Press Release

Schedule a Call

HACKER SAFE and GoECart Combine the Best of Security Services and E-Commerce Solutions for Growth Focused Online Merchants

Napa, California – April 10, 2007 - has finalized a service and technology partnership with data security experts, ScanAlert, so that thousands of its GoECart-enabled retailing customers can validate compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS); as well as address the security concerns of online consumers and maximize online sales.

Under the agreement,, a leading provider of on-demand e-commerce applications and services, will provide complementary services to validate PCI DSS compliance, and discounts on ScanAlert’s more stringent HACKER SAFE® certification service.

“Protecting the infrastructure they need to prosper online -- particularly when budgets may be lacking -- is critical to the long-term success of the growth merchants we target,” said CEO Manish Chowdhary. “Affordably priced, ScanAlert’s security services will enable GoECart merchants to safeguard customer and corporate data, and then publicly market their certified security to increase sales conversion, average order value and organic search rankings.”

“By emphasizing flexibility and pay-as-you-grow platform features, has really distinguished itself in the past year as a leading e-commerce solutions provider to high-growth merchants,” added ScanAlert CEO Ken Leonard. “This partnership will deliver enterprise-grade technology to retailers who need the most trusted and flexible online retailing services available to maximize sales and profits.”

ScanAlert's PCI DSS Validation Service

ScanAlert's PCI DSS Service provides everything GoECart merchants need to be validated to the PCI standard, including: unlimited security scans of up to 6 domain names or IP addresses, an interactive self-assessment questionnaire, and comprehensive telephone/email technical support from CISSP certified security specialists.


HACKER SAFE is the world’s most recognized assurance of Internet security. Using its patent pending technology, ScanAlert conducts daily security audits to certify clients to the HACKER SAFE standard. Websites meeting the standard can then promote their certified security to site visitors by placing the HACKER SAFE certification trustmark on their sites. As long as the standard is met, ScanAlert continues to serve a date-stamped image from its network to the site.

Service Delivery and Availability

GoECart merchants interested in ScanAlert’s PCI Compliance or discounted HACKER SAFE certification services should contact GoECart directly at 877-243-3612.

About GoECart is a leading provider of “Software as a Service” (SaaS) ecommerce solutions, serving a diverse customer base ranging from SMB enterprises to Fortune 500 companies. Its flagship product, GoECart, is a feature-packed, robust, scalable, and mature ecommerce solution that provides growth-focused merchants with all of the technology and infrastructure needed to rapidly and cost effectively set up, manage and grow an online store. For more information, visit the company’s website or call (toll free) 877-243-3612.

About ScanAlert, Inc.

ScanAlert secures organizations of all sizes against threats to their network infrastructure and then certifies them to the HACKER SAFE standard -- the world’s Internet security benchmark. Offered as a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution, HACKER SAFE certification is used by more than 75,000 organizations, including well over half of the 500 largest online retailers in the USA. ScanAlert also operates HACKER SAFE Labs, the industry’s only research group focused on ecommerce application security. More information is available at