Application Security, Inc.'s "The UnProtected" Selected as Finalist for NextTV Competition

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  • (1888PressRelease) July 07, 2010 - Application Security, Inc., the leading provider of database security, risk and compliance (SRC) solutions for the enterprise, today announced that its Web film series "The UnProtected" has been selected as a finalist by the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) for the NextTV Competition. "The UnProtected" is one of three finalists selected in the Branded Entertainment category.

    In the five-part Webisodic series, AppSec's "The UnProtected" highlights real world database security, risk and compliance issues that enterprise organizations face every day. "The UnProtected" tells the story of Greencrest Financial, a financial services firm that must achieve compliance by the end of the quarter. Unfortunately, not only is Greencrest failing its audit, but to make matters worse, the firm's credit card table is suddenly hacked, compromising tens of thousands of sensitive customer records.

    "'The Unprotected' was selected as a NextTV finalist by NATPE's panel of industry judges based on creativity, innovation, relationship to category, and overall execution, said Jack Sullivan, new media producer / Web content manager, NATPE. "We had over 75 entries in each category, and believe the top three finalists in each category are representative of the "best of the best" in web content being produced today."

    "It's quite an honor to have "The UnProtected" selected as a finalist in the Branded Content category," said Thom VanHorn, vice president of global marketing, AppSec. "We had a lot of fun writing and producing the Web series, but more importantly it gave AppSec the opportunity to convey the importance of database security, risk, and compliance in a way that is fun, easy to understand, and valuable to our customers and prospects."

    "The UnProtected" was written by Aaron F. Schnore and was directed by Jorge Rivera, both long-time AppSec employees.

    Winners of the Next TV Competition will be announced at LATV Fest on July 14, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles at 6:30 p.m. "The UnProtected" can be viewed online at

    About NATPE
    NATPE is a global, non-profit organization dedicated to the creation, development and distribution of digital video content programming in all forms across mature and emerging media platforms. NATPE develops and nurtures opportunities, both commercial and educational, for the buying, selling and sharing of content and ideas. More details on the Next TV Competition, including eligibility, entry requirements, prizes and deadlines, can be found at

    About Application Security, Inc.
    AppSec is the leading provider of database security, risk and compliance (SRC) solutions for the enterprise. AppSec's agentless approach - AppDetectivePro for auditors and IT advisors, and DbProtect for the enterprise - delivers the industry's most scalable database SRC solution and is in use around the world in the most demanding environments by over 2,000 customers. The company was named to Inc. Magazine's 2007 (Inc. 500) and 2008 list of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies, and was also named to the 2008 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 by Deloitte & Touche.

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