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Identity Theft Protection Policy

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RSA 2015 Expo: Best in Show

April 22, 2015 by in Security

RSA 2015 Expo: Best in Show

The first day of RSA 2015's exhibitor show floor was packed with booths and oodles of creative, sometimes bizarre, gimmicks to attract attention. These stand out from the rest.

Acronis vmProtect 6

January 23, 2012 by in Security

Acronis vmProtect 6

An ideal backup tool for small businesses and larger enterprises alike, vmProtect 6 makes light work of protecting and rapidly recovering virtual machines on VMware vSphere hosts.

SonicWALL TZ 210

October 15, 2009 by in Security

SonicWALL TZ 210

SonicWALL's feature-packed TZ 210 gateway security appliance is capable of protecting all kinds of networks at a very affordable price. It's easy to setup and manage, and sets a new price point in the UTM market.

PC Tools Desktop Maestro 3.0

August 21, 2008 by in Security

PC Tools Desktop Maestro 3.0

As a tool for cleaning an untidy Windows registry, PC Tools Desktop Maestro seems to do a good job, and combines this ability with excellent privacy tools. However, users of Windows Vista may find Desktop Maestro being blocked by User Account Control.

Symantec Backup Exec 12

July 13, 2008 by in Security

Symantec Backup Exec 12

Symantec Backup Exec 12 allows complete system recovery and concentrates on continuous file/data protection. Though AU$1,795 may seem a lot of money for an application, Backup Exec might be worth the investment if you're using it for irreplaceable and highly valuable data.

Ad-Aware 2007

January 9, 2008 by in Security

Ad-Aware 2007

Lavasoft Ad-Aware 2007 came in dead last in our CNET antispyware testing. Ad-Aware failed to detect half of the test spyware, and unlike nine out of the 10 other antispyware apps we reviewed in December 2007, left behind traces for all but one spyware.

Billion Electric BiGuard S20

September 11, 2007 by in Security

Billion Electric BiGuard S20

This SSL VPN appliance suffers from an awkward admin interface and depends on ActiveX for some functionality, but it's still a relatively simple way to provide remote access to network applications.

Trend Micro InterScan Gateway Security Appliance

September 5, 2007 by in Security

Trend Micro InterScan Gateway Security Appliance

Trend Micro's IGSA delivers relatively complete protection from viruses, spyware, spam and other threats at the internet gateway. However, you can't add your own scanning protocols and the restriction to Windows and IE clients for the Damage Cleanup Services feature is a drawback.

SmoothWall SmoothGuard 1000-UTM

July 25, 2007 by in Security

SmoothWall SmoothGuard 1000-UTM

By porting its established security tools onto a powerful dual-core hardware platform, SmoothWall has come up with a highly effective and very scalable appliance that will appeal to a broad spectrum of buyers.

Fortinet FortiGate-224B

May 30, 2007 by in Security

Fortinet FortiGate-224B

Fortinet has taken their proven UTM firmware and hardware experience and combined those with a 24-port network switch. While perhaps not suited to larger enterprises, the FortiGate-224B certainly represents an excellent proposition for SMB or branch office deployment and worthy of further research.

Symantec Backup Exec 11d

April 2, 2007 by in Security

Symantec Backup Exec 11d

Symantec Backup Exec 11d performs well, installation is a breeze and considering the ability to backup and restore individual database records and substantially reduce downtime, it isn't difficult to justify the price.

Billion Electric BiGuard S10

November 22, 2006 by in Security

Billion Electric BiGuard S10

This is a good choice for small companies looking to replace an internet router with a device that also supports SSL VPN remote access. However, it fails to stand out in the crowded SSL market.

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