Leading Security Solutions Finalists Announced For 2002 Information Security Excellence Awards

Readers of Security Industry’s Leading Publication Select Leading Providers from Across 11 Product Categories

NORWOOD, Mass. –February 12, 2002– Information Security?magazine today announced the finalists for its 2002 Information Security Excellence Awards. The annual award program recognizes the IT/security industry’s leading products as determined by the magazine’s subscribers.

The magazine announced 29 finalists across 11 product categories: Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewalls, Antivirus/Mobile Code Tools, VPNs, Enterprise Security Management/Centralized Management, Access Control/Authorization, Vulnerability Assessment, Security Freeware/Shareware, Authentication (Soft Form Factor), Authentication (Hard Form Factor), and E- mail Security. For complete award results and information, visit Information Security’s Web site at www.infosecuritymag.com/awards2002.

“Deploying effective security technologies is a critical part of any enterprise risk management program,” said Andy Briney, editor-in-chief of Information Security. “The products voted as finalists were selected by IT/security professionals who build, deploy and manage these solutions. They are the best-of-breed solutions in the minds of those who use them every day.”

Award finalists in each category were selected based on two criteria: (1) industry-wide deployment base and (2) overall quality within enterprise environments.

v The winners of the 2002 Information Security Excellence Awards will be announced March 18th at an Awards Luncheon at MIS Training Institute’s InfoSec World Conference & Expo in Orlando, Fla. The winners will also appear in the April 2002 issue of Information Security magazine, an independent magazine published by TruSecure Corp. (www.trusecure.com) a Herndon,Va.-based leading managed security service provider.

Following are the finalists in each category:

Intrusion Detection Systems

RealSecure — Internet Security Systems (www.iss.net)

Dragon — Enterasys Networks (www.enterasys.com)

Tripwire — Tripwire Inc. (www.tripwire.com)


Check Point Firewall-1 — Check Point Software Technologies (www.checkpoint.com)

PIX — Cisco Systems (www.cisco.com)

Nokia Appliance (with Check Point FireWall-1) — Nokia (www.nokia.com/securenetworksolutions)

Antivirus/Mobile Code Tools

McAfee Antivirus — McAfee (Network Associates) (www.mcafeeb2b.com)

Symantec Norton Antivirus — Symantec (www.symantec.com)

Trend Micro Antivirus — Trend Micro (www.trendmicro.com)


VPN-1 Gateway — Check Point Software Technologies (www.checkpoint.com)

Cisco VPN Concentrator — Cisco Systems (www.cisco.com)

Contivity VPN Switch — Nortel Networks (www.nortelnetworks.com)

Enterprise Security Management/Centralized Management

Check Point SVN — Check Point Software Technologies (www.checkpoint.com)

VigilEnt Security Manager — PentaSafe Security Technologies (www.pentasafe.com)

Symantec ESM — Symantec (www.symantec.com)

Access Control/Authorization

SiteMinder — Netegrity (www.netegrity.com)

SecureWay — Tivoli Systems (www.tivoli.com)

ClearTrust — RSA Security (www.rsasecurity.com)

Vulnerability Assessment

Retina — eEye Digital Security (www.eeye.com)

SafeSuite — Internet Security Systems (www.iss.net)

SAINT Vulnerability Assessment Tools (www.wwdsi.com/saint)

Security Freeware/Shareware

Nmap (www.insecure.org/nmap)

10phtcrack (www.l0pht.com)

nessus (www.nessus.org)

Authentication — Soft Form Factor

Entrust PKI — Entrust Technologies (www.entrust.com)

VeriSign PKI — VeriSign Inc. (www.verisign.com)

KEON — RSA Security (www.rsasecurity.com)

Authentication — Hard Form Factor

RSA SecurID — RSA Security (www.rsasecurity.com)

E-Mail Security

PGPmail — PGP Security (Network Associates Inc.) (www.pgp.com)

About Information Security Magazine

Based in Norwood, Mass., Information Security magazine is the leading trade monthly for IT, networking and information security practitioners. For more information, see www.infosecuritymag.com.

About TruSecure Corporation

TruSecure provides global 10,000 companies with comprehensive enterprise risk-management programs that assure the ongoing security of their critical systems and information. For more information about TruSecure, please visit www.trusecure.com.

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