SOURCE: Ingate Systems AB

August 29, 2005 08:00 ET

Ingate Firewall 1600 Earns ICSA Labs Certification

Passes ICSA Labs' Rigorous Testing Criteria

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 29, 2005 -- VOICECON -- Ingate® Systems, which develops firewall technology and products that enable SIP-based live communication for the enterprise while maintaining control and security at the network edge, announces that the Ingate Firewall® 1600 has earned Firewall Certification in the Corporate Category from ICSA Labs®, a division of Cybertrust, Inc.®. The certification indicates that the Ingate Firewall has met the industry's most stringent testing criteria.

The ICSA Labs' Certification Program provides assurance to the user community that certified products meet industry-accepted security standards worldwide.

"Ingate has adopted a policy of strict adherence to industry standards as well as to the SIP specification (as outlined by the Internet Engineering Task Force). Such a policy has streamlined our development process and significantly reduced interoperability issues with other likeminded vendors," said Olle Westerberg, Chief Executive Officer, Ingate Systems. "Passing ICSA Labs' rigorous battery of tests and achieving this certification further validates our award-winning Ingate Firewall 1600 as the clear firewall of choice. In addition to the validation the ICSA Labs certification provides, the Ingate Firewall 1600 is also noted for solving NAT traversal for VoIP and other realtime communications as well as SIP-enabling the enterprise."

"The Ingate Firewall 1600 passed the rigorous testing performed by ICSA Labs' team of engineers," said George Japak, vice president and general manager of ICSA Labs. "By satisfying the requirements of ICSA Labs certification, Ingate holds itself to one of the highest security standards, recognized globally by governments, businesses and end-users. ICSA Labs continually pushes vendors to meet the top security assurance benchmarks, and the Ingate Firewall 1600 has met these stringent security requirements."

For more information, please visit Ingate Systems at VoiceCon booth #820.

About ICSA Labs

ICSA Labs, an independent division of Cybertrust, Inc., offers vendor-neutral testing and certification of security products. Hundreds of the world's top security vendors submit their products for testing and certification at ICSA Labs. The end-users of security technologies rely on ICSA Labs to authoritatively set and apply objective testing and certification criteria for measuring product compliance and reliability. The organization tests products in key technology categories such as anti-virus, firewall, IPSec VPN, cryptography, intrusion detection and prevention, PC firewall, content security, SSL-VPN and Wireless LAN. For more information about ICSA Labs, please visit: http://www.icsalabs.com.

About Cybertrust

Cybertrust is a global provider of information security, providing a unique mix of processes, products, and people to enable enterprises and government agencies to secure and manage their IT infrastructure. With over 15 years of proven experience, Cybertrust is the first company to comprehensively address the entire security lifecycle by providing offerings for each of the four critical security domains of identity, threat, vulnerability, and compliance management. These offerings leverage Cybertrust's unmatched security knowledge and intelligence gathering resources, which includes ICSA Labs®, the global leader in information security product certification. Headquartered in Herndon, VA with more than 30 offices around the globe, Cybertrust is the trusted advisor for information security to over 4,000 customers worldwide. To learn more, please visit www.cybertrust.com.

About Ingate® Systems

Ingate® Systems develops firewall technology and products that enable SIP-based live communication for the enterprise while maintaining control and security at the network edge. Ingate has a long history of developing next-generation firewall technology that solves the NAT/firewall traversal issue inherent in SIP communications. In addition to an extensive line of Ingate Firewalls®, the company also produces the award-winning Ingate SIParator®, a device that connects to an existing network firewall to seamlessly enable SIP communications. Ingate products currently protect the networks of retail companies, financial institutions, industrial firms, government agencies and small-to-large enterprises throughout Europe, Asia and North America. Ingate Systems AB is headquartered in Sweden with offices in Stockholm and Linköping. Its wholly owned subsidiary, Ingate Systems Inc., is located in Hollis, New Hampshire, with a U.S. technology center in Frisco, Texas. For more information on Ingate Systems, visit www.ingate.com.

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