August 13, 2008

NetWitness Wins Network Products Guide 2008 Reader Trust Award

NetWitness Corporation, the leading provider of next generation network security monitoring and active threat intelligence software, announced today that Network Products Guide, a Silicon Valley Communications publication and world leading publication on technologies and solutions, named NetWitness NextGen(TM) a winner of the 2008 Best Products and Services Award. This respected annual award honors products and services that represent the rapidly changing needs and interests of the end-users of technology worldwide. As part of the tech-industry's leading global awards program, this year's Best Products and Services were nominated from all over the world.

NetWitness NextGen represents a significant leap in network security monitoring and the management of advanced persistent threats to organizations. Based upon a dedicated and extensible full packet capture and session analysis infrastructure, NextGen performs both rules-based and interactive session analysis across the entire protocol stack, up to the application layer. NetWitness NextGen is designed for enterprises to address concurrent problems of insider threat management, data leakage protection, compliance verification, network e-discovery, and designer malware and zero-day detection. NextGen has been proven to permit organizations to reduce the time to problem identification and resolution, and to lower the overall cost, risk and business impact of security threats.

"Increased end-user awareness of the threat environment and ongoing advances in technology are helping shape better products and services," says Rake Narang, editor-in-chief, Network Products Guide. "NetWitness NextGen is bringing innovations in the security industry by a new approach to security monitoring software capable of recording everything on the network and re-using this data across multiple applications to solve some of the most challenging security problems facing organizations today."

With over ten years of development invested in the core, patented technology and proven experience with some of the most demanding government and private sector clients, NetWitness NextGen offers a powerful application framework and a distributed architecture that scales to meet any requirement. NetWitness is deployed today in some of the top U.S. banks, government agencies, and other critical infrastructure organizations.

"These awards go to the best technology products every year and we are honored that NetWitness NextGen was selected best solution for two different operational security categories," said Nick Lantuh, president of NetWitness. "NetWitness NextGen enables organizations to monitor and analyze their data repeatedly in order to identify potential threats and solve any issues immediately. With enterprise and government networks being compromised every day, we are committed to providing our customers with the best products and services available."

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About NetWitness

NetWitness(R) Corporation provides patented next generation network monitoring software products that enable organizations to achieve Total Network Knowledge(TM). Users of NetWitness NextGen(TM) can concurrently solve a wide variety of network and security problems, including, insider threat management, data leakage protection, malware activity detection, network performance management, compliance verification and e-discovery. Originally, developed for the US Intelligence Community, NetWitness has evolved to provide enterprises with breakthrough methods of network content analysis and risk determination. Customers include Defense, National Law Enforcement and Intelligence Agencies and Fortune 1000 organizations. For more information visit: