ASP announces remote monitored firewall
Application service provider Interliant announced its new 24x7 firewall service called INIT Remote Monitored Firewall. The firewall is a back-up systems meant as a supplement to in-house security measures. The service monitors a customer's firewall environment and provides utilization reports on a secure Web site. Interliant's engineers also alert customers to intrusions or attacks or when utilization thresholds have exceeded established standards. The service offers customers a service-level agreement with a 24x7x365 monitoring service. Contract commitments are: 12-month, $595; 24-month, $545; 36-month, $530.
No card necessary at Waveset library
Waveset Technologies announced the availability of a "public library" of enterprise risk assessment utilities to help companies identify and respond to security vulnerabilities. Waveset's Inactive Account Scanner is a non-invasive tool available on the Internet. It scans an environment for accounts inactive for a specific period of time. These accounts can serve as unauthorized access points to enterprise assets left over from layoffs, contractors or partners no longer with an enterprise.
PentaSafe releases security agent for Cisco IDS
Infrastructure security provider PentaSafe has become the first host-based security management product to integrate Cisco's network intrusion detection system. VigilEnt Security Agent for Cisco Secure IDS is designed to filter and manage Cisco Secure IDS data and integrate this data into the VigilEnt Security Manager central database and console giving IT managers a central point of control to correlate security events. Cisco Secure IDS provides real-time capability to detect, report and terminate unauthorized activity throughout a network.
Former Vanguard goes into e-mail security business
Postendo, formerly known as Vanguard Security Technologies, introduced its technology that enables companies to secure their internal and external e-mail. This is the company's first foray into e-mail security. The product is a fully automatic PKI product that allows companies to set policies on what material can and cannot be sent or received, and ensures that material sent is read only by the intended recipient. The technology is transparent to the user.
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