SOURCE: AirTight Networks, Inc.

December 12, 2007 12:15 ET

AirTight Selected as Finalist in 2008 SC Magazine Reader Trust Awards Program

SC Magazine Readers Nominate SpectraGuard for "Best Wireless Security Solution"

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - December 12, 2007) - AirTight® Networks, which brings efficiency, automation and cost effectiveness to securing enterprise wireless networks, has been named a finalist in SC Magazine Awards program for outstanding achievement in information-technology (IT) security. Its SpectraGuard® Enterprise solution was named in the Reader Trust Award "Best Wireless Security Solution" category of the competition.

SpectraGuard was among more than 600 entries submitted in more than 30 technology categories. Finalists of the SC Magazine Awards program are determined through voting conducted by the publication's readers. Readers vote for what they view as the solution that is most effective at helping them to address the problems for which it was designed.

"Our 2008 finalists, including AirTight, represent some of the industry's leading lights, as judged by our readership," said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief, Illena Armstrong. "Moving into 2008, our readers are recognizing that companies such as AirTight are helping them to meet their security challenges."

"AirTight brought a unique vision to the science of wireless intrusion prevention by incorporating into its product the features required to build an effective WIPS solution, namely accurate on/off wire classification, security exposure analysis and accurate location tracking and effective over-the-air threat blocking," said David King, chairman and CEO of AirTight. "We are honored that our customers -- those who use our product -- have given us this great vote of confidence and that they have recognized SpectraGuard as a finalist for the 2008 SC Awards."

AirTight is the leading provider of wireless intrusion prevention solutions (WIPS). SpectraGuard Enterprise sets a new standard for WIPS functionality. Using SpectraGuard companies can reduce costs by leveraging their existing Cisco WLAN infrastructure, managing distributed deployments through location based policy administration and countering new threats as they arise, especially from pre and draft 802.11n rogues.

The annual SC Magazine Awards have recognized security's key contributors and outstanding products for more than a decade. As the industry's preeminent award program, individuals, brands and products short-listed address not only the challenges prominent today, but also the emerging threat landscape of tomorrow.

Winners of this year's awards will be announced at an exclusive awards event to be held in San Francisco April 8th, 2008.

About SC Magazine

SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. The brand's portfolio includes the SC Magazine Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executives Forums.

About AirTight Networks

Founded in 2002, AirTight Networks is the leader in wireless intrusion prevention solutions (WIPS). AirTight's award-winning SpectraGuard family of WIPS products and services delivers around-the-clock wireless policy enforcement and automatic intrusion prevention against wireless security threats while monitoring wireless LAN performance to ensure maximum network uptime and capacity. The AirTight SpectraGuard solution family has achieved industry leadership based on patented technology that eliminates false alarms, blocks wireless threats immediately and automatically, and locates wireless devices and events with pinpoint precision. AirTight Networks is a privately held company based in Mountain View, CA. For more information, visit the company's Web site at

AirTight Networks, and the AirTight Networks logo are trademarks; and AirTight and SpectraGuard are registered trademarks of AirTight Networks, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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