Lucid Security Integrates Industry-Leading Ipangel Intrusion Prevention Appliance With Microsoft’s Network Access Protection Technology

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 1, 2005— Lucid Security, creator of ipANGEL, the world’s only auto-tuning intrusion prevention solution with onboard asset and vulnerability scanning, today announced integration of its industry-leading ipANGEL Intrusion Prevention appliance with Microsoft’s Network Access Protection (NAP) technology.

“We are pleased to join Microsoft’s Network Access Protection program,” said Lucid Security Vice President of Product Development Christopher Carlson. “This technology integration with Lucid Security’s award-winning ipANGEL intrusion prevention appliance will arm our customers and solution partners with the most effective system on the market to detect, quarantine, and clean rogue laptops, wireless devices, and fast-spreading worms without requiring any changes to the customer’s switching infrastructure.”

ipANGEL is the first intrusion prevention solution to integrate traditional intrusion prevention technology with vulnerability assessment and scanning, transparent (Layer 2) firewalling and multi-vector correlation, in which vulnerability data, access control rules and attack rules are correlated into one in one interoperable platform.

“Network Access Protection will provide a more secure solution designed to reduce the complexity of network access for IT administrators, and decreases the risk of introducing viruses from all computers that link to corporate networks,” said Steve Anderson, sSenior Ddirector, in Windows Server Division, at Microsoft. “We look forward to working with Lucid Security on this important integration for Windows Microsoft customers.”

About Lucid Security Corporation

Lucid Security, based in suburban Philadelphia, is the provider of ipANGEL, the world’s only adaptive, intelligent, self-tuning intrusion prevention appliance. ipANGEL is the only intrusion prevention system that integrates asset discovery, vulnerability discovery and intrusion prevention on a high-performance security appliance. Through its patented Adaptive Intelligenceâ„? technology, ipANGEL enhances security and dramatically reduces the time required for operational maintenance. To learn more visit

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