e-business technology, inc. Ships Security Scanner for Windows NT

PoliVec Scanner Checks Hundreds of Security Parameters on Windows-based Networks

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 12, 2001–e-business technology, Inc., a security services and product development firm, today announced the availability and shipment of PoliVec(TM) Scanner for Windows NT and Windows 2000 systems. PoliVec Scanner is an assessment tool designed to automate the gathering of detailed security information and to provide a central location for audit data.

PoliVec Scanner will quickly evaluate Windows NT and Windows 2000 systems to ensure they are correctly configured from a security policy standpoint. This includes such critical security settings as password management controls, account management, audit trail settings, user and group configurations, trust relationships, and system services. In addition, PoliVec Scanner provides a mechanism to quickly review registry settings to determine if patches and hot fixes have been installed. Since PoliVec Scanner easily integrates with existing technology, businesses can quickly and easily begin the process of checking and implementing company security policies.

“Out of the box, Windows 2000 servers have hundreds of potential parameters that need to be correctly configured to ensure a secure system,” said Bruce Hartley, President and CEO of e-business technology, Inc. “Our PoliVec Scanner gives network administrators the ability to quickly detect these possible trouble spots and provide a `best-practices’ recommendation.”

With over ten years of performing security assessments, e-business technology, Inc. has determined that there are two primary reasons companies are vulnerable: 1) the lack of a well defined security policy and 2) incorrectly and/or inconsistently configured systems. PoliVec Scanner is the right tool to help enterprises overcome such vulnerabilities.

Field Proven

PoliVec Scanner is a natural outgrowth of e-business technology Inc.’s extensive security consulting business. The company has many financial institutions as security consulting customers. The PoliVec Scanner was developed to automate the process of assessing customer vulnerabilities in a Windows networking environment. With added reporting and user-friendly interface design, the field-tested tool is now offered as a commercial product after beta testing it at customer sites.

Pricing and Availability

PoliVec Scanner is available now directly from e-business technology, Inc. A five-system starter package, regularly priced at $595, will be discounted to $395 until April 30, 2001. Volume discounts and enterprise licensing are available. For more information, visit www.polivec.com or call e-business technology, Inc. toll-free at 866.ASK.EBIZ.

About e-business technology, Inc.

Founded in 1999, e-business technology, Inc. develops and provides dynamic enterprise security products and services targeted at the emerging e-business and e-commerce markets. As a natural outgrowth of its highly successful security consulting services, e-business technology, Inc. is dedicated to developing sophisticated yet easy to use security and assessment products. The company focuses on the critical need for security and policy-based security management as companies increasingly expand and reconfigure their networks to engage in commerce activities online. For more information on e-business technology, Inc. please visit www.ebiz-tech.com.

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