Julian Ashbourn

Recent articles by Julian Ashbourn

Review: LANDesk Management Suite

Review: LANDesk Management Suite

The LANDesk Management Suite is much more than just an auditing tool. It is a comprehensive group of tools for generally managing a corporate network which might include large numbers of clients.

Jun 9 2005 12:00AM
Review: LANsurveyor

Review: LANsurveyor

LANsurveyor 9 is a subtly different program from others tested here. At its heart is a graphical mapping capability that allows you to create "maps" of your network to various levels of detail. These maps might be used solely within the program, or be exported in a variety of formats, including Microsoft Visio, so you can edit them as appropriate to your organizational requirements.

Jun 9 2005 12:00AM
Review: PC-Duo

Review: PC-Duo

We evaluated a previous version of PC-Duo and were generally impressed with its intuitive interface and no-nonsense functions. We are pleased to report that the previous strengths – an attractive and intuitive interface – remain. The functionality has also been well considered and will be truly useful in a broad range of operational scenarios.

Jun 9 2005 12:00AM
Review: SecurityExpressions

Review: SecurityExpressions

SecurityExpressions is a comprehensive audit and compliance software tool which is easy to deploy and usable in most computing environments. It can audit systems either with or without agents deployed on the target machines.

Jun 9 2005 12:00AM
Review: Track-It Professional

Review: Track-It Professional

Track-It comes in three flavors, with varying levels of sophistication: Standard, Professional and Enterprise.

Jun 9 2005 12:00AM
Review: WebConnect SSO

Review: WebConnect SSO

WebConnect SSO provides SSO access to mainframes (or, to put it another way, multiple mainframe applications) via a web browser interface.

Feb 18 2005 12:00AM
Review: Passlogix v-GO SSO

Review: Passlogix v-GO SSO

The Passlogix single sign-on product is particularly versatile and caters for a broad range of potential applications. You can use it in a simple set-up for accessing your Windows and web applications, or, if you really want to put it to work, you can configure it for a variety of client/server, mainframe, database and even dial-up networking and VPN applications.

Feb 18 2005 12:00AM
Review: eTrust Single Sign On

Review: eTrust Single Sign On

eTrust Single Sign On offers SSO functionality across a broad spectrum, from client applications to web applications, secured databases and virtually any networked application. It also offers useful tools to administer users, policies and even sessions.

Feb 16 2005 12:00AM
Review: Citrix MetaFrame Password Manager

Review: Citrix MetaFrame Password Manager

The Citrix MetaFrame Password Manager provides a relatively straightforward means of managing various application passwords and automating the application log-on process. In fact, it appears deceptively simple, although it can offer fairly comprehensive functionality. The Password Manager Agent sits on the client, while the Password Manager Console is located at a convenient central point.

Feb 16 2005 12:00AM
Review: Evidian Secure Access Manager

Review: Evidian Secure Access Manager

This is a comprehensive product that offers managed access and SSO functionality to applications via the internet, terminal emulation or Windows. It can also be regarded as a modular component of the even broader Access Master suite, which includes additional components for provisioning, managing certificates and workflow and other functions.

Feb 16 2005 12:00AM
Review: HP Open View Select Access

Review: HP Open View Select Access

HP OpenView Select Access 6.0 provides a sophisticated and scalable access management solution for online resources. It may be used for employees accessing intranet resources, for external users undertaking transactions with your organization via the internet, for partner organizations to share resources, or any mix of access.

Feb 16 2005 12:00AM
Review: P-Synch

Review: P-Synch

P-Synch concentrates on password management and synchronization, rather than single sign-on in the accepted sense.

Feb 16 2005 12:00AM
Review: ActivCard Single Sign-On

Review: ActivCard Single Sign-On

ActivCard Single Sign-On is an intelligently designed solution that will easily integrate into most enterprise environments.

Feb 11 2005 12:00AM
Review: Aladdin eToken SSO

Review: Aladdin eToken SSO

Aladdin's eToken SSO solution is based on the use of USB tokens upon which information is stored, including user data, application profiles and, if you wish, other certificates. This makes for a particularly intuitive operation as, once everything is set up, you just plug in your token and enter your password once. And when you have finished, simply remove the token.

Feb 11 2005 12:00AM
Review: BioDisk Biometric Flash Disk

Review: BioDisk Biometric Flash Disk

USB portable storage devices (or "sticks" as otherwise known) have become very popular as a handy means of carrying around your data, but what happens when you misplace the device? How safe is your data? OK, you could encrypt all the files on the device, but many users will simply not bother.

Oct 6 2004 12:00AM
Review: DigitalPersona Pro for Active Directory

Review: DigitalPersona Pro for Active Directory

DigitalPersona Pro (formerly U are U Pro) for Active Directory is now at version 3.0 (the vendor tells us version 3.1 is now available) and is as slick as ever in its presentation, installation and general ease of use.

Oct 6 2004 12:00AM
Review: SafeGuard PDA Enterprise

Review: SafeGuard PDA Enterprise

This might appear to be a slightly unusual product to include in this group test, but it qualifies as a potential biometric due to the use of signature verification, or fingerprints where applicable.

Oct 6 2004 12:00AM
Review: SAFsolution Workstation Bundle

Review: SAFsolution Workstation Bundle

Saflink is a well-known and well-respected company within the biometrics arena, with many successful customized implementations to its credit. It seems like a natural progression, therefore, for it to bring its experience and expertise to the broader commercial product area.

Oct 6 2004 12:00AM
Review: SecuGen Hamster III

Review: SecuGen Hamster III

This device is an exquisite little fingerprint reader with immediate visual and tactile appeal. Manufactured in Korea, it has been cleverly designed to offer flexibility of placement.

Oct 6 2004 12:00AM
Review: SecuGen OptiMouse III

Review: SecuGen OptiMouse III

The SecuGen Mouse takes a different approach to providing fingerprint biometric logon facilities, in that it combines a good-quality optical fingerprint reader with an equally good-quality optical mouse.

Oct 6 2004 12:00AM

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