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Quick Takes: Security gateway up to par with service providers

Gateway meets service provider demands

ServGate recently unveiled its latest network security gateway, ServGate SG2000, that it said meets the demands of service providers and large enterprises. SG2000 supports gigabit wire-speed stateful inspection firewall and 3DES IPSec VPN performance. SG2000's FireFlex Network Processor offers 1Gbps full-duplex firewall performance, processing 2,960,000 packets per second supporting as many as 500,000 concurrent sessions and 20,000 IPSec VPN tunnels. Service providers offering managed security services have hundreds of virtual gateways, or individual security domains, at their disposal. SG2000 gives an administrator the capability to manage each gateway and set policy on a customer-by-customer basis. SG2000 offers a firewall, transparent mode firewall, VPN, redundant port gigabit failover and logging and reporting.

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Sniffer progress nabs magazine award

Network Magazine named Sniffer Technologies' Sniffer Wireless its product of the year in the network analyzer category. The magazine said it recognized Sniffer Wireless' performance and technology as the industry's first wireless LAN analyzer. The magazine judges its winners on the broad appeal of the product to the publication's reader base; competitive enhancements the product offers; price/performance advantages; technical ingenuity; new features and applications; and serviceability to the market.

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NetForensics joins Cisco AVVID program

Managed security provider netForensics has joined the Cisco AVVID (Architecture for Voice and Video Integrated Data) Partner Program. The program is an interoperability testing and co-marketing program. NetForensics will deploy its netForensics v2.2 product, a SIM solution that monitors security components like firewalls and intrusion detection systems. Membership in the Cisco program certifies interoperability with the Cisco PIX Firewall family and Cisco Secure IDS products. It also supports SAFE, a security blueprint for Cisco AVVID.

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ETrue to use Authentec biometric logon

Biometrics managed service provider, eTrue, announced it has selected AuthenTec to provide the fingerprint-reading chips for its Web-based biometric logon service. The AuthenTech product complements eTrue's TrueFace facial recognition technology as part of eTrue's MSP service. The service uses multiple biometric logons and scales to accommodate any number of users. AuthenTec's FingerLoc and EntrePad sensors are designed for implementation in personal computers, wireless communications, access control and handheld devices. ETrue's products use the company's TruePrint technology that reads below the surface layer of the skin to the live layer and the true fingerprint, according to eTrue.

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