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Headquartered in San Jose, CA, Secure Computing Corporation provides a trusted, comprehensive offering of interoperable, standards-based products for end-to-end network solutions including firewalls, Web filtering, identification, authentication, authorization, encryption, extranet technologies and professional services.

Secure Computing has a worldwide presence in financial services, telecom, aerospace, manufacturing, and hi-tech industries, ranging Fortune 1000 companies to service providers and government agencies. More information is over the Internet at or by calling: in the U.S. 800-379-4944 or 408-918-6100; in Europe +44-1753-826000; in Asia/Pacific +61-2-9844-5440.

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Since its inception in 1975, Microsoft's mission has been to create software for the personal computer that empowers and enriches people in the workplace, at school and at home. Microsoft's early vision of a computer on every desk and in every home is coupled today with a strong commitment to Internet-related technologies that expand the power and reach of the PC and its users. As the world's leading software provider, Microsoft strives to produce innovative products that meet customers' evolving needs. 

Microsoft(r) products include operating systems for personal computers, server applications for client/server environments, business and consumer productivity applications, and interactive media programs, and Internet platform and development tools. Microsoft also offers online services, sells personal computer books and input devices, and researches and develops advanced technology software products. Microsoft products, available in more than 30 languages and sold in more than 50 countries, are available for most PCs, including Intel microprocessor-based computers and Apple computers.

The National Computer Security Center

The National Computer Security Center (NCSC) of the National Security Agency is the world leader in information systems security standards and solutions. Working in partnership with industry, academic institutions, and other U.S. government agencies, including the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the NCSC initiates needed research, develops and publishes standards and criteria for trusted information systems, and evaluates industry products against the Trusted Products Evaluation Program (TPEP) criteria.

The NCSC also promotes information systems security awareness, education, and technology transfer through its many cooperative efforts, public seminars, and, most notably, the annual National Information Systems Security Conference. NCSC has educated more than 120,000 people on the needs for information systems security solutions.

Network Flight Recorder

Network Flight Recorder builds traffic analysis and monitoring tools that help you see how your network is being used.  Nobody's network is shrinking or getting less complicated - and networking is becoming the lifeblood of many modern businesses.  In other words, your job is getting harder and more important.  Network Flight Recorder's monitoring package gives you a flexible, user-programmable system that lets you: Recover or monitor online transaction records, keep historical statistics about how your network grows, generate detailed breakdowns of how your network services are being used and by whom, watch for patterns of abuse of network resources and identify the culprit in real-time, set burglar alarms that alert you to security violations or unexpected changes in your network, log and monitor who went where on your network, and replay attackers' sessions and learn what they did.

Knowledge is power, and knowing what's going on within your network is the key to keeping it operating smoothly. Like our namesake, the aircraft flight recorder, our system records the information you want about what happened when, where, and how. If you need to go back and look at a reliable record of events, your Network Flight Recorder is the first place to check. 

We are dedicated to providing the best possible tools for understanding your network traffic, so you can maintain it and secure it. 

Counterpane Systems

Counterpane Systems is a cryptography and computer security consulting firm. We are a virtual company based in Minneapolis, with three full-time employees and six part-time contractors.  Counterpane provides expert consulting on Design and Analysis.  This is the majority of Counterpane's work: making and breaking commercial cryptographic systems and system designs.  We can analyze all aspects of a security system, from the threat model to the cryptographic algorithms, and from the protocols to the implementation and procedures.  Our detailed reports provide clients with information on security problems as well as suggested fixes.

Aventail is at the forefront of providing Extranet Management and Security (EMS) software solutions that allow organizations to securely extend their enterprise applications to strategic partners, suppliers, customers, consultants, and other key individuals. Aventail's extranet solutions enable organizations to increase competitive advantage, raise profits, and leverage investments in existing and future enterprise systems. With a strong reputation for providing highly secure and easy-to-manage software solutions, Aventail has received numerous industry awards from publications and industry analyst firms such as Giga Information Group, InfoWorld, Network Computing, LAN Times, BYTE Magazine, Software Digest, and Computer Reseller News.