Web malware is the new threat to organizations and their users. Most IT professionals think of malware only at the desktop. We install an anti-malware package and go about our business. So, attackers looking for ways into organizations are now exploiting new attack vectors to infect systems and steal data. They're targeting trusted Web sites with security flaws, loading their malware, and infecting site visitors. No longer must attackers compromise the site database to steal information; just compromise all the users.
That's big a problem for the organization running the Web site, not just visitors and their IT groups. Enter Armorize, Dasient, and Qualys.
These three companies are attempting to solve this problem by scanning Web sites to find malicious content, detect security flaws, and protect clients' brands as well as their site visitors. This has been a hot topic at RSA all week, and all organizations with a Web presence should think about it.