Kavado Web Application Security Product Suite Wins 01 Reseaux Security Trophy

London – April 20, 2004 – KaVaDo Inc., the technology leader in Web Application Protection, today announced that 01 Réseaux, France’s leading IT magazine has named InterDo and ScanDo as the winner for being the most innovative in the Application Filtering, Content and Traffic Filtering category of its “Les trophées 01 Réseaux de la sécurité” awards. KaVaDo’s Web application security suite bested twelve competitors to garner this prestigious honour.

KaVaDo’s award-winning InterDo is the most advanced Web application firewall available, designed to automatically and accurately implement a positive security model that blocks both known and unknown threats before they can breach critical back-end infrastructure. ScanDo proactively identifies security weaknesses in Web application environments and helps eliminate them before they can be exploited by hackers. ScanDo integrates with InterDo via KaVaDo’s unique AutoPolicy intelligent policy generation technology to create a seamless application security process.

01 Réseaux ‘s annual security awards recognize products and technologies that have shown the greatest innovation in the past year. Results appeared in the April 2004 of 01 Réseaux and are also available online at: http://www.01net.com/article/236420.html

“The jury chose KaVaDo’s Web Application security suite as the winner in Application Filtering, Content and Traffic Filtering because of its innovative approach to addressing a class of threats that are not addressed by traditional security infrastructures. We were very impressed by the way ScanDo looks for new vulnerabilities and attacks in the application layer and then uses AutoPolicy to help configure the InterDo Web application firewall to protect Web-enabled applications from both known and unknown threats,” said Thierry Outrebon, Editor in Chief of 01 Réseaux.

“Winning 01 Réseaux’s prestigious award validates our focus on delivering application layer security solutions,” said Ofir Hatsor, VP, EMEA Sales at KaVaDo. “Companies increasingly recognize that moving applications to the Web exposes them to Web-based attacks beyond what network firewalls and intrusion detection systems can handle. In conjunction with our channel partners in France, such as Qualipé, Cap Synergy and Softway, and our other partners throughout Europe, we are providing the enhanced security that organizations require to safely implement Web-based business models.”

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




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