SOURCE: Vircom inc.

March 23, 2005 15:04 ET

American Bar Association Seeks Vircom's Expertise for Anti-Spam Discussions

Vircom to Discuss Effects of Spam on Business Law With Legal and Government Professionals at ABA Spring Meeting

MONTREAL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 23, 2005 -- Vircom Inc., developer of Modus™ secure email management solutions, announced today it will give a presentation on spamming trends and technology at the American Bar Association (ABA)'s Section of Business Law spring meeting in Nashville on March 31 - April 3, 2005.

As a guest speaker for the ABA's program on Technological Controls on Spam and their Legal Implications, Vircom will explain spamming tactics and how its solutions are designed to combat various categories of email-borne threats.

Vircom will also participate as a panelist among other business, legal and government professionals in a forum on electronic communications issues affecting business law. The panel discussion will cover the current state of spam, available and emerging anti-spam technologies, as well as legal implications of electronic communications for businesses and lawyers.

"Collaborating with international government committees and private organizations gives us a broad perspective on email security," said Sylvain Durocher, founder and president of Vircom. "The legal implications of spam can be very complex, and we are delighted to impart our knowledge with the American Bar Association on such an important issue."

About the American Bar Association

With more than 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law in a democratic society.

With more than 60,000 members, the Section of Business Law is one of the ABA's largest sections. It provides business lawyers with education and analysis that furthers the development and improvement of business law and helps its members serve their clients competently, efficiently and professionally. For more information visit www.abanet.org/buslaw/home.shtml.

About Vircom

Montreal-based Vircom is a leading developer of secure email management and authentication solutions for the demanding needs of Internet Service Providers, the real estate industry, corporations and healthcare facilities. Vircom's mature Modus™ secure email management technology incorporates over 10 years of industry expertise, making it a powerful driving force in the defense against spam and email-borne fraud. Rated "Best Windows-based Anti-Spam Solution" by Network Computing and named a "2004 Recommended" product by SC Magazine, Modus has gained important industry recognition, including a record-breaking five-award distinction from Windows IT Pro magazine.

Vircom is also the developer of VOP Radius, a full-featured all-in-one RADIUS server that supports the latest RFCs, vendor specific attributes, NAS templates and has a multitude of preconfigured settings. For more information visit www.vircom.com.

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