Real-Time Network Intrusion Prevention To Come to Solaris

By Wayne Kawamoto (Send Email)
Posted Sep 4, 2002


IntruVert Networks, a developer of intrusion detection systems (IDS), announced general availability of its IntruShield product line. According to the company, IntruShield is the first IDS solution to integrate patented signature, anomaly, and denial of service (DoS) analysis techniques in a single purpose-built appliance. And is the first system to offer deployment at network aggregation points by supporting detection speeds up to 2 Gbps without any packet loss. IntruVert's IntruShield promises to reduce false positives and support detection rates up to 2 Gbps.

The IntruShield system is designed to enable highly accurate network attack detection and prevention while dramatically reducing false positives and false negatives. The IntruShield product line comprises the IntruShield 4000 sensor appliance, designed for large networks that require detection rates up to 2 Gbps; the IntruShield 2600, designed for mid to large networks, and scales to detection rates up to 600 Mbps; and the IntruShield Security Management system that comes with advanced IDS management tools.

"IntruShield sets a new standard for the next generation of IDS," said Parveen Jain, President and Chief Executive Officer at IntruVert Networks. "After four months of product testing at the sites of select Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and large universities, the IntruShield has proven that it delivers the performance, manageability and feature set demanded by high-performance enterprise networks at a highly competitive price."

Pricing and Availability
The IntruShield 4000 and IntruShield 2600 sensor appliances are priced at $99,995 and $34,995 respectively. The IntruShield Manager for Solaris will be available in the fourth quarter of 2002, and the IntruShield Manager for Windows 2000 is available now and starts at $7,995.

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