Entrust beefs up its portal product
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Entrust released Entrust TruePass 6.0, an authentication component of the company's Secure Web Portal Solution that secures companies doing business with partners, employees and customers through a Web portal. TruePass 6.0 helps companies verify individuals using a Web portal and secure impending transactions. TruePass also provides an audit trail of transactions by using digital signatures. New features in version 6.0 include: roaming authentication with a local generation of the digital identity; local workstation digital ID storage; mobile phone via SMS messaging with the optional PIN Server; token support; smart card support.
Network Intelligence automates management with enVision
Network Intelligence announced the availability of enVision, its network management software. EnVision builds upon the company's flagship product, Private I, to deliver real-time warnings, reports and analysis of network activity. It also offers Web-based user interfaces, multi-user features, role-based user management and optional log clustering. Automated systems like enVision collect, analyze and prioritize data for administrators. EnVision can capture and analyze up to 15,000 sustained network events per second with its log clustering features.
Qualys announces free IIS scan
Qualys announced that it is offering a free network scan for companies running Microsoft's Internet Information Server Web server software. Recently, CERT identified a cluster of IIS vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to run code of their choice on a flawed system. QualysGuard detects similar clusters. The latest IIS cluster of severe IIS exposures includes denial of service vulnerabilities, cross-site scripting vulnerabilities and buffer overflow vulnerabilities.
CipherTrust adds new protection capabilities to IronMail
CipherTrust announced several enhancements to its IronMail e-mail security appliance, including protection for Outlook Web Access and iNotes, as well as the addition of Mail-VPN, an e-mail virtual private network for IronMail. Outlook Web Access and iNotes offer users access to their e-mail from any Internet browser. IronMail secures these browser-based accounts by identifying and blocking attacks, including buffer overflows and server attacks.
Mail-VPN, meanwhile, allows enterprises to secure e-mail messages without deploying software on workstations or laptops. Mail-VPN uses Secure Sockets Layer to create a secure tunnel for messages. Other features include authentication of the sender and receiver servers using VeriSign digital certificate technology; creation of a trusted network of partners, remote offices and customers through a policy manager; high performance hardware accelerated encryption.
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