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NSFOCUS Earns High Marks in Independent Security Evaluation by Veracode

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Anti-DDoS System and Web Application Firewall Solution Achieves VerAfied Security Mark

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NSFOCUS Inc., a global provider of distributed denial of service (DDoS) mitigation solutions and services, today announced its Anti-DDoS System and Web Application Firewall Solution have achieved the VerAfied security mark from cloud-based application security company, Veracode. The independent, third-party assessment provides NSFOCUS customers with proof of the company's application security practices and posture.

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KEY FACTS:

  • As a premier leader in network security solutions, NSFOCUS strives to make the security of its network solutions a top priority. In addition to stringent internal testing and assessment, the company also regularly cooperates with independent third-party assessors to conduct security audits on its products.
  • The VerAfied status offered by Veracode demonstrates that NSFOCUS is actively identifying and remediating application vulnerabilities to provide its customers with one of the highest levels of software assurance and security verification. This is a clear indicator to NSFOCUS's worldwide customers that the company has met or exceeded industry standards for security, reliability and compliance.

NSFOCUS PRODUCTS ACHIEVING VERAFIED STATUS:

  • Web Application Firewall (WAF) achieved the Veracode VL4 VerAfied certification following a series of tests, confirming the product is secure and appropriate for use by risk-sensitive businesses. This level of certification meets the stringent security governance requirements of banking and financial organizations, as well as service providers.
  • Anti-DDoS System (ADS) achieved Veracode Level 4 Certification for the third year in a row. Through this certification process, NSFOCUS software has been independently assessed for technical flaws against the OWASP Top 10 and SANS Top 25 using automated static binary and dynamic analysis and has attained the industry-accepted level of security quality.

SUPPORTING QUOTES:
Chris Wysopal, co-founder and CTO, Veracode, said:
"We are finding that CIOs and CSOs are asking their purchasing teams to take security into consideration when procuring new applications. For this reason it is important that software vendors find a way to demonstrate that their software is built using secure development practices. The VerAfied mark tells the world that NSFOCUS is testing for application vulnerabilities and complying with industry standards, but more importantly, it lets their customers know NSFOCUS is a vendor they can trust to keep their data secure."

Yonggang Han, Director of International Business, NSFOCUS, said:
"We subject our products to the stringent audits of third-party testing to demonstrate our commitment to providing our clients with the most reliable security products in the industry. VerAfied certification objectively assesses the quality of a tested product and alleviates client concerns that may arise about the potential risk of introducing a third-party product into an existing IT environment."

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About NSFOCUS
Founded in 2000, NSFOCUS provides enterprise-level, carrier-grade solutions and services for distributed denial of service (DDoS) mitigation, Web security and enterprise-level network security. With more than a decade of experience in DDoS research and development and mitigation, NSFOCUS has helped customers around the world maintain high levels of Internet security, website uptime and business operations to ensure that their online systems remain available. The NSFOCUS Anti-DDoS System (ADS) empowers customers to find and fend off a variety of incidents, from simple network layer attacks to more sophisticated and potentially damaging application-layer attacks, all while guaranteeing legitimate traffic gets through to networks and corporate-critical systems. For more information, visit www.nsfocus.com.

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