Senforce and Fortress Announce Wireless Security Alliance

Santa Clara, Calif. and Tampa, Fla. – Nov. 3, 2004 – Senforce Technologies Inc., the leader in location-aware enterprise endpoint security, and Fortress Technologies, the leader in security for wireless networks, today announced a progressive alliance that will allow customers to deploy secure wireless networks quickly and easily. The agreement includes joint sales, marketing, channel development and product development initiatives focused on integrating wireless network and endpoint security.

Through this customer-driven alliance, IT managers can now deploy fully integrated, interoperable best-of-breed security solutions from Senforce and Fortress. The two companies expect several vertical markets – including government, healthcare and financial services – to benefit greatly from this joint initiative.

“Organizations’ wireless networks are under constant attack from would-be hackers and probing eyes,” said Senforce Senior Director of Business Development, Brian McElroy. “We are giving IT managers peace of mind and making their jobs easier. Senforce and Fortress together deliver comprehensive security solutions that are fully proven and tested.”

“Security concerns and regulatory compliance issues have plagued organizations that are evaluating or deploying wireless networks,” added Fortress Vice President of Business Development, John Dow. “By embracing our combined solutions, IT managers can be confident that their data and wireless networks are secure.”

Details of the Security Solution

Fortress’ security gateway enables enterprises to vastly improve the integrity and privacy of their wireless infrastructure. Complementing Fortress’ strengths, Senforce’s flagship product, Enterprise Mobile Security Manager (EMSM), provides powerful features for creating, deploying, enforcing and monitoring security policies on endpoints across the enterprise.

The Senforce and Fortress solutions are interoperable and compatible with key standards, including FIPS. Together, the products make it easy for customers to implement strong privacy, authentication, access control and endpoint security without scouring the market for multiple solutions, many of which are not integrated. In a typical customer scenario, Senforce’s software will enforce security policies by location (for instance, at a remote enterprise campus conference room), while the Fortress gateway ensures that only authorized users can access requested network resources.

By design, Fortress offers Three-Factor Authentication, which protects enterprises at the network, device and user levels in a single, centrally managed infrastructure appliance. Meanwhile, Senforce automates policy compliance—pushing out policies to all clients or endpoints, enforcing them, and collecting compliance-related information.

Availability

The combined solution is available today and deployed in customer networks. For pricing information contact either Senforce at 877-844-5430 or Fortress at 813-288-7388. For general product information, please visit www.senforce.com or www.fortresstech.com.

About FORTRESS Technologies

Fortress Technologies’ AirFortress product family offers flexible, market-proven security to address the risks and vulnerabilities of wireless networks. It is a trusted and easy-to-use security solution that supports and integrates with corporate wired assets and systems to ensure the business integrity demanded by the global 1000, government, financial, and health care organizations. Providing the highest level of commercially available wireless security, Fortress meets the government’s rigorous standards for wireless network security under the Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS 140) validation program. Fortress also is one of the only companies to offer end-to-end security consistent with the Department of Defense’s new directive for wireless devices and use. Fortress Technologies is headquartered in Tampa, Florida, with partners and resellers worldwide. For more information, contact us at info@fortresstech.com or call 813-288-7388.

About Senforce Technologies Inc.

Senforce is the leader in policy-enforced endpoint security. Senforce Enterprise Mobile Security Managerâ„? (EMSM) ensures central management and control of all computing clients regardless of a user’s location or method of accessing the Internet. It provides protection against exposure and risk caused by intrusion, unauthorized access, loss, theft, malware/viruses, unauthorized downloads or software removal, altered security or configuration settings, and more. Powerful standards-based core technologies ensure a higher level of security and management than available previously. The company is headquartered in Draper, Utah, with executive offices in the Silicon Valley, California, and sales offices in Illinois, New York, and Washington, D.C. Senforce is privately-held and funded by Thomas Weisel Venture Partners, vSpring Capital, Rocket Ventures, American River Ventures and EsNet Group. The company serves customers primarily in the government, corporate, financial and healthcare sectors. For more information, visit www.senforce.com or call 1-877-844-5430.




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