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4FrontSecurity Announces Information Security Management Software System for Enterprises.

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RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 15, 2002

Intranet-Based Management Tool Enables Enterprises to Establish a

Cohesive cohesive,
n the capability to cohere or stick together to form a mass.
 Framework for Securing Their Organizations

4FrontSecurity, Inc., an information security infrastructure provider and services firm, today announced the immediate availability of its Information Management System (IMS (1) See IP Multimedia Subsystem.

(2) (Information Management System) An early IBM hierarchical DBMS for IBM mainframes. IMS was widely implemented throughout the 1970s under MVS and continues to be used under z/OS.
) solution.

IMS is an enterprise software platform that enables organizations to automatically collect, manage and distribute information security content such as policies, control standards, baseline configurations, threats, vulnerabilities and security education and awareness programs to customers, employees and partners.

IMS, offered as part of 4FrontSecurity's Digital Defense Practice, works as a single application to manage and communicate security-related issues in order to ensure effective security measures Noun 1. security measures - measures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc.; "military security has been stepped up since the recent uprising"
 across the enterprise and to protect organizational assets.

"Through its extensive work with its clients and partners, 4FrontSecurity identified a need for a framework of technologies, services and knowledge that enable organizations to operate securely and with confidence," said Christopher Parker Christopher Parker (born August 24 1983) is an English actor and television presenter. Early career
Christopher Parker’s career began at an early age as a model appearing in print campaigns and TV commercials.
, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  of 4FrontSecurity. "As companies extend their networks to include subsidiaries, branch offices and business partners, the challenge of implementing and monitoring security across an extended enterprise has never been greater. IMS was developed to address this important challenge and to allow organizations to more effectively manage their security posture and the security of their infrastructure."

In an effort to aid management in the understanding of the relative risks of security, 4FrontSecurity has combined its practical experience, consulting expertise, information security product knowledge and subject matter expertise with Archer Technologies Enterprise Smart Suite Framework knowledge management platform to create IMS.

The solution offers enterprises a single application for managing the constantly changing threats to the organization by providing executive management with a digital interface to monitor their organization's daily security posture and to help educate employees and heighten height·en  
v. height·ened, height·en·ing, height·ens
1. To raise or increase the quantity or degree of; intensify.

2. To make high or higher; raise.

 their awareness of the dynamic nature of corporate security.

For example, when a new threat is identified, security managers can determine what assets are vulnerable in the organization, in real-time, then create the correct countermeasures That form of military science that, by the employment of devices and/or techniques, has as its objective the impairment of the operational effectiveness of enemy activity. See also electronic warfare.  to mitigate mit·i·gate
To moderate in force or intensity.

miti·gation n.
 the new threat.

4FrontSecurity has custom-built the IMS product with their own proprietary content modules and enterprise portal See corporate portal.  functionality from Archer Technologies' knowledge management solution which includes an enterprise portal, alert notifications, discussion forums, online training and awareness, content workflow, search engine, management reporting, access control, online help and reporting, appearance and groups.

The proprietary content modules assist organizations with best practices, methodologies and standards to follow for rapid implementation of an information security management system.

The modules include specific information with regard to regulatory requirements Regulatory requirements are part of the process of drug discovery and drug development. Regulatory requirements describe what is necessary for a new drug to be approved for marketing in any particular country. , asset management and risk management, BS7799, policy management with sample policies, as well as an Intranet portal for end users to access information specific to their job function or asset profile.

"The joining of forces between 4FrontSecurity and Archer Technologies to create an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) The rebranding of equipment and selling it. The term initially referred to the company that made the products (the "original" manufacturer), but eventually became widely used to refer to the organization that buys the products and  framework offering provides clients with a solution that significantly enhances enterprise threat protection," says Jon Darbyshire, CEO of Archer Technologies. "Utilizing the Archer Technologies Enterprise Smart Suite Framework, 4FrontSecurity has the delivery mechanism to provide their proprietary content and security expertise in a powerful, customizable knowledge management engine."

About 4FrontSecurity

4FrontSecurity is a privately held information security infrastructure consultancy and services firm launched by a group of professionals with collective experience deploying and managing secure IT infrastructures in diverse industries across North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. , Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Headquartered in Reston, VA, outside of Washington, D.C., 4FrontSecurity draws on its analysts' subject-area expertise and global perspective to deliver comprehensive security assessments and program implementations. Additional information on 4FrontSecurity is available at

About Archer Technologies

Archer Technologies is advancing the development of customized knowledge management solutions that provide access to business critical information and resources.

Archer Technologies delivers all of its knowledge management solutions via the Enterprise Smart Suite Framework, providing powerful knowledge management capabilities that enable organizations to efficiently collect, present, communicate and distribute information securely within the enterprise.

Powerful integration and data export capabilities allow the Archer Technologies solution sets to easily interface with other applications, tools and knowledge databases.

Some of the core functionality included in the Enterprise Smart Suite Framework includes: Enterprise Portal, Alert Notifications, Discussion Forums, Online Training and Awareness, Content Workflow, Search Engine, Management Reporting, Access Control, Online Help, Appearance and Groups.

For more information visit Archer Technologies at or call the Kansas City Kansas City, two adjacent cities of the same name, one (1990 pop. 149,767), seat of Wyandotte co., NE Kansas (inc. 1859), the other (1990 pop. 435,146), Clay, Jackson, and Platte counties, NW Mo. (inc. 1850).  Metro Area This article is about the music production team. For the article about population centers, see metropolitan area.

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 headquarters at (913) 851-9137.
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