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Comodo extends HackerGuardian offering to include on-demand network security auditing service making HackerGuardian one of the fastest growing vulnerability management solutions on the market today.

Comodo's expertise as a Certification Authority, enabled the development of this Vulnerability Scanning and Assessment Service (VSA) to meet the intensive security requirements of the sophisticated enterprise, yet costs thousands less than the leading competitor.

Jersey City, NJ (May 16, 2006) - Comodo, a global leader in Identity and Trust Assurance Management solutions, today announced the availability of Comodo Vulnerability Scanning and Assessment Service (VSA), one of the most powerful on-demand network security auditing services available on the market today. The VSA Service helps administrators identify security flaws, backdoors, un-patched software and other ways hackers can compromise a network to get onto corporate servers.

The HackerGuardian VSA is a fully configurable security auditing, assessment, and reporting service. The flexible and powerful service enables users to run fully customizable, on-demand security audits of corporate networks with remote audits run over 10,600 individual tests on an organization's servers and network before generating an in-depth audit report. After each test, administrators receive an audit report that explains exactly where a system may be vulnerable with detailed, cross referenced risk mitigation advice. Tests are fully configurable with user defined plug in selection, full scheduling, unlimited recurring scans, concurrent scanning of multiple IPs and more.

Other Key features and benefits:

Freedom to schedule recurring audits on a daily, weekly or other user defined time-intervals and to run unlimited number of repeat scans on Multiple IP's or IP Ranges

  • Over 60 user definable parameters enable administrators to fine tune audits to specific requirements
  • Highly granular options set allowing users to target and test specific ports and services for specific vulnerabilities.
  • Run multiple, concurrent scans on separate IPs
  • Detailed reports contain solutions and advice that is cross referenced to thousands of on-line advisories
  • On going protection, HackerGuardian is regularly updated with the latest vulnerability threats
  • Full list of features: HackerGuardian.com/

Importantly, with specialized expertise as a Certification Authority, Comodo is able to continuously update the service with the latest vulnerability checks via a direct feed mechanism available to all VSA Service subscribers - providing up to the second protection against the latest threats. Within the interface, vulnerabilities checks are categorized by threat classification into 'families' and are fully configurable - allowing administrators to choose exactly which tests are included in any particular audit.

"With Identity theft issues on the rise, consumers are increasingly showing a preference for sites that use vulnerability management services so that they can rest assured that their information will not be stolen by hackers," said Melih Abdulhayoglu, President, Chief Security Architect and CEO of Comodo. "Comodo, as a Certification Authority, has the specialized expertise to provide real-time vulnerability management services to the enterprise segment. This technology is designed and proven to enable consumers to conduct trusted commerce transactions with confidence."

For more information go to: Comodo.com

About Comodo

Comodo is a leading global provider of Identity and Trust Assurance services on the Internet, with over 200,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Jersey City, NJ with global offices in the UK, Ukraine, Norway and India, the company offers businesses and consumers the intelligent security, authentication and assurance services necessary to ensure trust in online transactions.

As a leading Certification Authority, and in combination with the Digital Trust Lab (DTL), Comodo helps enterprises address digital E-Commerce and infrastructure needs with reliable, third generation solutions that improve customer relationships, enhance customer trust and create efficiencies across digital E-Commerce operations. Comodo's solutions include integrated Web Hosting Management Solutions, Infrastructure Services, digital e-commerce services, Digital Certificate , Identity Assurance, customer privacy and vulnerability management solutions. For additional information on Comodo - Creating Trust Onlineā„¢ - please visit: Comodo.com .