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Quick Takes: Trend Micro scanning HTTP

Trend Micro announced new software this week that scans HTTP and FTP gateways for malicious code, leading off this edition of Quick Takes.

Trend Micro releases HTTP scanner for Windows, Solaris

Antivirus and content security vendor Trend Micro Inc. announced this week the availability of InterScan Web Security Suite for Windows and Solaris. This announcement follows the release of a recent study by International Data Corporation (IDC) where Trend Micro is cited as the worldwide leader for the Internet gateway market with 39% share and mail server market with 21% share. InterScan is gateway security software that scans HTTP and FTP protocols for malicious code and spam with little impact on performance. InterScan integrates with other Trend Micro products and services under the Trend Micro Enterprise Protection Strategy. InterScan is available for Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003 as well as Solaris. A version for Linux is planned for late 2004. Pricing is $16 per user for 25 users.

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Sanctum secures PeopleSoft users

Web application security vendor Sanctum, Inc. announced the AppShield PeopleSoft Pack, software that secures users of PeopleSoft Human Resources Management Solutions (HRMS). The pack features an AppShield appliance (based on the AppShield application firewall), an initial site audit, implementation, training and maintenance. AppShield secures against all application vulnerabilities outlined by the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), including cross site scripting, SQL injection and unvalidated parameters.

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TippingPoint Technologies earns Common Criteria certification

Intrusion-prevention vendor TippingPoint Technologies announced that its UnityOne Intrusion Prevention Systems and Appliances received the Common Criteria certification. The certification is recognized by 15 countries as the official industry-standard security validation. The tests are administered by a government-accredited agency like the National Security Agency in TippingPoint's case. Today, many countries and government agencies require security products to be CC certified.

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Q1 Labs releases updated QVISION 2.0

Network security intelligence vendor Q1 Labs launched QVISION 2.0 with real-time network monitoring capabilities. V.2.0 provides organizations with a cost-effective and scalable solution for monitoring the network for potentional threats and intrusion attempts, according to Q1 Labs. Features include intelligent alerting for identifying behavior patterns; application view for monitoring various applications on the network; and selective application content capture for sampling content. QVISION is available for immediate purchase.

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Citadel Security Software, Internet Security Systems partner

Automated vulnerability remediation and policy compliance vendor, Citadel Security Software and network security vendor, Internet Security Systems announced a partnership to provide their customers with both network scanning and remediation tools. According to their agreement, Internet Security Systems' Virtual Patch and Internet Scanner will be bundled with Citadel Security Software's Hercules, their remediation product. By combining these products, both companies expect to reduce the cost and time their customers spend on detecting and resolving vulnerabilities.

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Carmichael Security changes name to Black Dragon Software

Risk management vendor Carmichael Security announced that its company is now called Black Dragon Software. The company also announced that that David Smith has been picked to be the chief executive officer and Douglas Dormer has been named President.

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