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Raytheon, Narus Partner On Real-Time Network Traffic Intelligence

Joint cybersecurity solution allows monitoring of VoIP, e-mail, Web mail, and instant mMessage traffic on critical government networks
WALTHAM, Mass. and SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 16, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Narus have formed a partnership in which Raytheon will embed NarusInsight(TM) to monitor Internet Protocol (IP) traffic and provide critical knowledge to help manage and protect sensitive government networks.

"With this partnership, Raytheon and Narus will provide the best possible solution to ensure our government's sensitive networks remain protected, while also providing capabilities to identify attackers," said Steve Hawkins, vice president of Raytheon Information Security Solutions. "This is the most comprehensive and robust dynamic defense solution available for government networks."

Narus is the leader in real-time traffic intelligence for the protection and management of large IP networks. Raytheon selected NarusInsight after a comprehensive review of competing solutions. The company's real-time traffic intelligence technology allows for total visibility into IP traffic, from the network layer through services. Used by the world's service providers and governments, Narus has developed and patented state-of-the art algorithms to detect network anomalies and zero-day attacks, and manage unwanted IP traffic. Additionally, Narus has the unique ability to precision target and fully reconstruct all types of IP traffic, including VoIP, e-mail, Web mail and instant messages.

"We are proud to be selected by Raytheon as part of Narus' broader strategy to work with the best companies to meet government requirements around the world," said Greg Oslan, Narus president and CEO. "As the foundation for the industry's most advanced real-time cyber protection, intercept and traffic management solutions, NarusInsight is critical to help meet today's national security challenges."

Raytheon and Narus' new solution for protecting and monitoring government networks aligns with renewed government efforts to adopt a more strategic approach to cybersecurity. Raytheon provides a full spectrum of robust cybersecurity capabilities, including vulnerability and security assessments, enterprise information assurance services, monitoring and traffic analysis, information services and information operations.

Raytheon Company, with 2008 sales of $23.2 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 87 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 73,000 people worldwide.

Narus is the leader in real-time traffic intelligence for the protection and management of large IP networks, and is the only company that provides security, intercept and traffic management solutions within a single, flexible system. With Narus, service providers and governments around the world can immediately detect, analyze, mitigate and target any unwanted, unwarranted or malicious traffic. Narus provides its customers with complete, real-time insight into all of their IP traffic from the network to the applications. Combined with the ability to enable numerous actions, Narus customers have the ability to take the most appropriate actions quickly.

Narus' system protects and manages the largest IP networks around the world, including KT (Korea), KDDI (Japan), Telecom Egypt, Reliance (India), Saudi Telecom, U.S. Cellular, Pakistan Telecom Authority and many more. Narus is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with regional offices around the world. For more information, please visit www.narus.com.

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