NCircle brings risk management to network security
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NCircle Network Security announced the immediate availability of what it said is the industry's first network security risk management system, IP360. The product integrates vulnerability assessment, traffic monitoring, centralized management and reporting with an emphasis on intrusion prevention, rather than detection. Based on nCircle's Reflex Testing technology, IP360 scans network devices and provides status reports on the operating system, applications and network vulnerabilities. Intrusion sensors monitor network traffic at 100 Mbps and alert administrators to break-in attempts. The management and reporting interfaces tie the sensor data providing a picture of the network.
McAfee's Domino solution earns IBM validation
McAfee's GroupShield software for Lotus Domino servers has received IBM ServerProven validation, McAfee announced this week. IBM's ServerProven validation is a set of tools that assures its customers that hardware, software, middleware and applications can be implemented with confidence, according to IBM.
Telemarketer using biometrics to secure credit card authorizations
The largest privately held telemarketing firm in the United States, DialAmerica Marketing, announced this week it will use BioconX's software to secure access to the Microsoft Windows NT server it uses to process credit card authorizations. BioconX authenticates users with a single biometric sign-on. BioconX supports leading biometric technologies and devices and works with all major operating systems. It applies biometric security from the network level to applications, without requiring any modification of application code.
CA security product earns ICSA certification
Computer Associates announced that its eTrust EZ Anti-virus for Windows 98/ME, Windows NT Workstation, and Windows 2000 Professional have received ICSA Labs Anti-Virus Scanning certification. ICSA certification is the recognized benchmark ensuring that anti-virus software meets industry criteria for addressing code and virus risks. Products are tested for detection of 100% of viruses in the wild to earn certification.
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