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netVigilance Inc. announces release of SANS Top 20 test policy.

Fast baseline network vulnerability assessment for most common Windows and Unix test cases.

BEAVERTON, Oregon -- December 29, 2004 - netVigilance Inc. an authorized distributor of SecureScout™., a leading supplier of advanced Network Vulnerability Assessment and Management software for corporations announced today the release of SANS Top 20 Safe Scan, a test policy for the SANS Top 20 known computer vulnerability list.

"The SANS Safe Scan enables corporations to quickly assess the security of their network against the most common from cyber attack threats as identified by SANS and other security researchers" says Ron Cox; VP Sales at netVigilance. "As a first pass, the SANS Top 20 Safe Scan policy will alert you to the most imminent threats to your network; the vulnerabilities that need to be remedied immediately. This allows you to prioritize the remediation tasks more efficiently. You can then run the more comprehensive, time-consuming scans as a follow-on."

A free demo copy is available for download from the netVigilance website; www.netvigilance.com

"The Top-20 is the experts' consensus of critical threats to information and infrastructures", commented Ross Patel, Director of the Top-20 program at the SANS Institute. "These are the prioritized concerns that should be at the top of any information assurance initiative."

About netVigilance

Founded in 2003, netVigilance delivers best-in-class solutions for protection of corporate networks. With its SecureScout™ line of vulnerability assessment tools; netVigilance will ensure increased profitability, increased operational efficiencies, higher productivity and decreased downtime by increasing the efficiency of network security operations.

The SecureScout™ Security Operations engineers continually uncover vulnerabilities in 3rd party operating systems, equipment, applications and services.

SecureScout™ engineers develop and deploy vulnerability test cases, security alerts, remediation procedures and expert opinion to over 2,000 customers and clients worldwide..

For information contact:

Ron Cox
netVigilance Public Relations
14845 SW Murray Scholls Dr.
Suite 110/310
Beaverton, Oregon 97007
503 997 7838

SecureScout™ is the name of the suite of NexantiS security products for Vulnerability Assessment and Management. SecureScout™ is a trademark of NexantiS Corporation. netVigilance, Inc. is a partner of NexantiS and an authorized distributor of SecureScout.

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