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SecureLogix President Lee Sutterfield to Speak at 21st Annual Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) Conference
[June 29, 2009]

SecureLogix President Lee Sutterfield to Speak at 21st Annual Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) Conference


SAN ANTONIO --(Business Wire)-- SecureLogix Corporation (News - Alert) announced today that President and Chairman of the Board Lee Sutterfield will discuss the critical need for voice network security and monitoring in incident response planning and will participate in a panel discussion of voice-over-IP (VoIP) security at the 21st Annual FIRST Conference. The conference, titled "Aftermath: Crafts and Lessons of Incident Recovery," is being held June 28-July 3 at the Hotel Granvia in Kyoto, Japan.



Sutterfield's presentation, entitled "Incident Response for Voice Services," will be held on July 1, 2009 from 4:00-5:00 p.m., followed by a 30-minute VoIP panel discussion. In his presentation, Sutterfield will provide perspective on the set of vulnerabilities unique to voice services, offer a basic explanation of voice firewall technology for securing the voice network against unauthorized access, and introduce some of the fundamentals of voice incidence response as currently practiced in the commercial arena.

The legacy voice network has often been an underappreciated attack vector for the cyber security discipline. However, it has never fallen out of favor with the hacker community, because it provides a high success rate for gaining unauthorized and unmonitored access to enterprise data networks and communications infrastructure. The deployment of VoIP technology has only exacerbated the problem. Voice firewall technology solves these issues, enables significant cost savings on voice services, and supports a whole new and critical component of cyber incident response capabilities as have been practiced over the past 20 years on the data network. Any incident response program that does not directly address the voice services vulnerability set is running blind and the costs to security and operations for that lack of 360 degree network visibility and monitoring are increasing daily.


About FIRST The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) is a global non-profit organization dedicated to bringing together computer security incident response teams (CSIRT's) and includes response teams from 194 corporations, government bodies, universities and other institutions spread across the Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania.

About Lee Sutterfield Lee Sutterfield is president and chairman of the board of directors of SecureLogix Corporation and one of its founders. He has led SecureLogix to its widely recognized position as the first, and still premier, enterprise voice security and management company. Prior to his leadership role at SecureLogix, Sutterfield gained expertise in cyber-security technology and initiatives through his work leading cutting-edge projects in both the private and government sectors.

He was a founder and the president of WheelGroup, a privately owned security software company that pioneered the Intrusion Detection and Prevention System market with its innovative product NetRanger IDS. WheelGroup was founded in September 1995 and acquired by Cisco Systems (News - Alert), Inc. in March 1998.

Prior to WheelGroup, Sutterfield was the senior program manager for the U.S. Air Force's pioneering information protection program at the Air Force Information Warfare Center in San Antonio, TX. As head of the Air Force Information Warfare Center's Countermeasure Engineering Team, he was responsible for the identification and analysis of computer and network vulnerabilities and the development of countermeasures. He also initiated the development of first-of-kind intrusion detection systems, automated vulnerability assessment products, network mapping tools, and threat analysis processes. He spearheaded the formation of the Air Force Computer Emergency Response Team and led the development of incident response processes that are still widely used throughout the computer security community today.

Prior to his time at the Air Force Information Warfare Center, Sutterfield initiated groundbreaking work within the Department of Defense's intelligence community regarding the characterization of the threat to national information systems via worldwide interconnectivity.

About SecureLogix SecureLogix is a unified communications intelligence and security company building first-of-kind solutions that secure enterprise telecom resources from attack and abuse and simplify voice network management. SecureLogix® technologies are currently protecting and managing over three million corporate phone lines. The company's ETM System is a comprehensive solution that provides firewall security, performance monitoring, call reporting and call recording for enterprise voice networks. For more information, see www.securelogix.com.

Reader Contact Information SecureLogix Corporation, 13750 San Pedro, Suite 820, San Antonio, Texas, 78232, 210-402-9669, fax 210-402-6996, info@securelogix.com, www.securelogix.com.

ETM, SecureLogix, SecureLogix Corporation, and the SecureLogix Diamond Emblem are trademarks or registered trademarks of SecureLogix Corporation in the U.S.A. and other countries. All other trademarks mentioned herein are believed to be trademarks of their respective owners.

SecureLogix technologies are protected by one or more of the following patents: US 6,249,575 B1, US 6,320,948 B1, US 6,687,353 B1, US 6,700,964 B1, US 6,718,024 B1, US 6,735,291 B1, US 6,760,420 B2, US 6,760,421 B2, US 6,879,671 B1, US 7,133,511 B2, US 7,231,027 B2, US 6,226,372 B1, US 7,440,558 B2, and CA (News - Alert) 2,354,149. U.S. and Foreign Patents Pending.

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