Accuvant Named Rising Star on the 2006 Deloitte Fast 500

Accuvant experiences 384% growth rate from 2003 to 2005

Denver, Colorado - October 10, 2006- Accuvant has been named a Rising Star on the Deloitte's 2006 Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, and life sciences companies in North America. A special category, the Rising Star list ranks 25 winners that have been in business three or four years. They are ranked based on percentage revenue growth over three years (2003 to 2005). Accuvant comes in at number 17. This is the second consecutive year that Accuvant has been named a Rising Star in Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 Program; coming in at number 16 in 2005 for its 1571% revenue growth from 2002 to 2004.

Accuvant is the nation's premier national information security and compliance management consulting firm. Accuvant security advisors use industry expertise and proven methodologies to help large enterprises assess their environments, improve their compliance postures, and secure their infrastructures. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant has 15 offices across the United States and has helped more than 1,000 customers-including 25% of the Fortune 1000-address their information security challenges.

The cornerstone of Accuvant's strategy in helping large enterprises optimize their compliance and security efforts is a revolutionary compliance tracking tool called ControlPath. Accuvant created ControlPath to manage and automate compliance and enterprise risk by enabling organizations to build long-term, self sustaining compliance strategies.

Accuvant's CEO Scott Walker credits Accuvant's deep understanding of regulatory issues within the information security space as the primary factors driving the company's 384% revenue growth. "We are honored to receive the Rising Star award two years in a row," said Walker. "Our growth is a reflection of the phenomenal team we have assembled, their understanding of the security and compliance landscape, and their ability to execute."

"It is exceptional for a young company to gain early traction in today's highly competitive technology marketplace and especially to report such strong revenue growth," said Tony Kern, deputy managing principal of Deloitte's Technology, Media & Telecommunications industry practice, "It's a credit to Accuvant's leadership that they've managed to ramp up their business so quickly."

Rising Star Qualifications To qualify as a Fast 500 Rising Star, entrants must have had 2003 operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or $75,000 CD, for the United States and Canada, respectively, and 2005 operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD.

Entrants must be headquartered in North America, and own proprietary technology or proprietary intellectual property that contributes to a significant portion of the company's operating revenues, or devote a significant proportion of revenues to the research and development of technology. Using other companies' technology or intellectual property in a unique way does not qualify.

About Accuvant : Accuvant is the nation's premier national information security and compliance management consulting firm. Accuvant security advisors use industry expertise and proven methodologies to help large enterprises assess their environments, improve their compliance postures, and secure their infrastructures. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant has 15 offices across the United States. For more information on Accuvant, please visit www.accuvant.com.

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