Austin, Texas, June 15, 2020 — Acunetix, the pioneer in automated web application security software, announced today that it has selected Lidera, a Madrid-based company as its main distribution partner in Spain and Portugal. Resellers will have the opportunity to sign up with Lidera as an Acunetix reseller. Acunetix resellers will enjoy the same level of development, sales, marketing, and technical support as Lidera.

“We are excited to start working with Lidera and believe our alliance will further reinforce our presence in the Iberian market,” said Kevin Abela, Vice President of Global Channel Sales for Acunetix. “

“Demand for security solutions among companies in Spain and Portugal has been steadily on the rise, mainly driven by stricter requirements for data protection and privacy,” said Jose María Barreiro, Product Director for Lidera. “We believe Acunetix is a great addition to the range of innovative solutions we offer to help companies stand out when it comes to web application security.”

About Acunetix

Acunetix is a global web security leader and the first company to build a fully dedicated and automated web vulnerability scanner. Over 4,000 companies worldwide trust Acunetix to protect their assets, align with their policies, and integrate with the development lifecycle. Acunetix brings an extensive feature-set of automated penetration testing tools, enabling security analysts to perform a complete vulnerability assessment, and repair detected threats. With global headquarters in Malta and North American headquarters in Austin, Texas, Acunetix customers include many Fortune 500 companies and include banking, education, healthcare, government, defense, and technology industries. For more information visit

About Lidera

Lidera is an expert in the Iberian and Latin American market, where it has its own offices and teams that have developed projects with a high degree of partner satisfaction. With a team of 50 proactive, certified, and experienced individuals, Lidera offers continuous guidance and world-class service that is both flexible and adapted to ensure that all projects are executed successfully. Additional information about Lidera can be found at

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Dale Schembri
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Dale Schembri is a Partner Marketing Manager, forming part of the channel team at Acunetix. He is passionate about new technologies and gadgets, and has been working in the IT B2B industry for over 5 years.