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Quick Takes: Trend Micro looks to eEye Digital

Trend Micro teams up with eEye Digital Security, leading off this edition of Quick Takes. Also included are items from ISS, Novell, NetScreen and Platform Logic.

Trend Micro, eEye Digital Security partner for better virus vulnerability assessment

Trend Micro and eEye Digital Security announced a new alliance to provide virus vulnerability assessment for Trend Micro's value-added channel partners. Modeled after eEye's Retina Network Security Scanner, the new Virus Vulnerability Assessment Service will provide admins with the capabilities monitor network security levels and identify any potential threats. The assessment service uses database of vulnerabilities in addition to behavior models to look for known and unknown weaknesses.

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Updated iPrism ready to filter out the bad guys

Internet security appliance vendor St. Bernard Software announced that the new third generation hardware platform for the iPrism Internet filtering appliance is available. With this latest and improved platform, iPrism can increase its reporting capability 100 times according to iPrism as well as provide customized Internet usage reports for customers. Pricing for iPrism starts at $2,195 for a one-time hardware cost in addition to a subscription fee for one to three years.

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ISS looks to provide complete protection with Proventia

Internet Security Systems announced the Proventia products to provide protection against multiple threats like viruses, spam and hacker attempts in one product. Proventia combines antivirus, firewall, IDS/IPS and VPN features into one engine to provide customers with a centrally managed, comprehensive solution for the network and gateway. Proventia will be available in late November and application protection such as antispam and content filtering will be available in 2004.

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eIQnetworks announces FirewallAnalyzer Enterprise 3.0

Reporting and security analysis vendor eIQnetworks announced Version 3.0 of their FirewallAnalyzer Enterprise. The FirewallAnalyzer provides organizations with the tools to analyze, monitor, report and correlate activity and suspicious events from their firewalls and VPNs. This updated version specifically addresses the demands of managed security service providers to organize data from distributed environments. Pricing for FirewallAnalyzer Enterprise 3.0 begins at $795 per physical firewall.

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Novell updates and renames identity management product

Identity management product vendor Novell announced the Novell Nsure Identity Manager 2, which is the updated and renamed version of DirXML. Nsure Identity Manager 2 enables organizations to reduce management costs by automating the allocation of user access rights, according to Novell. Some prominent features of Nsure Identity Manager include enhanced password management, browser-based configuration and auditing tools for monitoring network activity. Nsure Identity Manager 2 is currently in beta testing and will be available at a later date.

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NetScreen's new firewall, management platform fortify security

Firewall vendor NetScreen announced their Deep Inspection firewall for combating application-level attacks and NetScreen-Security Manager 2004 for monitoring and controlling network configurations and devices. Deep Inspection provides intrusion prevention tools for more than 250 application-attacks aimed at Web, e-mail and peer-to-peer networking and is customizable according to an organization's needs and requirements. NetScreen-Security Manager enables an organization to control and monitor device, network and security policy in addition to providing role-based delegation of tasks, responsibilities and access to a system, an industry first according to NetScreen.

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Platform Logic unveils AppFire Suite 2.0

Intrusion prevention software vendor Platform Logic announced Version 2.0 of AppFire Suite. Using behavior-based control for individual OSes and applications, AppFire Suite provides organizations with proactive protection against malicious code such as viruses, worms and Trojan horses and hacking attempts.

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