Security

WA maps out the future of land information

17 August, 2009 by

Landgate is the statutory authority responsible for the state of Western Australia’s land and property information. The digital and hard copy services it offers include a secure land titles system, a land and property information library, and land valuation services. To provide these services, Landgate collects geospatial data from surveys, aerial photographs and satellite imagery.


Security needn’t be creative, just reliable

17 August, 2009 by

Marketing agency He Said She Said (HS3) has renewed a three-year computer security licence with Sophos. HS3 is an award-winning content marketing agency, headquartered in Surry Hills, with an impressive list of clients including Vodafone and the Commonwealth Bank. The agency takes a story-based approach to branded content that helps marketers involve their brand in their customers’ stories.


Security vulnerabilities in the cloud discovered

05 August, 2009 by

There are holes in the cloud when it comes to security.


Security appliance

22 July, 2009

Fortinet has added FortiOS WAN Optimisation and SSL Inspection to its FortiGate security appliances. Features of the operating system include advanced application controls, data leakage protection (DLP), WAN optimisation and SSL traffic inspection. The combination of these features will help customers secure their networks, protect data and accelerate applications, the company claims.


Detective receives international award for cybercrime efforts

20 July, 2009 by

Brian Hay, Detective Superintendent of the Queensland Police Service, has won the McAfee Cybercrime Fighter Award.


Instant messaging security service

18 June, 2009

Symantec has released its MessageLabs Instant Messaging Security Service (IMSS), an instant messaging (IM) security, control and management service that will enable businesses to adopt a safer, auditable use of public IM networks.


Combined intrusion prevention suite

11 June, 2009

Blue Coat ProxySG and ProxyAV appliances will share real-time intelligence and reputation data with the Proofpoint on Demand hosted service and Messaging Security Gateway appliance to provide Blue Coat and Proofpoint users with increased protection against the latest email and web-based malware attacks.


Endpoint protection

11 June, 2009

Norman ASA has released Endpoint Protection, the next-generation security solution which utilises Norman DNA Matching, Norman Exploit Detection and Norman SandBox. It will guard customers’ data infrastructure against the daily flow of numerous malware attacks performed by cyber criminals.


Endpoint Encryption 7.0 data encryption

11 June, 2009 by

Endpoint Encryption 7.0 provides encryption for desktops, laptops and removable storage devices. This version includes Novell eDirectory client support as well as management capabilities for non-domain clients. It obscures and protects access to disk encryption keys in memory (DRAM), increasing protection against cold boot attacks. The product offers enhanced disk recovery tools to make it easier for administrators to access a machine and set usage rights to further protect confidential information. Encryption of removable media has also been enhanced. The product features support for secure data portability options including user-created self-extracting file archives. User certificates can also be used to control access to encrypted data within a specific group of users.


Threat management protection for datacentres

01 June, 2009 by

The HP ProCurve Threat Management Services Module is a multifunction security solution, designed to install directly into HP ProCurve 5400 and 8200 series switches.


Digital video recorder

18 May, 2009 by

Equipped with four front-replaceable HD drives and extensive integration features, the Divar XF is suitable for medium- to large-scale or growing systems. Its image quality and compression claims to get the most out of CCTV images.


Australia's first biometric drivers licence

24 April, 2009 by

Queensland transport chooses Unisys facial Imaging solution to provide facial image capture, facial image recognition and case management solution to help protect licence holders from identity theft.


Directory management

22 April, 2009

Access Manager 3.1 offers built-in support for WS-federation, a single sign-on feature.


internet filtering

22 April, 2009

Enterprise Reporter v5 is a dedicated appliance for processing and displaying internet filtering logs without compromising filtering speed or performance, or impacting network functions.


Web security optimises network performance

02 April, 2009

Wesley College Melbourne has deployed a web security appliance to cope with increasing volumes of staff and student web-browsing.


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