Siemens and Internet Security Systems Announce Worldwide Partnership Agreement ATLANTA, Ga. - February 24, 1998 - Internet Security Systems, Inc. (ISS), a pioneer and leading supplier of adaptive security management systems, today announced that it has entered into a worldwide partnership agreement with Siemens, a leader in electrical engineering and electronics. As a result of this partnership, Siemens will distribute ISS' award-winning AFEsuite( adaptive network security software. This agreement is part of Siemens' IT strategy to significantly expand its information technology services and provide customers worldwide with a powerful and proven enterprise security protection solution. [Siemens uses ISS for their security auditing. Not exactly rocket science or thorough testing.] ISS' SAFEsuite will become a key component in Siemens' broad range of IT solutions. As a global information technology expert in the provision of complete IT services for industrial projects, Siemens' has highly qualified consultants near customer sites worldwide to help customers select, integrate and operate the best system platforms, operating systems, and applications for specific needs including customized Internet and intranet solutions. "Siemens' worldwide presence, experience and resources in information technology services is ideally suited to meet the breadth of expanding customer needs worldwide," said Alex Bogaerts, president of ISS' European operations. "Siemens is a partner that is well positioned to support and further expand ISS' multi-tiered distribution channels and provide accelerated customer deployment of SAFEsuite. Now, people can get the unique SAFEsuite solution and the exceptional IT services of two trusted industry players from one source." "Increased Internet and intranet deployment has made adaptive network security an essential component of complete IT solutions," said Vlado Rados, Deputy Director of Siemens' business unit, Information Technology Services for industrial plants. "SAFEsuite offers our customers a complete solution for proactive network security protection. ISS' adaptive security management framework now allows us to also offer the entire range of critical network security capabilities to our customers, including comprehensive security assessment, proactive vulnerability detection, risk analysis, around-the-clock monitoring, and automatic intrusion detection and response." By using SAFEsuite, organizations can effectively minimize their security risks across the enterprise including the network perimeter and efficiently protect their internal systems. SAFEsuite includes Internet Scanner(, the de-facto standard for vulnerability detection and analysis; RealSecure(, a leading intrusion detection and response tool; and System Security canner( an innovative host-based security assessment and intrusion detection tool for large computer systems. About Internet Security Systems, Inc. Internet Security Systems, Inc. (ISS) is a pioneer and leading supplier of adaptive security management systems, providing comprehensive software that enables enterprise-wide information protection from security risks. ISS SAFEsuite(tm) information protection solutions provide a critical aspect of security by enabling organizations to automatically monitor, detect, and respond to vulnerabilities and threats. The company delivers its leading enterprise vulnerability and intrusion detection software to organizations worldwide including the Global 2,000, 9 out of the top 10 U.S. commercial banks, and over 35 government agencies. For more information, call the company at 770-395-0150 or 800-776-2376 or visit the ISS Web site at http://www.iss.net. Internet Security Systems, Inc., SAFEsuite, Internet Scanner, System Security Scanner and RealSecure are registered trademarks of Internet Security Systems, Inc.