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AirTight Networks, Inc.

October 18, 2010 07:00 ET

AirTight Executive Joins Prestigious Panel of Mobile Security Experts at Interop New York 2010

Panelists Examine Mobile Security: New Challenges, Practical Solutions

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 18, 2010) - AirTight® Networks, the global leader in wireless intrusion prevention (WIPS) and compliance products and services, announced today that Gopinath K N, Director of Engineering at AirTight, will join a prestigious panel of mobile and wireless security experts at the Interop Conference taking place in New York, October 18 through 22. The panel will be moderated by Lisa Phifer, President of Core Competence, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in advising companies on leading-edge network technology.

The panel entitled, "Mobile Security: New Challenges, Practical Solutions", features industry experts who focus every day on protecting their customers' networks and data from current and emerging wireless and mobile threats. The discussion is scheduled for Thursday, October 21 at 3:15 P.M.

"Although mobile wireless standards and implementations have greatly improved, ensuring security continues to be a top priority. Security is the one area in IT where 'done' is never achieved," said Phifer. "Wireless networks, mobile devices, and business applications continually evolve, creating new vulnerabilities and risks. Keeping up with this ever-changing mobile security landscape is essential to safely reap the benefits of mobility. In this session, we hope to help businesses understand the latest and most important mobile security threats, and solutions that can enable mobility without compromising sensitive corporate assets."

Joining Mr. Gopinath, on the panel are Khoi Nguyen, Group Product Manager, Mobile Security and Management Group, Symantec Corp., Kevin Donovan, VP of Corporate Business Development, VASCO Data Security, and Jesse Frankel, Director of Systems Engineering and Product Management, AirMagnet (now part of Fluke Networks).

About AirTight
AirTight Networks is the global leader in wireless security and compliance solutions providing customers best-of-breed technology to automatically detect, classify, locate and block all current and emerging wireless threats. AirTight offers both the industry's leading wireless intrusion prevention system (WIPS) and the world's first wireless vulnerability management (WVM) security-as-a-service (SaaS). AirTight's award-winning solutions are used by customers globally in the financial, government, retail, manufacturing, transportation, education, health care, telecom, and technology industries. AirTight owns the seminal patents for wireless intrusion prevention technology with 16 U.S. patents and two international patents granted (UK and Australia), and more than 20 additional patents pending. AirTight Networks is a privately held company based in Mountain View, CA. For more information please visit

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