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Quick Takes: Sourcefire beefs up intrusion management system

Open-source intrusion detection specialists Sourcefire, home of Snort, announced this week the Sourcefire intrusion management system, leading off this edition of Quick Takes.

Sourcefire enhances intrusion management system

Sourcefire, Inc., of in Columbia, Md. announced this week a Sourcefire IMS, an intrusion management system that...

gives users advanced data management and event correlation capabilities in addition to its industry leading intrusion detection and enhanced scalability. It is comprised of Sourcefire Management Consoles and Sourcefire Network Sensors, with several models available to support all network speeds. Sourcefire IMS provides customers with industry leading performance, increased scalability and advanced management capabilities. Sourcefire IMS is the only intrusion detection solution to incorporate a management console with an integrated database for increased event correlation and data management capabilities and protection from malicious attacks.

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GFI releases host-based IDS

GFI of Kingston-upon-Thames, England today announced the release of GFI LANguard Security Event Log Monitor (S.E.L.M.) 4.0. The product is a host-based intrusion detection system primarily designed to monitor Windows-based networks for security breaches in real-time, but with enhanced flexibility to meet many other monitoring needs. GFI LANguard S.E.L.M. continuously scans the security event logs of all Windows NT/2000/XP machines on a network, consolidating them into a central log for fast analysis and generating detailed activity reports. When it identifies critical security breaches - such as network users attempting to access shares, resources and/or data they should not view, GFI LANguard S.E.L.M. 4 sends out "real-time" alerts to administrators, thereby permitting immediate action against potential attacks and penetrations as they occur.

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BakBone integrates St. Bernard's file manager into DR product

St. Bernard Software Inc., recently announced that BakBone Software, has integrated an OEM version of St. Bernard's Open File Manager with its VaultDR Online Client Application Plugin Module (APM), a new disaster recovery solution. St. Bernard's Embedded Open File Manager solution provides VaultDR Online Client APM with the technology to perform disaster recovery backups while Windows-based systems are up-and-running. A disk-based API version of its successful Open File Manager product, Embedded Open File Manager is a versatile OEM solution that provides complete live data protection for complementary data security solutions.

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NUVO, netForensics team on security infrastructure management

Ottawa-based NUVO Network Management Inc., and Edison, N.J.-based netForensics, Inc., today announced they are joining forces to offer a comprehensive service to help enterprises better manage their growing security infrastructures. The strategic partnership is consistent with netForensics' overall business vision to enable end-to-end business security management to commercial and government enterprises, leveraging their current investments in technology and people. Under the agreement, NUVO will implement and offer security policy enforcement services, embedding netForensics as part of its core SIM framework. netForensics' SIM technology collects, analyzes, correlates and presents security device information in real-time from across the enterprise.

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Vocent authenticates user's voice

Vocent of Mountain View, Calif. recently announced the release of Voice Secure Password Reset 2.0, its voiceprint-enabled password reset solution. Voice Secure Password Reset 2.0 is an enterprise software solution that uses speaker verification and speech recognition to authenticate user identity claims by voice, thus permitting secure automation of password reset telephone calls to IT help desks. Enhancements in the new release include broad support of industry leading identity management systems, single step reset of a password across multiple systems and more efficient application automation and manageability.

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