Network-1’s CyberwallPLUS Receives Recommended Award From SC Magazine

Ease-of-use and Installation; Noteworthy Packet Filter Engine; Impressive Intrusion Detection Cited

WALTHAM, Mass., Apr 11, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Network-1 Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: NSSI; Boston Stock Exchange: NWT) today announced that CyberwallPLUS, its flagship suite of intrusion prevention software products, has received a coveted “Recommended” Award from SC Magazine, a magazine for information security professionals, following a thorough evaluation process. CyberwallPLUS delivers intrusion prevention through its firewall and intrusion detection capabilities, a unique combination of technologies that actively detects and blocks intrusions.

In this month’s SC Magazine, reviewer Craig Hinton notes, “Proudly occupying the gap between firewalls and intrusion detection systems (IDS), by offering intrusion prevention, and suitable for all sizes of organization, the CyberwallPLUS suite offers maximum functionality and usability at an extremely competitive price. Network-1’s CyberwallPLUS really has to be one of the most outstanding products in this test.”

“SC Magazine’s Test Center reports are an invaluable source to information security professionals,” said Cyndi Mills, Network-1’s director of product management. “We are honored to receive a ‘Recommended’ distinction from SC Magazine. The Test Center results confirm that CyberwallPLUS offers one of the most feature-rich enterprise intrusion prevention solutions on the market, while also delivering unparalleled ease-of-use and ease-of-deployment.”

In discussing CyberwallPLUS’ many attributes, Mr. Hinton commented, “Network-1 really has made installation virtually foolproof. Once installed, CyberwallPLUS is a delight to use. All the GUIs are easy to understand, with considerable emphasis on graphics.” He further stated that “CyberwallPLUS’ packet filter engine is worthy of note” and “the range of intrusion detection is similarly impressive.” He concludes that “if you want enterprise-wide security coverage but feel that you lack the technical knowledge to install a suitable product, fear not, CyberwallPLUS provides all the security you could ever need.”

About Network-1 Security Solutions, Inc.

Network-1 Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: NSSI) is a technology leader in server and workstation intrusion prevention software, combining firewall and intrusion detection capabilities directly on critical servers, desktops, and mobile computers. Distributed intrusion prevention protects against abuses by those with “insider access” and provides multiple layers of defense against breaches by outsiders. Security conscious organizations are using CyberwallPLUS as an integral component of their “defense in depth” security strategies. For additional details about the Company and its products visit www.network-1.com, or call 800-NETWRK1 or 781-522-3400.

CyberwallPLUS is a trademark of Network-1 Security Solutions, Inc. All other product, trademark, company or service names mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Network-1 Security Solutions, Inc. Janet Murphy, 781/522-3400 (Press) pr@network-1.com or Sharon Merrill Associates, Inc. Jim Buckley, 617/542-5300 (Investor Relations) ir@network-1.com




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