Privacyware and PC Stars Team to Deliver Web Application Security to China Corporate Market

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Privacyware and PC Stars to address the global rise in SQL Injection, cross-site scripting and other Web-based threats targeting vulnerable Web applications and host environments.

Privacyware (, an innovative provider of Web application security, intrusion prevention and security data analytics software, today announced a partnership with PC Stars, a diversified distributor of enterprise software and services that targets the China business market. PC Stars will distribute Privacyware's full line of security software offerings but will initially feature Privacyware's award-winning IIS Web Application Firewall and Host Intrusion Prevention solution, ThreatSentry, to address the global rise in SQL Injection, cross-site scripting and other Web-based threats targeting vulnerable web applications and host environments.

"We are excited to offer Privacyware's award-winning ThreatSentry Web application firewall software to our customers," said PCI Stars Product Manager, Matthew Zhou. "In our lab tests, ThreatSentry delivered a comprehensive range of security capabilities to protect IIS Web and database services. Combined with its simple management and affordable price, the ThreatSentry value proposition has resonated strongly with customers across the range of industry verticals."

ThreatSentry is designed to prevent attacks and other unauthorized system access on Web servers utilizing Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) and was recently awarded the 2008 Product Innovation Award in the Web Application Firewall category by Network Products Guide.

ThreatSentry delivers protection from an array of documented exploitive techniques such as SQL Injection, Directory Traversal, Cross-site scripting, Parameter Manipulation, Buffer Overflow, Denial of Service and other exploitive techniques and also helps customers comply with section 6.6 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Other key ThreatSentry features include AI-based behavioral intrusion prevention, centralized management, and email alert notification.

"Systems Administrators and Web Developers around the world are pressured by an alarming rise in cyber-attacks to Web applications and related systems," said Privacyware CEO, Greg Salvato. "PC Stars has developed an impressive software distribution and customer support organization that will enable us to more effectively deliver Privacyware solutions to IT personnel in China who are responsible for the defense of critical Web infrastructures."

About PC Stars:
Founded in March, 2006, PC Stars is the leading software distributor and SaaS provider in China. PC Stars distributes and supports more than 5,000 software titles and hundreds of SaaS offerings to the enterprise and consumer markets. Integral to PC Stars distribution capabilities is a web-based distribution management system that enables suppliers, distributors, and resellers to efficiently manage, market and monitor product distribution and promotional campaigns. PC Stars also offers integrated marketing and product development services for suppliers and partners covering online and offline advertising, software localization, public relations, channel development and more. For additional information, visit the company's web site at

About Privacyware:
Privacyware ( is an innovative provider of award-winning web application security, desktop and server intrusion prevention and security data analytics software. Privacyware products leverage conventional and specialized AI-based technologies to help systems administrators, IT security and compliance personnel to more effectively identify, understand and prevent malicious, unauthorized and/or deviant computing system activity. Privacyware is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner.

CONTACT: Gregory Salvato - Privacyware, (732)-212-8110, x235. sales @

Privacyware and ThreatSentry are registered trademarks of Privacyware/PWI, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.


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