VIGILANTe Appoints Former Intel Executive as Chief Executive Officer

Leading Security Assurance Service Provider Continues Aggressive Growth

Strategy by Naming Eric Fullerton President and CEO



Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from VIGILANTe

    MELVILLE, N.Y., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- VIGILANTe, a pioneer and leading
 provider of automated online security assessment services, today announced the
 appointment of Eric Fullerton as its president and chief executive officer.
 Mr. Fullerton brings over 20 years of international sales, marketing,
 technology and management experience.
     "It has always been our vision to appoint a seasoned executive from a
 globally recognized corporation to lead VIGILANTe," explained Ulf Munkedal,
 co-founder and recently appointed vice chairman of VIGILANTe.  "Eric's
 multinational management experience and proven business accomplishments made
 him the ideal leader to build on VIGILANTe's current success and take the
 company to a global-market leadership position."
     Mr. Fullerton joined VIGILANTe in November 2000 as chief operating officer
 and was named president shortly thereafter.  During this period, Mr. Fullerton
 was instrumental in restructuring the organization and advancing the company's
 strategy.  He built a strong corporate management and sales team, and
 streamlined the company's operations.  Mr. Fullerton brings to VIGILANTe a
 global perspective and a breadth of business operations experience, including
 mergers and acquisitions.
     Mr. Fullerton has a strong track record of success, particularly in
 growing and leading large organizations.  Prior to joining VIGILANTe,
 Mr. Fullerton served as General Manager of Intel's Converged Edge Division and
 Network Systems Division.  He built a business unit to $300M in annual revenue
 from almost no internal capabilities, through a series of mergers and
 acquisitions and an international team situated in North America, Europe and
 Asia.
     Prior to working at Intel, Mr. Fullerton was CEO and Managing Director of
 Cray Communications, which was acquired by Intel in 1997.  Mr. Fullerton
 restructured Cray from a loss making to a profitable company within nine
 months.  Mr. Fullerton also served as Managing Director of NOKIA's Consumer
 Electronics and Telecommunications divisions.
     "VIGILANTe has the right strategy and vision for the security assessment
 sector," said Eric Fullerton.  "VIGILANTe's ability to rapidly deliver these
 solutions through partners uniquely positions VIGILANTe to capture the market.
 I look forward to leading VIGILANTe as the world's provider of security
 assurance services."
     Mr. Fullerton will guide VIGILANTe from its corporate headquarters in
 Melville, New York.
 
     About VIGILANTe
     VIGILANTe, a leading provider of security assurance services since 1997,
 pioneered the automation of vulnerability tests via the Internet and
 revolutionized the market with independent assessments that ensure unbiased,
 rigorous testing and reliable results.  Through the company's award-winning,
 patent-pending offerings, SecureScan(TM) and NV e-secure(TM), VIGILANTe meets
 organization's needs to frequently and thoroughly test internal and external
 networks and obtain up-to-date security assessments.
     As the developer of the Security Assurance Service Provider (SASP) model,
 VIGILANTe delivers its services through its extensive network of partners
 worldwide.  VIGILANTe is headquartered in Melville, New York, and has offices
 throughout the United States and Europe.
     To find out more about VIGILANTe and why independent experts stand by its
 services, visit http://www.vigilante.com.
 
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    MELVILLE, N.Y., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- VIGILANTe, a pioneer and leading
 provider of automated online security assessment services, today announced the
 appointment of Eric Fullerton as its president and chief executive officer.
 Mr. Fullerton brings over 20 years of international sales, marketing,
 technology and management experience.
     "It has always been our vision to appoint a seasoned executive from a
 globally recognized corporation to lead VIGILANTe," explained Ulf Munkedal,
 co-founder and recently appointed vice chairman of VIGILANTe.  "Eric's
 multinational management experience and proven business accomplishments made
 him the ideal leader to build on VIGILANTe's current success and take the
 company to a global-market leadership position."
     Mr. Fullerton joined VIGILANTe in November 2000 as chief operating officer
 and was named president shortly thereafter.  During this period, Mr. Fullerton
 was instrumental in restructuring the organization and advancing the company's
 strategy.  He built a strong corporate management and sales team, and
 streamlined the company's operations.  Mr. Fullerton brings to VIGILANTe a
 global perspective and a breadth of business operations experience, including
 mergers and acquisitions.
     Mr. Fullerton has a strong track record of success, particularly in
 growing and leading large organizations.  Prior to joining VIGILANTe,
 Mr. Fullerton served as General Manager of Intel's Converged Edge Division and
 Network Systems Division.  He built a business unit to $300M in annual revenue
 from almost no internal capabilities, through a series of mergers and
 acquisitions and an international team situated in North America, Europe and
 Asia.
     Prior to working at Intel, Mr. Fullerton was CEO and Managing Director of
 Cray Communications, which was acquired by Intel in 1997.  Mr. Fullerton
 restructured Cray from a loss making to a profitable company within nine
 months.  Mr. Fullerton also served as Managing Director of NOKIA's Consumer
 Electronics and Telecommunications divisions.
     "VIGILANTe has the right strategy and vision for the security assessment
 sector," said Eric Fullerton.  "VIGILANTe's ability to rapidly deliver these
 solutions through partners uniquely positions VIGILANTe to capture the market.
 I look forward to leading VIGILANTe as the world's provider of security
 assurance services."
     Mr. Fullerton will guide VIGILANTe from its corporate headquarters in
 Melville, New York.
 
     About VIGILANTe
     VIGILANTe, a leading provider of security assurance services since 1997,
 pioneered the automation of vulnerability tests via the Internet and
 revolutionized the market with independent assessments that ensure unbiased,
 rigorous testing and reliable results.  Through the company's award-winning,
 patent-pending offerings, SecureScan(TM) and NV e-secure(TM), VIGILANTe meets
 organization's needs to frequently and thoroughly test internal and external
 networks and obtain up-to-date security assessments.
     As the developer of the Security Assurance Service Provider (SASP) model,
 VIGILANTe delivers its services through its extensive network of partners
 worldwide.  VIGILANTe is headquartered in Melville, New York, and has offices
 throughout the United States and Europe.
     To find out more about VIGILANTe and why independent experts stand by its
 services, visit http://www.vigilante.com.
 
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