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September 2007

Intrusion Prevention: Stonesoft's SGI-2000S IPS

INTRUSION PREVENTION SGI-2000S IPS REVIEWED BY PHORAM MEHTA Stonesoft Price: SGI-2000S, $31,900; SGI-200ANZ, $8,950 The implementation of intrusion detection/prevention systems has increased considerably, in part because of improved effectiveness and the need to comply with federal and industry regulations. Stonesoft offers a strong new entry into this crowded market with its StoneGate IPS products. Installation/Configuration B+   StoneGate's security platform is highly flexible and scalable, featuring a three-tier architecture--user interface, management and IPS (and firewall if you own it as well). Organizations can deploy clusters with up to 16 nodes. We tested the SGI-2000S IPS sensor appliance and SGI-200ANZ analyzer device (for event correlation). Since the appliances come with IPS engines installed, we only needed to install the three management components, which we put on a single Windows server. (Linux and Solaris OS versions are available.) Wizard-driven installation and configuration of the management server, which ...

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