Check Point VPN-1 Edge Appliance

McAfee Secure Web Gateway

Wireless security

Silver Award:

Check Point VPN-1 Edge Appliance

Check Point Software Technologies' VPN-1 Edge Appliance is designed to extend wireless threat management capabilities to enterprise branch offices while being easy to manage. Readers gave it the silver medal.

When enabled with wireless security features, as is the case with its NGX model, the product supports a number of security protocols, such as 802.1X, IPsec over WLAN, RADIUS, WPA2/802.11i and WEP authentication, in addition to MAC address filtering. A recently added option can require users to authenticate to a RADIUS server, aiding proper identity and access management. Its integrated unified threat management (UTM), firewall, VPN, intrusion prevention (IPS) and antivirus offer a comprehensive set of protection services for 802.11b and 802.11g wireless devices.

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