News

Weekly IT Roundup, July 9

New, updated software and hardware announcements of interest to MCPs, from the business wires.

From the business wires this week: New approaches to battling spam mail, updates to several security tools, and a portal for security white papers.

ScriptLogic Corp. now provides its scriptable administration services in a Server Management Pack. It includes an updated Service Explorer, which has enhanced performance through a new, multi-threading engine; advanced selection of service and task search criteria including name, startup type, and state; and service ACL security management and manipulation, among other features. http://www.scriptlogic.com

Certicom Corp.'s movianVPN 4.0 provides support for the Network Address Translation Traversal protocol for mobile device platforms. Also included is support for Cisco IOS VPN routers and CoSine IPSX gateway, among a dozen other gateways. http://www.certicom.com/movianvpn

FaxBack Inc.'s NET SatisFAXtion is now integrated with Hewlett-Packard's Digital Senders, which means it provides real-time delivery notifications for scan/fax network environments, as well as the capability to allow users to scan paper documents to be sent, managed, stored or routed via NET SatisFAXtion. http://www.faxback.com/

FaxBack NET SatisFAXtion
FaxBack NET SatisFAXtion

Standard Security Solutions has centralized the bulk of security white papers it finds on the Internet into a new service that's available at http://SecurityDocs.com. The services is free to access and requires no registration.

Tech Assist released Hide-A-File and KeyPer, a dual, software/hardware authentication system. Hide-A-File allows for the creation of protected partitions for hiding files with sensitive data, accessible only via a CryptoKey inserted into the computer's USB port. KeyPer can be used to store the data on a CryptoKey for portability. http://www.toolsthatwork.com/hideafile.htm

PC-ENCRYPT has updated two of its security offerings: PC-ENCRYPT 9.1, for encrypting files/folders on desktops and laptops, has faster erase/delete options and improved progress indicators and support for encryption of files in the gigabytes; A-LOCK 7.21, for e-mail message encryption, now has one-click encryption capabilities. http://www.pc-encrypt.com

Lok Technology's AIRlok v.2, a network infrastructure appliance, boasts increased processing speeds, administrative capabilities and integration with any existing authentication or database system. http://www.loktechnology.com

ProvideSupport.com offers call support and help desk centers with 128-bit encrypted chat and instant messaging services. It's $15/month to $350/annually. http://www.ProvideSupport.com

ProvideSupport.com Chat Window
ProvideSupport.com Chat Window

Hexamail Ltd., released Hexamail Guard, an antispam solution that uses what the company calls advanced "Neural sender matching," which uses a neural network approach to identify and block suspicious sender e-mail addresses with a low incidence of false positives. http://www.hexamail.com/hexamailguard/

SpamElimination.com, has integrated its proprietary e-mail profiling with its managed mail gateways that scan, categorize and filter e-mails before delivery. It incorporates its technology with virus engines from BitDefender and Trend Micro. Managed e-mail account rates range from $29.95/year for personal to $1.75/month for corporate and enterprise. http://www.SpamElimination.com

To showcase your products in MCPmag.com News, send e-mail to Michael Domingo: mdomingo@101com.com, with "MCPmag News" on the subject line of your message. Publication of submissions are at the sole discretion of the editors.

About the Author

Michael Domingo has held several positions at 1105 Media, and is currently the editor in chief of Visual Studio Magazine.

Featured

  • Microsoft Bolsters Windows IoT with NXP and SQL Server Support

    Microsoft's Internet of Things (IoT) product line is continuing to grow, with a few new developments highlighted this week.

  • Tamper Protection Now Available to Microsoft Defender ATP Subscribers

    The Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) E5 subscription plan now has an optional "tamper protection" security feature, Microsoft announced on Monday.

  • Exploring OCR, a New Way To Get Data into Excel

    Microsoft recently added a new optical character recognition feature to Excel that lets users import data from a photograph taken from a smartphone. Here's how to use it.

  • Microsoft Authenticator App To Get Real-Time Phishing Protections

    Microsoft is working on adding capabilities to its Microsoft Authenticator app to help defeat security breaches enabled by advanced attack techniques, including phishing and man-in-the-middle methods.

comments powered by Disqus

Office 365 Watch

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.