Alexander Polyakov honored as Gold winner in the 8th Annual 2013 Hot Companies and Best Products Award as the R&D Professional of the Year

Las Vegas, NV – May 20, 2013 ERPScan Inc. is proud to announce that Network Products Guide, industry’s leading technology research and advisory guide, has named Alexander Polyakov the Gold winner of the 8th Annual 2013 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the “R&D Professional of the Year” category.

These industry and peer recognitions from Network Products Guide are the world’s premier information technology awards honoring achievements and recognitions in every facet of the IT industry. Winners from all over the world were honored in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 during the 8th annual dinner and presentations.

ERPScan Security Monitoring Suite v.2.2 has also been distinguished under the Best Products category as a bronze winner in the “Information Security and Risk Management” and “Security Software (New or Upgrade version)” nominations. ERPScan Inc. itself won an “Honorable Mention” badge in the “Hot Companies” category.

Alexander Polyakov led the R&D department of ERPScan before becoming the CTO. He has increased R&D from 2 to 15 people in the last 3 years and published many whitepapers on SAP security, including “SAP Security in Figures”, which received a lot of media buzz, being the first survey ever about the current situation of SAP security. It was nominated in Global Excellence Awards by InfoSecurityProductsGuide. Alexander has been presenting his research worldwide at more than 20 conferences (RSA, BlackHat, HITB) and training the CISOs of Fortune 500 companies, including private trainings for SAP AG. His research team released a huge amount of papers. 6 employees have spoken at various conferences. The R&D team was acknowledged by top vendors: SAP, Oracle, HP, IBM, for finding vulnerabilities in their products and helping to solve them. Alexander is engaged in creating ERPScan Security Scanner for SAP, a world-known corporate solution, rebranded this year as Security Monitoring Suite, which covers all areas of SAP security. The product is purchased by large clients including the world’s largest nuclear company, big oil and gas and logistic vendors, being able to monitor 30+ SAP systems in parallel. His work with SAP Product Security Response Team started with finding vulnerabilities with more than 200 issues found overall and resulted in official partnership with SAP AG.

An annual achievements and recognition awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, the coveted annual Hot Companies and Best Products recognition program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, hot technologies, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of information technology.

This esteemed industry and peer award recognition by Network Products Guide is IT industry’s greatest honor. This further validates our position as a company poised to successfully overcome the enterprise security issues faced by organizations today and to fulfill our mission: to increase awareness in the field of business application security, to develop a perfect security monitoring system and build a company which will be the world-leading expert in SAP security and other business applications.

– Alexander Polyakov

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About ERPScan Inc.

ERPScan is the most respected and credible Business Application Security provider. Founded in 2010, the company operates globally and enables large Oil and Gas, Financial and Retail organizations to secure their mission-critical processes. Named as an ‘Emerging Vendor’ in Security by CRN, listed among “TOP 100 SAP Solution providers” and distinguished by 30+ other awards, ERPScan is the leading SAP SE partner in discovering and resolving security vulnerabilities. ERPScan consultants work with SAP SE in Walldorf to assist in improving the security of their latest solutions.

ERPScan’s primary mission is to close the gap between technical and business security, and provide solutions to evaluate and secure SAP and Oracle ERP systems and business-critical applications from both, cyber-attacks as well as internal fraud. Usually our clients are large enterprises, Fortune 2000 companies and managed service providers whose requirements are to actively monitor and manage security of vast SAP landscapes on a global scale.

We ‘follow the sun’ and function in two hubs, located in the Palo Alto and Amsterdam to provide threat intelligence services, agile support and operate local offices and partner network spanning 20+ countries around the globe.