Demo 2006: On the security front, several companies showed off simple and useful tools for interacting more safely on the Internet. StrikeForce Technologies demoed WebSecure, anti-keylogging software that encrypts keystrokes as they are typed, and reroutes them to the browser via a separate channel that bypasses the places in Windows where keyloggers lurk. The download is available in Q2 for $25 per client.
Shimon Systems introduced Bio-NetGuard, a fingerprint-based access control device that provides multifactor security for Wi-Fi LANs. When logging into a Wi-Fi network, a users' fingerprint is required, which is routed to the Bio-NetGuard device which stores and matches fingerprints and authenticate with the router. The retail price for the device and software is $499, which supports up to 500 users.
Fortify Software introduced Application Defense, a companion to its Source Code Analysis Suite. The new product analyzes and protects existing J2EE application (as opposed to applications in development), using the same knowledge base, and detection algorithms as source code analysis product. "Guards" are inserted in the codetha can watch for hacker probes, such as SQL injections, cross-site tampering, click fraud, privacy violations and request tampering, according to Mike Armistead, vice president of marketing. For example, Application Defense detects anomalies and can then request user input from the user as a security countermeasure. Pricing starts at $6,500 per instance of an application.
Mi5 demoed a new appliance for eradicating spyware. CEO Doug Camplejohn describe the Enterprise Spygate product as the "first purpose built appliance for spyware." The appliance sits on the gateway, and has a real-time inspection engine for scanning traffic and blocks incoming and outgoing spyware. It also provides auditing of spyware on the network and identifies affected systems and types of spyware. Enterprise Spygate ranges in price from $3,000 for a model that supports 250 users to $50,000 for a unit that covers 10,000 users.