Secure Computing SafeWord PremierAccess Recognized as Standout Security Product.Business Editors/High-Tech Writers
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PremierAccess Spotlighted in Information Security Magazine's "Hot
Pick in Information Security"
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Andy Briney, editor-in-chief of Information Security, wrote, "The Achilles' heel of many authorization solutions is their architectural invasiveness and lack of support for multiple authentication and application servers. But this is one area where PremierAccess shines. The solution interoperates with a wide range of authentication options (passwords, certificates, tokens, smart cards Example of widely used contactless smart cards are Hong Kong's Octopus card, Paris' Calypso/Navigo card and Lisbon' LisboaViva card, which predate the ISO/IEC 14443 standard. The following tables list smart cards used for public transportation and other electronic purse applications. , biometrics), VPNs (Alcatel, Check Point, Certicom, Cisco, Nortel, Microsoft, SafeNet), Web servers (IIS (Internet Information Services) Microsoft's Web server. IIS runs under the server versions of Windows, adding HTTP server capability to the Windows operating system. , Apache and iPlanet) and other applications (Citrix, RAS (1) See network access server.
(2) (Remote Access Service) A Windows NT/2000 Server feature that allows remote users access to the network from their Windows laptops or desktops via modem. See RRAS and network access server. , SSH (Secure SHell) A security protocol for logging into a remote server. SSH provides an encrypted session for transferring files and executing server programs. Also serving as a secure client/server connection for applications such as database access and e-mail, SSH supports a , Oracle, Novell and more). Another neat feature is its ability to provide `brokered' authentication to other systems, such as RADIUS servers This is a list of notable RADIUS server implementations. Open source / free software
"Hot Pick" is Information Security's monthly "Editors' Choice" of a new or recently updated information security product or service. The item selected for Hot Pick meets the following criteria in the judgment of the magazine's editorial staff: unique or innovative approach to a persistent or emerging security problem; significant technical or functional advancement over competitive solutions; realistic, practical solution that can be implemented in everyday enterprise IT environments; and interesting to the majority of the magazine reader audience.
Launched in the fourth quarter of 2001, PremierAccess has already been selected by over 30 enterprises to provide access control for Web, VPN (Virtual Private Network) A private network that is configured within a public network (a carrier's network or the Internet) in order to take advantage of the economies of scale and management facilities of large networks. and network resources.
"Our primary concern is providing secure access to critical and sensitive information," said Chris Fischman, IT systems engineer at MedSolve, Inc. "We chose PremierAccess because it allows us to manage all of our access points with a single product, and it was a breeze to deploy to our end users with the Web-based, user self-enrollment."
"Too often, deploying new security solutions is like open heart surgery -- the recovery and quality of life are fine -- if you live through the procedure," said Eric Hemmendinger, research director, security and privacy with the Aberdeen Group Aberdeen Group is a provider of business-related research services. It has its headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts and belongs to the Harte-Hanks group. Founded in 1988, Aberdeen's research is used by over 2. . "Secure Computing's PremierAccess will be a relief to IS buyers that have lived through the agony of security product deployments gone wrong. The company has scored a perfect 10 with the right combination of functionality, manageability, flexibility, and ease of deployment."
PremierAccess gives you control over who can access network applications with powerful capabilities including the Universal Web Agent, user self-enrollment, multiple authentication options and role-based authorization. PremierAccess provides an effective and manageable solution for an organization's access control needs.
"We are pleased with PremierAccess' rapid acceptance in the marketplace and recognition by industry experts," said Jay Goldlist, vice president and general manager of the Enterprise Security Division at Secure Computing. "These factors make it clear that PremierAccess is a unique and timely solution for access control to critical network resources."
About Secure Computing
Secure Computing Corp. (Nasdaq:SCUR) is a leading provider of enterprise network access control solutions. Secure Computing software products include SafeWord(TM) PremierAccess(TM) for role-based access control The identification, authentication and authorization of individuals based on their job titles within an organization. Contrast with mandatory access control and discretionary access control. See least privilege. , authentication, and authorization to Web, VPN, and network applications; Sidewinder sidewinder, common name for a rattlesnake, Crotalus cerastes, found in the deserts of the SW United States. This 2-ft (60-cm), pale yellow and pink snake is named for its curious method of locomotion. (TM), the world's strongest firewall and VPN gateway; and SmartFilter(TM) Web filtering Blocking access to unwanted Internet content. Businesses can block content based on traffic type. For example, Web access might be allowed, but file transfers may not. Content can also be blocked by site, using lists of URLs cataloged by content that are updated frequently. software for creating positive, productive use of the Web in any organization. Secure Computing's worldwide partners and customers are counted among the Global 1,000 in financial services The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view of the subject.
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