Forum Systems to Showcase Product Suite at USDA 2010 Cyber Security Summit

16 Jun, 2010, 08:00 ET from Forum Systems

BOSTON, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Forum Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Crosscheck Networks, Inc., today announced that it will be exhibiting in booth #40 at the USDA 2010 Cyber Security Summit, taking place June 22-23 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C.

The theme of this year's Summit is "Progress and Change -- Building the Foundation to Safeguard USDA Information and Digital Assets." Attendees will receive information and resources on security issues ranging from vulnerabilities to risks and mitigations and will learn how to "identify ways everyone can work together to build a solid security foundation program to meet future challenges and trends in cyber security."

Forum Systems offers a comprehensive suite of trust management, threat protection and information assurance solutions for government organizations and enterprises. Deployed together or seamlessly integrated within existing infrastructures, the company's product family comprises:

  • Forum Sentry XML Gateway – Simplifies business communications through secure integration across networks and business boundaries. Processing more than one billion transactions per day worldwide, the FIPS- and DoD-certified Forum Sentry ensures preemptive risk mitigation of business transactions exposed via SOA by enabling the ability to develop and deploy robust and reliable SOAP- and XML-based Web services. Empowering more secure, efficient and seamless information exchange among back-office applications, Web services, and customer and partner portals -- the hallmarks of Federated SOA -- Forum Sentry affords users more control of their Web interactions.

  • Forum STS Identity Broker – Allows secure, accelerated and consolidated identity enforcement, controlling privileges without requiring the custom code that can frequently introduce risk. Performing comprehensive mediation, authentication, and authorization of identity exchange among customer and partner portals, Web applications and XML-based Web services, Forum STS provides businesses with a simplified model for identity management and the framework for Federated SOA. And through Federated SOA with trusted business units and external trading partners, organizations can successfully navigate the regulatory and compliance barriers related to information security, integrity and privacy, and form a solid foundation for their cloud computing initiatives.

About Forum Systems

Forum Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Crosscheck Networks, Inc., is a leader in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and XML security. Through comprehensive Threat mitigation and Trust enablement, Forum's family of hardware, software and cloud-based instances provide enterprises and government organizations with the foundation for achieving secure SOA federation. Processing more than one billion transactions per day worldwide, the FIPS- and DoD-certified Forum products offer the industry's most comprehensive protection against XML- and SOAP-based vulnerabilities. Forum Sentry has been issued an industry-first patent (7,516,333) for XML security functions such as XML Encryption, XML Decryption and XML Signatures using a network appliance. For more information, please visit www.forumsys.com.

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