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Redspin Announces Top 10 Security Issues for 2011

Proliferation of mobile and personal computing devices in the enterprise, greater adoption of virtualization and cloud computing, wireless everywhere, and social media - all contribute to an increasingly complex IT security management landscape

CARPINTERIA, Calif., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Redspin, Inc., a leading provider of penetration testing and IT security audits, today announced its "Top Ten" list of security issues for 2011. The company compiled the list based on major technology trends and informed by hundreds of successful IT security assessments over the past 2 years.

John Abraham, Redspin's founder and CEO said "As technology use becomes more mobile and social, the line between personal and business use continues to blur. The challenge of keeping critical information safe and secure, be it credit card info or personal health information, can only be met by regular testing, workable policies and increased information security awareness."

The Top 10 Security Issues for 2011 were published in a white paper on Redspin's new website at www.redspin.com Some of the critical issues include:

1. Portable Media in the Enterprise

2. Disclosure of Sensitive Information Through Social Media

3. Virtualization Sprawl

4. SQL Injection

5. Wireless and Mobile

The complete Top Ten list and full copy of the white paper, as well as more information on Redspin's penetration testing and IT security audit services, are available on www.redspin.com.

About Redspin

For more than a decade, Redspin has delivered comprehensive security testing, risk management and compliance solutions. The company's penetration testing services and security audits help keep critical information safe and IT systems secure. Through expert analysis, complete objectivity and business acumen, Redspin serves companies across many industries including healthcare, banking, financial services, retail, energy, technology, casinos, and hospitality.

SOURCE Redspin, Inc.

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