Siemens and Internet Security Systems Announce Worldwide Partnership

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

"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

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

Internet Security Systems, Inc., SAFEsuite, Internet Scanner, System
Security Scanner and RealSecure are registered trademarks of Internet
Security Systems, Inc.

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