SOURCE: VUPEN

November 02, 2009 06:51 ET

VUPEN Vulnerability Management Solutions Approved for Purchase by Government and Federal Agencies

MONTPELLIER, FRANCE--(Marketwire - November 2, 2009) - VUPEN, a leading IT security research company providing vulnerability management and intelligence services, announces that its Vulnerability Notification Service is now available for purchase through the United States General Services Administration (GSA) catalog. Federal agencies and other organizations using the GSA schedule for purchases may now contract for VUPEN's vulnerability management services through GSA IT 70 contract # GS-35F-0858N.

VUPEN Vulnerability Notification Service (VUPEN VNS) is a security alerting service providing verified, personalized, and filtered vulnerability reports with recommendations and links to patches or fixes, to help IT professionals to prioritize resources, cut time and costs, and improve their security. VUPEN Security experts monitor vulnerabilities in more than 20.000 products (operating systems, applications, servers, hardware, databases, etc.) from 8.000 vendors. Each vulnerability is analyzed, verified, and validated before being covered by a security advisory to offer the most comprehensive, relevant, reliable, and up-to-date database of vulnerabilities including CVE, CWE and CVSS standards.

Federal agencies and government customers will benefit from the same outstanding degree of VUPEN services, with the added ability to shorten time periods for contract negotiations with cost-effective pricing that has been pre-approved with GSA.

About VUPEN Security

VUPEN is a leading IT security research company providing vulnerability management and research solutions which enable enterprises and institutions to eliminate vulnerabilities before they can be exploited, ensure security policy compliance and meaningfully measure and manage risks. VUPEN also provides in-depth binary analysis of vulnerabilities and advanced exploit codes to help CERTs and security providers (vulnerability management, antivirus, IDS, IPS, etc) to quickly develop vulnerability and exploit- based signatures, rules, and filters, to proactively protect their customers from attacks. VUPEN customers include prominent worldwide corporations, governments, managed security service providers (MSSPs), as well as medium sized business in consulting, finance, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, retail and technology.

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