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SYSTEM/DEVICE TESTING Mu-4000 Security Analyzer REVIEWED BY ED SKOUDIS Mu Security Price: Starts at $40,000; $300,000 with all modules--protocol mutations, published vulnerability and DoS--and gold support The Mu-4000 is a traffic generation, testing and test-monitoring tool focused on creating network attack patterns and illegitimate traffic, and measuring their impact on target machines. Since Information Security's last analysis of the Mu-4000 in December 2006, Mu Security has significantly increased the capabilities of its flagship product, adding new testing capabilities and monitoring options. Test Comprehensiveness B+ The Mu-4000 offers a vast number of different tests, including mutated traffic, published vulnerabilities and DoS attacks. The mutation engine is a top-notch commercial fuzzer, iterating through patterns of attack traffic, launching billions of different combinations of packets to find zero-day vulnerabilities in target software. Mu's published vulnerability analysis feature generates traffic for known attack vectors and flaws, ... Access >>>
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