• April 04, 2007 04 Apr'07

    RadioShack sued for mishandling customer data

    A civil suit accuses RadioShack of violating Texas' 2005 Identity Theft Enforcement and Protection Act, which mandates that businesses protect consumer records.  Continue Reading

  • April 04, 2007 04 Apr'07

    Cisco NAC

    The shift from Cisco Systems' Network Admission Control platform to its NAC appliance has paid off, as Cisco pulled down the silver medal in this year's endpoint security category.  Continue Reading

  • April 04, 2007 04 Apr'07

    Check Point FireWall-1 (2007)

    Readers gave Check Point Firewall-1 silver medal honors. It provides access control, attack protection, application security, intrusion prevention, content security, authentication, Quality of Service and Network Address Translation functions.  Continue Reading

  • April 04, 2007 04 Apr'07

    Microsoft Antigen

    Antigen, which finished second in the messaging category, has been rebranded and wrapped into Microsoft's Forefront line of security products. The software was awarded for its layered, multiple scan engine approach and interoperability with ...  Continue Reading

  • April 04, 2007 04 Apr'07

    McAfee Policy Enforcer

    McAfee's Policy Enforcer garnered this year's bronze medal. The product can discover managed and unmanaged devices on a network, as well as perform automated remediation in order to bring managed machines up to approved levels.  Continue Reading

  • April 04, 2007 04 Apr'07

    NetIQ Security Manager

    Readers awarded NetIQ Security Manager a silver medal, largely because of the product's management interface and compatibility with existing systems.  Continue Reading

  • April 04, 2007 04 Apr'07

    Altiris SecurityExpressions

    Recently acquired by Symantec, Altiris SecurityExpressions is easy-to-use and offers strong trend reporting, according to Information Security readers. Those surveyed gave the product a bronze medal for its ability to identify policy ...  Continue Reading

  • April 04, 2007 04 Apr'07

    Mu-4000 Security Analyzer

    The Mu-4000 Security Analyzer scored big with corporate users, vendors and consultants alike. The security tool's ability to conduct torture tests and expose zero-day vulnerabilities earned the analyzer a silver medal.  Continue Reading

  • April 04, 2007 04 Apr'07

    Symantec Network Access Control

    Although vendors often promote their NAC products as the next big thing, few have actually delivered. Symantec Network Access Control, however, scored gold-medal marks from readers, and the product's enforcement options and ability to integrate with...  Continue Reading

  • April 04, 2007 04 Apr'07

    Windows ANI patch problems reported

    Some IT administrators are having trouble installing the Windows ANI patch. Meanwhile, the researcher who discovered the flaw said Firefox is also vulnerable.  Continue Reading

  • April 04, 2007 04 Apr'07

    Check Point Eventia Suite

    Check Point Software Technologies' Eventia Suite won the bronze medal, receiving attention from readers for its ability to map information to security policy/compliance regulations. Its event correlation capabilities were also recognized.  Continue Reading

  • April 04, 2007 04 Apr'07

    Novell Identity Manager (2007)

    Novell Identity Manager took home first place honors, earning a bevy of high ratings for its scalability; investment ROI; integration and compatibility; extensibility over platforms; applications and domains; and vendor service and support.  Continue Reading

  • April 04, 2007 04 Apr'07


    KoolSpan's SecurEdge, a tool with many encryption capabilities, proved its versatility this year. Readers awarded this product the bronze medal, recognizing SecurEdge's ability to secure remote user access, VoIP and Wi-Fi.  Continue Reading

  • April 04, 2007 04 Apr'07

    Symantec's Network Security 7100 Series

    Although Symantec announced that this will be its last year in the appliance business, the company's Network Security 7100 Series finished strong with a silver medal. The appliance uses protocol anomaly, signature, statistical and vulnerability ...  Continue Reading

  • April 04, 2007 04 Apr'07

    RSA ClearTrust

    Readers awarded the silver medal to RSA ClearTrust, giving the product high marks for extensibility across platforms, applications and domains, as well as for ease of use and end-user transparency.  Continue Reading

  • April 04, 2007 04 Apr'07


    It's a safe bet that your critical databases are vulnerable to attack, and AppDetective, one of a handful of specialized vulnerability scanners on the market, performs its job so well that readers voted it silver medalist in the database security ...  Continue Reading

  • April 04, 2007 04 Apr'07

    SonicWALL PRO: Network firewall product review

    The bronze winner, SonicWALL PRO, is a multi-service security platform for companies requiring perimeter network protection coupled with VPN access for remote employees, according to the vendor.  Continue Reading

  • April 04, 2007 04 Apr'07

    Juniper Networks IDP

    Readers praised Juniper Networks' Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDP) for its low rate of false positives. The key to the product's success, says Juniper, is its ability to target vulnerabilities, not attacks.  Continue Reading

  • April 04, 2007 04 Apr'07

    Symantec Database Security

    Respondents gave Symantec Database Security high marks where it counts, overwhelmingly rating it excellent or good in protecting their data. Almost as important, they gave it high marks for ease of installation, configuration and administration, a ...  Continue Reading

  • April 04, 2007 04 Apr'07

    Cisco VPN 3000 Series Concentrator

    Readers gave the highest marks to the Cisco VPN 3000 Series Concentrator, which works with a variety of applications through its SSL VPN client for Web VPN. Its integrated, easy-to-deploy Web-based management system provides an interface for ...  Continue Reading