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Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Renews and Expands with Blue Ridge Cyber Security Suite

CHANTILLY, VA--(Marketwire - Aug 3, 2011) - Blue Ridge Networks, a leading provider of cyber security solutions to government and commercial enterprises, today announced that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has awarded the company a three-year renewal contract to provide secure remote access to over sixty offices and divisions comprised of employees, vendors, and contractors that access the PANYNJ. Blue Ridge Networks has been working with PANYNJ since the fall of 2001 to deliver products and services that eliminate network vulnerabilities and prevent malware from accessing the network.

"Ports are the backbone to many of the activities in our daily lives, providing goods and services from around the country and the globe," said Jerry Edgerton, President of Federal for Blue Ridge Networks. "An early adopter of our solutions, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey understood the need for protection against cyber threats, which have grown exponentially in sophistication and density over the past decade. We are pleased to be able expand our cyber security services in support of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey."

Blue Ridge Networks will implement its new EdgeGuard® product suite and associated managed services, which includes installation and help desk support for all users. The company will ensure secure environments for users accessing the network whether at the office or from another Port Authority office, from home, or any public computer when traveling.


About Blue Ridge Networks

Blue Ridge Networks provides time-tested cybersecurity solutions to government and commercial enterprises. Headquartered in Chantilly, VA, Blue Ridge offers an unmatched suite of flexible, scalable, certified, reliable, easy-to-install, and affordable solutions that enable secure remote access to the enterprise network with protection and control of endpoints. With over 15 years of experience successfully protecting some of the most sensitive networks, Blue Ridge's non-disruptive approach to cybersecurity ensures a trusted and managed network security environment in an untrusted world. Blue Ridge solutions are available for cloud computing security, telecommuting, healthcare data, and supply chain management.