Rainbow and Realtimepublishers Announce Free eBook -“The Definitive Guide to Identity Management”

Available Exclusively at www.rainbow.com/IDebook

IRVINE, Calif., November 7, 2002 – Rainbow Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNBO), a leading provider of digital content and transaction security, and Realtimepublishers.comTM, the worldwide leader in corporate-sponsored e-publishing, today announced that Rainbow will sponsor the new eBook, The Definitive Guide to Identity Management. The eBook will provide a practical guide to implementing a comprehensive identity management solution.

“Standards and products are evolving rapidly; however, the challenges faced by anyone implementing a comprehensive identity management solution remain significant. This book has been written to offer a thorough understanding of, and advice about, critical identity management components from provisioning and Web single sign-on, to resolving policy, data, compliance and similar issues, both internal and external to the organization,” said Archie Reed, network computing expert and author of this eBook.

“We are excited to partner with Realtimepublishers.com to bring this critical identity management guide to the market,” said Eileen Angel, strategic marketing manager-components, Rainbow eSecurity. “The eBook will help companies, as well as our solution partners, evaluate the different aspects of identity management and increase overall network security.”

Exclusive to Rainbow, The Definitive Guide to Identity Management will be published on a chapter-by-chapter basis, as it is written, providing the most up-to-date information available. Registered readers will receive e-mail notification when each chapter of the eBook is made available for download. New chapters will post every 4-6 weeks. Chapter one of the eBook is currently available and readers can register for immediate access to this free resource at .

“Our readers have been requesting information about identity management, and we are excited to provide this definitive resource for them,” said Sean Daily, CEO of Realtimepublishers.com. “By publishing the book online, we are able to provide the market with immediate access, and we applaud Rainbow for hosting this much-needed technology guide.”

The Definitive Guide to Identity Management
This eBook will cover the following identity management concepts:
-Account life cycle management
-Access and authorization controls
-Auditing and reporting
-Federated identity
-Web services integration
-Policy-based management and enforcement
-Personal preferences
-Mobile services
-Digital rights management (DRM)
-Privacy, compliance and legal issues

The Definitive Guide Series
The Definitive Guide eBook series provides timely IT content written for technical professionals, including systems administrators, senior IT personnel, advanced users and consultants. The titles in this series provide a wealth of information that goes beyond what’s found in product manuals and white papers, and are written by expert authors who are veterans in their respective fields. The Definitive Guide series, like all Realtimepublishers.com series, are high-quality eBooks that are free to readers on Web sites of industry-leading, high-tech companies around the world.

About the Author
Archie Reed has worked in the technology industry for more than 14 years. Currently the senior director as part of the office of the CTO, his focus is on identifying, predicting and understanding the future direction and impact of technologies in the messaging, wireless and identity markets. Mr. Reed participates in standards committees including OASIS, and is an active speaker at technical and analyst conferences. In addition to writing articles for various publications, his most recent books are Implementing Directory Services (McGraw-Hill) and The Definitive Guide to Windows 2000 and Exchange 2000 Migration (Realtimepublishers.com). He holds a master’s of science in enterprise network management from Sheffield Hallam University in the UK.

About Realtimepublishers.com
Realtimepublishers.com is the worldwide leader in corporate-sponsored e-publishing. The company is revolutionizing the publishing industry through its unique approach of creating high-quality titles and publishing them at no charge to readers on the Web sites of industry-leading companies around the world. Current Realtimepublishers eBook sponsors include Citrix Systems, Microsoft, NetIQ, New Moon Systems, Quest Software, Aelita and more. For information about Realtimepublishers.com and available eBooks, please visit .

About Rainbow Technologies
Founded in 1984, Rainbow Technologies is a leading provider of information security solutions for the Internet, eCommerce, mCommerce, content protection, software distribution and high-assurance communications. Rainbow’s core technology includes instant private Web (IPW); software security; custom high-assurance security hardware; Web server acceleration; PKI-based security; network authentication; complete eBusiness services; and content/transaction security solutions. With headquarters in Irvine, Calif., Rainbow maintains offices and authorized distributors throughout the world. For more information, visit the Web site at .

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