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Quick Takes: Apache Web Server nets protection from Entercept

Entercept embraces Apache

Server-level security provider, Entercept Security Technologies, announced it would include protection for the Apache Web Server running on the Solaris platform. Entercept identifies attacks and prevents unauthorized Apache server access. The technology evaluates requests to the server and operating system before they are processed. With Apache, it delivers a shielding function designed for Apache that prevents unauthorized or malicious use of the Web server. Entercept also delivers HTTP protection against attacks through a parsing process that checks the HTTP stream looking for malicious code. It also takes preventative action to block the attack. Entercept also protects Microsoft IIS Web Server and Windows NT and 2000 platforms, in addition to Solaris.

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Entercept integrates with netForensics

Entercept Security Technologies recently announced it would support netForensics 2.3 ActiveEnvoy Security Information Management technology. NetForensics enables reporting, correlation and forensics. Entercept will integrate its console within the netForensics systems that enables viewing Entercept activity on a netForensics master console. Administrators get a single view of suspicious activity across servers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and other security devices.

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ISS, Nokia team on network protection

Internet Security Systems has partnered with Nokia to deliver a version of its Real Secure intrusion detection system for Nokia networks. The Nokia solution is a plug-and-play, enterprise-class intrusion detection system. Among the key features, according to Nokia, is the inclusion of X-Press Updates and Check Point OPSEC compliance. The updates send RealSecure the latest attack signatures and program updates. ISS adds that RealSecure works beyond the firewall, inspecting the extended contents of the packet header and data.

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CyberArmor firewall named award finalist

InfoExpress' CyberArmor Suite Enterprise Personal Firewall 1.1 has been named a finalist by Network Computing magazine for the 2001 Well-Connected Award in the desktop firewall category. InfoExpress said its product was recognized for its centralized security policy management capability. CyberArmor also has the ability to differentiate between users on the corporate network and when a remote VPN session is active or when they are surfing the Net. Award winners will be announced at NetWorld+Interop 2001 next month in Las Vegas.

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Vigilinx launches managed services

Digital security solutions provider, Vigilinx, has launched its Vigilinx Managed Security Services, a scalable solution that includes intrusion detection systems, managed firewalls and virtual private networks, available as an integrated solution or independently. When provided as an integrated solution, Vigilinx can view all aspects of the enterprise, enabling a fully secure network. With support from the entire Vigilinx suite, users get consultative analysis, requirements definition, implementation, emergency response and forensic investigation.

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