AUSTIN, Texas, March 18, 2020 -- Netsparker, a leading web application security solution, will be providing complimentary licenses to agencies involved in the response to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. The company is committed to supporting governments and healthcare organizations across the world that are on the front lines of the pandemic, securing against malicious attacks that may compromise key information channels during this crucial time.
There have been several recent indications of heightened malicious activity targeting government and healthcare organizations, including phishing, malware, and this weekend's cyber-attack on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
"My parents are in their 70s and the response to COVID-19 is personal for me and to all of our employees worldwide," said Ferruh Mavituna, Founder and CEO of Netsparker. "We are deeply familiar with the specific security challenges faced by governments and healthcare organizations across the world and want to do our part to ensure the security of their web applications," Mavituna said.
Netsparker’s exclusive pre-scan automation and Proof-Based Scanning™ technology means agencies can easily scale up and within a matter of hours or days. This includes scanning their public-facing applications for vulnerabilities and providing informed and accurate results so that developers can promptly fix issues.
Netsparker already supports a number of entities, public and private, that are directly involved in combating COVID-19. This includes hospital systems in Seattle, California, and Hong Kong, companies directly involved in the manufacture and execution of COVID-19 test kits, government agencies, health insurance companies, hospital networks, healthcare technology companies, clinical pathology providers, medical device companies, and universities.
Learn more about how you can help protect your agency or organization from malicious hackers with the Netsparker web application security solution, and more efficiently focus your efforts on the life-saving work at hand.
Netsparker is the only web application security solution that delivers automatic verification of vulnerabilities with exclusive pre-scan automation and Proof-Based Scanning technology. Netsparker is an easy to use and fully automated DAST solution that scans any type of web application, provides actionable results, and integrates with company workflow tools to close the loop between IT and developers. This best-in-class web application security solution identifies vulnerabilities from the early stages of application development through production. With global headquarters in London and North American headquarters in Austin, Texas, Netsparker serves customers worldwide in the technology, professional services, banking, and government markets, as well as many Fortune 500 companies.
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