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KaVaDo, the technology leader in Web Application Protection, announced today that it has licensed its products to Bank Hapoalim BM, Western Hemisphere one of the leading financial institutions in the world. Bank Hapoalim BM, Western Hemisphere will use KaVaDo’s Web Application Scanner, ScanDo, and Web Application Firewall solution, InterDo, to secure its critical information systems from application layer attacks.

Bank Hapoalim BM, Western Hemisphere has built a strong reputation for service to its customers, which include a wide array of large corporate enterprises as well as middle market companies, small businesses and individual consumers.

“We rely heavily on our Web presence to provide service and convenience to our clients and partners all over the world,” said Shlomo Shamay, Chief Information Officer of Bank Hapoalim BM, Western Hemisphere. “Part of our commitment to them is that we will do everything we can to maintain a high level of security, protecting their financial assets and sensitive information.”

Enabling online services through Web applications often exposes a number of potential vulnerabilities that can be exploited. KaVaDo allows safe deployment of Web applications by preventing both known and unknown attacks from compromising critical enterprise information and resources.

“We see a lot of value in KaVaDo’s Web Application Protection for our expansive information systems,” continued Shamay. “We tested products from a number of different vendors, and KaVaDo’s technology proved to be the best security solution for our application environments.”

“The underlying technology in our products and our approach to application security is something we are very proud of. We are continuing to gain recognition around the world for our advanced solutions, which provide comprehensive Web Application Protection without compromise,” said Tal Gilat, CEO and co-founder of KaVaDo. "KaVaDo is proud to be selected as the preferred security solution by a leading financial enterprise such as Bank Hapoalim BM, Western Hemisphere."

KaVaDo provides next-generation Web Application Protection solutions and vulnerability assessment products for the corporate market using its patent-pending Protected Path™ technology. These solutions account for the various types of threats against Web applications and allow IT management to apply only the necessary protection against anticipated threats, known and unknown. KaVaDo offers a unique, effective approach to Web Application Protection with minimum strain on system resources, easy installation and management, and flexibility to handle a variety of applications under different environments.

The company is based in New York with international research and development, sales and support facilities. KaVaDo has secured funding from Banc of America Equity Partners, Neurone Ventures and 3i. More information on the company can be found at

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