Trojan challenge for photography firm

17 August, 2010

Arthur Reed Photos is a 48-year-old business specialising in school and graduation photography. The company has built its reputation on quality and affordability and today employs around 70 people as a leading supplier to the school photography market in Victoria. This year it has changed to AVG as its antivirus software supplier after ongoing problems, including a significant trojan infestation that its previous antivirus software failed to detect.

Testing security suites in real-life conditions is essential

03 August, 2010 by Lloyd Borrett*

Anti-malware security suite testing receives a lot of attention, but it's important to appreciate that different testing methods can produce vastly different and even misleading results. A decent security suite is greater than the sum of its parts: it's designed in layers to thwart various attacks at various stages. Testing individual components of a security suite on their own - or testing in an environment that doesn't reflect real-world conditions - often fails to give an accurate picture of a security suite's overall performance.

WatchGuard SSL 560 secure remote-access appliance

03 August, 2010

The SSL 560 secure remote-access appliance provides reliable connectivity to corporate networks, applications and data and is suitable for large organisations with up to 500 concurrent remote and mobile workers.

SonicWALL E-Class Network Security Appliance (NSA) E8500

03 August, 2010

The E-Class Network Security Appliance (NSA) E8500 delivers application intelligence and control for network administrators.

Trend Micro PortalProtect 2.0

03 August, 2010

PortalProtect 2.0 supports the Microsoft SharePoint 2010 platform and is strengthened with web threat protection and data loss prevention.

Fortinet FortiGate-60C and FortiWifi-60C security appliances

03 August, 2010

FortiGate-60C and FortiWifi-60C multi-threat security appliances are designed for branch offices and small businesses and service providers delivering managed services in customer premise equipment (CPE) deployments and provide protection comparable to higher-end FortiGate appliances designed for large enterprise and carrier environments.

Astaro Security Gateway Version 8 software

03 August, 2010

Security Gateway Version 8 provides SMBs and enterprises with comprehensive security protection.

AVG Internet Security Business Edition

03 August, 2010

Internet Security Business Edition protects workstations, file, email and SharePoint servers and is claimed to protect against existing and future threats using next-generation LinkScanner and data protection technologies.

Call for smartphone vendors to simplify security

28 July, 2010

At a recent roundtable in Sydney, Scott Totzke, Security VP for Research In Motion (RIM), discussed the need for smartphone vendors to simplify security to improve usability for end users, the need to build security in from the start of the production cycle to maximise the efficiency of mobile devices and how trust is essential for the future development of mobility.

Social media demands a review of your security framework

28 July, 2010 by Rob Forsyth*

The time lapse between the beginning of publicly available internet and what we now refer to as Web 2.0 was short. A relative nanosecond in terms of history. Rob Forsyth jumps forward from the history of the internet to social media and advocates that organisations need to embrace security to enable as much access to technologies as possible under a robust security framework.

Hit-and-run attack one of the top security threats in June

05 July, 2010

Fortinet has published its June 2010 Threat Landscape report which showed that new variations of the Sasfis botnet have entered the malware Top 10 list.

Set-and-forget network security for Parade College

28 June, 2010

Parade College is a dual campus Catholic boys school which since 1871 has sought innovative, creative and effective ways of achieving best practice teaching and learning. Protecting a network that is used by close to 2000 students and teachers is not a job for the faint-hearted. Parade College has a network with over 720 personal computers for the use of students, 270 personal computers for teachers and a suite of ‘e-rooms’ or shared spaces containing computers within a cluster of classrooms. Underpinning the IT strategy is a program to continuously evaluate and deploy new technologies to strengthen the security of its network.

Symantec enterprise security portfolio

09 June, 2010

In response to the growing number of enterprise security threats, Symantec has announced four products as part of its enterprise security portfolio strategy to develop and enforce IT policies, protect information, manage systems and protect infrastructure.

Axway MailGate security appliance

09 June, 2010

The updated version of the MailGate security appliance offers expanded security and compliance functionality and improved ease of use. Features include enterprise multi-tenancy, support for IPv6 and additional capabilities for digital rights management, providing inbound threat protection, outbound data loss prevention and archiving capabilities.

Websense Web Security Gateway Anywhere

18 May, 2010

Websense has announced the Web Security Gateway Anywhere, a secure web gateway with threat and risk prevention and deployment capabilities, part of the Triton system.

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