Denim Group, an IT consultancy that develops secure software and helps organizations assess and mitigate risks with their existing software, has been named to the Inc. 5,000 list of the fastest growing privately held companies for the second year in a row. Denim Group’s profile may be viewed on the Inc. site at: http://tinyurl.com/nkk9at. The company ranked number 1,751 placing it in the top 1/3 of this group.
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“World-class companies such as Denim Group that are based in San Antonio are an asset to our growing security sector,” added Julian Castro, Mayor of San Antonio. “We salute Denim Group’s accomplishment and thoughtful leadership in attaining this recognition two years in a row.”
“We are honored to have once again received this recognition from Inc.,” concluded John Dickson, Principal of Denim Group. “We attribute our steady growth to the ever-increasing need for application security among both commercial and government sectors, and look forward to working closer with Rackspace (NYSE: RAX), WhiteHat Security, Fortify and others to continue to grow this market.”
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About Denim Group
Denim Group develops secure software, helps organizations assess and mitigate risk with existing software, and provides training on best practices in software security. Denim Group has worked with a range of Fortune 500 companies and public sector organizations, bringing a focused software development approach to the world of software security. The Company provides clients with secure .NET and Java development services and remediates serious software flaws in existing application portfolios. Denim Group also identifies vulnerabilities and quantifies risks that vulnerable applications represent through assessments, code reviews, and application-focused penetration testing. Training complements Denim Group’s development and testing services by helping organizations build an internal competency in secure software development and testing through a combined classroom instruction and e-Learning approach.
Denim Group is a strong contributor to the larger application security community, and has been involved with the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) since shortly after its inception. Additionally, Denim Group was ranked 1,751 in Inc. Magazine’s 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America in 2009.