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.
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.
Verizon Business has announced its next-generation managed security services (MSS) platform that is designed to safeguard corporate networks by proactively identifying vulnerabilities and prioritising threats across the extended enterprise, resulting in better visibility, enhanced security and reduced risk.
Fortinet has released the FortiGate-30B, a multi-threat security device that offers network protection commonly used by large organisations, at a price affordable to small businesses. Designed to be suitable for the smallest office environments, the FortiGate-30B provides integrated security in an easy-to-install, compact desktop form factor. Fortinet has also introduced the FortiWifi-30B to deliver in-depth security for small offices needing wireless LAN connectivity.
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 Â– either through internal accidents or from malicious outside attacks.
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.
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.
Sophos for Microsoft SharePoint protects shared business data against viruses, worms, trojans, spyware, adware, suspicious files and potentially unwanted applications.
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.
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.
There are holes in the cloud when it comes to security.
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.
Brian Hay, Detective Superintendent of the Queensland Police Service, has won the McAfee Cybercrime Fighter Award.
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.
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.