Momentum Energy is a rapidly growing company that specialises in the energy needs of businesses. “In our business, maintaining consistently high levels of service is of paramount importance,” said David Vo, IT Manager, Momentum Energy. “We are entrusted by our customers to deliver reliable electricity and energy services for their businesses. That’s a big responsibility to have and a lot of it rests on having the right tools and resources internally that ensures our servers, networks, CRMs and financial systems are operating at their optimum.”
Remote workers have the potential to cause security lapses for businesses in the current dusty conditions.
Bosch Security Systems has introduced an updated version of its Divar Control Center software that enables users of Divar-2 systems to extend their systems with the Divar XF Hybrid H.264 recorders. The software provides an easy and economical upgrade path, enabling Divar-2 users to increase the flexibility and capabilities of their installation and even migrate to IP.
The City of Stirling in Western Australia has put WatchGuard Technologies through its paces and found that it has come up trumps in successfully countering its annual third-party security penetration testing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sophos for Microsoft SharePoint protects shared business data against viruses, worms, trojans, spyware, adware, suspicious files and potentially unwanted applications.
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.
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.
There are holes in the cloud when it comes to security.