Bulwark signs distribution agreement with Acunetix

Specialized Security VAD to distribute and promote Acunetix Vulnerability Scanning software

London, UK – September 2016 – Acunetix, the pioneer in web application security, has signed a distribution agreement with Bulwark Technologies. Under this agreement, Bulwark’s channel partners will offer the vendor’s web application security solutions to enterprise customers across the Middle East.

As cyber security continues to hit the headlines, companies of all sizes can expect to be subject to scrutiny and therefore securing their website and web applications should be a priority. A recent study by Acunetix found that over 55% of websites scanned over a 12 month period contained high-severity vulnerabilities that could risk not only brand and reputational damage, but data breaches and major fines associated with these. With web application vulnerabilities increasingly posing serious threats to organizations’ overall security posture, now is the time for organizations to make application-level security not only a priority, but a fundamental requirement.

As a specialized distributor in the area of cyber security, Bulwark will assist Acunetix to build and grow the vendor’s success story in the region through a strong channel network and a complete focus on partner enablement. Bulwark will organize sales and technical training sessions along with various marketing initiatives to boost sales in the Middle East. Bulwark will also be providing technical support to the channel community through its team of technical experts.

Mr. Jose Thomas Menacherry, Managing Director, Bulwark Technologies, said, “Bulwark is a focused and specialized Distributor in the cybersecurity area. There is a perfect synergy between our companies. The addition of Acunetix in our product portfolio complements our current offering of security solutions and would provide Bulwark with new avenues for growth and revenue opportunities for both of us.’’

Ms. Christina Nicole Woodward, VP Sales, Acunetix announced, “Acunetix technologies are second-to-none, providing cutting-edge vulnerability detection and the only product on the market able to detect out-of-band vulnerabilities automatically. We are confident that by partnering with Bulwark we will continue to increase awareness in the Middle Eastern region.. Bulwark consists of an impressive portfolio of customers covering different verticals in the region, has a wide network of partners and houses a competent team of technical, sales and marketing experts. All these attributes make Bulwark a valued partner.’’

About Acunetix

Acunetix automatically crawls and scans off-the-shelf and custom-built websites and web applications for SQL Injection, XSS, XXE, SSRF, Host Header Attacks and over 3000 other web vulnerabilities. The Acunetix scanning engine fully interprets and scans websites, including HTML5 and JavaScript with the lowest number of false positives and the ability to access restricted areas with ease. Acunetix also has the most advanced detection of WordPress, Drupal and Joomla! vulnerabilities. Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner is available as an online and on-premise solution.

About Bulwark

Bulwark Technologies LLC is the leading provider for IT Security and Information Communications & Technology (ICT) products in the Middle East region. Headquartered in Dubai, Bulwark serves the entire region with innovations from more than 20 technology vendors and works with more than 250 partners, with the aim of bringing the best in technology to the Middle East. Customers from various sectors including Banking, Finance, Government, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Medical, Education, Petroleum and more rely on solutions distributed by Bulwark for securing and managing their IT infrastructure. Bulwark has won numerous industry awards for leadership in IT sales and support, and has been rated as the best VAD in the region.

About Acunetix, the company

Founded in 2004 to combat the alarming rise in web application attacks, Acunetix is the market leader, and a pioneer in automated web application security technology. Acunetix products and technologies are depended on globally by individual pen-testers and consultants all the way to large organizations. It is the tool of choice for many customers in the Government, Military, Educational, Telecommunications, Banking, Finance, and E-Commerce sectors, including many Fortune 500 companies, such as the Pentagon, Nike, Disney, Adobe and many more.

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