Authentication (Jan.): VASCO DIGIPASS GO 7 and IDENTIKEY Authentication Server
Verdict: A real winner, if a little pricey. But for its solid feature set and first-rate performance, this pair of products rates our Best Buy.
Vulnerability assessment (Feb.): Core IMPACT Professional
Verdict: Typical Core quality. We have used this product extensively and never been disappointed. Best Buy.
UTM (March): ESOFT Instagate 604
Verdict: For its rich feature set and excellent pricing, we make this our Best Buy this month.
SIEM (April): McAfee Enterprise Security Manager
Verdict: Great to see this old friend in a new environment. It’s powerful, easy to use and receives our Best Buy designation.
Forensics (May): IntaForensics Lima Forensic Case Management Software
Verdict: An extremely versatile product well worth the price. We designate it our Best Buy.
Risk & policy management (June): AlgoSec Security Management Suite v6.4
Verdict: Solid product with strong features and a good price point. We make this our Best Buy for its excellent price/performance.
Mobile (July): Fixmo SafeZone
Verdict: A solid performer, exactly as advertised. We make this newcomer to our annual mobile device security group our Best Buy.
Endpoint security (Aug.): Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business
Verdict: A solid product – just what we would expect from these venerable pros. We make this our Best Buy.
Email security (Sept.): McAfee Email Protection
Verdict: Scalable, reasonably priced and competent. What’s not to like? Our Best Buy.
Identity management (Oct.): ForeScout CounterACT v7.1
Verdict: This was a pleasing experience from beginning to end. Best Buy.
Application & web security (Nov.): FortiDB-1000C
Verdict: A serious product for small to midsized size companies. We select this as our Best Buy.