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New York, NY, United States, 2008/03/17 - C-MI Labs Plc, a UK distributor of security applications and managed security services, has signed a distribution agreement for 2008 to support Applicure Technologies’ drive into the UK market. TASE: APCR
The web application firewall vendor was recently highlighted in the SANS Institute Top-20 Security Risks report – the security industry benchmark for prioritizing IT security threats – as providing technology that protects against external and internal attacks on web applications.
With UK distributors under increasing pressure to deliver solutions that will help meet upcoming PCI Compliance legislation and protect against growing web application attacks and data leakage, C-MI Labs will be introducing Applicure’s dotDefender technology to hosting companies, SMEs seeking web server protection and enterprises that require a technology to protect internal web applications.
Neil Patmore, Channel Marketing, C-MI Labs said, “Applicure’s technology is well suited to any size of company and is a particularly strong fit for the mid-market sector which has the same security issues as larger enterprises but without the resources and budget to deal with them effectively. We will target a large cross section of our clients with the comprehensive, low TCO, high ROI web application security that Applicure offers”.
Amir Peled, Director European Sales, Applicure Technologies Ltd added: “We believe that the potential for Applicure’s technology is huge and our agreement with C-MI Labs underlines their commitment to support Applicure as it provides its unique technology to the UK market. Through C-MI Labs excellent service to the channel as a true value-add distributor, we are sure to increase market share during 2008 and beyond.”
Applicure’s flagship software product - dotDefender - provides dedicated web application security that complements network protection (firewall, IPS/ IDS). This innovative website security software provides strong protection against SQL Injection, Cross-site scripting, Path Traversal, Defacement and many other application attacks. dotDefender is multi-platform, working on Apache, IIS, and ISA Server, with central management and reporting. Implemented as a software plug-in, it is rapidly deployed, and requires minimal maintenance, providing excellent TCO in the industry.
Applicure also provides a free downloadable security monitor that identifies attempts to hack the website or application in real time. It allows companies to assess their exposure based on actual attacks, and prioritize their investment accordingly.