VIGILANTe and myCIO Partner to Protect E-Businesses Worldwide

Alliance Enhances SecureScan Vulnerability Detection

MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ — VIGILANTe(TM), the premier provider of automated security assessment services over the Internet, today announced a strategic technology alliance with myCIO, a leading provider of Internet security management solutions and a wholly owned subsidiary of Network Associates (Nasdaq: NETA). SecureScan(TM), VIGILANTe’s flagship security service, integrates myCIO’s CyberCop ASaP with open source, and other third-party proprietary scanners, as well as its own suite of software. This key industry alliance provides the SecureScan customer base with unmatched capabilities for identifying and addressing Internet perimeter vulnerabilities.

SecureScan is an intelligent and independent auditing service that leverages the Internet to assure the integrity of eBusinesses by proactively alerting them to potential vulnerabilities in their security perimeter.

“We are very pleased to include myCIO’s CyberCop ASaP as part of our SecureScan service,” said Lars Neupart, the Chief Alliance Officer for VIGILANTe. “With more incidents occurring everyday, it is essential that eBusinesses protect themselves from hacker attacks and intrusions.”

He added, “Intelligent Internet assessment services like VIGILANTe’s SecureScan and powerful scanners, like myCIO’s CyberCop ASaP, are key security infrastructure building blocks.”

SecureScan automatically assesses an organization’s Internet security by redundantly testing routers, Web servers, mail servers, FTP servers, application servers, and other IP network devices. A SecureScan report then cites all areas vulnerable to outside attack and suggests proactive remedies. As a result of the alliance, customers can expect more frequent product updates providing enhanced security assessment reliability and service.

CyberCop ASaP makes SecureScan an even more robust security solution. CyberCop scans any network device with an IP address, providing detailed information on the current state of a network, detecting any real or potential security failures and providing detailed instructions for corrective action.” Today’s changing e-business environments require constant assurance backed by a technology that provides world-class vulnerability detection capabilities,” said Zach Nelson, president and CEO of “With the integration of CyberCop ASaP, SecureScan’s value to eBusinesses increases exponentially while offering an innovative and robust way to ensure e-security.”

About VIGILANTe, Inc., the leading provider of security assurance delivered over the Internet, protects eBusinesses worldwide through patented test solutions. SecureScan, VIGILANTe’s premier automated security assessment service, finds network vulnerabilities before cyber-criminals and recommends actions to prevent exploitation. VIGILANTe is headquartered in New York with additional offices in North America and Europe.

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About myCIO

myCIO is a Network Associates Inc. company specializing in providing managed network security and availability services for corporate e-business infrastructures. myCIO reduces the cost and complexity of managing e-business through its ASaP family of application services. These application services, built around the most widely used network security and availability products, are available directly off the myCIO website and through a host of service provider partners. For more information, myCIO can be reached at

VIGILANTe and SecureScan are trademarks and service marks of, Inc.

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NOTE: Network Associates, McAfee, PGP, VirusScan, CyberCop and Magic Solutions are registered trademarks of Network Associates, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. All other registered and unregistered trademarks in this document are the sole property of their respective owners.

Statements made in this press release by Network Associates that state NAI’s or management’s intentions, beliefs, expectations, or predictions for the future are forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks, assumptions and uncertainties that could cause NAI’s actual results to differ materially from those projected in such forward-looking statements. These risks, assumptions and uncertainties include: the ability to complete systems within currently estimated time frames and budgets; the ability to compete effectively in a rapidly evolving and price competitive marketplace; changes in the nature of telecommunications regulation in the United States and other countries; changes in business strategy; the successful integration of newly-acquired businesses; the impact of technological change; and other risks referenced from time to time in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

/CONTACT: Michele Favaro of VIGILANTe, 631-465-2033, ext. 6755,; or Dana Lengkeek of, Inc., 408-346-5184,

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