Astra ensures safety for Arun Bansal, while he does business

Vulnerabilities Found
1 Audit Done
Arun Bansal,
Founder & CEO (ServerGuy)

About Arun

Arun Bansal is the Founder & CEO of ServerGuy, a global cloud hosting provider that offers managed WordPress and Magento hosting solutions to over 5000 businesses worldwide.

Being in this industry for more than 11 years, Arun founded ServerGuy back in 2009. Truth be told, back in 2009 e-commerce was picking pace and security definitely wasn't the top concerns of potential future store owners setting up new online stores. However, those who were security conscious prefered 'ServerGuy' and over these years security became a top concern of store owners and ServerGuy the top choice of hosting. ServerGuy offers a fully managed web hosting platform that helps businesses of all sizes harness the power of cloud computing without the complexity and cost of managing it on their own.

To make his platform secure for his customers and meet a certain compliance need, Arun already has an in-house security team that has done the threat modeling for his platform. But to ensure 100% uptime and offer bulletproof security to his customers by meeting all the security standards, Arun decided to go with Astra Security to do a security audit for his platform.

It’s been a year since Arun has been using Astra Security’s platform to collaborate with his internal team as well as with the Astra Security security engineers to discover such vulnerabilities and quickly fix them.

The Challenge

The cloud has opened up a whole new frontier for storage, access, flexibility, and productivity. It’s also opened up a new world of security concerns. Having a wide variety of customers using his web hosting platform, Arun had to make sure his platform is fully secured from any kind of security challenges.

Any security loophole, misconfiguration, or vulnerability would have been devastating not only for his own business but also for his customers. Arun wanted to make sure his platform is secured against data breaches, hijacking of accounts, insufficient due diligence, malware infections, and data loss. That’s how he chanced upon Astra Security and now he is relaxed knowing that Astra Security is taking care of all of it.

According to Arun:" Folks at Astra uncovered multiple critical vulnerabilities on my client's website. They are super professional and the communication is crystal clear. I couldn't be happier"

Results & Benefits

Number of vulnerabilities helped patch - 8

For Arun, the technical expertise and professionalism of Astra Security engineers have been the main benefit for him to quickly find and fix vulnerabilities on his platform. And now it's one less thing for him to worry about.

Till today, Astra Security team has conducted 1 security audit for ServerGuy and found 8 potential vulnerabilities. The team also collaborated with his development team to help patch 8 of these vulnerabilities.

  • Arun found Astra Security’s dashboard very collaborative to ask queries and have them answered directly by a security engineer.
  • Finding and fixing vulnerabilities in his platform became a seamless process.
  • The POC video provided by Astra helped his team to reproduce the vulnerability step by step, which also helped towards fixing it.
  • Astra Security VAPT certificate provided to ServerGuy helped Arun in easily onboarding new customers and establishing a trust for the existing ones.
  • Better peace of mind is achieved knowing that all the gaps in his platform have been identified and fixed with the help of security experts.

According to Laurent:
"As Astra is included in all Themecloud plans It has become a reason for potential customers to choose Themecloud over it's competitors as Themecloud offers security protection out of the box."
Key Highlights
Tailored security audit
Expert outsider assessment
Arun's Rating of Astra: 5 stars
Customers felt secure with Astra
Favorite Features
Interactive video reports
Hacker style security testing
Intuitive dashboard to manage vulnerabilities
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