SOURCE: SiteLock

Website Security

April 07, 2015 14:24 ET

SiteLock President Named to Prestigious Online Trust Alliance's Board

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - April 07, 2015) - SiteLock, LLC (www.sitelock.com), the global leader in website security, announced today that its president, Neill Feather, has joined the board of the Online Trust Alliance (OTA), a leading non-profit organization dedicated to building online trust.

"SiteLock's mission aligns perfectly with that of the OTA, so it is a pleasure for me to join its board and forward both our organizations' goals," noted Neill Feather, President of SiteLock. "SiteLock and the OTA are strong proponents of educating businesses and, collectively, we hope to share best practices and thwart the rising number of dangerous and malicious cybercriminal efforts."

Formed as an informal industry working group in 2005, the OTA is a charitable organization dedicated to enhancing online trust and empowering users, while also promoting innovation and the vitality of the internet. OTA is global organization that is backed by over 100 organizations in the technology, security ecommerce, financial and governmental industries. It is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, with offices in Washington, D.C. OTA's goals include:

"OTA's newest board members bring unique experiences which will prove invaluable to our mission of enhancing consumer trust and promoting marketplace innovation," said Craig Spiezle, Executive Director and President of OTA. "Neill knows website security inside and out -- from small business to enterprise."

SiteLock's involvement with OTA comes at a time when over 70% of security breaches are targeted to small businesses or similar industries. In fact, there are 160,000 new samples of malware being spotted every day -- and trojans are now responsible for four out of five (79.9 percent) malware infections around the world. SiteLock aims to help businesses of all sizes prevent and address data breaches through its innovative and sophisticated web security solutions.

For additional information regarding the SiteLock website security product suite, visit www.sitelock.com. For additional information about OTA, visit https://otalliance.org/dpd.

ABOUT SITELOCK

SiteLock, the Global Leader in business website security solutions, is the only web security solution to offer complete, cloud-based website protection. Its 360-degree monitoring finds and fixes threats, prevents future attacks, accelerates website performance and meets PCI compliance standards for businesses of all sizes. Founded in 2008, the company currently protects over 5 million users worldwide. For more information, please visit sitelock.com.

ABOUT OTA

The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) is a non-profit with the mission to enhance online trust and user empowerment while promoting innovation and the vitality of the Internet. Its goal is to help educate businesses, policy makers and stakeholders while developing and advancing best practices and tools to enhance the protection of users' security, privacy and identity. OTA supports collaborative public-private partnerships, benchmark reporting, and meaningful self-regulation and data stewardship. Its members and supporters include leaders spanning the public policy, technology, ecommerce, social networking, mobile, email and interactive marketing, financial, service provider, government agency and industry organization sectors.

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