Acunetix WVS voted readers’ choice award winner

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner Voted Windowsecurity.Com Readers’ Choice Award Winner for the third time in a row

London, UK – 25 February 2010 – Leading Windows Security resource site,, announced today that Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner was selected the winner in the Web Application Security category of the Readers’ Choice Awards.
“Our Readers’ Choice Awards give visitors to our site the opportunity to vote for the products they view as the very best in their respective category,” said Sean Buttigieg, manager. “ users are specialists in their field who encounter various network security solutions at the workplace. The award serves as a mark of excellence, providing the ultimate recognition from peers within the industry.”

“Receiving the award for the third time in a row is a great honor for us. Being voted as the number one web application security scanner by the readers of a leading authority in network security, confirms our ability to delivering innovative technology and a quality product,” said Robert Abela, Technical Manager at Acunetix. conducts monthly polls to discover which product is preferred by Network Security administrators in a particular category of third party network security solutions. The awards draw a huge response per category and are based entirely on the visitors’ votes. visitors can submit their votes for the current Readers’ Award poll in the site’s left-hand bar.

About Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner ensures website security by automatically checking for SQL injectionCross site scripting and may other vulnerabilities. It checks password strength on authentication pages and automatically audits shopping carts, forms, dynamic content and other web applications. As the scan is being completed, the software produces detailed reports that pinpoint where vulnerabilities exist. Acunetix WVS Reporting Application allows security alerts to be presented in a document which abides by the PCI Compliance specification.

About ( is a Microsoft Windows Security resource site. It is the leading Windows Security site, attracting over 440,000 Security administrators and specialists a month. The site provides the latest Windows Security Services, articles and tutorials by leading Windows Security experts, message boards, software listings and product reviews. forms part of a group of sites run by TechGenix Ltd., including – a comprehensive Windows Networking resource site;, a Microsoft Exchange Server resource site;, a Server Based Computing resource site and, a Microsoft ISA Server resource site.

About Acunetix

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 about Acunetix, visit:

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