Thales News Release

Data Security Leader, Vormetric Inc., To Present At The Storage Security Session At Storage World Conference Boston

September 19, 2006

BOSTON, MA - September 19, 2006 -- STORAGE WORLD CONFERENCE -- Vormetric, a leading provider of security solutions for protecting sensitive data from unauthorized access, announced today that Rick McPhee, Vormetric Vice President of Engineering, will participate and present at the Storage World Conference Panel Discussion: Storage Security, on September 20, at the Storage World Conference in the Waterfront Ballroom #3, Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, MA at 3:55PM EDT.

McPhee and other storage security and data protection vendors EMC, Network Appliance, Seagate and NeoScale will discuss state-of-the-art storage security, including methodologies, systems and operational considerations for encryption, encryption management, damage and alteration of data in flight, as well as data at rest. The looming threat to delivering high-data availability is the "intrusion factor" and storage security is fast becoming one of the newest storage management disciplines. The moderator of this discussion will be George Hall, Strategic Development Partner, Ridge Partners.

Now in its sixth year, Storage World Conference (SWC) is focused on making storage networking and management education more accessible to all users, from the SMB to the large-scale enterprise. SWC's widely recognized continuing education program and exhibition expands to two full conferences in 2006. Storage World Conference Spring was held June 20-22, 2006, at the Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA. Storage World Conference Fall is slated for September 19-21, 2006, at the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center, Boston, MA. The SWC Fall program includes knowledgeable industry speakers and an all-encompassing list of storage and business topics. The event will be held in conjunction with the ASNP East Summit, scheduled for Wednesday, September 20, at the Seaport Hotel. Founded in 2003, the ASNP is a worldwide community of storage networking users, whose goal is to provide members with valuable educational programs and professional development opportunities.

About Vormetric

Vormetric is the leader in data security management and enforcement solutions. Vormetric Data Security provides a centrally managed, high performance, easy-to- implement, distributed solution that solves the pressing compliance, security and risk management challenges facing today’s enterprises and government agencies. Vormetric’s application- and database-transparent solution outperforms other offerings to provide stronger and broader data security at a fraction of the management and implementation cost.

Vormetric’s more than 230 customers represent the world’s most trusted brands in financial services, retail, manufacturing, healthcare, media, energy and telecom industries as well as highly security conscious government agencies.

Vormetric technology has received strong market validation for its innovative approach to data security, including:

  • Selection by IBM as the core database encryption solution for DB2 and Informix on LinuxTM, Unix® and Windows
  • Computerworld Technology Innovation Award
  • Selection by Symantec to provide the Symantec Veritas NetBackupTM Media Server Encryption Option
  • Partnership with Oracle to secure the execution environment for Oracle® Database Vault
  • Five patents issued and nine patents pending

Vormetric is a trademark of Vormetric, Inc. All other names mentioned are trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.