Sunday, 17 October 2010 11:37

Osnabrück, Germany and Chantilly, Virginia - October 18, 2010 - Greenbone Networks GmbH, the leading provider of open source vulnerability management solutions, and Prometheus Global, Inc., today announced the availability of Greenbone Security Solutions in North America.

As Greenbone Networks first OEM partner in North America, Prometheus Global will bring the expertise required to integrate the Greenbone product line with the unique needs of the Federal, and Commercial customers in the United States and Canada.

The Greenbone technology is uniquely positioned for the enterprise security market as the only end to end fully open source vulnerability management platform. For US civilian and defense agencies seeking to expand their vulnerability management capabilities, the Greenbone product is an ideal solution to allow customers to quickly establish new vulnerability management programs, or improve existing ones.

"This partnership with Greenbone will allow us to leverage our existing open source security technology portfolio to expand vulnerability management programs to our federal and private sector clients." says Michael Shinn, CEO of Prometheus Global. "With Prometheus Global Inc. we found a US-based company skilled in building innovative security solutions and experienced with the needs of North American security consumers. This is a perfect match for our vulnerability management technologies." adds Jan-Oliver Wagner of Greenbone Networks.

For more information on Greenbone Security Solutions please visit:

About Greenbone
Greenbone Networks delivers a vulnerability analysis solution for enterprise IT which includes reporting and security change management. The essence of our solutions is transparency. We leverage the dynamic organizational processes of the Free Software approach on professional grounds, staying connected to the roots. We add a comprehensive quality assurance process for our customers and are particularly concerned with providing a verifiable product rather than a black box. The company was founded in 2008 by leading experts in the field of network security and Free Software. Our goal is to engineer products and concepts able to cope with the present and future challenges of preventing successful attacks to your network. We especially focus on the precautionary measures because it is most risk/cost efficient to detect network vulnerability earlier than attackers do. Greenbone is a privately owned company located in Osnabrück, Germany.

About Prometheus Global
Prometheus Global is an established leader in security services and research, offering our clients a valuable suite of products and services to meet their business IT needs and to ensure the security of their organizations. Providing strategic consulting, advisory services, training, and implementation, our professionals offer the experience and expertise to identify potential vulnerabilities that organizations face and recommend effective long-term security measures. Founded in 2002 Prometheus Global is a specialized provider of innovative product and service solutions for computer security issues. Possessing unmatched expertise gained from military, federal and commercial backgrounds, the Prometheus Global team advanced their technical skills and methods at the White House, Department of Defense, the United States Securities & Exchange Commission, Cisco Systems, Bell Atlantic and the Wheel Group amongst others.

Contact info

Greenbone Networks GmbH
Neuer Graben 17
49074 Osnabrück
phone +49-541-335084-0
fax +49-541-335084-99
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Prometheus Global, Inc.
14121 Parke Long Ct
Suite 220
Chantilly, VA 20151
phone 703-266-6006
fax 703-266-6007
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