BGT Partners Works With ScanAlert to Provide Hacker Safe® Certification

South Florida online marketing firm and scanning service provider offer consumers a safer online shopping experience

Miami, FL-- (ReleaseWire) -- 06/15/2006 --BGT Partners, a full-service interactive marketing and technology consultancy, announced it has signed a channel distribution agreement with ScanAlert to resell Hacker Safe® certification.

Effective immediately, BGT Partners’ clients can subscribe to Hacker Safe, a daily online vulnerability scanning service for Web sites. In this initiative, clients will join over 60,000 online retailers around the world using Hacker Safe to alleviate consumers' fears about the security of online shopping. In addition, BGT clients can obtain ScanAlert's Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance certification services – an additional endorsement that allows ecommerce outlets to meet mandatory PCI Data Security Standard requirements enacted by VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover Card.

"In an era of rising concerns regarding the safeguarding a customersof personal information, cyber vulnerability, Hacker Safe certification is quickly becoming a must the de-facto standard for consumer based web sites - it helps build the trust that consumers are looking for in the online world, thus helping to create and strengthen long term seller/buyer relationships," said BGT Partners Managing Partner and SVP David Clarke. "By offering ScanAlert's certification and PCI Compliance services to our customers, we're helping them demonstrate essential security certifications with minimal time, cost and interference."

BGT Partners is a full-service interactive agency that helps organizations strengthen their brand and business relationships through creative, technology-based solutions. BGT’s ability to design and implement marketing solutions focused on market and user insight, performance analytics, and brand strategy continue to attract such clients as the 2008 Beijing Olympic Committee, Avaya, Sony, Walt Disney World Company, and Carnival Cruise Lines.

A privately held company with offices in Miami, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Buenos Aires and France, BGT has earned the reputation as one of the Global 2000's foremost professional services firms, delivering business, creative and technology solutions to companies around the world since 1996. With a long list of repeat, satisfied clients, key strategic partners, and highly experienced and talented staff, BGT is well positioned to meet the increasing and changing demands of its global customers.

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Headquartered in Napa, CA, ScanAlert is the world's largest web site security certification company, protecting over 60,000 web sites in 30 countries through the Hacker Safe certification program. The certification mark indicates that these sites protect the personal data of millions of shoppers every day by meeting the highest federal and industry web site security standards. ScanAlert's easy-to-use and affordable PCI compliance service is available direct and through channel partners, including acquiring banks, web hosts, and payment gateways. For more information, please visit

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