Company Contact:
Monika Baumann
Global Technology Associates, Inc.
(407) 380-0220
mbaumann@gta.com

For Immediate Release

GTA Announces GNAT Box System Software Patch Release 3.3.2
GTA Releases the latest version of its firewall software

Orlando, FL – November 21, 2002 – GTA released GNAT Box System Software ver 3.3 patch level 2 (ver 3.3.2) on November 21, 2002. This patch release contains minor functionality enhancements and addresses several issues that have been identified since the release of ver 3.3.1.

GNAT Box System Software ver. 3.3 patch level 2 will be available for download through the GTA on-line support center and will shipped preinstalled on new products by November 22, 2002. Customers whose firewalls are currently registered through GTA's on-line support center and have version 3.3.x or have a current support contract, may download the latest update at no charge. Other customers must purchase either a single version upgrade or support contract to be upgrade to version 3.3.2.

GTA also released GNAT Box System Software ver 3.2 patch level 7. This version incorporates BIND 8.3.4. Customers who are currently running GNAT Box System Software ver 3.2.x, who do not wish to upgrade to ver 3.3.x are encouraged to download the latest version. Customers who are running GNAT Box System Software prior to ver 3.2.x, may purchase a single version upgrade or support contract to upgrade to ver 3.3, patch level 2.

About Global Technology Associates, Inc.

Global Technology Associates, Inc., is a world leader in cost-effective network security solutions; its products include firewall/VPN appliances and firewall/VPN system software.  Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, the privately held company has since 1994 been the developer of firewalls that lead the market in price/performance.  GTA has international distribution partners in North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia/Oceania.

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For more information, contact Monika Baumann, Global Technology Associates, Inc. at (407) 380-0220 (monika@gta.com), or visit http://www.gta.com.