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CSIA Applauds DHS Cyber Security Appointment

Welcomes Gregory Garcia as New Assistant Secretary for Cyber Security and Telecommunications

Arlington, Va. Sept. 19, 2006 The Cyber Security Industry Alliance (CSIA) today applauded the appointment of Gregory Garcia as the Assistant Secretary for Cyber Security and Telecommunications at the Department of Homeland Security.

"The appointment of Greg Garcia as assistant secretary for cyber security and telecommunications is a significant step forward by the Department of Homeland Security in the effort to strengthen our national information infrastructure," said Paul Kurtz, executive director of CSIA. "Greg is an excellent choice for the position, bringing both his solid knowledge of information security issues and strong relationships in the private sector to the Department. We look forward to working with him on defining priorities and programs to improve our readiness for a massive disruption involving the information infrastructure."

About the Cyber Security Industry Alliance
The Cyber Security Industry Alliance is the only advocacy group dedicated exclusively to ensuring the privacy, reliability and integrity of information systems through public policy, technology, education and awareness. Led by CEOs from the world's top security providers, CSIA believes a comprehensive approach to information system security is vital to the stability of the global economy. Visit our web site at www.csialliance.org.

Members of the CSIA include Application Security, Inc.; CA, Inc. (NYSE: CA); Citadel Security Software Inc. (CDSS:OTC); Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS); Entrust, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENTU); F-Secure Corporation (HEX: FSC1V); Fortinet, Inc.; Internet Security Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: ISSX); iPass Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAS); McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE); Mirage Networks; PGP Corporation; Qualys, Inc.; RSA Security Inc. (NASDAQ: RSAS); Secure Computing Corporation (NASDAQ: SCUR); Surety, Inc.; SurfControl Plc (LSE: SRF); Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC); TechGuard Security, LLC; and Vontu, Inc.

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