IceWEB Broadens Security Offering with on Demand Security Product Suite Powered by Echoworx Technology



    
    Lists Echoworx Products on GSA Schedule
    

    TORONTO, Aug. 28 /CNW/ -- IceWEB Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board:   IWEB), the
premier provider of Network Infrastructure Security products and services to
the United States Government has signed an agreement with Echoworx to deliver
subscription based Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions. The first offerings
within IceWEB's new IceSECURE product suite, available September 30th, will be
powered by Echoworx technology and will provide PKI Encrypted Email, Secure
Statements, and Encrypted Message eXchange secure collaboration portal.
IceSECURE is a family of subscription- based product offerings which allow
clients of any size to easily deploy on- demand solutions to meet either short
or longer term security requirements that their business may face.  IceWEB and
Echoworx also announced that the entire Echoworx product offering will be
available to Federal Government Customers via IceWEB's GSA Schedule:
GS-35F-0261N.
    This offer will concentrate wholly on reducing organizations exposure to
threats which may originate from within their trusted internal networks. Such
internal threats can materialize in the form of:

    
    (*) Confidential customer data being stolen or transmitted outside of the
      trusted company network.
    (*) Inappropriate communications, content, or activities being transmitted
      from, within, or conducted within or from behind the company firewalls.
    (*) Theft or loss of extremely sensitive information such as business plans,
      proprietary trade secrets, or Senior Management plans.
    (*) Surreptitious monitoring of privileged internal electronic
      communications.
    (*) Violations of SEC or other regulatory disclosure or data confidentiality
      rules.
    
    John R. Signorello, Chairman and CEO of IceWEB Inc., said of the
announcement, "Forget thinking outside of the box, IceWEB will provide
services where the largest risk exists, focused inside the box (the internal,
and though wrongly ... generally trusted network). Most companies and
organizations are so focused on protecting their critical network
infrastructure from the myriad of intrusion, virus, spam, and other externally
originated risks that they miss the warning signs of internal exposures. What
company executive has not wondered if his/her confidential emails to and from
their contemporaries are viewed by their technical staff or some other
malicious third party. What organization has not collectively shivered every
time they see a breaking news story about massive loss of customer account
data? Who among Senior Executives has not thought about the risks to their
organization resulting from unexpected liabilities caused by employee
misconduct and inappropriate behavior? IceSECURE will field on-demand services
and valuable consultative and training offerings to assist organizations, both
public and private in managing, mitigating, and ultimately eliminating those
problem areas."
    "We are very pleased that IceWEB has chosen our product suite for their
growing customer base. IceWEB recognizes the need to expand their existing
managed security services portfolio, and by adding Echoworx products they are
strategically extending their solution set to include managed encryption
applications," said Michael Ginsberg, President and CEO of Echoworx. "When it
comes to security infrastructure, IceWEB understands businesses want to
implement privacy best practices simply, easily and cost effectively.
Encryption applications have become a natural extension of a communication
provider's SaaS messaging suite."
    
    About IceWEB
    
    IceWEB, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board:   IWEB), utilizes a hosted software
services model that brings technologies normally reserved for large
corporations to the small business customer. By subscribing to IceWEB's
flagship products, IceMAIL and IcePORTAL small and medium sized businesses can
now have the benefits of these more advanced software systems for a low 'pay
as you grow' basis instead of being faced with large up-front capital
expenses. IceWEB also provides network infrastructure solutions services to
our enterprise and Government customers with a specific focus on network
security. Founded in 2000, IceWEB is headquartered in Herndon, VA, and serves
customers in the public and private sectors. For more information, please
visit http://www.IceWEB.com or http://www.IceMAIL.com.
    "Safe Harbor" statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform
Act of 1995: Except for the historical information contained herein, the
matters discussed in this press release are forward-looking statements that
involve risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to business
conditions and the amount of growth in the computer industry and general
economy, competitive factors, and other risks detailed from time to time in
the Company's SEC reports, including but not limited to its annual report on
Form 10-K and its quarterly reports on Forms 10-Q. The Company does not
undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statements.
    
    About Echoworx
    
    Echoworx is a provider of security solutions for enhancing privacy and
trust in digital communications.  Echoworx product suite of privacy
applications leverages the power of Echoworx Secure Services (ESS) platform.
All data is encrypted using industry trusted standard PKI (Public Key
Infrastructure) and S/MIME technologies for strong encryption and digital
signatures, relying on standard X.509 certificates. The ESS platform is hosted
by global Application Service Provider partners of Echoworx and manages the
digital certificates for Echoworx's data privacy applications which include:
Secure Mail, Secure DOX, Encrypted Document Presentment, and Encrypted Message
eXchange. Echoworx products are currently offered by leading communication
providers that include: AT&T, IBM, LogicaCMG, Telus, Tiscali, Rogers, and
Verizon. Visit www.echoworx.com

    
    FOR MORE INFORMATION:
    Allen & Caron
    Rudy Barrio (investors)
    Brian Kennedy (media)
    212-691-8087
    r.barrio@allencaron.com
    brian@allencaron.com
    or
    IceWEB, Inc.
    Gary Dunham
    703-964-8000
    investor@IceWEB.com
    

    
    Stefanie Nastou
    Echoworx Corporation
    416-226-8610
    pr@echoworx.com
    




For further information:

For further information: Investors, Rudy Barrio, 
r.barrio@allencaron.com; or Media, Brian Kennedy, brian@allencaron.com,  both
of Allen & Caron, +1-212-691-8087; or Gary Dunham of IceWEB, Inc., 
+1-703-964-8000, investor@IceWEB.com, or Stefanie Nastou of Echoworx 
Corporation, +1-416-226-8610, pr@echoworx.com Web Site:
http://www.echoworx.com                  http://www.IceWEB.com              
   http://www.IceMAIL.com

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