Tripwire Achieves OPSEC Certification From Check Point Software

Tripwire for Servers 2.4.2 Integrates with Industry’s Most Recognized Internet Security Framework

PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 19, 2002–Tripwire, Inc., the data integrity assurance company, today announced that Tripwire for Servers 2.4.2 has achieved OPSEC(TM) (Open Platform for Security) Certification by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq:CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet.

OPSEC certification ensures that Tripwire for Servers integrates with Check Point’s market-leading VPN-1(R)/FireWall-1(R) Next Generation (NG) software to provide centralized logging and dynamic policy configuration.

Tripwire for Servers 2.4.2, data integrity assurance software, establishes the foundation for data security by notifying users if, when and how files have changed from a desired state. Tripwire for Servers detects all change, whether accidental or malicious, from outside or within, ensuring quick problem discovery and fast, efficient remediation. Customers will now have the ability to quickly monitor their VPN-1/FireWall-1 NG configuration files for changes.

“Monitoring application files for changes is a key component of an enterprise security policy,” said Upesh Patel manager OPSEC Alliance. “We are pleased to see Tripwire achieve OPSEC certification. Customers are now offered the ability to monitor the VPN-1/FireWall-1 configuration files for changes using Tripwire.”

OPSEC certification provides enterprise customers the ability to blend Tripwire’s unique data integrity assurance solution together with Check Point Software’s leading network security capabilities. Joining these two cutting-edge solutions enables corporations to safely and securely verify the integrity of critical data systems to prevent downtime and maximize uptime.

About Check Point’s OPSEC(TM)

OPSEC (Open Platform for Security) is the industry’s open, multi-vendor security framework. With over 300 partners, OPSEC guarantees customers the broadest choice of best-of-breed integrated applications and deployment platforms that support Check Point’s Secure Virtual Network Architecture. Products that carry the OPSEC Certified seal have been tested to guarantee integration and interoperability. For complete OPSEC Alliance program information, including partner and product listings, the freely available OPSEC SDK (software development kit) and evaluation versions of OPSEC Certified products, visit

About Tripwire Inc.

Tripwire Inc. is the data integrity assurance company. Tripwire software assures the integrity of data by establishing a baseline of data in its desired state, detecting and reporting any changes to the baseline, and ensuring rapid discovery and remediation when undesired change occurs. Tripwire is highly recommended as a Best Practice by many security advisory groups, and is featured in the NSA’s “60 Minute Security Guide.” Tripwire customers include Intuit, AT&T, Ernst & Young, and the U.S. House of Representatives. Tripwire is headquartered in Portland, Ore., with offices in Silicon Valley, Calif., and 15 countries around the world. For more information about Tripwire, please visit our Web site at

Tripwire is a registered trademark of Tripwire Inc. Tripwire for Servers 2.4.2 is a trademark of Tripwire Inc.

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