SPI Dynamics, the expert in Web application security assessment and testing solutions, today announced that SPI Labs, the companys elite research and development team consisting of top security experts who have received worldwide recognition for their identified security vulnerabilities and exploits, has been selected by ICSA Labs as a founding partner of their Premier Services Alliance Partnership program. The partnership was based on ICSA Labs recognition of SPI Labs as a renowned authority on web application vulnerabilities and SPI Dynamics leadership position in the Web application security industry.
The Alliance Partnership consists of a select group of organizations that provide products, services and proprietary methodologies to ICSA Labs Premier Services for product testing and certification. As a founding partner, SPI Dynamics provides unequivocal expertise on Web application vulnerabilities through direct access to SPI Labs. In addition, ICSA Labs utilizes extended customized functionality in SPI Dynamics flagship product line, WebInspect, in the testing and certification of security products to ensure that they appropriately identify application vulnerabilities and mitigate exploitation.
ICSA Labs is delighted to work with industry leader SPI Dynamics to ensure that our testing processes and certification methodologies are constantly on the leading edge. Our focus is to ensure the products we certify are sufficiently addressing the escalating security issues that plague corporations worldwide, said Al Potter, Premier Services Lab Manager. It is well known that the Web application layer is a major target for malicious attack. Partners like SPI Dynamics help provide the expertise and in-depth research needed to maintain a proactive approach in addressing these constantly evolving threats on an continual basis.
SPI Labs mission is to provide objective application security research to customers, the security community, and to all organizations concerned with best security practices. SPI Labs research is also used to provide daily updates to SecureBase, WebInspects industry-leading vulnerability database, ensuring that WebInspect products always contain the latest security vulnerabilities and assessment technology. Zero-day vulnerability commitment gives customers and partners immediate access to the most up-to-date technology available to identify potential vulnerabilities within their Web applications.
As application security risks continue to escalate, it is critical that the products protecting the enterprise Web application layer effectively recognize and address the significant threats exploiting vulnerabilities within these applications, said Caleb Sima, founder and CTO of SPI Dynamics. SPI Labs is focused specifically on researching security vulnerabilities at the application layer. With extensive intellectual capital from SPI Labs, ICSA is able to ensure that their tests are the most complete and current for certifying products.