CMP Media's TechWeb Network Unveils a One-Stop Portal for Computer Security Professionals Keeps IT Professionals Abreast Of Computer Security Technology Information

Aug 19, 2003

CMP Media's TechWeb Network today announced the launch of, a topically focused content site targeted at IT professionals, managers, and executives interested in information in the area of computer security technology. provides visitors with quick and easy access to information that keeps IT professionals on top of fast-changing security technology. is the site for IT professionals that delivers breaking news, security alerts, reviews, product announcements, in-depth product research tools, expert advice and analysis, insights into industry trends, hands-on, how-to details as well as a weekly newsletter. will also feature comprehensive product directories that organize and filter Web-based content relevant to security.'s editorial experts will shape the content and the directory. In addition to the editorial content created specifically for, the site will include articles written by CMP Media's award-winning magazine editors as well as links to contextually important content, no matter where it appears on the Web.

"With more than 76,000 security incidents reported in the first six month of the year, computer security threats and attacks are getting worse each day," said Scot Finnie, editor, "Our site provides security professionals with the crucial information they need -- all in one place -- to manage security vulnerabilities and protect critical data, networks, and systems." is one of a series of Web sites covering specific technology topics from TechWeb. The first Web site,, was launched earlier this year with a focus on storage technologies. TechWeb is also planning a Mobile/Wireless focused website that will follow the same editorial model and strategy. This Web site is expected to be available later this year. Additional topically focused sites are anticipated for launch in 2004.

The editorial strategy behind the series of Web sites covering specific technology topics will strongly leverage the subject matter expertise of CMP's powerful print brands, most notably InformationWeek and Network Computing. The TechWeb Network's Scot Finnie is the editor of George V. Hulme, a senior security reporter from InformationWeek, and Mike Fratto, a senior technology editor from Network Computing, are key contributors. Please see for editorial contact information.

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About CMP's TechWeb Network

CMP Media's TechWeb ( is the network for Business Technology professionals with purchasing power. With up-to-the-minute IT-related news and information, TechWeb continues assisting business technology professionals make timely, well-informed buying decisions. CMP's news and information is created and managed by a team of experienced and talented journalists that know the IT industry inside and out. TechWeb debuted in 1994 as the first online news source for IT news and information on the Web.

About CMP Media LLC

CMP Media LLC ( is a leading integrated media company providing essential information and marketing services to the entire technology spectrum -- the builders, sellers and users of technology worldwide. Capitalizing on its editorial strength, CMP is uniquely positioned to offer marketers comprehensive, integrated media solutions tailored to meet their individual needs. Its diverse products and services include newspapers, magazines, Internet products, research, direct marketing services, education and training, trade shows and conferences, and custom publishing.

   Michael Grover
   CMP Media's TechWeb Network


CONTACT: Michael Grover of CMP Media's TechWeb Network, +1-781-839-1213,

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