VIGILANTe and SAP Form Collaborative Partnership

SAP Resellers to Use Award-Winning SecureScan(TM) Service to Verify Security Integrity of SAP Implementations

LONDON, March 13 /PRNewswire/ — VIGILANTe, leader in automated security assessment, and SAP, the world’s leading provider of collaborative e-business software solutions, today announced the signing of a Collaborative Partner agreement. VIGILANTe is the only security company that has earned the SAP Collaborative Partner status in the United Kingdom.

“With this agreement, VIGILANTe offers SAP partners the opportunity to utilize our service, SecureScan, to assist their clients in managing security risks,” said Lars Neupart, chief alliance officer for VIGILANTe. “Partners can now leverage SecureScan’s comprehensive security vulnerability tests to assess their clients’ SAP implementation and take action to prevent exploitation.”

SecureScan scans an organization’s network security perimeter, or any other (IP) assets exposed to the Internet. The SecureScan service tests for existing vulnerabilities, ranks them by the level of urgency, and consolidates the results in an extensive, multidimensional report. Through regular assessments, companies are aware of the remediation required to maintain system integrity.

“As a leader and innovator in Internet security assessment, VIGILANTe brings our business partners a comprehensive service to harden their implementation of SAP solutions against attack,” said Milly Emmerson, collaborative partner manager of SAP. “We are excited to recommend SecureScan to our partners and end-users.”

About VIGILANTe, Inc., the leading provider of security assurance delivered over the Internet, protects companies worldwide through patent-pending test solutions. SecureScan, VIGILANTe’s award-winning automated security assessment service, finds network vulnerabilities and recommends corrective actions to prevent exploitation by cyber-criminals. VIGILANTe is headquartered in New York with additional offices in North America and Europe. For more information, visit

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About SAP

SAP is the world’s leading provider of collaborative e-business software solutions. Through the platform, people in businesses around the globe are improving relationships with customers and partners, streamlining operations, and achieving significant efficiencies throughout their supply chains. Today, more than 13,000 companies in over 100 countries run more than 30,000 installations of SAP software. With subsidiaries in over 50 countries, SAP generated sales of _ 5,11 billion in the fiscal year 1999. The company is listed on several exchanges including the Frankfurt stock exchange and NYSE under the symbol “SAP.”

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