Scan checks up to 50 Web pages daily for known, new malware strains, claims Symantec
GeoTrust has introduced its Web Site Anti-Malware Scan, a cost effective cloud service that quickly identifies malware to protect web site visitors and owners alike. The Web Site Anti-Malware Scan is available through the channel partners.
GeoTrust Web Site Anti-Malware Scan automatically checks up to 50 web pages daily for both well-known and brand new malware strains.
The scan provides immediate, detailed alerts that point malware infections and enable web site owners to eliminate them quickly and easily, helping ensure infected sites are cleaned up as soon as possible.
With Geo Trust Web Site Anti-Malware Scan web site owners have fewer site visitors exposed to malware; increased search results by reducing chances of search engine crawlers identifying the site as malicious; and lower likelihood of blacklisting, public exposure and negative publicity as a hacked site.
GeoTrust Scan can also save expenses related to malware infections, from improving IT security to notifying customers and regaining lost business. Web site owners can present the GeoTrust Web Site Anti-Malware Seal on their web site indicating a malware free web site.
Domain and hosted service providers as well as security resellers can add GeoTrust Web Site Anti-Malware Scan to their service packages by joining Symantec’s partner program .The service is compatible with all SSL and other IT security products and services.
Symantec Trust Services vice-president Fran Rosch said web site owners and visitors alike dread the idea of downloading hidden malware and want to be sure they don’t get hacked.
"By working closely with our channel partners to develop a solution tailored to their customers’ needs, Symantec is maximizing the resources of the channel while positioning its partners to provide an innovative yet simple and affordable security option for web site owners," said Rosch.