Intoto Releases Wireless Security Solution for WAPs, WLANs, HotSpots

4/25/2003 - Intoto Inc, a leading provider of embedded security software, announced availability of iGateway SecureAP and iGateway SecureAP-PLUS embedded security software. Introduction of wireless portfolio expands the breadth of solutions offered by Intoto Inc. providing a ‘One-stop shop’ for equipment manufacturers.

“Intoto’s security software enhanced our wireless access point by offering security along with convenience of using wireless networks”, said Stephen Hung, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Information Products Business Group at Senao Systems. “Intoto’s iGateway SecureAP allowed us to bring a robust and thoroughly tested solution quickly to market by not only providing the software, but also, the support to integrate it.”

Leveraging Intoto’s extensive expertise in security and embedded system software, equipment manufacturers can quickly build feature-rich products and accelerate time to market.

“We continue to strengthen the security portfolio by offering leading edge technology to our customers,” said Sathyan Iyengar, President and CEO of Intoto Inc., “Customers can save significant efforts and shorten the software development cycles while keeping abreast with the latest technological advances.”

Wireless networks are gaining popularity at cyber-cafés and public area hotspots such as airports. This results in security concerns. iGateway SecureAP and iGateway SecureAP-PLUS offer a comprehensive, integrated embedded security software for a wireless access point (WAP) based on IEEE 802.1x security standard. It provides robust wireless security by protecting wireless users against rogue access points and network intruders from getting access to the confidential company information. Future versions of iGateway SecureAP shall include roaming and support for WPA.

iGateway SecureAP-PLUS additionally comes with a built-in authentication server that allows processing of the EAP protocols on the access point. The integration of the wireless access point core and the authentication server eliminates the need for additional network resources, such as the RADIUS server.

IEEE 802.1X protocol is a widely accepted standard for wireless security. It uses the extensible authentication protocol (EAP) to communicate with the authentication servers. iGateway SecureAP and iGateway SecureAP-PLUS supports different flavors of EAP including certificate based, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS. Intoto’s 802.1X EAP implementation has been tested with products from leading equipment vendors for interoperability and can be widely deployed.

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. 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

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