Company Contact:
Rochelle Richards
Global Technology Associates, Inc.
(407) 380-0220

For Immediate Release

GTA Announces GB-OS Release 3.6.3
GTA updates OS

Orlando, FL - January 19th, 2006 - Global Technology Associates, Inc. (GTA) released an update to GNAT Box System Software version 3.6 patch level 3 (ver. 3.6.3) on January 19, 2006. This OS patch release addresses issues that have been identified since the release of GNAT Box System Software version 3.6.2.

The primary issue addressed in ver. 3.6.3 is a potential denial of service vulnerability in the IKE daemon. Full release notes may be reviewed by visiting our website at

GNAT Box System Software version 3.6 patch level 3 will be available for download through the GTA on-line support center beginning on January 19, 2006. Customers whose firewalls are currently registered through GTA's on-line support center and have GNAT Box System Software version 3.6.x or a current support contract, may download the latest update at no charge. Other customers should contact GTA sales or their authorized GTA channel partner for purchase options for the most current GB-OS upgrade.

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.


For more information, contact Rochelle Richards, Global Technology Associates, Inc. at (407) 380-0220 (, or visit