nCircle joined the Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP), and will
be provided with vulnerability information in advance of Microsoft’s monthly
security update releases, to offer protections to customers efficiently and
effectively. nCircle’s commitment to rapid coverage for critical Microsoft
vulnerabilities has been backed by a 24-hour Service Level Agreement for over
four years.

This partnership with Microsoft will enable nCircle to provide
the highest quality detection signatures exactly at or near the time of the
monthly Microsoft patch releases, ensuring that customers can detect and
prioritize these vulnerabilities faster and more accurately than ever before
to reduce overall risk on their global networks.

“Security is an industry-wide challenge that requires industry-wide
cooperation. With Microsoft Active Protections Program, nCircle and Microsoft
continue to show each company’s commitment to industry partnerships that help
protect customers,” said Tim Keanini, CTO, nCircle. “nCircle is the market
leader in providing the broadest and deepest automated vulnerability and
exposure detection, currently providing checks for over 18,000 conditions. By
receiving vulnerability information earlier, nCircle customers will benefit by
automatically discovering the latest vulnerabilities on their networks with
greater speed and accuracy reducing their window of risk.”

“Our partners share our passion for industry collaboration to protect a
world full of Internet users,” said Mark Miller, director of Microsoft’s
Trustworthy Computing product management. “No one company can accomplish this
by itself. That is why we are partnering with nCircle to advance and improve