Toronto’s Informatica Security Helps Canadian Companies Combat Identity Theft and Information Security Breaches with Latest Web Application Security Technology from SPI Dynamics
The release by US-based web application security leader SPI Dynamics comes at a time when Canadian consumers are openly concerned about the privacy and security of their personal and financial information. Recent breaches in the retail and banking sectors have reportedly exposed thousands of Canadians to identify theft breaches and credit card fraud.
Informatica president Claudiu Popa believes that Canadian companies have a lot to gain from adopting adequate application security practices: “Canadian information privacy and security law can only offer very limited protection for consumers. To adequately protect customer information, Canadian companies need to show a commitment to better, more secure practices. This is the type of solution that will make a difference by detecting and helping to prevent breaches before they occur.”
SPI Dynamics’ WebInspect 7 delivers faster scanning capabilities, broader assessment coverage, and the industry’s most accurate results. WebInspect 7 is powered by the new SPI Dynamics’ “Phoenix” architecture (http://www.spidynamics.com/news/pr/pr12907a.html) that uniquely addresses the requirements associated with complex Web 2.0 technologies such as AJAX, SOAP, SOA and Flash. Traditional application scanners fail to discover security vulnerabilities exposed by use of these new technologies, resulting in high false negatives rates. The new web requires a fundamental revolution in assessment technology. WebInspect 7 tackles today’s most complex web application technologies with breakthrough testing innovations, including simultaneous crawl and audit (SCA) and concurrent application scanning, resulting in the industry’s fastest and most accurate automated web application security testing tool.
Under Canada’s federal privacy law, federally regulated companies such as the major banks are obligated to ensure that personal information is protected by security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information. Informatica Security, which provides information security assessment solutions across Canada, currently offers WebInspect and application security scanning as part of its best selling security assurance solutions: FlexSecure Verify. According to the company, the industries that benefit the most from application security solutions are banking, healthcare, government and most evidently, the retail sector.
WebInspect 7 built on the Phoenix architecture is available February 14, 2007.
ABOUT INFORMATICA SECURITY CORPORATION
Informatica Security (www.InformationSecurityCanada.com) is Canada’s leading innovator in corporate regulatory compliance and security awareness training. Founded in 1989 by Claudiu Popa, CISSP, PMP, CISA, the Toronto-based advanced security consulting firm works with organizations to identify information risks and rapidly mitigate them, delivers a wide array of corporate security courses and seminars, and provides advanced management consulting to address threats to information assets. Informatica specializes in delivering complex security concepts in simple, effective terms, allowing organizations to rely every one of their employees as a critical component of the overall security strategy. Informatica’s FlexSecure Verify series of audits and assessments is the most comprehensive in the industry, allowing organizations of all sizes to gauge their exposure to threats and rapidly address the risk. For more information about application security assessments and privacy impact studies visit www.SecurityAudits.ca, email info@InformaticaSecurity.com or call 416-431-9012.
WebInspect and Intelligent Engines are trademarks of S.P.I. Dynamics, Inc. Product or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.
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Visit www.SecurityAudits.ca, email info@InformaticaSecurity.com or call 416-431-9012.
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