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NetScreen Technologies Selects TruSecure To Deliver Vulnerability Alerts And Intelligence Services

  • 01 April, 2004 10:35

<p>~ Provides Customers with Relevant Threat Information to Intelligently Manage Security Risk ~</p>
<p>SYDNEY, Australia, April 1, 2004 –- TruSecure®, the leading provider of intelligent risk management products and services, today announced that NetScreen Technologies, Inc., (Nasdaq: NSCN) has selected TruSecure's threat and vulnerability information to embed into NetScreen's intrusion detection and prevention (IDP) products.</p>
<p>NetScreen chose to team with TruSecure after an exhaustive study of security intelligence providers. TruSecure was selected based on the proven success of its intelligent risk management products and services, unmatched knowledge network, and customer references.</p>
<p>"The integration of TruSecure security intelligence expands the value of the NetScreen IDP product line by providing our customers the capability to immediately assess the impact of attacks and vulnerabilities in their business," said David Flynn, vice president of marketing at NetScreen. "TruSecure's deep roster of security experts and vast intelligence network can help NetScreen deliver valuable security information to its customers."</p>
<p>Powered by the TruSecure Security Knowledge Network, NetScreen's IDP customers can identify areas of potential business interruptions and intellectual property loss through:</p>
<p> In-depth information for responding quickly and efficiently to attacks and vulnerabilities</p>
<p> Ease of access to threat and vulnerability information within the IDP management console</p>
<p> Updated data as new threats and vulnerabilities are identified</p>
<p> Coverage of a variety of threat types, including denial-of-service, malcode, and worms</p>
<p>"Timeliness and relevance are two of the most important ingredients in effectively managing security risk," said Philip Dewar, Vice President, Operations, Asia Pacific at TruSecure. "While quickly alerting customers that have assets vulnerable to emerging threats is important, prioritising their remediation efforts based on how vulnerable they are, the chance of exploitation and associated cost of a breach is even more critical. NetScreen's selection of TruSecure continues to demonstrate the value of our approach to defining, publishing and defending against the worldwide threatscape."</p>
<p>ABOUT TRUSECURE
TruSecure is the leading provider of intelligent risk management products and services. TruSecure dramatically improves security and reduces risk by helping organisations make better security decisions and maximise the effectiveness of existing security people, processes, and products. Leveraging TruSecure's vast security knowledge and intelligence-gathering resources - including ICSA Labs, the global leader in information security product certification - as well as innovative technology and time-tested processes, our customers can predict which vulnerabilities present real risk, prioritise remediation efforts, quickly adapt to changes in the security threatscape, measure progress in improving their security posture, and document compliance with applicable security policies, standards and regulations.</p>
<p>Headquartered in Herndon, VA, with operations in North America, Central America, Europe and Asia Pacific, TruSecure's customer-proven solutions are used by more than 700 customers worldwide. For more information about TruSecure Corporation, visit www.TruSecure.com.</p>
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<p>TRADEMARKS: TruSecure, ICSA, ICSA Labs, Vigilinx and IntelliShield are registered trademarks of TruSecure Corporation. NetScreen and the NetScreen logo are trademarks of NetScreen Technologies, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks and service marks mentioned herein are property of their respective owners.</p>
<p>MEDIA CONTACT
Chris Bowes
Bowes Communications
Ph: +61 (0)2 9387 2332
cbowes@ozemail.com.au</p>

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