Intoto Inc. achieves the highest level of ICSA lab’s Version 4.0 Firewall Certification

12/11/2002 - Intoto Inc., a leading provider of embedded gateway security solutions, announced certification of its iGateway-Firewall under the latest and most stringent, Corporate version 4.0 of Firewall Certification from ICSA labs.

“The version 4.0 of our Modular Firewall Certification Criteria is much more stringent. This is a result of extensive feedback from industry experts, end users and the efforts of the Firewall Product Developers Consortium for over two years,” said Brian Monkman, Firewall Programs Manager at ICSA Labs. “Intoto’s contribution through continued participation in the Firewall Consortium and dedication to promote quality of standards has led to its being in the first set of the certified vendors.”

As a part of the certification under the new criteria, iGateway-Firewall complied with Corporate Required Services Security Profile (RSSP) module. It meets the most stringent Corporate 4.0 certification that includes comprehensive logging, handling of protocols such as FTP, DHCP, and DNS and blocking fragmented packets. In addition, as part of the certification, the product was tested for robustness and extensive nature of defense.

iGateway-Firewall is a comprehensive software solution that includes stateful packet inspection, application content filtering, NAT (Network Address Translation) with application-awareness for more than 50 applications, comprehensive protection against attacks and URL blocking. iGateway-Firewall can be preconfigured for instant set up. It provides simple, easy to use Web based management interface. It has support for popular RG/SOHO applications such as, gaming, instant messaging and Net2Phone.

“ICSA Labs Corporate Firewall 4.0 Certification endorses the comprehensive nature of security offered by iGateway-Firewall” said Srinivasa Addepalli, CTO and Chief Architect of Intoto Inc., “Intoto’s iGateway-Firewall offers a unique combination as it meets the most stringent security requirements and has plug-n-play capabilities that provide ease-of-use, allowing it to be deployed in Residential, SOHO and Enterprise markets.”

iGateway-Firewall is a key product of the integrated iGateway software platform, which also includes iGateway-VPN. iGateway-VPN is certified for ICSA IPSec 1.1 certification. iGateway-Firewall is architected for flexibility and scalability to build comprehensive network security gateways for organizations of all sizes and complexity. Equipment manufacturers can rapidly develop a standards-based, integrated security gateway and successfully accelerate time-to-market.

About Intoto Inc.
Intoto Inc. is a provider of secure embedded gateway infrastructure software to equipment manufacturers and processor vendors in the communications gateway market. Intoto offers iGatewayTM product platform, a fully integrated comprehensive embedded gateway software platform. Intoto's licensing-based business model allows equipment manufacturers to create and rapidly deploy fully validated, reliable gateway equipment. Equipment manufacturers licensed Intoto software, successfully reduced development costs and re-used the modular software across multiple products to maximize returns. Founded in 1998, Intoto Inc. is headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley in Santa Clara, CA USA. More information about Intoto, Inc. is available from its Web site at

About ICSA Labs
ICSA Labs, an independent division of TruSecure Corporation, offers vendor-agnostic testing and certification of security products. Hundreds of the world’s top security vendors submit their products for testing and certification at ICSA Labs. The end-users of security technologies rely on ICSA Labs to authoritatively set and apply objective testing and certification criteria for measuring product compliance and reliability. The organization tests 95% of products in key technology categories such as anti-virus, IPSec, VPN, firewall, PC firewall, cryptography, intrusion detection and content security. For more information about ICSA Labs, please visit

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