SOURCE: Secure Computing

November 11, 2008 09:00 ET

Secure Computing Positioned as "Top Player" in Radicati Group's Email Security Appliances Market Quadrant

Recognizes Secure Mail's High-Performance Anti-Spam Technology and Out-of-the-Box Compliance and Data Leakage

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - November 11, 2008) - Secure Computing Corporation (NASDAQ: SCUR), a leading enterprise gateway security company, today announced that its Secure Mail messaging security solution has been positioned as a "Top Player" in The Radicati Group's new market brief "Email Security Appliances - 2008 Market Quadrant." Published in September of 2008, the brief evaluates 10 vendors and focuses only on the Email Security Appliances Segment, which according to the report, comprises 25 percent of the total market's revenue.

The report notes that Secure Computing's Secure Mail (formerly IronMail®) is a high-performance appliance with integrated anti-spam and anti-virus capabilities, in addition to key advantages such as out of the box compliance and DLP (Data Leakage Protection) features and administrative options.

"Secure Computing continues to innovate and execute on our long-term vision of providing the market with the most comprehensive protection against inbound threats while also ensuring that outbound messages containing confidential information and intellectual property are secure and comply with company policy," said David Macey, vice president and general manager for Mail and Web Gateways at Secure Computing. "We are honored that The Radicati Group has once again recognized Secure Computing's Secure Mail as a leader in the market."

Radicati Market Quadrants rank vendors based on a four quadrant system, which includes Mature Players, Specialists, Trail Blazers and Top Players. The Top Players quadrant is the most coveted position and describes the current market leaders. Leading players in each market segment are ranked based on the features and functionality of their solution in addition to 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 Secure Mail is one of the most full-featured appliance solutions on the market, providing organizations with total email protection, eliminating over 99 percent of spam while protecting against zero-hour blended threats, and providing robust spam surge and denial-of-service (DOS) protection.

Secure Mail protects outbound email from data leaks with robust policy and compliance enforcement including flexible encryption options. Secure Mail empowers administrators with easy-to-use, yet highly configurable policy creation, management and reporting so administrators can cost effectively deliver email protection to meet business and compliance needs.

To view the full report, please visit: www.securecomputing.com

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.

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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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