Intrusion Inc. Gigabit IDS Awarded Miercom NetWORKS As Advertised Award

RICHARDSON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 11, 2003– Intrusion SecureNet 7145C Gigabit IDS Recognized for High Performance, Full Complement of Features and Excellent Management Application

Furthering the commitment of providing enterprises and governments with the only common criteria certified, best of breed network intrusion detection, Intrusion Inc. (Nasdaq:INTZ), a leading provider of intrusion detection solutions for the information-driven economy, today announced that the Intrusion SecureNet 7145C Gigabit IDS and Intrusion SecureNet Provider has received the Miercom NetWORKS As Advertised(TM) award.
Key findings of the test include:

— SecureNet 7145C offers a very well designed and easy to use management application that includes a Forensics module for post-processing of sensor data

— Supports pattern-matching and protocol decoding simultaneously via Hybrid Engine

— Detected and correctly identified 25 of 28 attacks “out of the box”

— Supports customizable reporting (Access, Excel)

“In the unanimous opinion of the testers, the Intrusion SecureNet 7145C Gigabit IDS fully meets the expectations and requirements of the target user community,” said Robert J. Smithers, President of Miercom. “We are pleased to present Intrusion Inc the NetWORKS As Advertised award.”

Management for the SecureNet 7145C is provided by SecureNet Provider 2.1. Policy Editor and Nexus handle management of policies and signatures for all sensors. Updating signatures is easy using Intrusion’s Web-based signature update system.

“Intrusion has been a leader in the high-throughput network intrusion detection market since our first Gigabit IDS release nearly two-years ago,” said Ryon Packer, vice president product management, marketing and business development at Intrusion Inc. “Miercom’s finding clearly shows that Intrusion continues to be a leader in this space with throughput, detection and management and monitoring.”

About Intrusion Inc.

Intrusion Inc. is a leading global provider of intrusion detection and security solutions for the information-driven economy. Intrusion’s suite of security products help businesses protect critical information assets by quickly detecting, analyzing and responding to network- and host-based attacks. The company’s products include leading network intrusion detection, host intrusion detection and prevention and security appliances for Check Point Software Technologies’ market-leading VPN-1(R)/FireWall-1(R). For more information, please visit

About Miercom

Miercom, founded in 1988, is an independent networking consultancy and product test center located in Princeton Junction, N.J. The company pioneered the comparative assessment of networking hardware and software, having developed methodologies for testing products from ATM switches to voice-over-IP equipment. Miercom is the Business Communications Review preferred lab for “Best-in-Test” reviews, and is a proud member of the Network World Test Alliance. Miercom is the undisputed leader in the independent networking validation industry, and sets the standard for credible, competent, unbiased, and realistic testing. Additional information on Miercom’s business continuance services and custom private testing services can be found at

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