Foundstone Announces Security Offerings for Microsoft

“Hacking Exposed” Experts to Offer Security Architecture and

Implementation Services for Microsoft’s Internet

Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2000

Foundstone Inc., a premier provider of managed and professional security assessment services and education, and authors of the international best seller “Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions,” today announced a new series of offerings for Microsoft Corp.’s Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server. Foundstone will assist global organizations that are deploying ISA Server by offering security architecture and implementation services directed at validating the security of networks and applications. Foundstone security leaders will be available to discuss the offerings at the Computer Security Institute’s Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. Oct. 28-30, 2001.

Foundstone’s ISA Server service offerings are designed to provide enterprises with security knowledge and proven methodologies during the architecture and implementation stages of deploying ISA Server. These offerings will provide assistance in developing secure architectures that support the technical and business requirements of the organization while ensuring that the implementation prevents network and application level attacks. Foundstone’s methodologies are based on the company’s international best seller “Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions” and experience drawn from hundreds of security consulting engagements.

“Customers that are implementing ISA Server can leverage Foundstone’s comprehensive methodologies for assessing, managing, and mitigating risk,” said George Kurtz, CEO of Foundstone. “Over the past months we have seen Microsoft’s commitment to making security a priority across all of their technology offerings, and have noticed the market penetration of ISA Server as an enterprise-class firewall.”

“We are very pleased with the Foundstone support of ISA Server,” said Ari Fruchter, product manager for ISA Server at Microsoft. “Any company that does business on the Internet will need this product, to secure and accelerate its Internet access and presence. Foundstone’s services will help businesses with their planning and deployment of ISA Server.”

Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2000 is an enterprise firewall and Web cache server that enables IT administrators for businesses of all sizes to provide controlled, secure and fast Internet access for their organization. Building on the security and manageability of the Microsoft Windows 2000 platform, ISA Server provides a sophisticated multi-layer enterprise firewall and a high-performance Web cache to control, secure and accelerate business on the Internet. ISA Server is part of the Microsoft Windows .NET Platform, geared to empower companies of any size to Internet-enable their businesses and to allow developers to build products for the next generation of services that will be available on the Web. For more information on ISA Server, or to download an evaluation version of the product, go to

About Foundstone

Foundstone, Inc. addresses the security and privacy needs of Global 2000 companies with its world-class Managed Security Services coupled with Professional Consulting and Education service offerings. Foundstone has one of the most dominant security talent pools ever assembled, including experts from Ernst & Young, KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers, “Black World” defense contractors, and the United States Air Force. Foundstone executives authored the international best seller “Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions.” Foundstone is headquartered in Irvine. For more information, visit or call 1-877/91-FOUND.

Additional information about Foundstone’s offerings can be located at or via e-mail at

Note to Editors: Foundstone is a trademark of Foundstone, Inc.

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