Category Archives: Security

Microsoft Strengthens Secure Access Platform With Close of Whale Acquisition

Microsoft Corp. today announced it has completed the acquisition of Whale Communications Ltd., strengthening Microsoft’s secure access platform (http://www.microsoft.com/isaserver/default.mspx). Whale’s best-of-breed product line includes the Intelligent Application Gateway, which combines Whale’s secure sockets layer (SSL)-based access and application protection technologies with Microsoft® Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server. To mark the deal close, Microsoft is… Read More »

New BridgeHead HT Filestore text search capablities for archive compliance and discovery

BridgeHead Software today announced the availability of a powerful new content search capability for HT FileStore, its policy-based file archiving software system for multi-platform computing environments. HT FileStore archives data from systems across the enterprise and now indexes the text content as well as metadata of archived files to provide significantly enhanced searchability.

Skybox and ISS Deliver First Virtual Modelling Environment for IPS

Skybox® Security, Inc., the leader in Security Risk Management (SRM), and Internet Security Systems, Inc. (ISS), the worldwide leader in pre-emptive, enterprise security, today announced the industry’s first virtual modelling environment for Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS). The solution is delivered as a new capability in the third-generation release of the award-winning Skybox View® Suite (see… Read More »

Kerio MailServer 6.2 – Kerio polishes Webmail with AJAX

Kerio MailServer, a highly rated email and groupware server targeted to small and medium sized businesses, has been updated again, this time with a broad range of refinements to existing features most users will appreciate. Among the new features are Sticky Notes support, a two-level spam rating system, and private Distribution Lists.

Vistorm and McAfee, Inc. join up to offer CXOs a better way to manage risk

Information assurance specialist Vistorm today announced a partnership with McAfee, Inc., the global leader in Intrusion Prevention and Security Risk Management. McAfee´s Foundstone® vulnerability management technology will be included in Vistorm´s managed vulnerability assessment and alerting service. This service is just one part of the Vistorm Managed Service portfolio providing CXOs with a top-down, business-led… Read More »

ISS in Leaders Quadrant for Personal Firewalls in Gartner Magic Quadrant report

Internet Security Systems (ISS) (NASDAQ: ISSX), the worldwide leader in pre-emptive, enterprise security, today announced that technology research firm, Gartner, Inc., has listed Proventia® Desktop Endpoint Security in the leaders quadrant in its Personal Firewall Magic Quadrant* for the first quarter of 2006. According to the Magic Quadrant report, personal firewalls will be an integral… Read More »

On the path to success with Voice over IP

The 5 million mark was reached in July 2006. That´s how many licenses have already been sold by Siemens Communications for VoIP solutions based on the SURPASS hiQ 8000 and hiQ 4200 platforms. The lion´s share of this outstanding figure is accounted for by the U.S. cable operator Cablevision and the Dutch carrier KPN. Cablevision… Read More »