SOURCE: StillSecure


February 26, 2009 13:13 ET

StillSecure Brings Enterprise-Class Features to the Free IDS/IPS Market

Strata Guard Lite Is a Freeware Version of Multi-Gigabit, Multi-Segment Strata Guard IDS/IPS

SUPERIOR, CO--(Marketwire - February 26, 2009) - StillSecure®, creator of secure network infrastructure software, today announced Strata Guard® Lite. Strata Guard Lite is a freeware version of the newly-released Strata Guard v5.0 multi-segment, multi-gigabit intrusion detection/prevention solution (IDS/IPS). A successor to Strata Guard Free, Strata Guard Lite is a full-featured, easy-to-use IDS/IPS offered free of charge. It can monitor network traffic up to 10 Mbps and is ideally suited to small businesses, remote offices, and home users with basic TCP/IP networking skills.

Strata Guard Lite is offered as a software appliance or as a pre-built, pre-configured and ready-to-run virtual appliance for Windows or Linux environments. It provides multi-segment monitoring capabilities and a wide array of attack response options so users can prioritize attacks based on severity. Automated attack rules, distributed by StillSecure's Security Alert Team (SAT), make it easy for users to ensure that they are protected against the latest threats.

For users requiring full product support, higher throughput, or multi-node management capabilities, the commercial version of Strata Guard is available. Strata Guard v5.0 provides multi-gigabit, multi-segment IDS/IPS at the lowest price/performance points in the industry ( To celebrate the recent v5.0 release, StillSecure is offering up to 50% off all Strata Guard purchases between now and March 31, 2009. For a full listing of versions and current pricing, please visit:

In addition, StillSecure now offers managed security services for organizations that do not have the security expertise in-house and/or would like to leverage external security experts as an extension of their staff to lower total cost of ownership. StillSecure's managed security services are delivered by the company's new division, ProtectPoint, a leading SAS-70 Level II certified MSSP (managed security services provider). StillSecure's ProtectPoint division offers services such as managed firewall, IDS/IPS, VPN, anti-spam, anti-virus, and content filtering (

"StillSecure has always believed in giving back to the community and we're excited to offer this updated version of Strata Guard Lite," said Alan Shimel, Chief Strategy Officer at StillSecure. "Strata Guard Lite is a great solution for IT personnel and organizations that need IDS/IPS. For those who need full support and a higher level feature set, or for those who have a full team of security experts on staff, StillSecure offers a full spectrum of products and services for IDS/IPS."

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StillSecure delivers comprehensive network security that protects organizations from the perimeter to the endpoint. Offering both products and managed security services, StillSecure enables customers to affordably deploy the optimal blend of technologies for locking down their assets and complying with security policies and regulations. StillSecure customers range from mid-market companies to the world's largest enterprises and agencies in government, financial services, healthcare, education, and technology. For more information please call (303) 381-3830, or visit

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