IT Weekly Roundup, May 27

From the business wires this week: a bevy of anti-virus, anti-spyware and anti-spam solutions to keep your computer clean and you sane.

St. Bernard Software released SpyEXPERT, an anti-spyware software designed for small and medium-size businesses. The security solution can be managed from a central console, which features scheduling and reporting capabilities, and maintains a small footprint on the computer’s resources.

The latest version of MailScan, the anti-virus and content security software for mail servers from MicroWorld Technologies, was released. MailScan 4.5 lets network admins monitor TCP connections and fight spam with enhanced anti-spam protection.

SurfSafe is offering subscribers a free software bundle for privacy protection, which includes the file maintenance program PC Cleanser from Logical Innovations. A standard monthly subscription fee of $14.95 provides four e-mail accounts, ISP service and the free software suite.

Pro Softnet BSpam
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Be part of the solution against spam with BSpam from Pro Softnet.

Pro Softnet Corp. released its anti-spam solution BSpam. The main highlighted features of the program are its ability to let users report spam, which helps to build BSpam’s database of spam types, and its integration with mail clients.

Palcott Software released a secure computer login solution that uses USB flash drives and flash-memory MP3 players as hardware tokens. Natural Login Pro can also provide multiple factors of security with the option to enable simple passwords, challenge-response authentication, graphical passwords and hardware authentication. The program supports Windows 2000 and XP.

Palcott Natural Login Pro
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Only your significant other has a chance at breaking through Natural Login Pro's multiple layers of security.

AdmWin7 from Wennstrom Software allows admins to manage Windows, Novell and Linux directory servers from a single console. The new Linux (OpenLDAP) support and password hash functionality allows admins to manage and transfer user accounts and passwords between various platforms, including Exchange, IIS and Terminal Server. A one-user license is $95 and a domain license costs $299.

Corriente Networks Elektron 1.1
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Keep tabs on everyone logging onto your organization's Wi-Fi network with Elektron 1.1.

Corriente Networks’ Wi-Fi network security software Elektron 1.1 now offers support for Mac OS X as well as additional user options for RADIUS authentication and the abilities to remotely administer an Elektron server and authenticate users based on the MAC addresses of their laptops. Elektron also supports the latest Wi-Fi standards, including PEAP and TTLS, and Windows 2000/XP/2003. Priced at $299.99.

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