Quick Takes: Denial-of-service fighter adds filtering for Cisco PIX

Quick Takes: Denial-of-service fighter adds filtering for Cisco PIX


Arbor updates Peakflow DoS

Arbor Networks announced it has updated its flagship anti-denial-of-service attack product, Peakflow DoS 2.1. The product detects network anomalies, like DoS and worm attacks, in enterprise and service provider environments. New features include new filtering capabilities for Cisco PIX firewalls. The new version also includes ramped-up visualization and reporting capabilities for Tier 1 network operation centers. It also integrates with netForensics ActiveEnvoy, a security management product. Pricing for Peakflow starts at $130,000 for enterprise deployments.

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St. Bernard joins Cisco partner program

St. Bernard announced that it has joined Cisco's AVVID (Architecture for Voice and Video Integrated Data) Partner Program). St. Bernard develops products that protect companies against data loss, system threats and Internet abuse. St. Bernard product users will now be able to integrate the company's iPrism V3.0 Internet filtering appliance with Cisco's PIX firewall family running software version 6.1.1 and Cisco IOS-based routers running the firewall feature set within software version 12.2.6. The product enables companies to address liability and productivity issues associated with inappropriate Web surfing. Iprism's filtering product is a dedicated filtering appliance that does not require a separate server.

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Qualys certified by Check Point

Managed vulnerability assessment provider Qualys announced that it has achieved OPSEC certification from Check Point Software. Certification assures that QualysGuard users integrate with Check Point's VPN-1/Firewall-1 platform. Users get automatic monitoring for vulnerabilities introduced during enforcement point policy changes. QualysGuard for Check Point scans and analyzes newly deployed policy changes in FireWall-1 and provides graphical HTML-based reports via e-mail and Check Point Management Console log events, so they can assess, identify, fix, and verify elimination of vulnerabilities.

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Sophos integrates virus scanner with EMC file server

Sophos announced it has integrated its virus scanning technology with EMC Corp.'s Celerra File Server. EMC's file server is a dedicated network file server that enables customers to share data over networks. Sophos' introduction to the product will check those files for malicious code as it is stored.

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IronMail the choice for steel manufacturer

Steel technology leaders, ESCO, announced that it has selected CipherTrust's IronMail security appliance for its corporate e-mail system. IronMail protects mail servers and e-mail messages at the application level. IronMail delivers anti-virus protection, content filtering and policy enforcement.

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