Check Point brings unified threat management to firewall/VPN
Check Point Software Technologies has released two new editions of its VPN-1 gateway software, called VPN-1 UTM and VPN-1 Power, that combine firewall, anti-virus, intrusion prevention, and both IPSec and SSL VPN functionality. According to Check Point, the software examines more than 150 applications, services, and protocols, and includes a built-in Web application firewall that guards against threats riding VoIP, instant messaging, and peer-to-peer traffic. The starting price of VPN-1 UTM is $799 and for VPN-1 Power is $3,500. VPN-1 UTM and VPN-1 Power are also available in firewall/VPN appliances from IBM, Nokia, and Crossbeam.
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Centrify extends Active Directory federation services to Linux, Unix, Mac
Centrify has released Centrify DirectControl 3, software that extends Active Directory identity and access management to Unix, Linux, and Mac systems. According to the company, DirectControl 3 brings ADFS (Active Directory Federation Services) capabilities including distributed authentication and authorization and Web single sign-on to Web-based applications hosted on Apache and J2EE servers. Licenses start at $50 per workstation and $300 per server.
Centrify DirectControl 3, Centrify
Bluesocket unveils enterprise WLAN Access Point based on legacy-compatible MIMO
Bluesocket announced an enterprise-class wireless LAN AP based on MIMO (Multiple-Input Multiple-Output) technology. Now in beta trials, the BSAP-1700 (BlueSecure Access Point 1700) promises a 30 percent increase in range and throughput with standard 802.11a/b/g clients versus APs using legacy 802.11 technologies. General availability is expected in July.
BlueSecure Access Point 1700, Bluesocket