March 13, 2007 10:33 ET and Mirage Networks Announce March 15 Webcast

Former White House CyberSecurity Advisor, Howard A. Schmidt, to Share NAC Insights at Premier Web Event

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 13, 2007 -- and Mirage Networks®, Inc., developer of award-winning Network Access Control (NAC) technology, is presenting a live Webcast titled, "Playing Offense: How to Prevent the Network Attack of the Future," featuring former FBI Computer Specialist, Microsoft CSO, eBay CISO, and White House Cyber Security Advisor, Howard A. Schmidt.'s Senior Editorial Director, Owen Linderholm, will moderate.

Schmidt will apply his years of information security experience to explain what the network attack of the future will look like and what enterprises can do to protect themselves. Joining Schmidt is Brett Childress, Director of IT Infrastructure for National Instruments, a multinational company based in Austin, Texas. Childress will offer his boots-on-the-ground assessment of what it takes to keep a worldwide network up and running against known and unknown attacks.

Schmidt and Childress will discuss:

--  The new network nemeses: how the bad guys are sizing up your network
--  The unique case of the unmanaged endpoint: how to keep your PDAs,
    point of sale devices, printers, VoIP, and industry specific online gadgets
    from being vectors
--  How an ounce of infection prevention is worth a pound of remediation
WHAT:  Playing Offense: How to Prevent the Network Attack of the Future
WHO:   Howard A. Schmidt, former White House CyberSecurity Advisor
       Brett Childress, Director of IT Infrastructure, National Instruments
WHEN:  Thursday, March 15, 2007
       1:00pm Pacific/4:00pm Eastern

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Mirage Networks, Inc. is the leading provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions, including both pre- and post-admission security. The company's patented technology gives organizations control over unknown, out-of-policy, and infected devices resulting in increased network uptime, policy compliance and reduced operational costs. Mirage's NAC appliances work in all network environments, deploy out-of-band and require neither signatures nor agents to enforce policies and terminate zero-day threats. Based in Austin, Texas, Mirage Networks' Endpoint Control is a consistent winner of industry awards and recognition. Learn more at

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