City University of Hong Kong Deploys Radware's Intrusion Prevention System to Deliver Reliable Service Across Campus' Networks

Radware DefensePro 3020 to Meet High Availability, High-Performance and Unique Connectivity Demands of Application Layer Security for University Students and Faculty

HONG KONG, November 26/ -- Radware (NASDAQ:RDWR), the leading provider of integrated application delivery solutions for business-smart networking, today announced that City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has successfully deployed Radware's DefensePro 3020 security device for its unique behavior-based DDOS protection, network worm propagation protection, advanced intrusion prevention and customized Botnet protection. The new system will enable CityU to detect and react against network attacks in real-time.

CityU's network often serves a population that is technologically savvy and highly dependent on Internet access for critical applications. Alex Lam, Campus Network Administrator of CityU, said "For a university staying at the technology forefront and serving a huge population, the ability to ensure detection of any potential intrusions and to respond to unwanted network intrusions while they are happening is absolutely crucial."

"Network intrusions such as IRC/Botnet attack could be detected through Radware's customized Botnet detection scheme," said Mr. Lam. "Both Radware's behavior-based DDOS, network worm propagation protection, and customization security service are unprecedented in the market and played an important role in helping us to deliver on our objectives."

"Our sophisticated security solution is designed to address the broad range of functions, which are crucial for business-smart networking and therefore enable our customers to enhance network security and increase productivity so that IT becomes a strategic business contributor," said Maurice Wong, Country Manager, Radware, Hong Kong. "Universities like City University of Hong Kong face tremendous challenges with security protection.

Our behavior-based, intrusion prevention and denial-of-service (DoS) protections that immediately detect viruses, intrusions, Trojans, worms and DoS attacks, will be instrumental in our efforts to help serve university network users."

About Radware

Radware (NASDAQ:RDWR), the global leader in integrated application delivery solutions, assures the full availability, maximum performance, and complete security of business-critical applications for more than 5,000 enterprises and carriers worldwide. With APSolute(TM), Radware's comprehensive and award-winning suite of intelligent front end, access, and security products, companies in every industry can drive business productivity, improve profitability, and reduce IT operating and infrastructure costs by making their networks "business smart". For more information, please visit

About City University of Hong Kong

City University of Hong Kong is committed to providing quality higher education to nurture and develop the talents of students and create applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement. The University has a strong team of experienced academic staff with diverse research interests and professional expertise. Supported by top quality teaching and research facilities, City University provides students with an excellent environment for learning and research. The physical environment, infrastructure and teaching facilities have been adapted from time to time to create an ambiance that encourages intellectual curiosity, social interaction, self-expression and mutual support. The University has achieved phenomenal growth since its establishment in 1984. To date, it has a student population of 25,500 enrolled in over 180 programs at the associate degree, undergraduate, and taught postgraduate and research degree levels.

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Source: Radware Ltd

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