April 2009 20 4 Issue of SCMagazine

April 2009 20 4 Issue of SCMagazine


Security positions vacant at fed level

A leader is needed, deft at working with private companies, to protect critical data.

Threat of the month

2 minutes on

2 minutes on: Industry asks: What's become of Adobe?

Not too long ago, Microsoft regularly bore harsh criticism from security observers for its perceived lack of openness and response regarding major product vulnerabilities. With ...


Public-private partnership

We need to build public awareness and understand that, in the online world, we're all responsible for security.

Protect your email domain

Both SPF and DKIM require domain owners to take responsibility for themselves.

CSO's desk

The privacy & security advantage

In this precarious financial environment, the focus for many companies is now on keeping the existing customers satisfied, rather than worrying only about adding new ...


Privacy laws: Leading the charge

Massachusetts is set to redefine data security requirements, says the state's undersecretary Daniel Crane.

The cybercriminal underground: Commercial sophistication

Malware builds across an underground infrastructure that rivals any legitimate form of commerce, reports Deb Radcliff.

Malware prevention: Real-time service

To fight malware attacks, West Coast Labs has introduced a new test program that offers a higher level of performance validation.

Virtual data safety

Enterprises adopt virtualization for cost savings, but then open themselves to new security issues, reports Chuck Miller.

Safety and security: Defeat physical loss

New offerings, such as video analytics, RFID and biometrics, are linking physical and digital security, reports Chuck Miller.

Product Reviews

CheckPoint UTM-1 3070

The CheckPoint UTM-1 3070 is a solid UTM with many great features.

Cyberoam CR200i

Cyberoam UTM appliance, the CR200i, offers the full UTM feature set, including a stateful inspection firewall, IPsec VPN, SSL VPN, IPS, gateway anti-virus and anti-spyware, ...


The FortiGate-110C combines firewall, intrusion prevention, anti-virus, anti-malware, anti-spam, web filtering, IPsec VPN and SSL VPN into a single security appliance.

gateProtect GPX 800

The gateProtect GPX 800 provides standard UTM functionality, including firewall, IPS, web content filtering, gateway anti-virus and anti-spam, and VPN.

IBM Proventia Network MFS

The IBM Proventia Network Multi-Function Security (MFS) appliance may look small on the outside, but this product is full of big functionality. It combines firewall, ...


The NETASQ U450 provides features including a firewall, IPS, VPN, SSL VPN, web content filtering, gateway anti-virus provided by the ClamAV engine, and gateway anti-spam, ...

SifoWorks U310A

The SifoWorks U310A by O2Security provides capabilities such as firewall, IPsec VPN, SSL VPN, anti-virus through the use of dual anti-virus engines, IDP with automatic ...

Panda GateDefender Integra

The Panda GateDefender Integra from Panda Security has a full set of UTM features, including a firewall, which can filter on both a static network ...

SonicWALL TZ 210 Wireless-N

The SonicWALL TZ 210 Wireless-N is one of the most feature-rich UTMs that we have seen. It includes a lot of great security and protection ...

aXs GUARD Gatekeeper

The aXs GUARD Gatekeeper from VASCO is a full-function UTM appliance. It has functionality for keeping internet viruses and worms from infecting the enterprise, full ...

Safend Endpoint Suite

Safend Protector protects an organization’s information from loss and theft by monitoring, detecting and restricting data transfers from the endpoint.

Symantec Endpoint Protection v11.0.4

Symantec Endpoint Protection delivers a centrally managed, web-based, easy-to-use, fully integrated management interface that delivers a full suite of protection to the endpoints.

SkyRecon StormShield Security Suite

StormShield Security Suite v5.1 offers integrated system control, system protection and data security in a single, lightweight client. It requires very low overhead on endpoints ...

Sophos Endpoint Security & Control

Sophos Endpoint Security and Control v8.0 uses a single agent deployment to provide anti-virus, anti-spyware/adware, host intrusion prevention, application control, device control, endpoint assessment/NAC and ...

eEye Digital Security Blink Security Management

Blink Security Management Appliance 200 is designed to deploy and manage up to 200 endpoints secured by eEye’s Blink Professional Edition security software.

GFI Software EndPointSecurity v4

The EndPointSecurity solution from GFI Software provides centralized management with a small agent footprint of only 1.2 MB. The server portion requires a .NET Framework ...

Cynapspro DevicePro Ultimate 2009

This package consists of the cynapspro Server, cynapspro Pro Suite and DevicePro Suite. It includes a very comprehensive set of endpoint protection capabilities.

Novell ZENworks

ZENworks Endpoint Security Management v3.5 is targeted to protect against lost or stolen equipment, third parties or outsourcers, malicious insiders, hacked systems and malicious code.

Alcatel-Lucent OmniAccess 3500 NLG

The OmniAccess 3500 Nonstop Laptop Guardian (NLG) is designed to provide IT managers with visibility into assets when they are off the corporate network. With ...

Check Point Endpoint Security

Check Point Endpoint Security (Total Protection Edition) is a single agent for total endpoint security that combines a firewall, network access control (NAC), program control, ...

First Look

Good thing in a small package

Every now and then, I pluck a product out of our test queue because it intrigues me. This product is one of those.

Last Word

The need for a web app standard

No standard for web applications or services has existed, until now, says Mike Boberski.



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