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Integrated security, risk and audit management platform instills confidence in data security for ALS customers, including The Department of Homeland SecurityACTON, Mass. â€“ April 22, 2008 â€“ eIQnetworksÂ®, Inc., a global provider of integrated security, risk and audit management solutions, today announced that Automated License Systems (ALS), Inc., the preeminent provider of automated hunting and fishing licensing solutions and automated firearm background checks in the U.S., has selected its SecureVue platform to identify malicious network threats and meet government compliance mandates.ALS processes more than 35 percent of all wildlife licenses in the U.S. and over half of all automated firearm background checks, in addition to background checks and fingerprint verification for the Department of Homeland Securityâ€™s Transportation Security Administration. The company â€“ which provides 24x7 support for 13,000 license agents nationwide â€“ manages over 80 servers across two data farms and processes over 36 million transactions annually, representing over $250 million in revenue.â€œThe integrity of our data is critical. When working with government customers, we need to be able to prove that the sensitive data we process and store is safe from attacks, and eIQâ€™s SecureVue platform enables us to do that,â€ said Rich Edwards, director of Technical Operations for ALS. â€œThe platformâ€™s ability to reduce server load and eliminate storage overflow also enhances our overall network performance.â€ALS is using SecureVue to collect, correlate and analyze log, vulnerability, configuration, asset, performance and network behavioral anomaly data across its geographically-distributed network. By combining these elements into a single repository, ALS is able to cost-effectively use forensics, correlated alerting and reporting to identify threat patterns, detect configuration changes, support compliance mandates and proactively monitor network health across all devices, servers and applications. â€œOne of the main reasons we selected eIQâ€™s SecureVue is its ability to consolidate and correlate data across the enterprise,â€ said Edwards. â€œThis enables us to better serve customers like the Department of Homeland Security with unified security management, including the ability to quickly run comprehensive forensics queries from a single console.â€â€œAdvanced forensic analysis and reporting is critical to ALSâ€™ overall security and compliance strategy,â€ said John Sullivan, senior vice president of field operations at eIQnetworks. â€œBy automating the collection data from multiple disparate sources, SecureVue enables ALS to more quickly identify potential threats and streamline compliance support.â€About eIQnetworkseIQnetworks, Inc., a leader in integrated security, risk and audit management, enables enterprise, government and MSSP customers to effectively meet security and compliance challenges through a unified framework. More than 2,700 organizations worldwide rely on the power of eIQâ€™s enterprise security management and IT governance, risk and compliance solutions to proactively detect security breaches, speed incident remediation and support evolving best practices and compliance regulations across the enterprise. For additional information, please visit www.eIQnetworks.com or call +1 877.564.7787.###Â© 2008 eIQnetworks, Inc. eIQnetworks and SecureVue are registered trademarks of eIQnetworks, Inc. All other trademarks, servicemarks, registered trademarks and servicemarks are the property of their respective owners.