SPARTA, Inc. to Purchase McAfee Research Assets

Jan 13, 2005, 00:00 ET from SPARTA, Inc.

    LAKE FOREST, Calif., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- SPARTA, Inc. has signed a
 definitive agreement to purchase the assets of McAfee Research (a division of
 McAfee, Inc.) and will acquire the research contracts currently in place as
 part of this agreement.
     McAfee Research conducts advanced computer and network security research
 focused on a variety of different technologies including: host, network, and
 wireless intrusion prevention; malicious code defense; security policy and
 management; high performance assurance and forensics; and, threats, attacks
 and vulnerabilities.  McAfee Research has worked with such government
 organizations as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Advanced
 Research and Development Activity of the national intelligence community, the
 National Security Agency and the Army Research Laboratories.
     The McAfee Research staff, located primarily in Rockville, MD and Southern
 California, will be integrated into the existing SPARTA organizations that
 support some of the same government organizations.
     "We are very pleased to be able to augment our current information
 security capabilities with the outstanding research and development talent
 coming to us from McAfee."  Said Dr. Robert Sepucha, SPARTA's CEO.  "This
 acquisition gives SPARTA the ability to offer our customers access to state of
 the art security technology and provides a natural transition path from R&D to
 fielding for advanced security technology."
     Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
 
     About SPARTA, Inc.
     SPARTA, Inc. is an employee-owned company headquartered in Lake Forest,
 California, with over 20 offices throughout the United States.  SPARTA has
 enjoyed over 25 years of nationally recognized achievement as a provider of
 technical products and services to the Defense, Intelligence, and Homeland
 Security sectors of the Federal Government.  For more information, visit
 www.sparta.com.
 
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     The statements contained in this release which are not historical facts
 are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties
 that could cause results to differ materially from those set forth in, or
 implied by, such forward-looking statements.  Statements about the Company's
 future expectations, plans and prospects, including statements containing
 words such as "projects," "anticipates," "believes," "estimates," "expects,"
 "plans," "intends," and similar expressions, are forward-looking statements.
 The risks and uncertainties involving forward-looking statements include risks
 relating to the integration of and expected benefits from the acquisition of
 the business described in the foregoing, the Company's dependence on continued
 funding of U.S. government programs, government contract procurement and
 termination risks, and other risks described in the Company's Securities and
 Exchange Commission filings.  These statements reflect the Company's current
 beliefs and are based upon information currently available to it.  We
 anticipate that subsequent events and developments will cause our views to
 change.  However, while we may elect to update these forward-looking
 statements in the future, we specifically disclaim any obligation to do so.
 
 

SOURCE SPARTA, Inc.
    LAKE FOREST, Calif., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- SPARTA, Inc. has signed a
 definitive agreement to purchase the assets of McAfee Research (a division of
 McAfee, Inc.) and will acquire the research contracts currently in place as
 part of this agreement.
     McAfee Research conducts advanced computer and network security research
 focused on a variety of different technologies including: host, network, and
 wireless intrusion prevention; malicious code defense; security policy and
 management; high performance assurance and forensics; and, threats, attacks
 and vulnerabilities.  McAfee Research has worked with such government
 organizations as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Advanced
 Research and Development Activity of the national intelligence community, the
 National Security Agency and the Army Research Laboratories.
     The McAfee Research staff, located primarily in Rockville, MD and Southern
 California, will be integrated into the existing SPARTA organizations that
 support some of the same government organizations.
     "We are very pleased to be able to augment our current information
 security capabilities with the outstanding research and development talent
 coming to us from McAfee."  Said Dr. Robert Sepucha, SPARTA's CEO.  "This
 acquisition gives SPARTA the ability to offer our customers access to state of
 the art security technology and provides a natural transition path from R&D to
 fielding for advanced security technology."
     Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
 
     About SPARTA, Inc.
     SPARTA, Inc. is an employee-owned company headquartered in Lake Forest,
 California, with over 20 offices throughout the United States.  SPARTA has
 enjoyed over 25 years of nationally recognized achievement as a provider of
 technical products and services to the Defense, Intelligence, and Homeland
 Security sectors of the Federal Government.  For more information, visit
 www.sparta.com.
 
     Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
 of 1995
     The statements contained in this release which are not historical facts
 are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties
 that could cause results to differ materially from those set forth in, or
 implied by, such forward-looking statements.  Statements about the Company's
 future expectations, plans and prospects, including statements containing
 words such as "projects," "anticipates," "believes," "estimates," "expects,"
 "plans," "intends," and similar expressions, are forward-looking statements.
 The risks and uncertainties involving forward-looking statements include risks
 relating to the integration of and expected benefits from the acquisition of
 the business described in the foregoing, the Company's dependence on continued
 funding of U.S. government programs, government contract procurement and
 termination risks, and other risks described in the Company's Securities and
 Exchange Commission filings.  These statements reflect the Company's current
 beliefs and are based upon information currently available to it.  We
 anticipate that subsequent events and developments will cause our views to
 change.  However, while we may elect to update these forward-looking
 statements in the future, we specifically disclaim any obligation to do so.
 
 SOURCE  SPARTA, Inc.