Secos And Security Focus Partner To Deliver Real-Time Vulnerability Data

Irvine, CA – July 25, 2002- Secos, dedicated to the development of globally focused technology, offering network, transaction, content, and system security, today announced a strategic partnership with SecurityFocus, a leading provider of enterprise security threat management systems. The partnership integrates the SecurityFocus Vulnerability Database with Secos’ SecoShield, an industry leading, five-star rated, network-based, real-time intrusion detection and response system (NIDS) that provides customers with unmatched security performance.

The combination of SecoShield with SecurityFocus’s in-depth vulnerability data will provide Secos customers with the most comprehensive and detailed network intelligence available in the market today.
“As a SecurityFocus Technology Partner, SecoShield can now deliver more comprehensive, real-time threat information to our customers,” said Nick Hulse, vice president and general manager of Secos. “In the information security market, there is simply no other management product that provides as thorough an understanding of threat data as SecurityFocus.”

“The IT community relies on SecurityFocus for the most up-to-date security and vulnerability information available,” explains Stephanie Fohn, SecurityFocus president and COO. “Through integration of our Vulnerability Database into Secos’ SecoShield Intrusion Detection System, customers will receive complete, timely and advanced intrusion detection to protect enterprise networks from attacks.”

SecoShield is an industry-leading network-based, real-time intrusion detection system that provides customers savings with unmatched security performance. Recently, SecoShield received a five star product review in SC Magazine, the largest information security magazine in the world. For more information on SecoShield, please visit .

About Secos

Secos is dedicated to the development of effective, globally focused technology, offering network, transaction, content, and system security. Products meet the challenges of today’s information security marketplace by providing compatibility, integration, and reliability essential to conduct secure online business. Secos provides the most powerful new technologies for security management by adding intelligence and efficiency to security without affecting the performance of the networks they protect. For complete product listings and trial downloads, visit http://www.secos.com. Secos is owned by Cybertek Holdings, a leading Korea-based technology company.

Secos’ sister company, INFOSEC Technology, additionally owned by Cybertek Holdings, has also partnered with SecurityFocus.

About SecurityFocus

SecurityFocus is a leading provider of enterprise security threat management systems. SecurityFocus provides global early warning of cyber attacks, customized and comprehensive threat alerts, and countermeasures to prevent attacks before they occur. As a result, SecurityFocus customers can mitigate risk, manage threats, and ensure business continuity. The company also licenses the world’s largest, most complete vulnerability database, hosts the most popular security community, Bugtraq, and publishes original security content on its Web site at www.securityfocus.com. SecurityFocus is headquartered in San Mateo, California.




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