Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2000 17:08:38 -0400 (EDT) From: turnere <turnere@MimeStar.com> To: email@example.com Subject: News Submission: SecureNet PRO Network Intrusion Detection Platform MimeStar, Inc. in Conjunction with MicroNetics, Inc. Announces the Commercial Release of SecureNet PRO v3.0 For The Linux OS SecureNet PRO v3.0 available for the Linux Platform Salem, VA, April 24, 2000---MimeStar, Inc. announced today that its network intrusion detection & monitoring platform known as SecureNet PRO is now commercially available for the Linux operating system. SecureNet PRO is an enterprise-scalable network monitoring and intrusion detection platform. It is the result of over 5 years of research, development, and refinement. SecureNet PRO is the most advanced network security solution available anywhere, offering the highest level of customization found in any commercial product. It is the only package available which combines powerful scripting functionality with real-time session viewing and control capabilities. In addition, SecureNet PRO is the only fully featured intrusion detection platform commercially available for the Linux operating system. The latest revision of the SecureNet PRO security platform goes beyond current network-grep and signature-based intrusion detection offerings, offering a combination of true state-based decoding of application-layer protocol traffic and high-speed pattern matching. It offers full IP fragment reassembly functionality TCP session reconstruction, and one of the most advanced TCP/IP stack emulation facilities found anywhere. The result is an extremely powerful and mature security solution, able to monitor and analyze literally any type of network traffic for attacks. "At MimeStar we are developing new security paradigms. Our security platform, SecureNet PRO, is unlike anything presently available in the commercial market. It combines custom scripting functionality with powerful enterprise management, real-time session viewing, termination, and the industry's most advanced network monitoring and intrusion detection. MimeStar is devoted to researching new security technologies to remain at the forefront of the security industry," says Elliot Turner, President and CEO of MimeStar, Inc. New Features -Captures network traffic in a centralized fashion, allowing an entire physical computer network to be protected from a single point. -Emulates the TCP/IP stacks of all monitored hosts, reassembling captured packet data for further analysis. -Performs full IP fragment reassembly, TCP session reconstruction, and packet header/checksum validation. -Full usage-monitoring capabilities, allowing one to keep track of any web page accesses, email, chat sessions, or other network activity. -Integrated scripting language allows for fully customizable attack signatures -Scripting language is the most advanced in the industry, allowing for multiple data types, functions, pointers, multi-dimensional arrays, and more. -Full enterprise management capabilities, allowing for remote administration of SecureNet PRO components over a secure encrypted communications channel. -A full-featured reporting generation engine allows one to perform detailed analysis of logged network activity with full support for event filtering, sorting, grouping, and more. -A real-time graphical event tree display and 3-pane event list allows one to examine network events as they occur. Product Availability SecureNet PRO is available as a software only solution, or a hardware turn-key network appliance on a VA Linux server. Both flavors of SecureNet PRO are available for purchase via the MicroNetics web site, (www.micronetics.net), or by calling the MicroNetics sales and marketing department at (540) 375-9410. An evaluation version is of the product in addition to documentation and detailed product information is also available through MicroNetics, Inc. About MimeStar, Inc. MimeStar, Inc. was founded in March, 1996, to allow for research and development in the NIDS (Network Intrusion Detection System) technology field. MimeStar is a research and development house, not directly engaging in any customer sales activities. Products are only available through licensed product resellers, allowing MimeStar to be focused on what is most important: creating the most advanced security solutions available anywhere. About MicroNetics, Inc. MicroNetics was founded in 1984 at the start of the microcomputer network revolution. MicroNetics' combination of security consulting, security and network integration services and software development skills provide its clients with a "one-stop" vendor to: analyze their technology and security needs, implement network solutions, design/development mission critical software, train users and provide ongoing support for the total installation. MicroNetics is well-known for the extreme care it takes in supporting and servicing its clients, and has built a solid reputation for developing quality products and providing superior service.