Source Defense's client-side platform protects online businesses from data-stealing threats - Help Net Security

Source Defense's client-side platform protects online businesses from data-stealing threats - Help Net Security

Source Defense announced its new offering of Website in Page Protection (WiPP), as well as product enhancements and performance improvements to the VICE sandboxing technology within the Source Defense Platform.


WiPP’s added security benefits protecting eCommerce and other web interfaces from data-stealing threats arrive at a critical time, as online shopping is expected to increase dramatically this holiday season, along with online banking and demand for telehealth services.


The Source Defense Platform protects online businesses and their customers from automated attacks and client-side threats, and improves operational efficiency.


The latest platform release focuses on maximizing performance and effectiveness in protecting online customers’ website journeys and providing an additional layer of protection from malicious code and intrusions exploiting vulnerable software and third-party services behind the web storefronts of major retailers, banks and healthcare services.


As these sites rely on ever more third-party code to drive efficiency, data analytics and the user experience, it becomes increasingly difficult to detect and isolate attackers infiltrating web page supply chains to illicitly steal personal and financial information at scale.


Analyzing consumer buying habits during COVID-19, eMarketer research predicts a 10.5% decline in total 2020 U.S. retail sales, with a 14% drop in brick-and-mortar sales – but forecasts an 18% surge in eCommerce.


eMarketer’s online growth outlook expects increases in both the number of digital shoppers and the average spending per buyer. These gains also reflect the pandemic’s impact on how different age groups shop online, predicting a 12.2% increase for shoppers 65 and over, who may be less familiar with security threats and online scams.


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