October 09, 2007 10:00 ET

Spain's Ministry of Finance Selects AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer to Ensure Network Security and Compliance

Leading Spanish IT Professionals Grupo Gesfor Implement AlgoSec Risk Management, Change Management, Continuous Audit and Policy Optimization Solution

RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - October 9, 2007) - The Spanish Ministry of Finance told attendees at the Securmatica 2007 conference held in Madrid that it has selected leading firewall security risk and operations management company AlgoSec's Firewall Analyzer to ensure its network is secure and compliant. With more than 22 years of experience in IT, leading Spanish technology professionals, Grupo Gesfor implemented the AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer™ (AFA) solution at the Spanish Ministry of Finance.

"Security is paramount to our customers," said Jorge Hurtado, Sub Director of Strategic Solutions at the Grupo Gesfor. "The AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer's ability to continuously and automatically audit complex and changing firewall configurations allows our extensive client base to proactively ensure that they are protected and adhering to policy. Not only does the AlgoSec solution quickly alert our clients to any potential threats, it provides them with the intelligence to effectively act on those threats."

Organizations worldwide rely on AlgoSec's solutions to provide firewall and router security compliance, audit, change management, risk management, operations management and policy optimization. Easy to use and deploy, AFA provides unprecedented visibility and intelligence into an organization's firewall configurations without accessing the production network.

"We are thrilled that another government agency, like the Spanish Ministry of Finance, has chosen the AFA to protect its critical infrastructure," said Yuval Baron, AlgoSec CEO. "The selection is another validation that organizations not only are looking for solutions that provide visibility into their networks but solutions like AlgoSec that go beyond that to deliver actionable and intelligent information that allow them to adhere to best practices. We look forward to continuing our strategic relationship with the IT professionals at Grupo Gesfor to further implement our solutions throughout Spain."

Leading organizations throughout Spain and South America depend on Grupo Gesfor's 1,500 professionals and proven 22 year track record in IT to oversee their critical network infrastructure.

With the AFA in place, security and IT team members can query firewall configurations and view policies from any web browser. AFA supports the major platforms in the enterprise market: Check Point (FireWall-1 and Provider-1 on Solaris, Nokia, SecurePlatform, Alteon, Crossbeam and Windows), Cisco firewalls (PIX, ASA and FWSM), Cisco routers and Juniper Netscreen.

About AlgoSec

AlgoSec provides advanced firewall risk management solutions that deliver unparalleled visibility, analysis and intelligence into organizations' firewall policies. Global 2000 organizations around the world rely on AlgoSec's market leading AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer (AFA) solution to ensure firewall and router security compliance, audit, change management, risk management and policy optimization.

AlgoSec Inc., Algorithmic Security, AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer and the AlgoSec logo are trademarks of Algorithmic Security Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective holders. For more information about AlgoSec visit:

About Grupo Gesfor

Gesfor is a Spanish Multinational, operating in Spain since 1985, and through 9 branches: in 7 Latin-American countries (Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Perú, México y Venezuela), and USA.

Gesfor works in Consulting and IT Services, generating value and developing business in order to consolidate a competitive activity appreciated by customers and markets. Its list of references includes many of the most important Spanish companies.

Its offering includes: services as IT Consulting, EAI and Application Development, Outsourcing, Infrastructure and System Management, Security, Software Factory, E-Business, Training, or HR consulting; and solutions as: Document Management Systems, ECM, Resource Allocation, Real State, Portals and Webs Development, Mobility, CRM, Business-Intelligence or ERP - SCM.

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