Modern Internet applications provide IT security challenges Linz, July 15, 2008 blogs, wikis, social networks, video sharing sites Web 2.0 is popular because it offers completely new ways of exchanging information and win Internet users. However, the interactive network carries many new dangers for the infrastructure: companies that integrate Web 2.0 applications in their work processes, their network of greater danger expose, with Trojans, viruses, to be confronted malware or hacker attacks. “A reliable security solution, the users against all modern” Internet-driven arm, is the UTM (unified threat management)-appliance limes MF (managed firewall) of the Austrian Czech IT security manufacturer underground_8 dar. Investigations on the subject of IT security in enterprise networks indicate that the number of security vulnerabilities, as well as the variety of threats has increased dramatically since the breakthrough of Web 2.0. Is there evidence that through wikis, blogs or video platforms the Increase productivity of work processes, to imagine they no longer in day-to-day business. Web-based collaboration tools increase the mobility and flexibility of the workforce; Wikis facilitate the internal and external exchange of information, and corporate blogs serve the external representation. In addition, a variety of business ideas like about social networking platforms based on Web 2.0 applications. Last but not least, the new Internet offerings more and more concern the private PC usage in the workplace.
Many dangers a solution before but it can be done with the use of a Web 2.0 application for business purposes, should be considered potential security risks. While in the past it was common to meet a wide range of threats with independent security solutions, it enables the limes MF, to cover all relevant security features within a system. To do this the appliance combines the following technologies based on UTM by underground_8: a mail filtering engine with multi-level spam filter that detects E-Mail worms, spam or phishing and blocked a threat filter, which protects against viruses, worms, Trojans and spyware, unlimited VPN connections and integrated VPN client software, stateful inspection for improved packet filtering, port-based bandwidth management, an integrated application proxy for all popular protocols such as HTTP, FTP, POP3, SMTP, VoIP, Skype and P2P applications, intrusion detection and prevention against targeted attacks, as well as an up-to-date hourly service with encrypted data transfer. Thus are limes user will be able to implement a security architecture that guarantees a reliable interface to the digital world and at the same time serves as a basis for the realisation of new and innovative business models with a system. Brief description underground_8 secure computing GmbH: the Austrian security company underground_8 stands for network security solutions “Made in Europe”. The security appliances limes MF (managed firewall) and AS (Anti spam) protect the entire infrastructure of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from all Internet threats. The award-winning products combine best-of-breed technologies from leading manufacturers such as Kaspersky Labs and Intel Advanced developments.
German-language support and comprehensive managed service models offer real added value customers and reseller partners by underground_8 especially for the SME market. The company has a highly qualified and comprehensive distribution and reseller network in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Eastern Europe. More information under:. More information: underground_8 secure computing Freistadterstrasse 313 A-4040 Linz GmbH contact: Gunther Wiesauer Tel.: + 43 (0) 732 250 270-12 fax: + 43 (0) 732 250 270-4 mobile: + 43 (0) 699 116 258 60 PR Agency: Sprengel & Partner GmbH nesting first race 3 D-56472 Nisterau contact person: Torsten Muller Tel.: + 49 (26 61) 91 26 0 – 0 fax: + 49 (26 61) 91 26 029 E-Mail: