Web application security solution recognized as valuable tool for SMB market

Acunetix_imittelstand_awardLONDON, UK – March 2016 – Acunetix, a global leader in web application security testing, has beaten the competition to win the “Best of 2016” award in the IT Security category by German institution “Initiative Mittelstand”, with Acunetix Online Vulnerability Scanner. The award ceremony was held at this year’s CeBIT, in Hannover, Germany, one of the largest IT expos globally. The award was collected by Acunetix CEO Nick Galea.

Acunetix Online Vulnerability Scanner (OVS) was chosen for its innovation in IT Security for the SMB market. Acunetix’ pioneering vulnerability scanning solution, has been used to secure the websites of some of the largest global enterprises. The online edition however was developed with the SMB in mind and delivers the same state of the art web scanning technology at a price which is within reach of the smaller business. Acunetix OVS also offers free network security scanning.

“This award is a great recognition of Acunetix for our innovation in ensuring enterprises conduct business safely and securely in the cloud,” said Nick Galea, Acunetix CEO. “Acunetix is a pioneer in its field and continues to be the tool of choice for many security experts. We feel it’s a tool which can benefit a far wider market which is why we developed the more flexible and affordable online version.”

About Acunetix Online Vulnerability Scanner

User friendly and competitively priced, Acunetix Online Vulnerability Scanner is an online solution that automatically tests websites and web applications for known vulnerabilities, including SQL injection and Cross-site Scripting (XSS). Acunetix has advanced support for next-generation web technologies such as HTML5 and JavaScript. It also scans perimeter servers for network vulnerabilities, and provides comprehensive reports and useful remediation tips.

About Initiative Mittelstand

The Innovationspreis-IT Awards, are organized by Initiative Mittelstand, an online information service, which provides information to companies about the newest and most innovative products, services and technologies available.

About Acunetix

Acunetix is the market leader in automated web application security testing, and is the tool of choice for many Fortune 500 customers. Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner detects and reports on a wide array of web application vulnerabilities. Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner’s industry leading crawler fully supports HTML5 and JavaScript and AJAX-heavy websites, allowing auditing of complex, authenticated applications. Acunetix provides the only technology on the market that can automatically detect out-of-band vulnerabilities and is available both as an online and on premise solution.

Tamara Naudi
Marketing Manager
Tamara started off her career with Acunetix in 2005. Since then she has witnessed the company grow into a leader in the web security sphere.