Zone Labs And Enterasys Networks Announce Interoperability To Enforce Desktop Security Policies

San Francisco, CA. December 15, 2003 Zone Labs® Inc., the most trusted provider of endpoint security solutions, and Enterasys Networks Inc. (NYSE: ETS), a global provider of Business-Driven Networks(TM) for enterprise customers, today announced interoperability between Zone Labs’ Integrity(TM) product and Enterasys’ network infrastructure and security solutions. Integrity complements Enterasys’ Secure Networks approach by providing security policy enforcement for PCs and desktop devices. Customers will benefit from this combined, standards-based, proactive security solution that safeguards enterprise networks from penetration by hackers, hostile code and targeted attacks.

Available today, the Zone Labs/Enterasys solution, which is based on the IEEE 802.1X standard, is a non-proprietary access solution for enterprise-wide security policy enforcement.

A hardware and software solution, the combination of Zone Labs Integrity and Enterasys Secure Networks approach ensures that end-user devices such as PCs, laptops and PDAs are properly configured before access is granted to the network. This integration enables enterprises to be sure that all endpoint devices, whether accessing the network remotely or from inside the corporate perimeter, are in compliance with client system security policies as a prerequisite for network access. This significantly reduces the risks of business disruption and productivity losses for both IT and the organization.

“Enterasys’ Secure Networks approach provides customers the highest levels of security and network resiliency to ensure business continuity and the protection of critical information assets. We believe that a holistic approach to IT security is required to address today’s threat model, and cooperation between highly intelligent, secure networking technology from Enterasys and security vendors such as Zone Labs is advantageous to a wide customer set,” said John Roese, chief technology officer, Enterasys Networks. “The combination of Integrity and our Secure Networks policy architecture provides analysis of end systems, the detection of undesirable end-system configurations, and the network security policy enforcement to keep these end systems from compromising the enterprise network.”

In contrast to proprietary solutions, support for the industry-standard 802.1X and Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) enables Integrity to enforce comprehensive endpoint security policies on all access devices via IEEE industry-standard products, including Enterasys multilayer switching, wireless LAN and network management solutions.

In addition, Enterasys has achieved Zone Labs’ C SA (Cooperative Security Alliance) certification for Enterasys’ Matrix switches and RoamAbout wireless LAN products, which have been successfully tested with Integrity, using Zone Labs’ Cooperative Enforcement technology.

“We are pleased to welcome Enterasys to Zone Labs’ C SA program,” said Paul Weinstein, vice president, strategic alliances, Zone Labs. “Zone Labs is dedicated to working with best-in-class innovators to deliver proactive solutions that defend enterprise networks from ever-evolving security hazards.”

Zone Labs’ Integrity, the company’s best-in-class, centrally-managed endpoint security solution, combines protection for every network endpoint with central security management capabilities to offer the broadest standards-based support for enterprise-wide policy enforcement for today’s borderless enterprise. Integrity’s Cooperative Enforcement technology, which is supported by leading networking and remote access vendors, enables administrators to respond quickly and consistently on an enterprise-wide basis to new vulnerabilities, threats and changing security requirements. In addition, Integrity features streamlined and flexible security administration as well as rapid deployment options, making it a highly secure defense against hackers for enterprise PCs.

Zone Labs Pricing, Availability and System Information
Zone Labs Integrity is available today for purchase from Zone Labs and from Zone Labs Authorized Resellers. Pricing for Zone Labs Integrity varies depending upon volume purchased and configuration, with pricing beginning at $65 per seat, with an Integrity server license included. Pricing for the optional IM security module in Integrity starts at $20 per seat, with volume discounts available.

Integrity Server supports Windows® 2000 and Windows 2000 Advanced Server systems while Integrity clients run on Windows 95 (OSR2), 98SE, 2000 Pro SP4, NT 4.0 Workstation SP6a, 2003, XP Embedded, XP Tablet Edition and XP SP1 Professional machines.

About C SA
C SA is designed to foster interoperability and integration between Zone Labs endpoint security solutions and complementary networking and security products and services to protect customer networks and critical systems from costly attacks. Qualifying partners are supplied with a software developer’s kit (SDK) for Zone Labs best-in-class endpoint security technology to enhance the level of protection that Zone Labs and C SA members can deliver to enterprises and individuals.

About Zone Labs, Inc.
Zone Labs®, one of the most trusted brands in Internet security, is a leading creator of endpoint security solutions protecting millions of PCs and the valuable, personally-identifiable information on those PCs, from hackers, spyware and data theft. The company’s award-winning endpoint security product line is deployed in global enterprises, small businesses and consumers’ homes, protecting them from Internet-borne threats. Zone Labs Integrity(TM) is an endpoint security management platform that protects corporate data and productivity. ZoneAlarm® Pro, ZoneAlarm Plus and ZoneAlarm are among the most popular and successful Internet security products available today while IMsecure(TM) Pro offers comprehensive security for instant messaging.

Founded in 1997, Zone Labs is a private company headquartered in San Francisco, California, USA, with European headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany and offices in Japan and Singapore. For more information, please visit Zone Labs at www.zonelabs.com.

About Enterasys Networks
Enterasys Networks (NYSE: ETS) is a global provider of Business-Driven Networks(TM) for enterprise customers. Enterasys’ innovative network infrastructure offerings deliver the security, productivity and adaptability benefits required by Global 2000 organizations, coupled with the industry’s strongest service and support. For more information on Enterasys and its products, including multilayer switches, core routers, WAN routers, wireless LANs, network management, and intrusion defense systems (IDS), visit enterasys.com. # # #

Editor’s Notes: © 2003 Zone Labs, Inc. All rights reserved. Zone Labs, TrueVector, ZoneAlarm, and Cooperative Enforcement are registered trademarks of Zone Labs, Inc. The Zone Labs logo, Zone Labs Integrity and IMsecure are trademarks of Zone Labs, Inc. Zone Labs Integrity protected under U.S. Patent No. 5,987,611. Reg. U.S. Pat. & TM Off. Cooperative Enforcement is a service mark of Zone Labs, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. v.07.18.03




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