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SECURANT DELIVERS WEB ACCESS CONTROL FOR TRU64 UNIX.

Securant Technologies(R), the company that secures eBusiness, has announced a relationship with Compaq Computer Corporation (NYSE:CPQ) to provide the first Web access management system that protects applications and online transactions based on AlphaServer systems running Compaq's Tru64 UNIX operating system.

Securant, which is a member of the Compaq Solutions Alliance Program, has integrated its award-winning ClearTrust SecureControl(R) access management system with Compaq's Tru64 UNIX AlphaServer systems. By creating a single access management infrastructure for all Compaq Tru64 UNIX applications, ClearTrust SecureControl enables enterprises to control, authorize, monitor, and audit user interactions with Web-based applications hosted on this mission critical operating system. ClearTrust SecureControl for Compaq Tru64 UNIX running on AlphaServer systems allows faster and more secure deployment of sensitive eBusiness applications, and is available immediately.

ClearTrust SecureControl allows customers to centrally set, enforce, and manage the security policies that govern user authentication, authorization, and single sign-on for all Web server- and Web application server-based applications running on the Compaq Tru64 UNIX operating system. In addition, ClearTrust SecureControl's unique Detector functionality helps prevent application misuse and fraud by proactively monitoring, identifying, and taking countermeasures against suspicious activity on Compaq Tru64 UNIX-based systems.

"The ability to dynamically control and audit user access to critical business information residing on the Compaq Tru64 UNIX operating system is a key requirement for our security-intensive global customers," said Don Jenkins, vice president of Marketing and Business Development for Compaq's High Performance Systems Division. "The native integration of Securant's ClearTrust SecureControl with Compaq's Tru64 UNIX operating system provides an enterprise-class infrastructure that allows our customers to more rapidly deploy and secure Web-based applications."

"Ensuring that security services are integrated with the underlying operating system is hard work, but it is the only way to protect Web applications from unauthorized access," said Eric Olden, chief technology officer, Securant Technologies. "Securant is providing Compaq Tru64 UNIX customers a tight-knit security infrastructure that requires no custom integration, allows them to centrally control and automate user access to Web-based applications, and protects high-value transactions."

ClearTrust SecureControl delivers a centralized, unified, and automated infrastructure for securing Compaq Tru64 UNIX operating environments including the following:

-- Multi-Domain Single Sign-On across all Tru64 UNIX-based applications within a company, as well as affiliated applications that are hosted on separate partner and vendor Web sites.

-- Smart Rules-based authorization that allows customers to use natural language business rules to centralize, automatically assign, and dynamically adjust access permissions based on a user's profile (role, account balance, subscription level, etc.).

-- Delegated administration using ClearTrust Virtual Business Units(R) that allow time-consuming user administration workloads to be distributed within a company (across departments, divisions, etc.); externally to partners and customers; and to individual users/subscribers via a self-service function.

-- Fraud/threat detection that monitors a user's behavior within an application, and can take countermeasures to proactively prevent application misuse and fraud.

About Securant Technologies

Securant Technologies, the company that secures eBusiness, is a leading provider of Internet security software for managing user access to Web-based resources including applications, content, and transactions. The company's flagship product, ClearTrust SecureControl, uses natural language business rules to centralize, unify, and automate every facet of access management including user authentication, authorization, access control, single sign-on, delegated administration, application-level threat detection, policy assessment, and auditing. Securant customers include ABNAmro, Experian, JP Morgan H&Q, Lehman Brothers, McKesson HBOC, Scientific-Atlanta, and Thomson Financial. The company's partners include, Access360, BEA Systems, Inc., BMC Software, Business Layers, Check Point Software Technologies, Compaq, Deloitte & Touche LLP, EDS, Epicentric, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, iPlanet, Microsoft, nCipher, Novell, Oracle, PWC, RSA Security, Sun Microsystems, Sybase, Tibco Software, and VeriSign. Securant is privately held, and headquartered in San Francisco.

For more information, call 415.764.4900, or visit http://www.securant.com.
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