Website hosting giant 1&1 Internet recently announced the launch of a new website vulnerability scanning service to its customers in partnership with security service provider SiteLock.

Sitelock has been largely benefited by this deal, through which it allows the users to check websites for malware, and the possibilities that can be exploited in installing malware. It also aims to provide these security tools to a large number of businesses by partnering with web hosting service providers.

1&1 Internet has been the best bet for Sitelock taking into consideration the number of customers served. A number of hosting providers from small size to medium sized would find this service affordable enough to be on their value added service list apart from their monthly hosting bills.

Sitelock provides a wide a variety of services-

  • It checks if the website has been restricted access by any major services like the search engines
  • It scans the website for vulnerabilities, and installed malware
  • Remediation software to remove the vulnerabilities and bugs
  • A Sitelock security seal that is displayed on every protected website.

Sitelock’s security services have been modified according to the requirements of 1&1 Internet, and are called “1&1 SiteLock Premium” or “1&1 SiteLock Basic.” 1&1 Internet website also has details of the model and the pricing packages, which looks like the edited version of what was posted on Sitelock’s website. The basic service would be offered free of cost.

The 1&1 SiteLock Basic service includes a website application scan, SQL injection scan and a cross site scripting scan once per month, for up to 25 pages. Premium provides daily scans for up to 500 pages.

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SiteLock LLC Joins Hands with Aruba Group

Global leader in website security solutions for online business, SiteLock LLC is joining hands with Aruba, the largest website hosting provider in Italy. Aruba offers website hosting and registered domain names to its clients and is now expanding their offerings to include SiteLock website security features for its clients. By entering this partnership, Aruba will be able to offer security features and services to customers in excess of 2 million.

Aruba will be able to offer malware removal and detection, blacklist monitoring, application and vulnerability scanning as part of SiteLock’s security products to their web hosting clients, managed server owners and email account members. This combined client data base sums up to more than 8 million customers.

“Website security tools are a must-have in today’s online world, and we’re thrilled to partner with the Aruba Group expand our online security footprint in the European market,” says Executive VP of Business Development for SiteLock, Tom Serani. “Aruba’s history and expertise in the hosting community is the perfect match for our Internet security products, and we are happy to be the ones to help complete their comprehensive, business-focused online services.”

“At the Aruba Group, we strive to offer our customers the highest quality, extensive range of services that small businesses need to maintain a successful online presence,” says Stefano Cecconi, CEO at Aruba Group. “We believe that our partnership with SiteLock will increase the value for our customers by delivering more than hosting, but a secure website environment for online businesses. Combining the SiteLock service and the OpenSRS wholesale platform gives us the best product on the market for our customers and the best reseller feature set for our business.”

SiteLock was established in 2008 and helps small business protect their websites and reputations through website security services. It offers these services at some of the most competitive market prices available. The company has its headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida and a worldwide client base of around 500,000.

The Aruba Group is provider of a wide range of online services including domain name registration, online advertising, application housing and E-commerce to numerous customers. The company has offices and data centers spread across Europe, namely in Italy, France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia. The company’s niche services are offered to over 8 million customers world over.

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