Is Your Website Hackable?

Find Vulnerabilities with a Free Acunetix Security Audit Acunetix will help 5,000 enterprises protect customer details, credit card numbers and proprietary corporate data

Abuja,Nigeria – Monday, February 27, 2006 – Niche Konsult wishes to inform Nigerian enterprises that in an effort to stem the fast-growing tide of web application security breaches, its website/web application security partner, Acunetix recently announced that it is offering free website security audits to 5,000 enterprise organizations.

Why it is free

Acunetix believes that these audits will prevent hundreds of security breaches that would otherwise have led to valuable customer details, credit card numbers and proprietary corporate data being exposed.

The free security audits will be performed using Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner, a comprehensive tool that automatically audits websites for SQL injection, cross site scripting, Google hacking and other vulnerabilities.

"Many enterprise organizations are simply not aware of how vulnerable their sites are to hackers," said Nick Galea, CEO of Acunetix. “By offering free security audits, we hope to help educate the market on how they can protect themselves from the latest hacking techniques. Our expectation is that this new service will play a valued role in helping to secure valuable enterprise and consumer data that could otherwise be easily accessible to hackers.”

Increasingly, hackers are concentrating their efforts on web-based applications - shopping carts, forms, login pages, and dynamic content. A Gartner Group study determined that 75% of cyber attacks are done at the web application level. Web applications are accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and are a passageway to valuable data: customer and employee databases, transaction information and proprietary corporate data. Many enterprises have addressed network security issues and have implemented firewall technology but have not yet protected their “crown jewels” – data that can be compromised via web application hacks.

Why you need a website audit

To Ensure integrity, confidentiality and availability of information and resources and investigate possible security incidents ensure conformance to Company security policies

How the website audit software - Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner - Works

Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner simulates numerous hacking techniques such as SQL injection, cross site scripting and more to identify vulnerabilities. As the scan is being completed, the software produces detailed reports that pinpoint where vulnerabilities exist.

By automating scans, Acunetix allows enterprises to conduct a thorough and complete vulnerability scan quickly and cost effectively.

How to Request a Free Website/Web Application Vulnerability Audits

Enterprises that are interested in having their web sites and web applications scanned can register for a free audit by visiting Niche Konsult Web Audit. This special offer is available for a limited time and is subject to cancellation at any time.

Participating enterprises will receive a summary audit report, listing any vulnerabilities that are found that should be fixed in order to make their web applications “hacker safe” and thereby secure valuable enterprise data and applications. Summary reports will be delivered within five business days of submission.

More information is available at the Web Audit page.

View a demo of Acunetix Web vulnerability Scanner at work

Your Free trial of Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner is available. This is a 30-day test version of the product which allows you to scan the Acunetix Test Website. Scanning this mock up site will enable you to see the scanner in action and also the way it reacts to the vulnerabilities present on this test website.

Please contact us to purchase a full version of Acunetix to scan your own website.

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 development by a team of highly experienced security developers. Acunetix is a privately held company with its offices in Malta, US and the UK.

About Niche Konsult

Niche Konsult is an information technology security firm with expertise in content, messaging, network and web application security. Niche Konsult provides software and solutions that help individuals, small and medium size businesses, large companies and governments optimize and secure their information technology infrastructure.

For more information, please visit http://www.nichekonsult.com. Contact/Enquiries about this news item, please contact us on 234 9 5240555, 805 547 7646, 805 532 6477, 802 760 4957. or email info@nichekonsult.com.

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