NFR Security Delivers Real-Time Threat Protection Solution for SMB and Remote Office Deployments

ROCKVILLE, MD, May 17, 2005 NFR Security, Inc., the leader in Real-Time Threat Protection TM, today announced the release of its Sentivistâ„? Smart Sensor 100C, the latest addition to its award-winning family of Sentivist security solutions. Available immediately, Sentivist Smart Sensor 100C is an easy-to-manage, inline intrusion prevention system (IPS) that provides affordable, enterprise-class security for small businesses, remote offices and departmental deployments. Delivered as a complete, turn-key solution requiring no software installation or OS configuration, the Smart Sensor 100C also protects key emerging applications such as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and Instant Messaging (IM), which currently present many security challenges for SMBs.

“According to the Yankee Group 2004 SMB IT Infrastructure Survey, 61% of SMBs believe protecting their company from security breaches is a top network infrastructure concern. To alleviate these concerns, SMBs should constantly assess their security environment and take the proper steps to ensure their networks are as up to date and impenetrable as possible,” Yankee Group, DecisionNote: “Driving and Selling Managed Security Services to SMBs,” March 24, 2005.

The Sentivist Smart Sensor 100C delivers a number of benefits to SMB and remote office customers, including:

” Hybrid Detection Engine: Sentivist delivers highly accurate and robust detection, utilizing multiple techniques and technologies to identify suspicious network traffic including dangerous, unknown attacks.

” Dynamic Shielding Architectureâ„?: Utilizes advanced prevention techniques to automatically flag and shield the network against real-time threats.

” Confidence Indexingâ„?: Sentivist features a unique, patent-pending Confidence Indexing technology that allows security managers to deploy intrusion prevention when and where it’s needed, with the level of prevention enforcement calibrated according to the business value of the asset being protected.

” IPS Simplified: With simple plug-and-play components, Sentivist is up and running in a customer’s network in no time. The Enterprise Console gives security managers the real-time graphical information and controls they need to respond to threats. It also provides them with the critical network information they need to meet business and compliance demands.

” Expert Signature Team: NFR Security’s Rapid Response Team is constantly monitoring the Internet for new threats and vulnerabilities to develop new signatures that keep NFR Security’s customers on the leading edge of network protection.

“Having a dependable network security infrastructure that can combat threats in real-time is critical for all enterprises – small, medium and large,” said Andre Yee, president and CEO of NFR Security. “Our Smart Sensor 100C delivers enterprise-class network protection with simple, out-of-the-box manageability, but at a price that is affordable for SMB and remote office deployments.”

NFR Security’s Sentivist Smart Sensor 100C intrusion prevention offering is available immediately and starts at $8,650 USD. For more information on this solution, please visit:

About NFR Security, Inc.

NFR Security is the leading provider of network-based real time threat protection systems that secure business networks against the multi-faceted and sophisticated security threats of today. Uniquely combining its hybrid detection engine and Dynamic Shielding Architecture, NFR Security delivers highly accurate protection through inline prevention and automation against real time threats. NFR Security serve customers worldwide in corporate enterprises, government agencies, service providers and academic institutions through an extensive worldwide network of channel partners and direct sales. NFR Security is headquartered in Rockville, MD. Additional information about NFR Security can be found at or by calling 1-800-234-4079.

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