Website security software is designed to protect business websites from a number of internet-based threats. These tools combine features of distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection software, content delivery networks (CDN), and web application firewalls (WAF) to create an all-encompassing website protection solution. Companies use these tools to reduce their risk of attack and data theft while ensuring their site is available to the public. The tools also provide application-level antivirus software, malware prevention, and removal tools to reduce the risk of infection.
These website-specific tools share many features with the aforementioned software categories, but must provide some combination of the three to qualify. Website security software’s dynamic approach to cybersecurity is tailored specifically to the website medium.
To qualify for inclusion in the Website Security category, a product must:
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Sucuri is a managed security service provider for websites. Our cloud-based tools provide complete website security solution, including performance optimization via a CDN, mitigation of external attacks like vulnerability exploits and DDoS attacks, and professional response in the event of security incident. The team provides 24/7/365 customer service with a 97% satisfaction rate, and a median response time of 4 hours.
SiteLock, the global leader in website security solutions, is the only provider to offer complete, cloud-based website protection. Its 360-degree monitoring detects and fixes threats, prevents future attacks, accelerates website performance, and meets PCI compliance standards for businesses of all sizes. Founded in 2008, the company protects over 12 million websites worldwide. For more information, please visit sitelock.com.
Netsparker develops an industry leading automated web application security solution. Available as Windows software, online and on-premises service, the Netsparker scanner can automatically detect SQL Injection, Cross-site Scripting and other vulnerabilities in any type of modern HTML5, Single Page Application (SPA), Web 2.0 web application and web services, regardless of the technology they are built with. The Netsparker scanner does not just report the vulnerabilities, it also generates a proof of exploit confirming they are real and not false positives. Therefore you do not have to waste time manually verifying the scanner’s findings and can easily scale up web application security and scan thousands of websites within a matter of hours. Netsparker is trusted and used by world renowned companies such as Samsung, Ernst & Young, Skype, NASA, ISACA and ING Bank.
Imperva Incapsula delivers an enterprise-grade Web Application Firewall to safeguard your site from the latest threats, an intelligent and instantly effective 360-degree anti-DDoS solutions (layers 3-4 and 7), a global CDN to speed up your website's load speed and minimize bandwidth usage and an array of performance monitoring and analytic services to provide insights about your website's security and performance.
Lockr is the first hosted API & encryption key management for modern content management systems like Drupal and WordPress, providing an affordable and easy to deploy solution for all sites to properly manage secrets of all kinds, including API and encryption keys. Lockr's key management solution-as-a-service protects against critical vulnerabilities, delivers best-practice security to help sites comply with many industry regulations, and provides a Defense in Depth approach to securing your data. Lockr is affordable, enterprise-grade key management.
Web based threats continue to rise. Symantec saw over 568,000 web threats a day during 2013, an increase of 23 percent over the previous year. Against this ever changing landscape, preventing threats entering through web communications is critical. Symantec Web Security.cloud delivers always-on, advanced malware protection, enforces acceptable use policies, and protects against confidential data loss for businesses looking to protect web use for employees. Support for roaming users extends protection and control outside the corporate network.