Diagonal Security Named As Kavado Premier Partner In The Uk Market Leader In Web Application Security Expands Reseller Network

London, UK – January 20, 2004 – KaVaDo Inc., the technology leader in Web Application Protection, today announced that it has chosen Diagonal Security to be its premier partner in the UK. Companies conducting business via the Web can now secure their Web applications with KaVaDo’s best of breed Web application security solutions delivered by Diagonal Security and backed by Diagonal’s comprehensive security consulting, integration and support services.

Paul Murray, Managing Director of Diagonal Security said, “KaVaDo is the company we have chosen to partner with because they are leaders in the field of Web application security. KaVaDo has an innovative and effective approach to countering emerging security threats at the application level. Its Web Application Scanner, ScanDo and the award-winning Web application firewall, InterDo represent key components for securing applications and strongly complement our existing network testing expertise and our solution integration capabilities.”

According to Gartner, Web application attacks represent 70%-75% of all attempted hacks, compromising sensitive data and destroying network resources. Murray continued, “Traditional security solutions have done a good job of securing the network layer but at the application layer many vulnerabilities remain. We have already seen strong demand for Web application security solutions, and we are very pleased to be working with a market leading technology provider such as KaVaDo. The addition of InterDo and ScanDo further enhances our portfolio. Our customers can now benefit from a comprehensive, specialist service that ensures they achieve the optimum level of security at both their network and application layer.”

Ofir Hatsor VP Sales, EMEA for KaVaDo said, “We believe that the combination of KaVaDo’s world-class technology in Web application security solutions together with Diagonal Security’s consulting, integration and support services can only have a major impact in making Web applications safe and secure for both businesses and consumers. The confidence generated by this will promote safe business on the Web.”

About KaVaDo, Inc.

KaVaDo provides next-generation Web Application Protection and assessment solutions for the corporate market using its patent-pending Protected Path(tm) technology. These solutions account for the various types of threats against Web applications and allow users to apply the necessary protection against potential threats, known and unknown. KaVaDo offers a unique, effective approach to Web Application Protection with minimum strain on system resources, easy installation and management, and flexibility to handle any applications under various environments.

The company is based in New York with international research and development, sales and support facilities. KaVaDo has secured funding from Banc of America Equity Partners, Neurone Ventures, Pequot Ventures and 3i. More information on the company can be found at http://www.KaVaDo.com.

About Diagonal Security

Diagonal Security Ltd. (formerly Diagonal Secure Networks), a division of Diagonal plc (UK:DIA), is an established UK-based provider of information security solutions. It combines knowledge of information security with expertise in leading security technologies to deliver pragmatic, business-focused security solutions that enable government and commercial organisations to achieve the optimum level of security for their particular environment. Based in Basingstoke, the company has in excess of 500 customers and has established accredited partnerships with many leading security technology providers including RSA, Nokia, Check Point and Cisco. For more information, visit: http://www.diagonalsecurity.com

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