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Netegrity Ships SiteMinder 2.0 for Comprehensive Web Security Management.



WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 8, 1997--

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) a provider of security products and services for intranet and extranet environments, today announced the release of SiteMinder 2.0 for enhanced Web security management.

SiteMinder 2.0 is the first commercial software product that enables companies to deploy secure mission-critical intranet and extranet applications with dynamic content. It has begun shipping to early users, including The Boston Globe, Parametric Technology, and US Web Utopia.

The intranet and extranet market, which SiteMinder addresses, is growing rapidly as companies provide access to mission-critical applications for their employees, customers, and business partners using the Web. International Data Corporation projects that nearly 1,000,000 intranet software servers will be shipping annually by the year 2000.

"Netegrity's SiteMinder family of products is a break-through for IS decision-makers charged with managing the risk of deploying production extranet and intranet applications," said Jim Hurley Jim Hurley (1902-1965) was an Irish sportsperson and revolutionary. A veteran of the Irish independence struggle, he subsequently played hurling and football with Cork in the 1920s. Early life
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, Director for Operating Environments at the Aberdeen Group Aberdeen Group is a provider of business-related research services. It has its headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts and belongs to the Harte-Hanks group. Founded in 1988, Aberdeen's research is used by over 2. . "Aberdeen is recommending Netegrity for protecting Web-enabled business relationships -- that demand flexibility, capacity for growth, and adequate protection -- without getting in the way."

SiteMinder 2.0 provides applications with fine-grain access control to ensure that only authorized users authorized user Radiation physics A person who, having satisfied the applicable training and experience requirements, is granted authority to order radioactive material and accepts responsibility for its safe receipt, storage, use, transfer and disposal  can access privileged information. Using the product, a Web developer can control specific user access to restricted information on a site by selectively displaying information based on a user's security privileges. This secure access control enables a developer to provide access to particular sections of confidential content based on the level of authorization for a user or user group. This level of control is as fine-grained as an HTML HTML
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The product dramatically improves a company's ability to develop and manage intranet and extranet applications, such as customer service and sales force reporting systems, on time and on budget. The software provides all user, session, and access control services for secure Web sites, eliminating the need for companies to develop these capabilities themselves. As a result, SiteMinder 2.0 significantly reduces the development time required to build these applications, saving companies hundreds of thousands of dollars in site development costs.

SiteMinder 2.0 provides a unique policy-based approach to managing security privileges. This management approach is user-centric, not file or device-centric, and greatly improves a company's ability to reliably manage intranet and extranet security on an ongoing basis.

"Netegrity's focus on Web security represents our commitment to providing timely solutions to everyday problems of securing intranet and extranet applications," said Barry Bycoff, Netegrity 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. . "SiteMinder 2.0 dramatically improves current Web security allowing companies to begin the important business of safely delivering confidential information to their customers, employees and partners."

Users of the product who rely on the Web for mission-critical applications find that they can deliver secure Web sites more quickly and reliably using SiteMinder 2.0.

"As a leading provider of Internet commerce solutions for Fortune 1000 companies, security and time to market are top priorities for us," said David Solomont, CEO of USWeb Utopia. "Using Netegrity's SiteMinder 2.0, we are able to build secure extranet applications for our clients more quickly and reliably than ever before."

"SiteMinder 2.0 greatly reduces the time it takes to build Web applications with dynamically tailored content," said Steven Horan, Vice President, Information Technology of Parametric Technology Corporation |Parametric Technology Corporation]]

Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC)(NASDAQ: PMTC) provides Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) engineering CAD/CAM software and content management and dynamic publishing solutions to more than 40,000 companies worldwide.
. "Its advanced technology will allow us to provide competitive information to our employees while ensuring that confidential information is accessible only to authorized individuals."

SiteMinder 2.0 is available now. Pricing for the SiteMinder Server starts at $3,995 for 200 users and the SiteMinder Web Agent is $595 per Web server. Additional costs include bronze, silver or gold annual maintenance. For more information please contact Netegrity at 617-890-1700.

Netegrity, Inc. is a provider of security products and services for intranet and extranet applications. Headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts One of the early centers of the Industrial Revolution in northern America, Waltham is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 59,226 at the 2000 census. , the company's products include its SiteMinder(tm) product line and the TeleID(tm) acoustic token card. Netegrity's Network Security Services Network Security Services (NSS) is a set of libraries designed to support cross-platform development of security-enabled client and server applications. NSS provides a complete open-source implementation of crypto libraries supporting SSL and S/MIME.  consulting group offers a broad portfolio of professional services (job) professional services - A department of a supplier providing consultancy and programming manpower for the supplier's products.  from Business/Case Development through Intranet and Extranet security policy design and implementation. Netegrity can be reached at 1-617-890-1700 or www.netegrity.com . -0-

1997 Netegrity, Inc. Netegrity, the Netegrity logo, and SiteMinder are trademarks of Netegrity, Inc. All other product names and trademarks mentioned herein are trademarks of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Netegrity Inc.

Susan Burns, (617) 890-1700, ext. 243

sburns@netegrity.com

or

Miller Consulting Group

Alix Miller, (617) 262-1800, ext. 239

alix@millergrp.com
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