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VulCon(TM) Vulnerability Containment Service is used as early warning system for known and impending XML-related vulnerabilities. XRay(TM) Exposure-Based Policy Testing Solution tests Web services for security susceptibilities, functional accuracy, and performance requirements. XWall(TM) Web Services XML Firewall includes XML intrusion detection and prevention capabilities and helps enterprises guard against XML viruses, denial of Web service attacks, and unauthorized data access.

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Forum Systems Debuts New Web Services Security Products, Gains Industry Momentum With Technology Partnerships and Showcases Expertise During Grid Security Speaking Session at RSA 2005

Forum Demonstrates the Power and Flexibility of Forum XWall With Microsoft and Other Strategic Industry Partners

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 11 -- Forum Systems, the leader in Web services security for threat protection and trust management, announced today its strategic activities at the most widely-recognized security event of the year, the 14th annual RSA 2005 Conference being held at the San Francisco Moscone center Feb. 14-18, 2005.

o Announcing Forum VulCon(TM), the industry's first single-source threat intelligence service for XML Web services vulnerabilities (booth #848): Forum VulCon is a Vulnerability Containment Service used as an early warning system for known and impending XML-related vulnerabilities. To register with VulCon please visit vulcon.forumsys.com/.

o Announcing Forum XRay(TM) Web Services Exposure-Based Policy Testing Solution (booth #848): Forum will launch its new quality assurance solution that tests Web services for security susceptibilities, functional accuracy and performance requirements, in order to design and update security policies for the Forum XWall Web Services firewall.

o Press Conference with Network Engines ISA plug-in Cooperative Enforcement (NICE); 2:00pm (room 270 South on the West Mezzanine): Forum Systems is as founding member of the NICE certified program as well as the only Web services security partner to be NICE certified. Network Engines is also offering the Forum XWall plug-in as an option on its Network Engines 6300X Series appliance running the Microsoft ISA 2004.

o Microsoft Presents Forum XWall for ISA Server 2004 at 2:45 PM
(Microsoft booth and partner pavilion #604): Forum Systems will offer product demonstrations and a presentation of the Forum XWall Web Services Firewall for Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2004. With this integrated solution, Microsoft ISA Server 2004 offers a multi-layer firewall that combines Web application security with advanced Web services security.

o Forum Systems Partner Pavilion (booth #848): Select Forum Fortified OEM, channel and system integrator partners will be demonstrating Forum XWall(TM) Web Services Firewall. This is the only XML firewall on the market that includes XML intrusion detection and prevention capabilities and helps enterprises guard against XML viruses, denial of Web service attacks and unauthorized data access. Participating partners include: Adobe, Caymas, IBM Autonomic, Kenai Systems, Microsoft, NetContinuum, Network Engines, Oblix and Software AG.

o Forum Systems CTO, Mamoon Yunus to speak on Grid Security at 9:00 AM Friday, Feb. 18 (WEB- 401): How to Move Grid Applications into the Mainstream with Distributed Web Services Security.

o Technical Discussions on Grid Security (booth #848): By adopting Web services as the standard "computing model" grid applications can faster move into the mainstream. Join Forum Systems CTO, Mamoon Yunus he discuss the future of grid security and how Forum's Web services security products, including Forum Sentry GridSecure(TM), can aid in this new computing paradigm.

About Forum Systems
Trustworthy, ubiquitous and robust Web services can only be achieved by combining security controls that are proactive, always on and systematic. Forum Seamless Security Solutions Architecture (Forum S3A(TM)) is an adaptive approach to building security minded service-oriented applications and data-level networks using life-cycle solutions including vulnerability management, testing systems, firewalls and gateways. Forum products are available as software, PCI-card and appliance options and comply with government requirements including FIPS Certification, Common Criteria EAL 4+ and JITC DoD PKI Certification. Forum Systems is an active a member of OASIS and WS-I helping mature standards such as WS-I Basic Profiles, SAML and WS- Security. Customers can immediately benefit from Forum technology that comes bundled with leading security vendor products including Microsoft ISA Server 2004, NetContinuum NC-1000 WSE, Network Engines NS6300X and Oblix COREid and COREsv. Forum is a founding member of the Network Engines NICE alliance. For more information on adaptive solutions for Web services security visit http://vulcon.forumsys.com/

Forum Systems, Inc. is the Leader in Web Services Security(TM) with a comprehensive suite of trust management, threat protection and information assurance solutions for the automated Web. Forum Systems flexible hardware, software and embedded products make vibrant business communications possible by actively protecting XML data and Web services across networks and business boundaries. Forum's products have been chosen by over 80 Fortune 1000 industry leaders and are winners of Network Computing Magazine's Well-Connected 2004 Award and Product of the Year 2004 Award, Network Computing Magazine's Editor's Choice 2003 Award, Network Magazine's Product of the Year 2003 Award and DEMO 2004 Invitation. Forum XWall Web Services Firewall is the industry's only XML Firewall selected by InfoWorld LEADERBOARD 2004. Visit Forum at http://www.forumsys.com/.

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