Anastasia-International Adds Extra State-of-the-Art Layers of Security to Protect its Customers

November 01, 2008 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment News
When it comes to using websites and online services that draw on personal information and private preferences, clients must have absolute protection. Staying secure online isn't as easy, as tactics for identity theft continue to grow more and more sophisticated. According to the 2008 Pew Internet and American Life Project, 75% of survey participants said that they don't like giving out personal information over the Internet. This is precisely why this July Anastasia-International has opted for top-of-the-line internet security protection systems, receiving Security Certificates from the two top providers in the field, VeriSign and McAfee in mid-July.

According to current research, over 85% of online service clients say that it is important for any e-commerce site to include a 'trust mark' of some kind on its site, such as the VeriSign Secured® mark that now protects Anastasia-International. The VeriSign Secured® Seal is the most trusted symbol of security on the Web, displayed on over 90,000 Web pages in 145 countries across the globe. The VeriSign Seal allows our clients to feel confident that their personal information is well protected, via state-of-the-art Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. But what is an SSL, in plain English? SSL establishes an encrypted communication channel to help prevent the interception of critical information when transmitted over the Internet, making your personal information practically unreadable. So, even if a hacker were somehow able to intercept your data (like your credit card number, contact information, etc.), the information is not readable.

McAfee Secure for Web Sites (used by over 80,000 sites) provides daily network perimeter and web application scanning and ensures that web sites have the latest information on their vulnerability risk profile. It scans all Internet services, shopping carts, ports, operating systems, servers, key applications, firewalls, switches, load balancers, and routers for all known vulnerabilities-every single day, so that Anastasia-International can continue to safeguard your personal information. Businesses and services that use this service, such as
Anastasia-International, display the branded McAfee Secure certification trust mark, offering consumers a substantial measure of confidence. McAfee pioneered dynamic real-time security certification, which means we're scanning every single day, and we have the ability to remove the McAfee certification if there is vulnerability on the network or a hole in the web application. When a consumer sees the McAfee Secure certification, they can be assured the site was tested and passed the assessment the very day they decide to make their purchases.

The satisfaction and protection of our clients is the bedrock of our business, which is why Anastasia-International has added these extra layers of online security, so you can rest easy about telemarketer interruptions and identity theft. As we like to say in the office, "we have your business, so we have your back."


Founded in 1993 in the United States, Anastasia International is the leading company for introduction and romance tours for Russia and the CIS. Its primary goal is to create a comfortable online venue that makes it easier for couples to find each other and communicate. As a family run business, Anastasia International is committed to providing great value and service to its more than 20,000 members all over the world. They are proud to have the largest full-time staff in the industry, with more than 50 full-time professionals hard at work in their US and European offices. These dedicated employees are able to provide online dating services with a level of expertise and professionalism that is unequaled by any other international introduction and romance tour company. To learn more about Anastasia International, please visit their informative web site:

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