Thomas Duyrea and emt Distribution win at Global Secunia Partner Conference


We’re pleased to annouce that our partner Thomas Duryea brought home the Secunia Global Partner of the Year at the Secunia Partner conference held in Prague earlier this month. “[Thomas Duryea] has demonstrated tremendous capability in achieving net new business,” announced the Danish security vendor.

Our own General Manager, Shane Mahney, also won the “Best Product Manager of the Year” award. Secunia stated that Mahney had worked “across time zones” and regularly spent “weeks on the road” on behalf of the vendor to run “partner meetings, customer meetings and workshops educating partners”.


At the partner conference in Prague. From left to right – Shane Mahney (General Manager, emt Distribution Australia), Victoria Bentham (Regional Director, UKI/APAC), Thomas Todt (Sales Engineer, Secunia), Jarrod Vassalla (National Practice Manager, Thomas Duryea), Peter Colsted (CEO, Secunia) and Glenn Mahney (Secunia Partner Manager, Australia)

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emt, Secunia and Auckland University of Technology: a case study

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With the university’s focus on innovation, third-party applications are prevalent across its IT infrastructure, which includes a wide variety of different platforms and operating systems.

Any of these applications may include a software vulnerability, which needs to be patched with an application update. But when multiple vulnerabilities compete for attention, it can be difficult… read more

emt to distribute Acunetix

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Today we are pleased to announce that emt Distribution will begin to exclusively distribute Acunetix products throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Used by IT Security Adminstrators,  and penetration testers and web developers, Acunetix Vulnerability Scanner is one of the leading tools on the market for detecting vulnerabilities. It’s an easy-to-use tool which has been continuously developed for a decade; evolving with the latest vulnerabilities and cyber threats. It’s the tool of choice for customers including the US Army, the US Airforce, Barclays Bank, American Express and more.

Automated hacks such as the recent WordPress cross sight scripting (XSS) Vulnerability late last week saw many people having their public websites defaced. Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner can bring these types of vulnerabilities to your attention.


Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner is already used by major companies such as Adidas, American Express, CERN, Credit Suisse, NASA, Siemens, Skype, Sony, T-Mobile, the University of Potsdam, the U.S. Air Force and many others and is well suited to join the emt portfolio of security solutions.