SOURCE: Secure Computing

August 27, 2007 08:00 ET

Secure Computing Positioned as "Top Player" in Radicati Group's Email Security Applicances Market Report

Market Report Recognizes IronMail's High-Performance Integrated Anti-Spam, Anti-Virus, Encryption and Anti-Spyware Features

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - August 27, 2007) - Secure Computing Corporation (NASDAQ: SCUR), a leading enterprise gateway security company, today announced that its IronMail® messaging security solution has been positioned as a "Top Player" in The Radicati Group's new market brief, "Email Security Appliances - 2007 Market Quadrant." Published on August 20, 2007, the brief evaluates 14 vendors and focuses only on the Email Security Appliances Segment, which according to the report, comprises 20 percent of the total market's revenue. 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 IronMail as a high-performance appliance and emphasizes its integrated anti-spam and anti-virus, and features such as encryption and anti-spyware as key advantages. In addition, the brief underscores that Secure Computing products are also backed by the company's powerful TrustedSource™ network.

"We are honored that The Radicati Group has recognized Secure Computing's IronMail as a leader in the market," said Atri Chatterjee, senior vice president of worldwide marketing at Secure Computing. "We remain committed to delivering best-of-breed security solutions that provide the market with the most comprehensive protection against inbound threats such as spam, spyware, viruses, zombies, phishes and Trojans, while also ensuring that outbound messages containing confidential information and intellectual property are secure and comply with company policy."

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 IronMail is an integrated, best-of-breed messaging gateway security appliance for enterprises of all types and sizes. It protects enterprise email systems from inbound (spam, viruses, phishing, and hackers) as well as from outbound threats (regulatory or corporate policy compliance violations or theft/leakage of confidential information or intellectual property). IronMail even protects enterprise email systems from threats that haven't yet been identified.

For the most comprehensive protection, Secure Computing has also integrated its industry-leading reputation system, TrustedSource, into its IronMail email security appliances. Like a credit agency provides credit scores to enable reliable commerce, TrustedSource provides real-time reputation scores for URLs, domains, images, messages and IP addresses. Using this global reputation system along with several advanced spam filtering technologies deployed on each appliance, IronMail routinely blocks more than 98 percent of malicious spam email traffic while maintaining a false positive rate of less than one in one million.

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:

Secure Computing (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 20,000 global customers in 106 countries, supported by a worldwide network of more than 2,300 partners. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., and has offices worldwide. For more information, see http://www.securecomputing.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements relating to the Radicati Group's position of Secure Computing in the Market Quadrant, and the expected benefits of such positioning, and such statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements are that 1) there is no guarantee that Secure Computing will benefit from this award, and 2) that there may be changes in customer requirements, delays in product development, general economic conditions and the risk factors detailed from time to time in Secure Computing's periodic reports and registration statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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