SOURCE: Network Chemistry

June 13, 2006 08:00 ET

Network Chemistry Names Jeremy Bennett as Vice President of Engineering

Security Industry Veteran Joins Company to Drive Product Development and Support Rapid Customer Growth

REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 13, 2006 -- Network Chemistry, the wireless security experts, announced today the appointment of Jeremy Bennett as vice president of engineering. Bennett brings over 13 years of engineering management, development, and architecture experience to Network Chemistry. He will be responsible for managing ongoing development of the company's integrated portfolio of automated wireless threat protection solutions, including all components of new product development for the RFprotect™ product portfolio and customer support.

"Network Chemistry has the right people and the right technology to drastically reduce the risk from wireless threats and ensure the secure deployment of wireless networks," said Bennett. "It's rare to find such a comprehensive set of solutions in one company, and I look forward to continuing the expansion of the RFprotect suite, which customers are quickly adopting."

Bennett joins Network Chemistry from Symantec, where he most recently was an architect for the network and gateway security product group and led the design and architecture of the Symantec Network Security (ManHunt) and Symantec Decoy Server (ManTrap) products. Prior to Symantec, he was an architect and manager for Recourse Technologies, where he played a key role in the design and development of Recourse's products and performed in-depth research in the areas of deception, intrusion detection, and computer forensics. Bennett has also held management, architecture, and development positions at Hewlett-Packard and He has extensive experience with computer security and enterprise software development, participates in numerous IDS committees and consortiums, and is a frequent speaker and author on security deployment methods and tactics.

"We're pleased to have a security product expert of Jeremy's caliber join Network Chemistry," said T. Paul Thomas, CEO of Network Chemistry. "His development and management experience will add to our position as wireless security technology innovators and help drive continued adoption of Network Chemistry's solutions. Enterprises and government organizations worldwide use the highly secure and easy to use RFprotect family of products to prevent data theft, meet compliance and regulatory mandates, and enforce security policies."

Network Chemistry's patent-pending technology and RFprotect family of products provide a complete solution that seamlessly integrates with enterprise network, WLAN, and security systems. RFprotect Distributed is a 24/7 wireless monitoring and intrusion prevention system for protecting against wireless threats in and around enterprise facilities. RFprotect Scanner is a network-based vulnerability management solution focused on rogue wireless device detection and automated remediation and is the ideal solution for organizations who need to cost effectively enforce 'no-wireless' policies. RFprotect Mobile is a portable laptop-based analyzer for automating site surveys, security assessments, and incident response. Finally, RFprotect Endpoint protects mobile devices on the road by actively enforcing policy to thwart threats and prohibit risky wireless configurations.

About Network Chemistry

Network Chemistry is the industry standard for securing the mobile enterprise. The world's most successful enterprises and demanding government agencies trust Network Chemistry's wireless security solutions to prevent attacks, detect vulnerabilities, intrusions and policy violations, accelerate incident response, and conduct surveys for wireless LAN deployment planning. Network Chemistry has received numerous accolades, including being recognized as a Red Herring 100 company, receiving the top score in SC Magazine's "Wireless Security Group Test," as well as its "Global Award," and "5 Star Winner" honors; Network Computing's "Best Value," for two consecutive years; and 802.11 Planet's "Best of Show." The company is headquartered in Redwood City, California. For more information, visit or call 1-888-952-6477.

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