IBM launches intrusion prevention appliance

Powered by SC Magazine
 

Security Network Protection XGS 5000.

IBM has announced the launch of a next-generation intrusion prevention appliance that helps control social media and web browsing risks.

According to the company, the IBM Security Network Protection XGS 5000 helps clients address advanced attacks targeting their organisation by providing visibility into what applications are being used on the network, where users are going on the web and monitor and control this activity.

Built on the features found in IBM Security Network Intrusion Prevention System, it incorporates global threat intelligence from X-Force and includes protection for zero-day exploits by adding new levels of visibility and control over the network, applications, data and users, IBM said.

Brendan Hannigan, general manager of the IBM security systems division, said: “The escalation of targeted attacks and rapid adoption of mobility, cloud and social media requires companies to take a new approach to securing the enterprise.

This article originally appeared at scmagazineuk.com

Copyright © SC Magazine, UK edition


Tags
ibm, ips
 
 
 
Top Stories
The iTnews Benchmark Awards
Meet the best of the best.
 
Telstra hands over copper, HFC in new $11bn NBN deal
Value of 2011 deal remains intact.
 
Photos: iTnews Benchmark 2015 finalists revealed
Awards alumni gather to celebrate.
 
 
Sign up to receive iTnews email bulletins
   FOLLOW US...
Latest Comments
Polls
Who do you trust most to protect your private data?







   |   View results
Your bank
  39%
 
Your insurance company
  4%
 
A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
  8%
 
Your telco, ISP or utility
  7%
 
A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  2%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
  20%
 
An Australian law enforcement agency (AFP, ASIO et al)
  14%
 
A State Government agency (Health dept, etc)
  6%
TOTAL VOTES: 1751

Vote
Do you support the abolition of the Office of the Information Commissioner?