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Comodo Offers PCI and Vulnerability Scanning Suite that Provides Both Compliancy and Security for $99

Recent Research Confirms that PCI Compliancy Should Be Integrated Into a Larger Vulnerability Management Framework

June 27, 2007; 09:35 AM

Jersey City, NJ - Research published recently within the security industry confirms that, while PCI is important, it is only one part of a larger vulnerability management framework for protecting consumer data from hackers. According to this study conducted between March and May of 2007 among network compliance management experts, nearly 7 out of 10 IT professionals understand that the PCI compliancy scan may not provide the regular monitoring needed to ensure a website is safe from outside attacks.

PCI compliancy establishes stringent standards on how Emerchants process, store and transmit customer data. One component of these standards includes the requirement that Emerchants scan their websites for possible vulnerabilities at least once per quarter. This scanning requirement provides customer protection, but IT professionals also recognize that, in addition to the PCI-required scan, a daily scanning solution would identify any vulnerability that may otherwise go undetected between the required scans.

Comodo ensures that small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are effectively both compliant and secure through a highly cost-effective approach that combines PCI compliancy and security. The HackerGuardian Bundle includes Daily Vulnerability Scanning to detect if a server is vulnerable to hackers and PCI Compliancy Scanning. At $99, Comodo's bundle costs a fraction of the leading competitor's solution, which runs more than $1,000.

"PCI is a great and powerful tool, as well as a requirement," said Melih Abdulhayoglu, CEO and Chief Security Architect of Comodo. "Therefore, deploying PCI and Daily Vulnerability Scanning allows Emerchants to deliver a trusted and safe online experience for their customers."

Comodo's HackerGuardian PCI Compliance and Daily Vulnerability Scanning Solution for $99

HackerGuardian PCI Scan Compliance overview:

  • Proof of PCI scan compliance for up to 5 IP addresses or other externally-facing devices
  • Automatically generated and 'ready-to-go' PCI scan compliance reports that can be immediately submitted to your acquiring bank
  • Up to 10 fully-featured on-demand scans per quarter to achieve PCI compliancy
  • Patent-pending Credit Card TrustLogo™ that indicate a company is authorized to take credit card payments

HackerGuardian Daily Vulnerability Scanning overview:

  • The flexibility and power to schedule over 14,000 individual vulnerability tests
  • Includes high-impact logo confirming site's safety from hackers to build consumer trust
  • Detailed reports identify security holes and contain actionable fix recommendations

For more information on Comodo's HackerGuardian PCI Compliance and Daily Vulnerability Scanning Solutions, please visit: ackerguardian/buy/pci_daily_scanning.html.

About Comodo

Comodo, through its group of Internet security companies, is a leading Certification Authority and global provider of Identity and Trust Assurance services on the Internet. Comodo secures and authenticates online transactions and communications for over 3,000,000 businesses and consumers.

With a global presence Comodo offers businesses and consumers third-generation solutions for intelligent security and authentication technologies that create trust online. Comodo's technological expertise includes PKI digital certification, Code signing certification, integrated authentication infrastructure services, Web Content authentication, Secure messaging solutions, PCI compliancy scanning, SSL digital certificates including our flagship InstantSSL brand, HackerGuardian, Banking solutions including Two Factor Authentication, and digital e-commerce services.

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Judy Shapiro Paul Whitehead Subramanian

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Judy Shapiro, Comodo, (201) 963-9471, Email: [email protected]

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