SOURCE: Secure Computing

July 14, 2008 08:00 ET

Secure Computing Positioned as "Top Player" in Radicati Group's Corporate Web Security Market Quadrant

Market Report Recognizes Secure Web's High Levels of Performance and Powerful Intent and Reputation Analysis

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - July 14, 2008) - Secure Computing Corporation (NASDAQ: SCUR), a leading enterprise gateway security company, today announced that its Secure Web (formerly Webwasher®) has been positioned as a "Top Player" in The Radicati Group's new market brief, "Corporate Web Security - Market Quadrant 2008." Published in June 2008, the brief evaluates nine vendors and focuses only on the Corporate Web Security segment of the Security Market, which according to the report, is expected to grow in value from $531 million in 2008 to $1.1 billion by 2012. The full market brief is available for review at www.securecomputing.com.

Positioned as a "Top Player" in the Radicati Market Quadrant, the market brief recognizes Secure Computing's Secure Web as a market-leading appliance with proxy caching, which ensures high performance and minimal effects on the network. It also highlights Secure Computing as one of the few companies that recognizes the unique threat that Web 2.0 sites can pose to customers, noting that the company's enhanced reputation and intent analysis puts it ahead of many competing solutions in the Web security market. In addition, the brief underscores that Secure Computing products are backed by the company's powerful, proven TrustedSource™ reputation system.

"We are honored that the Radicati Group has recognized Secure Computing's Secure Web as a leader in the Web security market segment," said Ken Rutsky, vice president of Product Marketing at Secure Computing. "Our leadership position in the fast-growing Web security market segment reinforces our commitment to offering comprehensive protection to companies deploying Web 2.0 technologies."

Secure Computing's Secure Web is the industry's first and only reputation-based Web gateway security solution that protects enterprises from spyware, phishing, malware, data leakage and Internet misuse, while ensuring policy enforcement, regulatory compliance and a productive application environment. Secure Web employs the most sophisticated behavioral- and signature-based techniques for stopping malware, as well as patented content analysis software for stopping data leakage. The solution takes a new and radically different approach to Internet Security, employing Secure Computing's global reputation-based system and methodology, TrustedSource™. This assigns a reputation to message senders and Web URLs, domains and IP addresses in real-time, providing highly proactive, immediate protection.

Radicati Market Quadrants rank vendors based on a four quadrant system, which includes "Mature Players," "Specialists," "Trail Blazers," and "Top Players" quadrants. The "Top Players" quadrant is the most coveted position in the report and describes the current market leaders. Leading players in each market segment are ranked based on the features and functionality of their solution and their market share in that segment. Radicati Market Quadrants provide a comparative viewpoint of the market and an analysis of each vendor included in the study, including both strengths and weaknesses.

Secure Computing's solutions have earned several prestigious industry awards and been recognized for excellence in their respective security areas. For more information about these various accolades, please visit http://www.securecomputing.com/index.cfm?skey=93.

About Secure Computing Corporation

Secure Computing Corporation (NASDAQ: SCUR), a leading provider of enterprise gateway security, delivers a comprehensive set of solutions that help customers protect their critical Web, email and network assets. Over half the Fortune 50 and Fortune 500 are part of our more than 22,000 global customers, supported by a worldwide network of more than 2,000 partners. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., and has offices worldwide. For more information, see http://www.securecomputing.com.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations. For example, there can be no assurance that demand for the company's products will continue at current or greater levels, or that the company will continue to grow revenues, or be profitable, or that the company will be able to motivate and retain key employees, staff current and future projects in a cost-effective manner, or effectively control its marketing, research, development and administrative costs. There are also risks that the company's pursuit of providing network security technology might not be successful, or that if successful, it will not materially enhance the company's financial performance; that changes in customer requirements and other general economic and political uncertainties and weaknesses in geographic regions of the world could impact the company's relationship with its customers, partners and alliances; and that delays in product development, competitive pressures or technical difficulties could impact timely delivery of next-generation products; and other risks and uncertainties that are described from time to time in our periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company specifically disclaims any responsibility for updating these forward-looking statements.

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