What's new: Security

What's new: Security

Symantec Norton Internet Security 2007

Along with antivirus and antispyware protection, this software safeguards against the latest online dangers by providing new phishing protection, a refreshed firewall, and defence against software vulnerabilities. It features enhanced detection, blocking, and removal tools with transaction security technology. The phishing protection feature safeguards users from online identity theft by combining lists of known phishing websites with advanced heuristic technology to help safeguard users from visiting fraudulent Web pages. The intrusion prevention feature protects against recently discovered vulnerabilities in the Windows operating system and other popular applications. An enhanced firewall automatically configures itself to allow good applications yet block spyware, viruses, worms, crimeware and hackers from stealing sensitive information.
Distributed by Ingram Micro and Express Data.
RRP: $99.95

McAfee Total Protection for Small Business

Aiming to protect small businesses, this all-in-one software-as-a-service protects desktops and servers by blocking viruses, spyware, hacker attacks, identity thieves and other malware threats before they can install and compromise systems. It safeguards desktops with integrated firewall protection, and blocks unwanted Internet access to or from the user's computer. The version-less solution is easy-to-install and automatically updated for proactive protection. With access to the McAfee SecurityCenter, users can see the proven protection with centralised reports for all systems, regardless of location, as well as customised security policies, and an integrated Web-based management console. It also scans inbound emails when they are delivered to Outlook. The solution is designed for Microsoft Windows operating systems running on a PC platform.
Distributed by LAN Systems and Ingram Micro.
RRP: $53 per node

Sophos Security Suite Small Business Edition 2.0

This software integrates virus, spyware, adware, spam and hacker protection into a single offering for Windows and Mac servers, computers and laptops. It features antivirus as well as a client firewall, which stops applications and computers from being hijacked by hackers and spammers as well as PureMessage for email gateway and messaging protection against spam, viruses and spyware. The suite combines with Sophos' behavioural genotype protection, which identifies malicious patterns and characteristics in software programs of all types, and then automatically blocks them from running. It updates automatically with the latest protection from SophosLabs, a global network of threat analysis centres. It includes unlimited 24-hour telephone, email and online technical support, 365 days a year.
Distributed by Sophos.
RRP: 5-user Sophos Security Suite Licence for one year - $529.00

D-Link DFL-800

Designed for small-to-medium businesses, this security solution provides integrated Network Address Translation (NAT), SPI Firewall, advanced content filtering features, IDS protection, bandwidth management, and VPN support. It includes seven trusted LAN ports, dual-WAN ports for load balancing, and a user-configurable DMZ port to support local servers. Network management features include: remote management, bandwidth control policies, URL/keyword blocking, access policies, and SNMP. For optimal VPN configuration, it has both an integrated VPN client and server. Its in-built hardware VPN engine can support and manage up to 300 VPN connections and its VPN configuration options support high-end encryption, key management and VPN authentication.
Distributed by BJE Enterprises, Bluechip IT, Edsys Computers, Ingram Micro, LAN 1, Pacific Datacom, Page Data Products and Synnex.
RRP: $1199

Clearswift MIMEsweeper Web Appliance

Aiming to simplify content, this bi-directional enterprise-class plug and play Web security appliance tackles inbound threats including spyware, malware, anti-virus, and has sophisticated URL blocking. The bi-directional solution also protects against outbound threats such as confidential information leaking out via webmail or blogs, so it not only enhances inbound security, but allows organisations to enforce company security policies in regard to outbound security ensuring robust corporate governance. It covers all threats in just one box, meaning that IT staff will not lose valuable time managing multiple systems. It features Clearswift's intuitive GUI which eases day-to-day management. IT administrators will like its granular policy management, powerful reporting functions and policy wizards. Installation time is 30 minutes.
Distributed by ITX.

NetIQ Security Manager 5.6

With real-time intrusion detection and protection capabilities, this program encapsulates security information management and correlation, incident analysis and response, log management and archival, advanced trending and forensics tools, and comprehensive security reporting within a single solution. The softwares correlates events to identify true security incidents and blended threats in real time, while facilitating a prioritised, tracked and informed response to those incidents. It offers an enhanced user interface which produces customised views of security data captured from multiple sources, including real-time events, consolidated log files, OLAP cubes and summary event data. It also features improved access control which supports multiple user roles during incident response without compromising administrator integrity. The enhanced reporting flexibility allows for creation and viewing of reports based on audience and priority.
Distributed by NetIQ.
RRP: $1998 per server

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