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Security Analyzer continues run of success with F5 deployment

  • 24 August, 2007 10:03

<p>MELBOURNE, August 24 - The Mu-4000 Security Analyzer from Mu Security, now available in Australia, is being deployed by F5 (NASDAQ: FFIV), the global leader in application delivery networking, to discover, document and eliminate potential security and robustness vulnerabilities for its BIG-IP and WANJet products.</p>
<p>Mu Security is a pioneer in the new security analyser market. The F5 announcement follows recent news that SonicWALL, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNWL) a leading provider of comprehensive data protection solutions, is using the Mu-4000 Security Analyzer.</p>
<p>Four high profile infotech award citations since April are also raising the Mu-4000 profile among industry players. These comprise a Silver Readers' Choice Award from TechTarget's Information Security Magazine; 2007 Frost &amp; Sullivan Award for Product of the Year in the security test and measurement industry; 2007 Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) Labs Innovation Award; and finalist for the prestigious 2007 NXTcomm EOS Network Award in the Network Design/Services Group Category, Network Infrastructure.</p>
<p>F5 is leveraging the Mu-4000 to automate current vulnerability auditing and remediation processes throughout its product development lifecycle. As a result, F5 is ensuring its customers operate the most robust, high performance and secure systems built to remain resistant to hacker attacks and network downtime.</p>
<p>SonicWALL is ensuring customers best-in-class product resiliency and robustness by leveraging Mu-4000 systems to discover, document and eliminate sources vulnerabilities and potential security breaches for its UTM, Firewall and VPN product suites.</p>
<p>With the Mu-4000, SonicWALL is automating its complex product testing and release processes using Mu's constantly growing three-plus years of published vulnerabilities to ensure systems remain highly resistant to malicious attacks and potential costly network downtime.</p>
<p>In Australia, Mu Security distributor In Systems Pty Ltd reports increasing interest in the Mu-4000 Security Analyzer’s capabilities, especially from sectors such as leading telcos, critical infrastructure providers (water, electricity etc) and top tier security consultants.</p>
<p>About Mu Security</p>
<p>Mu Security offers a market-leading security analysis system, delivering a rigorous and streamlined methodology for verifying the robustness and security readiness of any IP-based product or application. Founded by the pioneers of intrusion detection and prevention technology, Mu Security is backed by pre-eminent venture capital firms including Accel Partners, Benchmark Capital and DAG Ventures. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA. For more information, visit the company's website at</p>
<p>About In Systems</p>
<p>Australian-owned In Systems ( provides design, planning and operations for IT systems and integrated voice/data networking, helping to maximise business outcomes. The company p[laces a strong focus on data security. Since 1990, the company has delivered successful IT projects across industries such as banking, insurance, telecommunications, defence and education, as well as many small and medium enterprises. Principals and staff share a huge fund of expertise and experience in IT management, voice and data networking design, planning and operation, systems administration and security.</p>
<p>For more information</p>
<p>Peter Long, Director
In Systems Pty Ltd
Phone: (03) 8611 3901 or 0417 857 919

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