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Dasient Introduces First Malware Protection Seal for Websites

February 24, 2010 by · Comments Off on Dasient Introduces First Malware Protection Seal for Websites 

Web Hosting ToolsPALO ALTO – Dasient Inc., the leading provider of anti-malware solutions for websites, today announced that it is introducing the Dasient SafeSite security seal for websites to communicate that they are continuously testing clear of any malware by the most reliable, precise, and real-time monitoring service available — Dasient’s WAM (Web Anti-Malware). The Dasient SafeSite seal is the world’s first recognized security seal specifically for malware protection and will provide critical differentiation for web businesses that are committed to offering a safer user experience for their site visitors.

With the dramatic increase in malware-based web attacks, website owners and consumers are increasingly seeking ways to protect themselves. “Security is becoming a bigger and bigger concern on the web,” said Dr. Neil Daswani, one of Dasient’s three co-founders. “Unfortunately, hackers are becoming more sophisticated and infecting more websites with malware which in turn infect consumers with viruses. Dasient SafeSite was conceived with the notion that websites that are being monitored against malware will provide a safer online experience for visitors.” Read more

Dasient Releases Free Open-Source Web Anti-Malware Technology

August 11, 2009 by · Comments Off on Dasient Releases Free Open-Source Web Anti-Malware Technology 

Web Hosting ToolsWASHINGTON DC – Today at HostingCon 2009, Dasient launched Mod Anti-Malware Lite, an open source version of its Web Anti-Malware (WAM) remediation technology. Mod Anti-Malware Lite is an Apache server module that will help site owners, web hosts, and developers protect themselves against the effects of web-based attacks that can compromise their sites and spread malware to their users. Mod Anti-Malware Lite will be made available today at www.dasient.com/partners and www.sourceforge.net.

“Every day, thousands of legitimate websites are infected with malicious code, and the speed, scale, and complexity of these attacks makes it difficult for website owners to identify and address the resulting infections,” said Dr. Neil Daswani, one of Dasient’s three co-founders. “Now more than ever it’s important for site owners to deploy defenses that can operate at the scale and speed required to deal with this problem.”

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Dasient Introduces First Web Anti-Malware Service

June 17, 2009 by · Comments Off on Dasient Introduces First Web Anti-Malware Service 

Website ToolsPALO ALTO – Dasient today introduced the industry’s first service to protect companies against a fast-growing class of web-based attacks that compromise legitimate websites and then use them to spread malware to the sites’ visitors. Dasient’s new Web Anti-Malware (WAM) service continually monitors websites, diagnoses any infections, and helps businesses address the infections, before the sites suffer significant losses in traffic, revenue, and reputation.

“In the last two years, we’ve seen a fundamental shift in the way malware is spread,” said Dasient co-founder Dr. Neil Daswani. “Hackers are using highly automated and mutable attacks to turn websites into delivery vehicles for malicious software. This is a web problem at its core, and it requires a solution that can function at web speed and web scale. That’s exactly what we had in mind when we designed the Dasient WAM service.”

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