HP to Showcase Security Solutions and Services at RSA Conference; Offerings Reduce Complexity of Building Secure and Flexible Enterprises
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HP to Showcase Security Solutions and Services at RSA Conference; Offerings Reduce Complexity of Building Secure and Flexible Enterprises


RSA Conference 2003

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 14, 2003--During this week's RSA Conference, HP (NYSE: HPQ) plans to showcase a comprehensive portfolio of products and services designed to simplify the protection of customers' computing environments.

These solutions support HP's adaptive infrastructure strategy to allow customers to efficiently adapt their IT infrastructures to changing market conditions and customer demand. At the show, HP will deliver news crossing several security segments, including:

-- Linux: HP intends to unveil the HP Firewall/VPN Server -- Check Point Edition, which delivers information security to enterprise customers and leverages the scalability, price and performance advantages of the Linux operating system. The HP Firewall/VPN server is Check Point OPSEC certified and available on industry-standard HP ProLiant servers. Customers purchasing the solution during calendar year 2003 receive one year of support from HP Services at no charge.
-- UNIX(R): HP plans to announce Install-time Security for HP-UX 11i, which allows customers to select a pre-defined security level at the time of server installation and have systems automatically perform many security operations -- such as firewall and password policy configuration -- as a result.
-- Networking: HP plans to announce the availability of the HP Atalla Secure Configuration Assistant, an easy-to-use set of tools to configure, manage and inject keys into HP Atalla Ax100 Network Security Processor products.
-- Printing: HP intends to announce the HP Atalla Trusted PrintMail Center, an integrated, secure solution for in-house generation and printed distribution of sensitive data such as customer personal identification numbers or cryptographic key components.

"Security is an integral part of every business and IT decision today, and it has to be at the foundation of any truly open and adaptable computing environment," said Denny Georg, chief technology officer, HP Services. "HP's broad security expertise, partners, services and platform leadership enable us to design, build, integrate, optimize and manage our customers' IT investments."

Georg will deliver a keynote address titled, "Building Secure Adaptive Solutions" at 2 p.m. on April 16 in the North Hall of San Francisco's Moscone Center.

During the show, HP and its partners also plan to demonstrate a wide array of products and services at HP booth 608. These demonstrations include:

-- HP Utility Data Center for virtual provisioning of security

resources;

-- HP OpenView for consolidated, real-time security event

management;

-- HP Firewall/VPN Server -- Check Point Edition for

professional-grade security running on Linux;

-- HP Install-time Security for HP-UX 11i using HP-UX Bastille

running on an Itanium(R)-based system;

-- HP-UX Host Intrusion Detection in real time;

-- HP-UX LDAP integration with Windows(R) 2000;

-- HP NonStop/K2 Defender for intrusion detection and reporting;

-- HP Atalla Trusted PrintMail Center for in-house generation and

printed distribution of sensitive data;

-- HP Atalla Secure Configuration Assistant for simplified

network security management;

-- HP ProtectTools for data protection and controlled network

access for notebook PCs;

-- HP ProtectTools Embedded Security for built-to-order,

TCPA/TCG-standards-based security embedded in device hardware;

-- HP Security Review Services for identifying and protecting

against vulnerability of wireless networks.

Members of the media may arrange executive interviews and a tour of HP's booth by contacting Michael Burk at +1 415 281 7139 or Email Contact.

About HP

HP is a leading global provider of products, technologies, solutions and services to consumers and businesses. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, personal computing and access devices, global services and imaging and printing. HP completed its acquisition of Compaq Computer Corporation on May 3, 2002. More information about HP is available at http://www.hp.com.

UNIX is a registered trademark of the Open Group. Itanium is a registered trademark of Intel Corp. or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Windows is a U.S. registered trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

This news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements. Risks, uncertainties and assumptions include the possibility that the market for the sale of certain products and services may not develop as expected; that development and performance of these products and services may not proceed as planned; and other risks that are described from time to time in HP's Securities and Exchange Commission reports, including but not limited to HP's quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended January 31, 2003, and subsequently filed reports. If any of these risks or uncertainties materializes or any of these assumptions proves incorrect, HP's results could differ materially from HP's expectations in these statements. HP assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

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