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This article is part of the October 2008 issue of Security 7 Award winners sound off on key information security issues
WEB SECURITY Finjan Vital Security NG-5000 REVIEWED BY SANDRA KAY MILLER Finjan Price: Starts at $22,340 for 1,000 users, one-year subscription There have been a variety of changes since we reviewed Vital Security in September 2005. It sports a much improved GUI, with streamlined navigation and configuration wizards. Web filtering engines provide stronger detection, offering a choice between Websense and IBM Proventia. Installation/Configuration A Following the excellent documentation, we initialized the appliance through a shell command line interface, choosing to do host management, scanning and reporting on the same box. The appliance can be used as an ICAP server to work with caching proxies. The improved Web-based GUI offers a clean tabbed layout for managing users, policies, logs and reports, and administration. The help tab provided quick access to an extensive knowledge base. We really like the dashboard, which offers one-click access to quickly assess the overall status of traffic on the network. Policy A- We love the choice between simplified ... Access >>>
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