SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — GoDaddy Inc (NYSE: GDDY), the world’s largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures, today announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase Sucuri, a leading provider of website security products and services. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Sucuri is a security platform offering business owners a suite of security tools designed to protect website owners from emerging online threats. Nearly 75 percent of all legitimate websites have unpatched vulnerabilities1, and websites that have been blacklisted due to a hack can experience an 80 percent reduction in traffic for more than 48 hours2. Sucuri’s suite of tools provide website owners the solution they require to respond to hacks when they occur, while also virtually patching vulnerabilities.
Sucuri is deeply involved in the WordPress community. The company provides an industry-leading security plug-in for the WordPress platform, and actively works to advance the security awareness and management of WordPress websites.
“The vast majority of our customers aren’t website security experts, nor should they need to be to secure their websites,”