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September 2007

At Your Service: Atlas Vigilar

SecurityReview ATLAS Vigilar Price: $300,000 to $500,000 for 100-150 NOC/SOC devices The burden on network and security operating center (NOC and SOC) managers grows larger and more complex as they're responsible for managing and maintaining more devices and applications, collecting and analyzing logs for internal operations and regulatory compliance. That doesn't necessarily mean there's a lot of extra help dealing with the workload or applying new skills and expertise. Vigilar decided this was fertile ground for a new package of managed services. Hence ATLAS--taking the burden of the world on their shoulders, get it?--a collection of five new services: asset and license management, technical support, log management, authentication management and systems maintenance. "Internal audit groups are checking on compliance for FFIEC, PCI and SOX. You have a lot of fatigue around buying security appliances and maintenance requirements," says CEO Jim Fox. "You have 30 distinct technologies and the same six people who managed [them] ...

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    Get advice on how to detect malware and rootkits and the best ways to achieve rootkit removal and prevent hacker attacks.

  • What CISOs need to know about computer forensics

    With computer forensics needed for civil litigation, human resources investigations and criminal cases, organizations need to ensure they're prepared and evidence is preserved. This feature details steps involved in computer forensics, common missteps, and forensics resources.

  • Logical, physical security integration challenges

    Integrating physical and IT security can reap considerable benefits for an organization, including enhanced efficiency and compliance plus improved security. But convergence isn't easy. Challenges include bringing the physical and IT security teams together, combining heterogenous systems, and upgrading a patchwork of physical access systems.

  • Consolidation's impact on best-of-breed security

    Standalone security vendors are attractive targets for large infrastructure players such as EMC. This feature looks at the consolidation in the security market and the potential for best-of-breed security to eventually disolve into a mashup of suites and services by big vendors like EMC, IBM, Microsoft, and HP.

  • SIM and NBA product combination is powerful

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