Internet Security Systems says revenues were up 2 percent in the first quarter of the year as compared to a year ago. But sales did drop 4 percent from the fourth quarter.

ISS (Nasdaq: ISSX) said revenues hit $59.45 million, some $4 million less than the fourth quarter. Earnings were 13 cents a share compared to 10 cents a year to open 2002.

ISS stock closed at $11.81, up 78 cents, on Thursday.