Kavado Releases Integrated Web Application Security Suite with Protection for Privileged Corporate and Customer Data.NEW YORK New York, state, United States
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Kavado Inc., a leader in Web application security, today announced the latest versions of its ScanDo Web application scanner and InterDo Web application firewall products, offering the only solution for creating an integrated security process throughout the development, deployment and maintenance of Web applications. The integrated security suite detects and protects privileged or regulated data from both internal and external threats. This is a critical component of the best practices protection of private data necessary for organizations to meet regulatory requirements Regulatory requirements are part of the process of drug discovery and drug development. Regulatory requirements describe what is necessary for a new drug to be approved for marketing in any particular country. .
"Kavado's Web application security suite is a strategic component of our security architecture, which provides appropriate safeguards that work to protect our information assets and comply with regulatory obligations, including HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996, Public Law 104-191) Also known as the "Kennedy-Kassebaum Act," this U.S. law protects employees' health insurance coverage when they change or lose their jobs (Title I) and provides standards for patient health, and GLBA GLBA Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999 (Financial Modernization Act of 1999)
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Enterprises use the ScanDo Web application scanner to perform risk assessments by identifying vulnerabilities in applications and the exposure of privileged information. Kavado's AutoPolicy technology uses the intelligence derived from the scanning process to generate optimized, application-specific security policies for the InterDo Web application firewall. InterDo validates and secures inbound and outbound traffic Traffic originating in the continental United States destined for overseas or overseas traffic moving in a general direction away from the continental United States. to prevent transmission of privileged information or exploitation of the vulnerabilities to steal, delete or modify critical data.
The new versions, ScanDo 2.5 and InterDo 3.5, combine to provide out-of-the-box detection and protection of major credit cards and Social Security numbers, while InterDo supports customer-defined patterns to secure additional data such as account numbers and patient record numbers. Enterprises can now consolidate all scan results and InterDo logs to a centralized cen·tral·ize
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1. To draw into or toward a center; consolidate.
2. database for forensic analysis and compliance reporting. This end-to-end process-driven approach is used to comply with regulations such as HIPAA, GLBA and the European Union European Union (EU), name given since the ratification (Nov., 1993) of the Treaty of European Union, or Maastricht Treaty, to the
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Recognizing that internal threats represent a significant percentage of financial losses due to hacking, Kavado has added a new feature to InterDo to ensure that all traffic to the Web server must go through the InterDo Web application firewall. This provides added protection against economic attacks by hackers inside an organization, who may have direct network access to the Web server.
"Securing private data in Web applications has become one of the important concerns for today's enterprises," said Jon Greene, VP of Marketing at Kavado. "As new regulatory requirements are enforced to preserve the integrity of privileged data, companies need to identify vulnerabilities and protect critical data such as credit card and Social Security numbers. Kavado provides the only integrated Web application security solution that helps organizations meet regulatory requirements and achieve the highest level of security against internal and external threats."
Industry experts recognize that Web application security is one of the fastest growing sectors in the IT security market today. In fact Yankee Group (the Yankee Group, Boston, MA, www.yankeegroup.com) A major market research, analysis and consulting firm founded in 1970 by Howard Anderson. It provides general consulting and strategic planning in the computer and communications field. predicts that the market for Web application security products and services will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 65 percent to $1.74 billion by 2007.
"Businesses today realize they need to do more than just protect their data at the network level, they need to secure the Web applications and the critical information that resides in these applications," said Eric Ogren, Senior Analyst at The Yankee Group. "Kavado has developed a unique integrated scanner and firewall solution to create a continuous process for vulnerability detection, risk assessment, threat mitigation, reporting and forensics See computer forensics. that conform with best practices for application security enforcement from development through deployment and maintenance."
Pricing and Availability
ScanDo and InterDo are available immediately, directly from Kavado or through one of its channel partners. ScanDo 2.5 starts at $11,000 and InterDo 3.5 starts at $15,000.
About Kavado, Inc.
Founded in 2000, Kavado is a leading provider of Web application security solutions. The company's security products are used to protect organizations from hostile manipulation of Web applications and theft of data. Having been chosen by some of the world's leading financial services The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view of the subject.
Please [ improve this article] or discuss the issue on the talk page. firms, healthcare providers, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and government institutions, the company's award winning integrated security suite of scanning and firewall products provides a process-oriented approach to identify and protect from application layer security threats.
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City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. , with offices in the United Kingdom, France, Israel and throughout the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. , Kavado is a privately-held corporation funded by Pequot Ventures, 3i, Platinum Neurone neu·rone
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Variant of neuron. Ventures and Banc of America Equity Partners. For additional information, visit http://www.kavado.com or contact the company at 212-302-2400.