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Recourse Technologies Appoints Vice President of Engineering; Twenty-year Veteran Brings Experience and Knowledge to Leading Security Firm.

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PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 3, 2000

Recourse Technologies, Inc., an innovative leader in Internet and network security, today announced that William (Bill) Fitler Jr. has joined the company as vice president of Engineering. Fitler joins Recourse from iPlanet e-commerce Solutions and Netscape Communications where he was Director of Messaging Server Development. Fitler will manage the Recourse engineering staff and play an integral role in product development initiatives.

"Bill's leadership and experience as a technologist, developer, and manager to drive our development efforts in this rapidly growing industry," said Frank Huerta, president and CEO of Recourse. "Recourse is pleased that Bill has joined us at such an exciting phase."

Fitler has over 20 years in technology, design, and development experience, including the integration of Sun and Netscape development groups; conception, design, and development of cc:Mail for the World Wide Web, one of the first commercial webmail products to interface corporate e-mail to the web; and integration of mobile computers into LANs. Fitler joined iPlanet at inception, helping to develop the strategic alliance of three firms that made Internet history--Netscape, Sun Microsystems, and AOL.

"Recourse builds products that will change and drive how infrastructure security is addressed," said Fitler. "I'm excited that I can bring my skills and experience to develop and execute the product development strategy for a leading company in the exciting area of next-generation Internet and network security."

Prior to iPlanet, Fitler held senior engineering positions at Lotus Development and Novell. He has also held key technology development positions at Digital Research and Sony Corporation. Previously, Fitler founded and managed his own business.

About Recourse

Recourse Technologies builds products to trap and track hackers. The company provides covert security software that enables businesses on the Internet to contain, control, and respond to malicious computer attacks. Covert security identifies, observes and responds to attacks, taking away the attacker's advantage and providing organizations with time and information so they remain in control. Recourse products, ManHunt(TM) and ManTrap(TM), provide a complete covert security infrastructure that protects trusted resources, gathers attack data, determines the attack source, and prevents damage from both known and unknown attacks. Recourse Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif. For more information, please visit the Web site at or contact Recourse Technologies by email or phone:, 1-877-786-9633.

Note to Editors: Recourse Technologies, Sun Microsystems and AOL, iPlanet, Netscape, Lotus Development, and Novell are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies in the U.S. and other countries.
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