Twenty-Eight Products Passed ICSA Q4 2001 Tests


Twenty-Eight Products Pass Labs’ Rigorous Testing Criteria

HERNDON, Va.–February 4, 2002–ICSA Labs(R), an independent division of TruSecure(R) Corporation, the leader in information security assurance, today announced that it has certified twenty-eight, IPSec, firewall, anti-virus and PC firewall products in Q4 2001 that meet the industry’s most stringent testing criteria. The ICSA Labs’ Certification Program provides assurance to the user community that Certified products meet industry-accepted product standards worldwide.

The companies adding to the list of existing IPSec certified products in the Q4 2001 are Check Point Technologies, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHKP), Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO), IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM), Intel Corporation (Nasdaq: INTC), Industrial Technology Research Institute (Taiwan) ITRI/CCL, Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK), and Symantec Corporation (Nasdaq: SYMC).

The companies adding to the list of existing firewall certified products this quarter are: Cisco Systems, Elron Software, HackersLab Co., Ltd., SECUi.COM, SecureWorx South Africa, Ltd., SIGnCo, Ltd., Symantec Corporation and UniSoft Co., Ltd.

The companies adding to the list of existing anti-virus certified products this quarter are: MessageLabs, Ltd. and Symantec Corporation.

The companies adding to the list of existing PC firewall certified products this quarter are: Sygate Technologies, Symantec Corporation, Tiny Software and Zone Labs.

“ICSA Labs is the undisputed authority on product standards and testing. Obtaining their Anti- Virus certification is a must-have in this industry,” said Andy Faris, president, MessageLabs, Americas. “Having a respected third party assess and certify your service confirms what our customers have been raving about: 100 percent secure and reliable proactive protection against email viruses.”

ICSA Labs, established in 1989, is an independent division of TruSecure Corporation that creates globally accepted security product standards and testing procedures. As the industry leader, ICSA Labs sets the standard by performing extensive research as well as tracking and measuring risks. Currently, the Labs certify 95 percent of the market’s leading anti-virus software, firewalls, PC firewalls, cryptography, email scanning and IPSec products.

“ICSA Labs is committed to providing testing and certification programs that help vendors further the confidence their end-users are looking for in the security products they purchase,” said George Japak, vice president of ICSA Labs, a division of TruSecure Corporation. “In this period of heightened concern over security, ICSA Labs’ certified vendors are to be commended on the extra level of due diligence taken to insure that their products perform.”

More information regarding the ICSA Labs Certification as well as vendor product, version and build numbers can be found on the ICSA Labs Web site at:

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. By integrating disparate security products and processes into a comprehensive risk-management program, TruSecure helps hundreds of companies achieve greater risk reduction at lower cost. ICSA Labs is the security industry’s central authority for product standards and testing, and today certifies more than 95 percent of the market’s anti-virus software, network firewalls, cryptography and IPSec products. TruSecure’s monthly magazine, Information Security?, is the industry’s leading trade publication. Based in Herndon, VA, TruSecure Corporation is privately-held with investors including J. & W. Seligman & Co., J.P. Morgan Partners, Weston Presidio Capital, Greylock and WaldenVC.

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