Access "CrossTec's NetOp Desktop Firewall 3.0 Product Review"
This article is part of the June 2005 issue of With SSL VPNs on the offense, will IPSec VPNs eventually be benched?
CrossTec's NetOp Desktop Firewall 3.0 CrossTec Price: $59 per seat, plus $1,950 for optional Policy Server CrossTec's NetOp Desktop Firewall 3.0 stakes a claim as a robust SMB product with intuitive management, strong documentation and scalable centralized policy-setting for Windows desktops. Weak reporting and lack of centralized logging support keep it from moving up to enterprise-caliber. The intuitive interface and step-by-step documentation made both Policy Server and local configurations a breeze. Our XP Professional client installations (Win-dows 2000 Professional is also supported) took about five minutes each. Exec Summary Intuitive Interface Scalable Central Policy Control Outstanding documentation Weak reporting No syslog support Policies can be set by user groups and are made simpler through integration with Active Directory. Security managers can set firewall rule sets for different environments; the Policy Server profiles prevented any changes from being made from the workstations. While Desktop Firewall offers some very nice graphs and charts ... Access >>>
Premium Content for Free.
Nothing But 'Net: SSL VPNs provide cheap secure remote access
by Michael S. Mimoso, Editorial Director
SSL VPNs provide The Sports Authority, and a growing number of enterprises, with cheaper secure remote connectivity. Will they eventually slam dunk IPSec?
CrossTec's NetOp Desktop Firewall 3.0 Product Review
In this product review of small and medium sized business (SMB) Cross Tec NetOp Desktop Firewall 3.0 product, get information on the products logging, reporting and policy capabilities.
Unsecured RPCs can leave you open to attack. Take steps to secure your networks.
Hot Pick: Sana Security's Primary Response 3.0
Sana Security's Primary Response 3.0
Secure Reads: The Black Book on Corporate Security
Read a review of The Black Book on Corporate Security.
- Nothing But 'Net: SSL VPNs provide cheap secure remote access by Michael S. Mimoso, Editorial Director
Microsoft's regular patch release cycle is a combination of information, process and automated tools that makes updates go more smoothly.
Exploit frameworks are the machine guns of automated attacks. Don't get caught on the wrong end of the barrel.
TriGeo Network Security's TriGeo Security Information Manager 3.0
A review of the security information management product: TriGeo Network Security's TriGeo Security Information Manager 3.0.
E-mail Security: Symantec Mail Security 8200 series
Symantec's Symantec Mail Security 8200 series
Recent Releases: Security product briefs, June 2005
Learn about security products released in June 2005.
- Patch Tuesday
More Premium Content Accessible For Free
FTP gets big files to colleagues and clients fast, but as the headlines remind us, the threat of electronic break-ins is real. This guide to secure ...
As tablets and smartphones become more integrated into business environments, CISOs are scrambling to put effective countermeasures in place. But too...
This Technical Guide examines the necessary elements of, and how to implement, a sound mobile device management strategy. Devices will be lost...