INetU & Trustwave Partner to Provide Hosted Security Services for PCI DSS and HIPAA Compliance

Chicago, IL - 13 May 2009

INetU Managed Hosting and Trustwave have partnered to deliver a security program for merchants seeking compliance with the PCI DSS, HIPAA, and other standards in a managed hosting environment. Together, INetU’s industry-leading managed hosting services and Trustwave’s managed security solutions put merchants who engage both companies in an excellent position to validate compliance with the PCI DSS and other regulatory standards.

The new security program provides:

INetU’s Managed Hosting Services: INetU takes a uniquely consultative approach to helping clients with compliance needs. While working with the customer, INetU’s security experts design a managed hosting solution that addresses their compliance needs. Experts help choose the right firewalls, network devices, and server hardening practices that put their hosted servers in compliance with best security practices. INetU is validated PCI DSS compliant and is SAS 70 Type II certified.

TrustKeeper®: Trustwave's on-demand compliance management service, TrustKeeper, detects and alerts you of security flaws at your network perimeter and provides guidance to address these exploits. It also provides the necessary tools to support on-going compliance with several industry and regulatory standards, including external vulnerability scanning.

Trustwave Managed IPS: Trustwave Intrusion Prevention System positions state-of-the-art technology at your network choke points that examine traffic passing through at the application layer. It then continuously scans your network to identify assets, self-tuning to provide defense against only those attacks that threaten specific systems and vulnerabilities on your network. Tustwave's IPS intelligently integrates vulnerability identification and intrusion prevention into a single appliance.

Trustwave Network Security Monitoring: Trustwave's NSM service features a staff of highly trained security engineers that monitor systems 24x7 to provide continuous, expert analysis with minimal false positive reports. Automated analytics and correlation technologies constantly observe security events identified in log stream and monitor trends and patterns for indications of unusual or suspicious activity.

“Our partnership with Trustwave helps us deliver a more complete solution to clients who are handling sensitive data,” says Dev Chanchani, president of INetU. “With the combined expertise of INetU and Trustwave, our clients have the right tools to tackle any compliance concerns.”

“Our managed security services are the ideal solution for any organization looking to implement a more robust data security program to protect key information assets and comply with industry and regulatory standards for the protection of data,” says Robert J. McCullen, chairman and CEO of Trustwave. “This partnership should encourage INetU merchants to move beyond compliance by incorporating security best practices into their organization’s daily security practices.”

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