Authentication (Jan.): DeepNet Security DualShield
Verdict: Good choice for full-featured authentication tool. Recommended.
Vulnerability assessment (Feb.): GFI LanGuard 2012
Verdict: This is a very well-integrated vulnerability management system. It is our selection for Recommended – on-premises product.
Vulnerability assessment (Feb.): QualysGuard Vulnerability Management v7.6
Verdict: Well worth the cost. This is our choice for Recommended – cloud-based service.
UTM (March): Sophos UTM 220
Verdict: A strong product for its target market and aggressively priced. We make this one Recommended.
UTM (March): WatchGuard XTM 830
Verdict: Well worth the expense for larger enterprises. Recommended.
SIEM (April): EventTracker Enterprise v7.3
Verdict:Version 7.3 of EventTracker Enterprise is a big leap forward in SIEM technology. Recommended.
Forensics (May): AccessData Forensic Suite
Verdict: The three-product platform provides a solid foundation for any digital forensic investigation. For a full-feature package, this earns our Recommended designation.
Forensics (May): Cellebrite UFED Touch Ultimate
Verdict: This device for mobile forensics is unsurpassed for use in the field. For mobile device forensics we designate this Recommended.
Risk & policy management (June): Agiliance RiskVision v6.5 SP1
Verdict: RiskVision is a full-featured risk solution covering all aspects of compliance, business and IT risk. Recommended as a risk management solution.
Risk & policy management (June): Tufin Security Suite R-13-1
Verdict: Pricey, but absolutely worth it for its powerful functionality and excellent performance. This one is our Recommended product for policy management tools.
Mobile (July): Sophos Mobile Control
Verdict: If the documentation was just a bit more complete, this would be a perfect-scoring product. Even so, Sophos Mobile Control receives our Recommended designation.
Endpoint security (Aug.): Lumension Endpoint Management and Security Suite v7.3
Verdict: Very well done. We designate this our Recommended product.
Email security (Sept.): Fortinet FortiMail-200D
Verdict: Another fine one from Fortinet. We make this our Recommended product.
Identity management (Oct.): Avatier Identity Management Suite (AIMS) v9
Verdict: This is a good product at a good price. Recommended.
Application & web security (Nov.): Barracuda Web Application Firewall (Model 660)
Verdict: A good choice for a web application firewall. This month’s Recommended product.