Applicure Unveils dotDefender v3.8

Applicure Unveils dotDefender v3.8 Release Bolsters Growing Worldwide Presence in Web Hosting Marketplace.

Herzeliya, July 28, 2008
Applicure, a global leader in web application security, today released version v3.8 of dotDefender, the world’s most advanced web application firewall software solution.

With sophisticated mass SQL injection attacks infecting thousands of websites every day, new tools and techniques are required to protect company websites and the corporate information that drives them.

With dotDefender v3.8, Applicure will empower its growing global customer base by providing them effective web application protection. This new version offers high-quality application layer protection, with minimal maintenance efforts and low server resource utilization, all affordably packaged for the hosting marketplace.

Vlad Friedman, CEO of Edge Web Hosting, said "Edgewebhosting customers demand mission-critical performance from our recommended solutions. Applicure understands that performance, reliability, and scalability are issues where there can be no compromise. Applicure is delivering a next-generation, enterprise-ready application firewall solution, further allowing our company and our customers to derive business value and extend their ability to comply with payment card industry requirements. Edgewebhosting's decision to endorse Applicure further demonstrates our commitment to provide our customers with a dedicated application security product that complements our existing network security. Edgewebhosting is pleased to partner with Applicure in bringing dotDefender v3.8 to our customers."

With dotDefender v3.8 hosting providers will have the most effective answer to hacking attempts, with advanced monitoring and management capabilities and simplified attack prevention analysis.

“The next due date for PCI compliance will be in January 2009 and we see a growing demand for application security solutions, especially from mid size e-commerce companies who usually do not host their own servers,“ said Yaacov Sherban, CEO of Applicure. “dotDefender v3.8 provides granular security capabilities for servers with hundreds of hosted sites, and monitoring capabilities for hundreds of dedicated servers, from one single management console. These enhancements will enable our hosting partners to provide their clients the best application security solution as part of their managed services.”

Starting today, new users will get immediate access to the new version at for a 30 day free full-function evaluation. Current users will be able to upgrade to dotDefender v3.8 free of charge.

About Applicure
Applicure Technologies Ltd (TASE: APCR) develops the leading multi-platform web application security software products that protect web servers and internal applications from external and internal attacks. Built upon years of research into hacker behavior, Applicure solutions feature a comprehensive knowledge base to identify attacks accurately, and stop them before they reach the website or application. Applicure’s flagship products dotDefender and dotDefender Monitor are deployed internationally and serviced by offices and distributors in the US, UK and Israel. Founded in 2004, and listed on the Tel Aviv stock exchange in April 2007, Applicure is headquartered in Herzeliya, Israel.
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