7/26/2005 - Intoto, has announced IntruProTM Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) software version 3.0 powered by Intoto’s Inline IPS technology has received the NSS approved status award. The award was received after stringent NSS testing criteria were met for, security effectiveness, performance, stability and usability. The NSS Group is the world’s foremost independent security testing facility with British headquarters, and security and network infrastructure testing facilities in the South of France.
“NSS approved is widely recognized and highly coveted award, and is becoming a requirement for many users when short listing products for purchase,” said Bob Walder, president of the NSS Group. “Not every product receives the ‘NSS Approved’ stamp in our rigorous tests, and so this is something of which Intoto should be justifiably proud.”
The NSS test procedure includes a comprehensive test suite to exercise effectiveness of inline IPS devices in the most real-world environment. The test stresses on different areas of IPS system such as the detection engine, evasion, stateful operation, detection/blocking performance under load, latency, stability and reliability and management.
“NSS certification is a great achievement for our IntruPro IPS product,” said Doug Makishima, vice president of marketing at Intoto. “We highly respect NSS for their extremely detailed and thorough testing process. An award from them validates our advanced intrusion detection and prevention techniques that continually provide our OEM customers with a reliable and robust IPS solution.”
The IntruPro solution is powered by Intoto’s Inline IPS technology, which is based on a unique application-aware architecture. Employing stateful application engines and a combination of advanced detection techniques, the technology enables highly accurate intrusion detection with a minimum of false alarms. The Inline IPS technology provides both intrusion detection and intrusion prevention, and enables greater accuracy and higher performance than traditional systems.
About The NSS Group
The NSS Group is the world’s foremost independent security testing facility. With British headquarters, and security and network infrastructure testing facilities in the South of France, The NSS Group offers a range of specialist IT, networking and security-related services to vendors and end-user organizations worldwide. The NSS Group security testing laboratories are available to vendors and end-users for fully independent testing of networking, communications and security hardware and software. Output from the labs, including detailed research reports, articles and white papers on the latest network and security technologies, are made available on the NSS Web site at www.nss.co.uk.
Intoto is the leading software Original Design Manufacturer (ODM) of network-centric secure gateway software, integrating security, voice and wireless for networking and communications Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). Intoto has more than 100 designs with high-volume global OEMs and boasts in excess of two million installations of its technology in U.S., European and Asia-Pacific markets. Intoto's complete, integrated software platforms, which support all major hardware platforms and operating systems, enable OEMs to reduce development costs and speed time-to-market for faster return on investment and increased market share. Founded in 1998, Intoto is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. More information is available at www.intoto.com
IntruPro, ParentalCQ, and Accelerate Innovation are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intoto, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.
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