LAFAYETTE, Ind., July 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Open Information Security Foundation (OISF) today announced that nPulse Technologies, LLC has joined the consortium as its first Gold Level member.

“The OISF is excited about the support nPulse and Napatech will provide,” said Matt Jonkman, Board Member at the Open Information Security Foundation. “As leaders in the acceleration market they have invaluable advice and engineering expertise to lend our development team. nPulse’s work to enable the Suricata engine to natively take advantage of Napatech’s technology will open up new market opportunities for Suricata.”

“We are excited to join OISF and to have the opportunity to contribute to the Suricata project,” said Randy Caldejon, President of nPulse Technologies. “The Suricata project exemplifies the open-source spirit at its best; that is, organizations putting aside their competitive differences for the common good of building a state-of-the-art intrusion detection and prevention engine. We look forward to adding our expertise to the development effort.”

nPulse will maintain a QA Test lab for Suricata developers at its Charlottesville, VA, facility. Developers will be able to access the nPulse systems remotely, load their code revisions, and test Suricata under heavy traffic loads generated by a 10Gbps HammerHead Capture and Replay System, a product of nPulse Technologies.

About the Open Information Security Foundation:
The Open Information Security Foundation (OISF) is a non-profit foundation organized to build a next generation IDS/IPS engine. The OISF has formed a multi-national group of the leading software developers in the security industry. In addition to developers and a consortium consisting of leading cyber security companies, OISF has engaged the open source security community to identify current and future IDS/IPS needs and desires. For more information, visit

About nPulse Technologies, LLC:
nPulse Technologies, LLC develops advanced Gigabit and 10Gbps network sensors for applications in monitoring, traffic recording, forensics and security. It combines leading open-source applications with the latest in standards-based server hardware and advanced packet capture technology to deliver powerful, affordable solutions.

nPulse Technologies, a privately held, Veteran-owned company with a strong history of service in both commercial and Federal government communities, is headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. For more information, visit

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Original Story ID: (6139) :: 2010-07-0727-002

Original Keywords: Open Information Security Foundation, Suricata engine, nPulse Technologies LLC, 10Gbps HammerHead Capture and Replay System, OISF non-profit foundation, standards-based server hardware and advanced packet capture technology, Matt Jonkman, Randy Caldejon, Napatech Open Information Security Foundation Lafayette Indiana LAFAYETTE, Ind.

Alternate Headline: nPulse to Host Software QA Testing Lab for Suricata Project

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