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Advenware Launches eCommerce SaaS with Online Tech’s PCI Compliant Managed Cloud

June 24, 2011 by · Comments Off on Advenware Launches eCommerce SaaS with Online Tech’s PCI Compliant Managed Cloud 

Webmaster ToolboxRogersville, Missouri – Advenware, an e-commerce website developer, has chosen to host their Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution on Online Tech’s fully managed cloud. The managed cloud hosting service passed PCI DSS Level 3 penetration testing to meet PCI compliance standards.

As Timothy Buttram, Advenware CEO & Chief Programmer, was searching for a server to host his new SaaS e-commerce platform on, he ran into some challenges. He wanted the ability to increase server capacity on demand as his business grew and avoid customer downtime that is associated with a colocation or dedicated server. So, he knew that cloud computing would be the perfect solution. However, part of his hosting requirements was to achieve PCI compliance. Read more

2011 Online Trust Alliance Trust Scorecard Highlights Increase in EV SSL Adoption

May 12, 2011 by · Comments Off on 2011 Online Trust Alliance Trust Scorecard Highlights Increase in EV SSL Adoption 

Webmaster ToolboxBoston, MA – GlobalSign, one of the longest established Certification Authorities (CA), and specialists in SSL security, welcomes the EV SSL growth identified in the 2011 Online Trust  Scorecard and Honor Roll survey results announced today by the Online Trust Alliance.  As an OTA member, GlobalSign is an advocate for the best practices report which seeks to counter email and Internet fraud, and provides valuable advice to aid consumers to protect their brand and maintain consumer trust.

For the past three years, the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) has published an annual online safety report that examines the adoption of proven countermeasures against deception and identity theft that help protect online brands and consumers. The Scorecard and Honor Roll data is collected and analyzed by OTA staff and various OTA members, including GlobalSign, to identify achievements and recognize organizations for their commitment to adopting key security measures.  The report underscores measures that mitigate account takeovers, breaches, email spoofing, and phishing attacks. The adoption of Extended Validation SSL (EV SSL) Certificates was one of the solutions highlighted by the report. Read more

Trustwave SSL Offerings Now Available Through Tucows’ OpenSRS

April 7, 2011 by · Comments Off on Trustwave SSL Offerings Now Available Through Tucows’ OpenSRS 

Hosting ReviewsCHICAGO – Trustwave, a leading global certificate authority and issuer of SSL certificates and online identities, has partnered with Tucows’ wholesale Internet division, OpenSRS, to deliver Trustwave SSL products and secure site seals to OpenSRS resellers and their customers.

OpenSRS manages over ten million domain names and millions of mailboxes for a network of over 11,000 web hosts, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and other resellers around the world. Trustwave’s leading SSL products including digital certificates, wildcard SSL certificates and extended validation SSL certificates will be available at OpenSRS.com. Read more

Web Hacking Incident Database Report Reveals Increase in DDoS Attacks

March 18, 2011 by · Comments Off on Web Hacking Incident Database Report Reveals Increase in DDoS Attacks 

Hosting ToolboxCHICAGO – Trustwave, a leading provider of information security and compliance solutions, has released its Web Hacking Incident Database (WHID) semiannual report, which finds an increase in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and determined that there was a lack of properly implemented anti-automation defenses to ensure application availability during such attacks.

DDoS as an attack vector and notable trend for the second half of 2010 was successful in disrupting commerce and bringing down websites of large businesses and associations. Denial of service attacks jumped to the number one attack vector, up 22 percent, as compared to the first half of 2010. Read more

McAfee Expands Cloud Security Footprint by 500 Percent

March 7, 2011 by · Comments Off on McAfee Expands Cloud Security Footprint by 500 Percent 

Hosting ToolboxSANTA CLARA, CA – McAfee announced today the activation of its fifth cloud data center in the past 12 months. The newest data center, located in London, – expands the company’s global cloud security footprint, which includes data centers in Amsterdam, Sydney, Tokyo and several cities across North America. A new cloud data center in Hong Kong is expected to be online in the coming weeks.

The rapid deployment of the new cloud data centers demonstrates the commitment and ability of McAfee to meet the growing global demand for its industry-leading email and web Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) security solutions. This commitment is further emphasized by McAfee’s attainment of ISO27001 (information security management) certification for the operations of its email and web services. Read more

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