. Accuvant received this award for its ability to deliver services and solutions around Bit9’s products, helping organizations build the capabilities they need to defend against advanced threats and malware.

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Accuvant Releases Recommendations for Addressing Heartbleed Internet Security Flaw

Denver – April 9, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for information security, has released a new paper with recommendations on how to address the recently discovered Heartbleed Bug, a serious Internet security vulnerability that could put personal information such as passwords, credit card information and emails at risk.

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FishNet Security Recognized as Leading Authorized Education Partners in the Americas by Juniper Networks

Overland Park, Kans. – FishNet Security today announced it has been honored as one of the leading Juniper Networks Authorized Education Partner (JNAEP) in the Americas region for its 2013 performance. Located in Overland Park, Kans., FishNet Security is a leading provider of information security solutions that delivers high quality training on Juniper Networks technology.

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FishNet Security Awarded HP PartnerOne Growth Reseller Award

Las Vegas, Nev. – FishNet Security, a leading information security solutions provider, today announced that it has been recognized with an HP PartnerOne Award for Growth Reseller at the 2014 HP Global Partner Conference. The HP PartnerOne Growth Reseller honors FishNet Security for sales performance in 2013 that drove growth through innovation, teamwork and an overall commitment to excellence.

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Accuvant to Be Acquired By Blackstone

Denver – March 11, 2014 – Accuvant, the authoritative source for enterprise information security, today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement under which Blackstone (NYSE: BX) will acquire a majority stake in Accuvant as part of their private equity portfolio.

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Accuvant Reinforces Commitment to the C-Suite with Two New Hires

San Francisco – February 24, 2014 – Accuvant, the Authoritative Source for information security, today announced the appointments of James Christiansen and James Robinson to the Accuvant Office of the CISO.

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Accuvant’s Chief Security and Strategy Officer and Other Security Experts to Present at RSA USA 2014

Denver – February 17, 2014 – Accuvant, the Authoritative Source for information security, today announced that Jason Clark, chief security and strategy officer, Jamie Gamble, principal consultant, and Tim West, senior consultant, will speak at the RSA USA 2014 Conference.

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Accuvant Partners with Qualys to Launch Continuous Vulnerability Management Service

Denver – February 3, 2014 – Accuvant, the Authoritative Source for information security, today announced the immediate availability of its new Vulnerability Management Service (VMS), the latest innovative offering in its managed services portfolio.

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