Intellitactics Named a Strong Performer by Independent Research Firm in Enterprise Security Information Management, Q4 2006 Report

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Receives top marks for compliance and reporting; noted for digital investigation capabilities.

Intellitactics was among the 11 select companies invited by Forrester to participate in its December 5, 2006, Forrester Wave report titled "Enterprise Security Information Management, Q4 2006." Intellitactics was cited as a "strong performer," influenced primarily by the scoring of the product in the overall category of "Current Offering," which looks at the compatibility and integration, security operations center, digital investigation and compliance and reporting of an offering.

Intellitactics received the top score for "compliance and reporting," the evaluation criteria for which refers to how well a solution can help identify policy violations and gaps in compliance and produce the operational and business reports needed by an organization. According to Forrester: "Intellitactics Security Manager has an excellent reporting interface and a data warehouse that provides organizations with a useful tool for investigating security incidents." Contributing to Intellitactics receiving top marks for compliance and reporting is its ability to manage to controls: "Its meta controls (best practices that apply across all security environments) make it easy for users to tie issues back to specific agreements or custom policies." (Intellitactics Offers Metrics Reporting Through Its Enterprise SIM Solution, Paul Stamp, December 2006.)

In this same report, Forrester recognized Intellitactics for its metric reporting capabilities: "Intellitactics is best suited for metrics-oriented organizations." The report goes on to say, "Intellitactics SAM, an optional component to Security Manager, is a leading tool in capturing and interpreting security metrics."

Intellitactics was also noted for its digital investigation capabilities, the evaluation criteria for which describes how well the solution can help a security analyst identify, prioritize and investigate security incidents: "Security Manager has a rich data warehouse for users to mine for policy violations and suspicious behavior. It also has a good internal ticketing system and integration with external case management products."

"We believe the Forrester report calls attention to features we believe make a difference in how effectively companies extract value from their security management solution. Metrics oriented organizations are companies that measure security value and use metrics to justify spending and communicate effectiveness to business stakeholders. SAM scores high marks with executives eager to demonstrate value to the company," explains Sunil Bhargava, Vice President of Product Management for Intellitactics.

Intellitactics has also garnered recent wins at Department of Justice in the US and WestJet in Canada. "Intellitactics Security Manager provides a strong alternative for realizing the promise of security information and event management solutions," remarked Pamela Casale Chief, Marketing Officer for Intellitactics.

Bhargava concluded by saying: "We want companies to know that it's a good time to consider a SIEM solution and that Intellitactics is a company making improvements guaranteed to decrease time to value."

Intellitactics provides enterprise security management for the companies and agencies that need to resolve regulatory compliance issues and accelerate security incident resolution. The company's flagship solution, Intellitactics Security Manager, simplifies the management of complex security landscapes and provides unprecedented control to organizations to rapidly and comprehensively identify and resolve information security incidents and to verify and validate that controls implemented to enforce policy are working. Intellitactics™ SAM, a component of Security Manager, is an on-demand dashboard featuring security assurance metrics that measure security value and simply answer the question asked by executives and business partners: "How secure are we today?"

About Intellitactics, Inc.

Intellitactics (http://www.intellitactics.com) provides the premier enterprise security management solution used by security analysts, security operations, and corporate risk officers in the largest, most challenging environments in the Global 3000 and mission sensitive government agencies. Its industry leading Intellitactics™ Security Manager is a balanced real-time event, alert and incident manager combined with an advanced reporting system used for decision support and preparation of compliance audit response. Security Manager is a comprehensive solution that dramatically reduces exposure to cyber crime and minimizes the costs associated with incident resolution and recovery. Intellitactics™ SAM features practical security assurance metrics™ and is the industry's first dashboard displaying metrics that measure security value. Founded in 1996, Intellitactics is backed by JMI Equity Fund LP and Lazard Technology Partners is ranked by well-known industry analysts as a market leader known for innovative solutions and a commitment to customer success.

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