Security

Protection suite for web

18 August, 2009

Symantec has expanded its ability to protect enterprises against web-based threats with the addition of Web Gateway 4.5 to its Symantec Protection Suite Enterprise Edition. The web security appliance provides protection by employing multiple layers of antimalware technologies including the company’s antivirus engine to protect customers against today’s most prevalent botnets and Web 2.0 threats.


Cloud SaaS security

18 August, 2009

Hewlett-Packard has announced HP Cloud Assure, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering designed to help businesses safely and effectively adopt cloud-based services. HP Cloud Assure helps customers validate security - by scanning networks, operating systems, middleware layers and web applications.


Campus audited for threats

18 August, 2009 by

Queensland University of Technology (QUT), in Brisbane, is one of Australia’s most successful universities with emphasis on courses and research. With 40,000 students and 3800 employees across a global network, QUT, like many institutions of higher learning, has to ensure that file attributes, network device configurations and data structures are not unknowingly changed – either through internal accidents or from malicious outside attacks.


Data protection

17 August, 2009

Sophos for Microsoft SharePoint protects shared business data against viruses, worms, trojans, spyware, adware, suspicious files and potentially unwanted applications.


Wireless firewall appliance

17 August, 2009

SonicWALL’s TZ210 Series for distributed enterprises include the launch of the TZ 100, TZ 100 Wireless-N, TZ 200 and TZ 200 Wireless-N solutions as well as the flagship TZ 210, which provides SMBs and distributed enterprises with innovations in enterprise-class anti-spam, 3G failover, SSL-VPN remote access, and a host of additional features required to help companies control security threats and increase productivity.


Network security appliance

17 August, 2009

The SonicWALL E-Class Network Security Appliance (E-Class NSA) Series is engineered to drive down administrative complexity, while defending against the entire spectrum of network attacks, both externally and internally. It offers centralised management, network segmentation, multiple deployment options and advanced networking features for control and flexibility. Combining multi-core technology with unrestricted deep packet inspection, E-Class NSAs are scalable and reliable and high performers in the multifunction threat appliances class.


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.


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 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.


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.


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 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.


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