ICSA Labs Announces 2nd Quarter 2002 Product Certifications

Thirty-Three Products Pass ICSA Labs’ Rigorous Testing Criteria

HERNDON, Va.–July 22, 2002–ICSA Labs(R), an independent division of TruSecure Corporation(R), today announced that it has certified thirty-three IPSec, firewall, anti-virus, cryptography and PC firewall products in Q2 2002 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 Q2 2002 are: Allied Telesyn International; Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO); Lucent Technologies (NYSE: LU); SonicWALL, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNWL); Symantec Corporation (Nasdaq: SYMC); WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: WGRD); Network Associates, Inc. (NYSE: NET); Linksys Group, Inc.; Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK); ZyXEL Communications Corporation.

The companies adding to the list of existing firewall certified products this quarter are: BorderWare Technologies, Inc.; CyberGuard Corp. (AMEX: CFW); WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: WGRD); Microsecure, Inc.

The companies adding to the list of existing anti-virus certified products this quarter are: Computer Associates International (NYSE: CA); ESET, s.r.o.

The companies adding to the list of existing PC firewall certified products this quarter are: Symantec Corporation (Nasdaq: SYMC); Network Associates, Inc. (NYSE: NET).

“Independent, respected third-party certification is more important than ever in today’s climate with its increased threat of cyber attacks,” said Pat Clawson, president of CyberGuard Corporation. “Customers are seeking security they can depend on to protect their networks, and ICSA Labs offers them assurance that they are purchasing the level of security they require for their particular business environment.”

“We are pleased that our Firebox Vclass has been tested and certified by ICSA Labs,” said Mark Stevens, senior vice president of network security at WatchGuard Technologies. “The Vclass is a comprehensive new line of appliances that specifically address the needs of distributed enterprise customers by providing premium performance, an enterprise-level feature set, and industry- leading simplicity of implementation and management. Independent third-party certification from ICSA Labs not only brings an added level of confidence to our end-users, but it validates our technology and the depth of our security solution.”

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: http://www.icsalabs.com. ICSA Labs 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.

“ICSA Labs is the central authority for security product testing and certification,” said George Japak, vice president of ICSA Labs. “In these challenging times, when confidence in your security product purchasing decisions can be difficult, using the ICSA Labs certification as a requirement can significantly reduce your risk.”

About ICSA Labs

ICSA Labs, an independent division of TruSecure Corporation, offers vendor-agnostic testing and certification of security products. Hundreds of the world’s top security vendors submit their products for testing and certification at ICSA Labs. The end-users of security technologies rely on ICSA Labs to authoritatively set and apply objective testing and certification criteria for measuring product compliance and reliability. The organization tests 95% of products in key technology categories such as anti-virus, cryptography, PKI, IPSec, VPN, firewall, PC firewall, intrusion detection and content security.


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