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Innominate joins Industrial Defender program

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., April. 14, 2008 – Innominate Security Technologies AG has joined the Industrial Defender Enabled Partner Program. The program enables technology providers focused on the real-time process control/SCADA market to collaborate on expanding their technology offerings and providing end customers with comprehensive integrated Defense in Depth cyber security solutions.

Innominate Security Technologies AG provides Industrial Ethernet Security and Secure Remote Maintenance solutions for manufacturing and process automation industries. Innominate also offers SCADA security solutions in the industrial security market segment with a focus on the manufacturing and process automation sectors. With the mGuard product line, which supports hardware firewall, VPN and virus protection, Innominate offers an easy way to integrate protection for networked industrial systems, as well as solutions for the secure remote maintenance of industrial machinery and equipment.

"By joining Industrial Defender's Enabled Partner Program we make it easier for our customers to utilize mGuard technology within a comprehensive Industrial Defender network security system. Customers requiring state-of-the-art security technology in combination with industry-specific expertise and experience in designing, deploying and servicing network security solutions will find that with us. We are very excited about the joint prospects of this cooperation," said Joachim Fietz, CEO, Innominate.

As an Industrial Defender Enabled Partner, technology providers complete a comprehensive technology validation process that will enable a partner device to be monitored by the Industrial Defender Security Event Management (SEM) console, enhancing the cyber security posture of the process control/SCADA network. Customers who purchase an Industrial Defender (SEM) console can monitor all Industrial Defender Enabled devices on the real-time process control/SCADA network from a single console device. Innominate mGuard devices will now have the ability to be monitored by Industrial Defender Security Event Management (SEM) console devices.

“We are very excited that Innominate has joined the Industrial Defender Enabled Partner Program,” said Brian M. Ahern, President and CEO, Industrial Defender. “The process manufacturing industries are increasingly looking to enhance their cyber security protection from a broad range of threats – both internal and external. By integrating Industrial Defender Risk Mitigation technology, Innominate is furthering its commitment to its customers in providing unparalleled network security tailored specifically to the global industrial market.”

By combining Industrial Defender’s technology and vertical market expertise with complementary technology providers, the Industrial Defender Enabled Partner Program ultimately delivers a deeper level of cyber security protection for customers using real-time process control/SCADA systems. Industrial Defender will enable program participants and customers to tap into more than 17 years of process control and SCADA industry experience and more than six years of industrial cyber security experience to fortify partner devices against cyber security threats and vulnerabilities.

Industrial Defender has completed more than 80 process control/SCADA cyber security assessments, more than 1,900 cyber security technology deployments and more than 3,000 mission-critical RTAP SCADA deployments. The company also provides managed security services for 160 process control plants in 21 countries.

About Industrial Defender, Inc.
Industrial Defender, Inc., the global leader in Cyber Risk Protection, is the first company to offer a completely integrated Defense in Depth cyber security solution designed to protect the real-time process control and SCADA environment in a flexible and cost effective platform. This comprehensive Cyber Risk Protection Lifecycle solution enables the efficient assessment, mitigation and management of cyber security risk within the critical infrastructure network domain.

Formerly known as Verano, Inc., Industrial Defender is a privately held company with over 17 years of real-time process control and SCADA industry experience and more than 6 years of industrial cyber security experience. Industrial Defender has completed more than 80 process control / SCADA cyber security assessments, more than 1,900 global technology deployments in securing critical infrastructure systems, more than 3,000 mission critical SCADA deployments and provides managed security services for 160 process control plants in 21 countries.

About Innominate
Innominate Security Technologies AG is the market and technology leader for embedded security devices in industrial applications worldwide. The Germany-based company offers solutions in two main areas “Industrial Ethernet Security” and “Secure Remote Maintenance” for machines and industrial equipment. With its mGuard product line, supplemented by Device Management Software, the security specialist offers hardware firewall, VPN and virus protection that is easy to install and maintain. Innominate products are available through OEM partners (Original Equipment Manufacturer) and Innoninate’s network of national and international partners.

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