Secunia

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Secunia ApS
Type Privately held company
Founded 2002
Headquarters Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
Area served Worldwide
Products Enterprise Security Manager
Vulnerability Tracking Service
Surveillance Scanner
Network Software Inspector
Personal Software Inspector
Employees 107[1]

Secunia ApS is a Danish computer security Anpartsselskab (limited liability company). It is best known for tracking vulnerabilities in a large variety of software and operating systems.

Numbers of "unpatched" vulnerabilities in popular applications are frequently quoted in software comparisons.[2] Secunia has gained publicity and a notable reputation with the discovery of major zero day attack vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer and other widely used programs.[3]

Secunia Personal Software Inspector[edit]

The Secunia PSI program allows users to view any out of date programs installed on a user's computer. It also allows the user to quickly and easily upgrade to new and secure versions of applications installed on a computer.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Annual Report 2013". Secunia. 2014-05-02. p. 12. Retrieved 2014-12-19. Number of employees [...] 107 .
  2. ^ For example:
    "Mac OS X security myth exposed. And thousands of other products and OSes given security rundown.". 2004-06-24. Retrieved 2010-03-07. 
    "Secunia: Average insecure program per PC rate remains high". 2009-06-25. Retrieved 2010-03-07. 
  3. ^ Naraine, Ryan (2006-05-01). "Internet Explorer Security Problems Multiply". eWEEK. Retrieved 2006-06-04. 
  4. ^ "Welcome to Secunia Online Software Inspector (OSI). Scan Now". Retrieved 2010-03-07. 

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