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Recent Releases: Security product briefs, November 2006

Read about security products released in November 2006.



GFI MailSecurity 10
GFI Software

Price: Starts at $500 for 25 mailboxes, plus additional charges for optional Grisoft, McAfee and Kaspersky antivirus

GFI Software's GFI MailSecurity 10 features a new antivirus engine, Grisoft AVG and RSS quarantine feeds, providing more convenient quarantine monitoring. The addition of Grisoft AVG brings the number of virus-scanning engines in the product to five, with BitDefender, Kaspersky, McAfee and Norman. Its Trojan & Executable Scanner detects unknown malicious executables by analyzing what an executable does. GFI MailSecurity 10 can also protect proprietary information by scanning for information leaks.

VolumeShield AntiCopy Enterprise Edition 2.0
BBS Technologies

Price: Starts at $19.95 per workstation

VolumeShield AntiCopy Enterprise Edition 2.0 protects computers from data theft by blocking the unauthorized use of portable storage devices and removable media. Key features include complete access lockdown and password-protected access to portable storage and media-writing devices; auditing of Firewire and USB drive plug-in attempts and copying to portable devices; and the ability to whitelist authorized devices.

StillSecure VAM 5.5

Price: Starts at $40 per IP

The newest version of StillSecure's vulnerability management platform increases the number of users, devices and scans that VAM can manage concurrently. Network administrators can scan up to a million devices and track up to a billion vulnerabilities. VAM 5.5 features much faster scanning and data management capabilities, dynamic report filtering and decreased hardware requirements than previous versions.

Pivman System

Price: Starts at $24,950

The Pivman System is designed to meet the security needs of the Depart-ment of Homeland Security and other federal, state and local agencies deploying smart credentials based on the Federal Information Processing Standard 201 (FIPS 201). It consists of software for back-end servers and handheld devices, and leverages the extensive FIPS 201 IT infrastructure, meaning that any issued card is automatically enrolled in the Pivman System.

FortiClient Mobile

Price: Starts at $35 per device

Fortinet's FortiClient Mobile is an integrated security software agent for Microsoft Windows Mobile and Symbian OS-enabled mobile smart phones and PDAs. It allows mobile operators and handset manufacturers to offer subscribers integrated antivirus, antispam, personal firewall and address book protection, and IPSec VPN capabilities. Both mobile carrier value-add services and mobile applications are vulnerable to an array of security attacks, such as Doombot, a DoS attack designed to increase battery power consumption and prevent handset reboot.

SonicWall Email Security 5.0

Price: Starts at $195 for software or $1,395 for the Email Security 200 appliance, plus annual subscription to dynamic threat updates

SonicWall's Email Security 5.0 has added denial-of-service protection, quality-of-service options and a manual IP firewall. It also enables organizations to address Sarbanes-Oxley, GLBA, HIPAA and other compliance requirements with record-ID matching, predefined dictionaries (healthcare and financial), policies, encryption routing using third-party products, built-in TLS encryption, on- and off-box email archiving and compliance reports.

SecurFlash Enterprise

Price: Starts at $19.95 per copy

EncryptX's SecurFlash Enterprise provides USB flash drive encryption to protect the privacy of employee and customer data and intellectual property. SecurFlash Enterprise works with any flash drive and can encrypt directly from the application for employee ease of use. It provides administrative controls, including automatic creation of user identities, single sign-on within the network, and a master key to enhance employee efficiencies and security controls.

Securify Monitor, Management Appliances

Price: $25,000 to $60,000, depending on configuration

Securify's network security monitoring automatically verifies that user behavior involving critical business systems complies with best security practices and business controls. Identity capabilities correlate network activity back to user identities, as well as group association and network location. Securify also offers best-practice modules that distinguish user activity within Web-based applications by both protocol command and specific URLs representing different applications, transactions and data requests.

RadiantOne Virtual Directory Server (VDS) 4.5
Radiant Logic

Price: Starts at $25,000

RadiantOne VDS 4.5, the newest offering among Radiant Logic's virtual directory solutions, acts as an LDAP proxy server or a Web service to offer a common authentication and directory layer for applications requiring secure access to a variety of back ends running under different security domains. RadiantOne integrates in an Active Directory/Kerberos domain, extending Windows authentication and single sign-on to applications that are not Windows-based (*nix or mainframes).

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