SOURCE: Roving Planet, Inc.

July 19, 2005 08:00 ET

Roving Planet Accepted Into Trusted Computer Group to Help Set Industry Standards for Network Security

Acceptance Reinforces Roving Planet's Strong Stance on Network Protection

WESTMINSTER, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 19, 2005 -- Roving Planet, a leading provider of integrated wireless LAN security and management software, announced it has joined the Trusted Computing Group (TCG), an industry standards body formed to develop, define, and promote open standards for protecting computers and data networks from security breaches and attacks. Roving Planet's acceptance into the TCG reinforces its strong stance on ensuring the highest network protection for its customers.

TCG specifications are designed to enable more secure computing environments without compromising functional integrity with the primary goal of helping users to protect their information assets from compromise due to external software attack and physical theft.

"Network security needs to be standardized to better control risks of network breaches and prevent crippling attacks across the board," said Harry Simpson, Roving Planet Sr. VP of Business Development. "By joining the TCG we continue to lead the wireless LAN industry in creating a structured approach to the simplification of complete wireless LAN management."

Roving Planet's Commander Suite 3.0™ currently provides network management and security to entire school districts, university campuses, hospitals, and enterprises. The Commander Suite 3.0™ Scan & Block™ quarantine feature secures networks through a comprehensive scan of security updates on all devices seeking network access. Scan & Block leads Commander Suite's security features that include granular reporting for industry compliance as well as stringent user access guidelines, including geographical qualifications.

"Commander Suite 3.0 features the most sought after security features on the market today," Simpson continued. "In addition to Scan & Block, our integration of Microsoft's Network Access Protection program provides a second layer of access protection to ensure that only properly updated and registered devices gain access to the network."

About Roving Planet

Roving Planet (www.rovingplanet.com) delivers an industry-leading software suite essential for operating wireless LANs in the enterprise, healthcare, higher educational institutions and school districts. Commander Suite 3.0 from Roving Planet manages and secures distributed Wi-Fi networks that are prevalent in healthcare and education, simplifies authentication and access control, and provides correlated wireless LAN intelligence and executive reports, all from a single user console.

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