ICSA Labs Announces 4th Quarter 2002 Product Certifications

HERNDON, Va.–January 27, 2003–ICSA Labs(R), an independent division of TruSecure Corporation(R), today announced that it has certified twenty-one IPSec, firewall, anti-virus, PC firewall and content filter products in Q4 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 Q4 2002 are: FortiNet, Inc. – FortiGate 300 NPG; Intoto, Inc. – iGateway; NetScreen Technologies (Nasdaq: NSCN) – NS204 and NS500; Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK) – IP530; Nortel Networks (NYSE: NT) – Contivity Switch 1700; Secure Computing Corporation (Nasdaq: SCUR) – Sidewinder.

The companies adding to the list of existing firewall certified products this quarter are: Check Point – Firewall-1 NG on Linux (Nasdaq: CHKP); Cisco Corporation – PIX Firewall Family (Nasdaq: CSCO); CyberGuard Corp. – Firewall Appliance Product Group (AMEX: CFW); FortiNet, Inc. – FortiGate Family; Intoto, Inc. – iGateway; Global Technology Associates – GTA Family of Firewalls; Jungo Ltd. – Open RG Firewall; NetScreen Technologies – NetScreen Firewall Family (Nasdaq: NSCN); Novell, Inc.- BorderManager Firewall (Nasdaq: NOVL); Nortel Networks – Alteon Switched Firewall (NYSE: NT); RIAS Corporation – GreatSpeed GS-1540G with the Ashley Laurent Firewall.

“Secure Computing is known for and committed to keeping our Sidewinder® Firewall and VPN gateway ahead of the curve on standards as evidenced by our ICSA IPSec Certification,” said Mike Gallagher, vice president and general manager of the Network Security Division at Secure Computing. “Our SecureOS(R) VPN design, application proxies and stateful inspection filters results in a hybrid architecture that delivers the world’s strongest firewall VPN.”

The company adding to the list of existing anti-virus certified products this quarter is: Sophos Plc – MailMonitor Family of products.

The company adding to the list of existing PC firewall certified products this quarter is: Network Associates, Inc. (NET) – McAfee Enterprise Desktop Firewall.

The company adding to the list of Content Filtering certified products this quarter is: SurfControl Plc (London: SRF, Nasdaq Europe: SRFC) – SurfControl Web Filter?.

“SurfControl Web Filter provides organizations with the most flexible and powerful tool for managing Internet access for the enterprise and protecting against increasing security risks. Now with certification from ICSA Labs, our customers have further validation that SurfControl meets the industry’s highest standards for secure content management,” said Kelly Haggerty, SurfControl’s senior vice president of global product management.

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 defacto standard for security product testing, and the commercial certification most required by corporate users,” said George Japak, vice president of ICSA Labs. “The vendors who attain the ICSA Labs Certification hold themselves to a high level of assurance and the need to maintain a secure product over time.”

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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