IT Weekly Roundup, Feb. 4
From the business wires this week: AD tools; antispam solutions; tape appliances that compress, encrypt and sign data; and more.
Active Directory (AD) administrators can take advantage of four new tools included
in ADtoolkit 3.0
, the latest version of the AD admin
solution from Javelina Software
. The expanded toolset
allows admins to move in bulk users, groups, contacts and computer names within
AD Organizational Units. ADtoolkit 3.0 is priced at $995 per admin copy and
is available at volume discounts. http://www.javelinasoftware.com
Find bugs in your code with Coverity’s latest
scalable solutions for locating software defects and security vulnerabilities.
Coverity Prevent can analyze millions of lines of
code and follow every path the software can take, helping developers discover
faulty sequences that can lead to computer crashes, poor performance or unwanted
behavior. Coverity Extend enables software managers
to create and enforce custom coding design policies across development teams.
Both products work with C or C++ source code for Windows, FreeBSD, HP-UX, Linux,
Solaris and other enterprise operating systems. http://www.coverity.com
McAfee announced it will now offer weekly rules set
engine updates (RENUs) to users of its SpamKiller
spam detection product line. The move to go weekly from monthly updates was
in response to the increasing number of ways spammers and hackers hijack computers
and steal identities and online accounts, according to McAfee. http://www.mcafee.com
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|McAfee Spamkiller's antispam rules will now
be current weekly rather than monthly.
VeriSign is extending its Email
Security Service to provide support for European companies. Highlights
include triple-layer spam filtering, multi-engine virus scanning, policy enforcement
and quarantine access. A 30-day trial is available here.
CanIT-PRO 3.0 from Roaring Penguin
Software allows users to control the level of spam filtering on their
e-mail accounts through a new interface as well as giving admins the ability to filter
outbound mail. Current customers can receive a free upgrade to version 3.0. http://www.roaringpenguin.com
|At 2U and 30 lbs., you might want to ask a coworker
to help install the CryptoStor 700.
Store enterprise backup data securely with CryptoStor Tape
700 appliances from NeoScale Systems. Featuring
hardware-based AES-128, AES-256 or 3DES encryption; hardware-based LZS compression;
and digital signatures, the CryptoStor line of tape appliances includes the
CryptoStor Tape FC702 and FC704, which have two and four Fibre Channel ports,
Catbird Networks released an improved version of
its Intelligent Vulnerability Monitoring solution,
which allows customers to access vulnerability reports online. An e-mail containing
a link takes customers directly and securely to data on the security and performance
of their systems. http://www.catbird.com