Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Acunetix Starts New Revolutionary Web Application Scanning Technology
London, UK, 29 October 2008 – Acunetix (www.acunetix.com), a pioneer on web application security scanning technology, has announced the release of the cutting edge AcuSensor Technology with the launch of version 6.0 of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner, taking web application scanning to a new level.
Acunetix is the first and only Web Vulnerability Scanner to implement this innovative technology.
AcuSensor Technology, a brainchild of Acunetix’ development team, consists of sensors that are strategically placed inside the web application source code and that send information to the web application scanner on how the applications handle the input during a scan.
Robert Abela, Technical Manager at Acunetix said: "Our innovative AcuSensor Technology allows web developers to identify many more vulnerabilities than when using a traditional black box web application scanner. It generates more accurate results whilst generating less false positives. It also provides security experts with more tools, technical data, and many more options for vulnerability tests. AcuSensor Technology helps security specialists do a more precise job."
Other key features available with the latest version of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner (WVS) are the Blind SQL Injector Tool and the Port Scanner and Network Alerts.
The Blind SQL Injector Tool is ideal for penetration testers as it is an automated database data extraction tool that allows further manual testing for SQL Injections; while with the Port Scanner and Network Alerts it is now possible to perform port scans against the web server, so that when open ports are found Acunetix WVS does complex network level security checks against the service that runs on that port.
With this new set of innovative features, Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner is now an even stronger tool to prevent sophisticated SQL injection attacks like ones launched earlier this year on the websites of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the UK’s Civil Service, the United Nations, Yahoo and BusinessWeek, among others.
"Hackers these days can convert any web site that has web application vulnerabilities into a launch site for attacks that install malware on the computers of those who visit them, and that could lead to the theft of sensitive corporate data such as credit card information and customer lists.
These attacks could easily be avoided by using Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner," added Abela.
Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner ensures website security by automatically checking for SQL injection, Cross site scripting and other vulnerabilities.
It gives security experts access to a specialized cross site scanning tool that allows them to evaluate their web sites for these threats.
Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner also scans AJAX and Web 2.0 technologies for vulnerabilities, gives detailed reports that enable businesses to meet legal and regulatory compliances, analyses against Google Hacking Database
(GHDB) and features other advance tools that permit fine tuning of web application security checks.
Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner is available in four editions: a Free edition, a Small Business edition, an Enterprise Edition for businesses operating more than one website, and a Consultant Edition.
The Free edition of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner can be downloaded
Acunetix was founded to combat the alarming rise in web attacks. Its flagship product, Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner, is the result of several years of work by a team of highly experienced security developers.
Acunetix is a privately held European company. For more information please
AcuSensor Technology whitepaper –
Acunetix new Web Security Blog – www.acunetix.com/blog
Tuesday, October 7, 2008
3CX and VegaStream Announce Interoperability with Price Discount Offer
30% discount offer on VegaStream VoIP gateways for companies installing 3CX IP PBX provides innovative and cost-effective Windows-based VoIP solution for businesses
London, UK – 7 October 2008 - 3CX (www.3cx.com), the international developer of the award-winning 3CX Phone System for Windows, and VegaStream (www.vegastream.com), the industry leading developer of reliable, cost-effective and easy to use VoIP gateways, have announced that they have recently completed successful compatibility testing between their products. To celebrate this strategic technology partnership a 30% price discount is being offered on VegaStream VoIP gateways to channel partners who install 3CX IP PBX.
For small and medium businesses the certified interoperability between 3CX and VegaStream delivers all the functionalities of a traditional PBX with the cost-savings and advanced features of VoIP, such as low call costs and integration with business applications. The 3CX-VegaStream solution enables businesses to migrate to a software-based IP PBX that is simple to install, configure and manage, and that can help businesses increase productivity, reduce their telecommunication costs and boost their profit margins – all these while enjoying a 30% price discount on the VegaStream VoIP gateway.
"We are very pleased to join forces with such an industry leader as VegaStream,” said Nick Galea, CEO at 3CX. “VegaStream VoIP gateways are recognized for their powerful features and strong market positioning and our partnership can only benefit our mutual customers. The 3CX-VegaStream solution is certified to work well together and is fully supported by both companies."
“We are excited to partner with an award-winning IP PBX such as 3CX and to give our customers the opportunity to enjoy a 30% price discount on VegaStream VoIP gateways when installed with 3CX Phone System for Windows”, said Steve Davis, EVP Sales & Marketing. “The combined solution gives affordable access to a first-rate and innovative VoIP solution for businesses that want to upgrade their telecommunications infrastructure.”
To benefit from the 30% discount offer on VegaStream VoIP gateways for businesses installing 3CX Phone System for Windows please contact VegaStream’s sales team by visiting http://www.vegastream.com or send an email to email@example.com mentioning ‘3CX Promotion’ on the subject line.
3CX is an international developer of telecommunications software, headquartered in Europe with offices in the UK, USA, Germany, Cyprus, Malta, Australia and Hong Kong. It is a Microsoft Gold Certified partner and is backed by an experienced management and development team. Its product, 3CX Phone System for Windows, developed specifically for the SMB (small & medium business) market, has earned Windows Server 2003 Certification and has received numerous awards, including The Windowsnetworking.com Gold Award, the Communications Solutions 2007 Award, the Windows IT Pro magazine 2008 Editor’s Best Award and a Best Buy Award by Computer Shopper Magazine, all in recognition to the company’s commitment to innovation and quality. 3CX maintains a global presence with offices in seven countries and localized information available in various languages. For more information, visit www.3cx.com.
Established in 1998, VegaStream (http://www.vegastream.com) operates globally with sales and support centers in Europe, America and Asia-Pacific. VegaStream’s mission is to enable seamless interoperability between the wide and varied range of proprietary telephone systems and the new IP networks. The award winning Vega gateways are based on international communications standards including SIP and H.323 to deliver an open and non-proprietary VOIP solution that can integrate to existing communication investments.