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Guardian Digital Announces Price Reduction for Annual EnGarde Community GDSN Subscription

ALLENDALE, NJ - September 29, 2003 - Guardian Digital, the world's premier open s ource security company, announced today that they will be reducing the annual subscription cost of the Guardian Digital Secure Network for EnGarde Community users from $229 to $60 for a limited time.

The Guardian Digital Secure Network (GDSN) is a unique subscription-based service for keeping EnGarde Secure Linux servers current while receiving expert advice and technical support directly from Guardian Digital engineers. "Lowering the GDSN subscription price makes available Guardian Digital's world-class services to a wider audience. We truly believe the GDSN is the most cost effective, unique software and support system of its kind, and our hope is to be able to prove that to our EnGarde Community users," said Dave Wreski, Guardian Digital CEO.

The Guardian Digital Secure Network Services include:

  • Automatic Software Updates
  • Customized Security Improvements
  • Rapid Response Alerts to Updates
  • Expert Technical Support and Advice
  • New Software Versions & Features

EnGarde Secure Linux, the award-winning secure and easy-to-manage platform for operating on the Internet, is a comprehensive solution that provides all the tools necessary to build a complete online presence, including DNS, Web, and e-mail services. EnGarde reduces the time and resources required to create a secure online presence.

"In an ever-changing technological environment, the Guardian Digital Secure Network provides a fast, easy way to maintain our system and keep it consistently secure," writes Ken Romero, systems engineer with Cisco Systems and CEO, "The automatic update function and exceptional technical support combine to form the most cost-effective and effortless means to protect our intellectual property."

Through Guardian Digital's Rapid Response technology, customers are automatically notified of pending software and security updates, as well as complete software upgrades, all performed reliably and without complex intervention.

In recent months, Guardian Digital has released numerous application updates and functional enhancements, addressing the rising frequency of hacker attacks and vulnerabilities. Some of Guardian Digital's latest improvements include:

Cryptography: Significant OpenSSH and stunnel vulnerabilities Electronic Mail: Many new features and security update Core EnGarde System: Kernel updates to support new hardware Web Applications: PHP performance and feature improvements

"Hackers never sleep. It is imperative that servers remain as secure and current as possible. The Guardian Digital Secure Network is the most sophisticated and least expensive means to maintain a secure posture while constantly adding new features to an EnGarde server," said Ryan W. Maple, senior security lead at Guardian Digital.

Guardian Digital Secure Network is the least expensive way to add conscientious and knowledgeable security staff to your organization, focused on keeping your system s operating efficiently, productively and securely. This intelligent approach to sys tem security and management is the most dynamic means to protect your corporate assets and remain on the cutting edge of security technology.

To see all our latest security improvements, please visit our website

About Guardian Digital

Guardian Digital, the premier open source security company, offers the first secure, open source Internet infrastructure system. Based on Guardian Digital's operating system platform, EnGarde, the company provides enterprises with the software and services necessary for secure computing on the Internet. By leveraging the merits of the collaborative open source design model, coupled with the company's security and Internet expertise, Guardian Digital solutions maintain the highest degree of security and reliability. Founded in 1999, Guardian Digital is headquartered in Waldwick, New Jersey. For additional information, please visit or call 1-866-GD-LINUX.

Alison Parker
Guardian Digital, Inc.
Corporate Communications

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