IT Business Edge Launches Network Security Edge: Helps Companies Develop and Deploy Wide Ranging Network Strategies to Address Business Imperatives

Site Delivers Targeted Network Security Information, Context and Strategies to IT Managers; Provides New Channel for Advertisers, Vendors and Partners to Reach Highly Engaged Audience.

LOUISVILLE, KY – January 21, 2010 –IT Business Edge, the professional online community for business technology decision makers, has announced the launch of Network Security Edge, the second of a new series of websites that deliver targeted information for business and IT managers.

The new web property, overseen by data security expert Sue Marquette Poremba, provides practical guidance for technology decision makers who shape the security strategies of their organizations. Featuring a mix of up-to-the-minute news, blogs, and guest opinions, the site explores best practices in buttoning-down corporate IT assets – from infrastructure, data and application security methods to policy strategies, dealing with cyber threats, and addressing perimeter security issues.

The differentiator between Network Security Edge and other security sites is its focus on IT security as a business imperative.

"Network Security Edge was designed to help business and IT managers cut through the clutter of product announcements and technical jargon by providing a context for business that positions security as a tool for achieving strategic goals," said Phil Branon, president, IT Business Edge. "The site helps CEOs and CFOs, as well as CIOs, understand how security technologies fit into their organizations, shining a light on the best strategies to secure applications, data and physical infrastructure while enabling business processes and complying with government regulations."

With its engaged audience of targeted readers, the site also provides network security vendors, site sponsors, advertisers and partners with a strong vehicle to build relationships with business decision makers. Network Security Edge has been specifically created to help advertisers relevantly connect with readers, providing technology backgrounders and specific product information to help site readers develop security strategies and roll out robust technology solutions.

Network Security Edge joins the recently launched CTO Edge ( in a new network of sites that complement the company's flagship To find out more about Network Security Edge, visit

About IT Business Edge

Published by Louisville-based NarrowCast Group, LLC, IT Business Edge delivers an intelligent approach to business technology information that is focused, personalized, thorough, practical, concise and current. The site allows technology decision makers to gain up-to-the-minute analysis of evolving issues and strategies, solve problems with the help of peers and industry experts, and choose cost-effective approaches for their business IT needs. IT Business Edge combines expert opinion and research culled from more than 3,000 sources (technology publishers, vendors, analysts and associations) with a moderated professional community of business IT decision makers. The company's events business provides innovative ways for vendors and hand selected IT decision makers to nurture information gathering and building of peer relationships in small group and one-on-one settings. To join the IT Business Edge community, visit For partnership or advertising opportunities, contact

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Jeff Yocom       
IT Business Edge

Jim Hughes
For IT Business Edge

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