Intrusion Advances Internet Security Appliance Management with PDS Pilot 2.7 Management System

RICHARDSON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 24, 2003–

Intrusion PDS Pilot 2.7 security appliance management software advances ease-of-deployment of Intrusion PDS Appliances Integrating Check Point Next Generation

Furthering the commitment of providing enterprises and governments with a reduced total cost of ownership for security appliances, Intrusion Inc. (NASDAQ: INTZ), a leading provider of intrusion detection and security appliance solutions for the information-driven economy, today announced the release of the Intrusion PDS Pilot 2.7 security appliance management software. The PDS Pilot 2.7 provides an easy, web browser interface for staging, configuring and managing Intrusion PDS appliances integrating Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP) market leading VPN-1(R)/FireWall-1(R) Next Generation(TM) (NG) software and Check Point SmallOffice(TM) NG.

“Intrusion has had a positive and fruitful relationship with Check Point for more than three-years, and PDS Pilot 2.7 shows our continued support of the relationship,” said Ryon Packer, vice president of product management, business development and marketing for Intrusion Inc. “The PDS product line will continue to be a leader in reducing the total cost of ownership of perimeter and deployed security solutions and an innovator in simplifying the set-up and management of remotely deployed systems.”

“As a valued member of the OPSEC Alliance, Intrusion shares in Check Point’s commitment to deliver industry-leading security and low total cost of ownership,” said Farzad Tari, director of business development for Check Point Software Technologies. “We are pleased to see Intrusion release this latest version of the PDS Pilot to complement the Intrusion family of ‘Secured by Check Point’ VPN/security appliances.”

Pricing and Availability

Intrusion PDS Pilot 2.7 is Check Point OPSEC(TM) (Open Platform for Security) certified and available now on any of the Intrusion PDS Series security appliances. PDS Appliances range from the PDS 500 Series starting at $299 for the SOHO and ROBO markets, to the PDS 7000 series starting at under $20,000 for large enterprise and high-end markets. The full line of PDS appliance offers desktop and rack mountable deployable systems, with no keyboard/video/mouse or externally accessible drives to reduce the total cost of ownership of remote systems, and a full line of high-power, very expandable systems for Check Point NG VSX(TM) and NG Performance Pack solutions.

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 for governments and enterprise’s help protect critical information assets by quickly detecting, analyzing and responding to network- and host-based attacks. The company’s products include the Intrusion SecureNet(TM) line of leading network intrusion detection and the Intrusion PDS(TM) security appliances for Check Point Software Technologies’ market-leading VPN-1(R)/FireWall-1(R). For more information, please visit

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