NEVIS NETWORKS AND CERT-IN EXTEND PARTNERSHIP FOR IMPROVING NETWORK SECURITY IN INDIA

Cooperation and Knowledge Sharing Will Help Emergency Response to Network Security Threats in India 

NEW DELHI, India  April 29, 2011 -Nevis Networks, a global provider of Network Security, today announced that it has extended an existing  Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) for an additional one year. This MoU facilitates sharing of critical daily threat information for the protection of mission critical networks in India and world-wide, collaborate to increase awareness of important security issues, and to participate in emergency response to critical threats.

“Network related threats have been rising by the day. The attacks have become more complex, sophisticated in delivery and are capable of avoiding detection. The response to these attacks requires speed, expertise and continuous research. Nevis Networks research team has been working with CERT-In for the last one year through a MoU  by providing daily network threats information and possible solutions. We are happy to extend our cooperation for an additional one year through the extension of MoU.” said Dr. Radha Shelat, CEO & President of Nevis Networks.

With its research & development facilities in Pune, Nevis Network has developed cutting edge LAN & Datacenter protection technology with prestigious global customer list which includes Largest Indian Private Bank, Largest National Depository, Largest Airlines in country, 3 out 5 top Indian IT companies, Global Fortune 100, several IITs, and leading R&D organizations and also local & federal governments across globe. Nevis LANenforcer appliances provide wire speed performance for variety of security functions and extend security at the entry point of the network i.e. port of access switch. Nevis team has filed double digit patents for its technology and has participated in industry standards defining RFCs. Earlier this month, Nevis security technology won the best Banking Security Award for its implementation at ICICI Bank.

CERT-In and Nevis Networks, have joint committee to share, discuss and identify solutions that help protect the national networks. Threat information & possible solutions are shared and discussed on a daily basis.
“We are pleased to partner with CERT-In. Our partnership will enhance the security of critical National level Networks through these collaborative & proactive efforts. Nevis Networks is committed to provide leading edge Network security solutions through its LANenforcer appliance technology, which uses the powerful custom ASIC developed by Nevis for wire speed security processing” further added   Dr. Radha Shelat.

About CERT-In
CERT-In (Indian Computer Emergency Response Team) is the National Incident Response Centre for major computer security incidents in its constituency i.e. the Indian cyber community. CERT-In’s primary role is to raise security awareness in Indian cyber community and to provide technical assistance and advice them to help recover from computer security incidents. CERT-In also provides technical advice to system administrators and users to respond to computer security incidents. It also identifies trends in intruder activity, works with other similar institutions and organizations to resolve major security issues, and disseminates information to the Indian cyber community. CERT-In also enlightens its constituents about security awareness and best practices for various systems and networks by publishing advisories, guidelines and other technical documents. Learn more: www.cert-in.org.in

About Nevis Networks
Nevis Networks India Pvt Limited, is a market leader in secure switching and identity-based policy enforcement appliances. The company’s LANenforcer product family transparently enforces identity-based policies in real time within the network fabric tightly controlling access to network access by the users and the resources they are permitted to use. Cross-industry customers, ranging from financial services, healthcare, education and defense contractors, deploy Nevis’ LANenforcers to protect sensitive network resources and assets and significantly reduce the overall costs and time to resolve security breaches and to conduct network audits. The company has offices and operations in USA & India, and a partner network worldwide. Learn More :  www.nevisnetworks.com

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