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Secure Computing SafeWord 2008 product review
This article is part of the May 2008 issue of Information Security magazine
AUTHENTICATION Secure Computing SafeWord 2008 REVIEWED BY SANDRA KAY MILLER SafeWord 2008 Price: Starts at $99 per user; includes token, server license and first year support; $4,995 for optional Enterprise Solution Pack Passwords, though easy to deploy, are no longer effective for remote access to critical applications; increasingly, organizations are turning to two-factor authentication, such as passwords coupled with tokens. In the latest version of SafeWord, Secure Computing delivers identity management and access using tokens that generate secure single-use passcodes that cannot be stolen or hacked to complement existing remote access infrastructure such as VPNs. SafeWord is designed specifically for Microsoft Windows platforms (XP, Vista, 32 and 64-bit) and supports a variety of remote access products including Citrix, Cisco, Check Point Nortel, Juniper, F5, Aventail and any other RADIUS-based VPNs, making it an excellent channel up-sell for enhanced security. Configuration/Management A It was obvious to us that from ...