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WhiteHat Security Honored as Stevie® Award Winner in 2019 American Business Awards®

SAN JOSE, Calif., – May 13, 2019 WhiteHat Security, the leading application security provider committed to securing digital business, was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year category for the 17th Annual American Business Awards®.

The American Business Awards are the U.S.’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

More than 3,800 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Live Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others. WhiteHat was nominated in the Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year category for companies up to 2,500 Employees.

As the pioneer and market leader in application security testing, WhiteHat Security provides industry-leading accuracy and speed to automate security across the entire software life cycle (SLC). With a risk-based approach to application security, WhiteHat provides customers with the ability to strike a balance between accelerating business innovations while minimizing business risks.

WhiteHat does this through its SaaS solution, which continuously assesses risk for businesses’ software assets, helps businesses embed security within the SLC and provides developers the tools and services they need to securely develop software.

“Being named a winner by the American Business Awards is as prestigious of an honor as we could receive,” said Craig Hinkley, CEO of WhiteHat Security. “Winning this award is yet another example of validation of the work we are doing to enable organizations to secure the lifeblood of their businesses, applications. No matter how many websites or applications our customers need to secure, we are here to meet any demand.”

More than 200 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.

“The nominations submitted to the 2019 American Business Awards were outstanding.  They illustrate the continued vibrancy of innovation and high level of achievement across the American economic landscape,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Tuesday, June 11. Tickets are now on sale.

Details about the American Business Awards and the list of 2019 Stevie winners are available at

About WhiteHat Security

WhiteHat Security has honed its 18 years of experience in the application security space to provide developers with the tools and services they need to write and deliver the most secure software at the speed of business. The award-winning WhiteHat Application Security Platform, which has been featured on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing for the last five years, is empowering DevSecOps by continuously assessing the risk for organizations’ software assets and helping them to embed security throughout the software life cycle (SLC). The company is based in San Jose, California, with regional offices across the U.S. and Europe. For more information on WhiteHat Security, please visit, and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

Sponsors of the 2019 American Business Awards include HCL America, John Hancock Financial Services, and SoftPro.
Emily Gallagher/Alyssa Pallotti

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