SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/13/13 -- San Francisco based StopTheHacker, one of the world's fastest growing website security companies, and Verio, a global leader in SMB web hosting and Internet business solutions, have formed a partnership which will add to the already impressive growth of StopTheHacker and further enhance website security for Verio's SMB clients. The service is available to all Verio customers from today on.
Founded in 2009, StopTheHacker attracted almost immediate attention with their innovative approach to website security utilizing a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model and Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning enhancement and by being the very first in their industry to offer automatic malware removal capability. Their unique approach was recognized by the National Science Foundation resulting in several grants to date. In addition to their cloud-based comprehensive protection from malware and virus attacks the company offers website uptime and speed monitoring and threat vulnerability assessments, social media page protection, and search engine and other blacklist monitoring and management.
Verio is the leading provider in delivering online business solutions to SMBs worldwide. Distributed through its global network of partners and customers, Verio's solutions provide web hosting, application hosting and SaaS that enables SMBs to drive online success. Verio is a subsidiary of NTT Communications -- one of the largest companies in the world -- and supports its operations with NTT's highly reliable and scalable Global IP Network providing customers and partners with access to business solutions in more than 200 countries.
According to the just released White Hat Security Statistics Report, which measures website security vulnerabilities across a wide range of industries, 86% of websites assessed had at least one major vulnerability while the average number of vulnerabilities per website was 56. In fact, less than 5 percent of all websites today are protected, while the amount of infected websites have increased by 70 percent since last year, StopTheHacker's analytics find. Google alone is identifying more than 9,500 infected websites on a daily basis.
Dr. Anirban Banerjee, co-founder of StopTheHacker, said, "We are excited to have a globally focused company like Verio on board as a partner, which proves the importance of a website security for web hosting companies and their customers. Our partnership with Verio represents an advance in our global fight against malicious software and hackers and the next step in our companies' growth strategy."
"Security is one of the most requested and most needed areas for small and medium sized businesses around the world," noted Fred White, VP of Marketing and Product Management for Verio. "With our partnership, Verio will be able to package StopTheHacker offerings with our online presence bundles and other security-related products and services. We are excited about the value that these new offerings will provide to our SMB customers and partners globally."
Based in San Francisco, StopTheHacker is one of the tech industry's most watched startups, a provider of SaaS services focused on cyber warfare in the arenas of web malware, security and reputation protection. StopTheHacker's Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning based technology is supported by the National Science Foundation.
More information is available at www.stopthehacker.com, http://twitter.com/stopthehacker and http://www.facebook.com/stopthehacker.
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