IBM sticks with SafeStone
IBM's Systems Management Partner Group (SMPG) has renewed its commitment to SafeStone Technologies to manage the security of its IBM eServer iSeries with SafeStone's DetectIT security software suite. The suite includes software for policy compliance, authentication, access control, audit and intruder detection modules. IBM's SMPG program aims to increase customer awareness of solutions and resources that assist in managing the iSeries servers. SafeStone's solution works on the AS/400 series, NT/Windows and Unix environments.
Evidian nabs SC Award
AccessMaster SSO, a single-sign-on enterprise security management software from Evidian, was named the best access control product by SC Magazine at the SC Awards 2001 in London for the second straight year. Evidian also grabbed runner-up honors in the best security management product category. Also nominated as finalists for best access control product were HID, RSA and AppGate products. A panel of 167 IT and information security professionals made recommendations on the nominees to SC Magazine's panel of judges who selected the winners. AccessMaster is Evidian's e-infrastructure security management software. It enables compliance with a company's end-to-end security policy. AccessMaster SSO allows access to multiple enterprise and Web applications through a single log-on and password.
InfoExpress answers Bell in Canada
InfoExpress announced that its CyberArmor enterprise personal firewall suite will be used by Bell Canada to secure VPN connections for its remote users on its corporate network. The CyberArmor suite includes a policy manager, a console for remote viewing of system configurations, alarms, status notifications, support for Nortel, Cisco, CheckPoint and Microsoft VPNs and integration with third-party databases. Other components include the CyberArmor client, firewall software running on an end-user's PC; a policy manager that creates and manages policies, run-time settings and updates; CyberServer that logs user events and threats into a database; and CyberConsole that enables viewing of remote systems and incident management.
Veritel, Aladdin team up
Biometrics voice recognition software provider Veritel has integrated eToken from Internet content and software security provider, Aladdin Knowledge Systems. EToken is a USB device that offers smartcard functionality. EToken must now be present on the Veritel SDK VoiceCheck solution to initiate the voice-recognition process. VoiceCheck, according to Veritel, is the only voice-verification solution that works on multiple platforms, including the Internet, embedded systems, enterprise and telephony.
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