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GFI’s security scanning and patch management application wins top award

  • 06 February, 2006 15:08

<p>GFI LANguard N.S.S. named network Testing and Auditing Gold winner in TechTarget’s 2005 ‘Products of the Year’ awards</p>
<p>Sydney, Australia, Monday February 6, 2006 – GFI today announced that TechTarget’s SearchWindowsSecurity.com has selected GFI’s security scanning and patch management application, GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner (N.S.S), as Gold Winner of the Testing and Auditing category of its 2005 ‘Products of the Year’ awards. Every year, editors at TechTarget's portfolio of Windows sites, together with a panel of independent judges, scour the market for the year's most innovative products delivering value to Windows IT shops.</p>
<p>GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner was chosen from among 175 new products submitted for consideration to SearchWindowsSecurity.com editors in three categories. The awards were judged by the editors of TechTarget’s SearchWindowsSecurity.com, in conjunction with a team of users, industry experts, analysts and consultants. Judges selected the Products of the Year among testing and auditing products introduced, upgraded and shipped between 30 September, 2004 and 1 October, 2005. The winners were selected according innovation, performance, ease of integration into existing environments, ease of use and manageability, functionality and value.</p>
<p>“It is truly an honor to be named one of the best products in the testing and auditing category by such a respected industry publication and demanding team of judges,” said Andre Muscat, Product Manager for GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner. “This award lends credibility to our customers’ choice of GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner as the right solution provider to help them meet their network security challenges.”</p>
<p>About GFI LANguard N.S.S.
GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner (N.S.S.) checks a network for possible security vulnerabilities by scanning the entire network for missing security patches, services packs, open shares, open ports, unused user accounts and more. With this information (displayed in customizable reports), administrators can easily lock down their network against hackers. GFI LANguard N.S.S. can also remotely deploy missing patches and service packs in applications and OS. GFI LANguard N.S.S. is the leading Windows security scanner and very competitively priced, starting at $710 plus $200 maintenence
for 32 IPs. Pricing includes 3 months of free support from date of purchase and 3 months of upgrade protection. For more pricing details please contact Michael Early, GFi Regional Manager, Australia &amp; New Zealand, Phone (02) 9922 5444, Mobile 0411 144493 Email: me@gfiap.com</p>
<p>About SearchWindowsSecurity.com
SearchWindowsSecurity.com is the Web's best Windows-specific security resource for enterprise IT professionals. It is designed to help those working in the trenches of Windows administration, deployment and infrastructure security. The site provides targeted search, news, research and interaction with peers and experts. Our readers are kept abreast of the most up-to-date, must-know Windows security tools, patches, flaws and technical information, while learning how to proactively handle security issues in the process. SearchWindowsSecurity.com is the largest online source of Windows security e-newsletters, white papers and Webcasts. More information can be found at http://www.SearchWindowsSecurity.com.</p>
<p>About GFI
GFI is a leading provider of network security, content security and messaging software. Key products include the GFI FAXmaker fax connector for Exchange and SMTP mail servers; GFI MailSecurity email content/exploit checking and anti-virus software; GFI MailEssentials server-based anti-spam software; GFI MailArchiver an email archiving solution; GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner (N.S.S.) security scanning and patch management software; GFI Network Server Monitor that automatically sends alerts, and corrects network and server issues; GFI LANguard Security Event Log Monitor (S.E.L.M.) that performs event log based intrusion detection and network-wide event log management; GFI LANguard Portable Storage Control that enables network-wide control of removable media and GFI WebMonitor, HTTP/FTP monitoring and anti-virus software for ISA Server. Clients include Microsoft, Telstra, Time Warner Cable, NASA, DHL, Caterpillar, BMW, the US IRS, and the USAF. GFI has offices in the US, the UK, Germany, Cyprus, Romania, Australia and Malta, and operates through a worldwide network of distributors. GFI is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and has won the Microsoft Fusion (GEM) Packaged Application Partner of the Year award. For more information about GFI, visit http://www.gfi.com.</p>
<p>All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.</p>
<p>For more information:
Please email Victoria Muscat Inglott on victoria@gfi.com
GFI Software Ltd - Malta: Tel: +356 21382418; Fax: +356 21382419.
URL: http://www.gfi.com.</p>

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