Netgear's new security appliance takes on small-to-midsize business stalwarts such as Fortinet and Barracuda by including antispam, antimalware
, and Web content filtering in a single unit that offers easy deployment and budget-preserving pricing.<p>We tested the STM600, the high-end appliance Netgear started shipping in November, and found that it does an adequate job of blocking what you don't want, while making a minimal intrusion into your network.<p>The STM600 combines two main functions in a single appliance.
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vSphere provides a framework for third-party antivirus and antimalware
software vendors to scan virtual machines for infections.
Top international testing organizations and world-renowned software reviewers acknowledge Bitdefender as a provider of the world's most effective antimalware
But adapting traditional firewall, intrusion detection, antimalware
and other types of security and monitoring software to run optimally in this radically changed hypervisor-based architecture is still very much a work in progress.<p>One development that occurred this year is the release of VMware's security APIs.<p>After talking up the idea since February 2008, VMware in April 2009 finally released its VMsafe APIs intended to help security vendors build products to work with its platform.
Gartner security analyst Neil MacDonald, speaking at a session last week at the Gartner Symposium IT/Expo about protecting VMs, made mention of Trend Micro as being known more as a traditional antimalware
To secure against threats, Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW) with Intrusion Prevention (IPS), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Deep Packet Inspection (DPI), SSL Inspection/ Decryption (DPI SSL), application inspection, antivirus, antimalware
, real-time monitoring and signature verification are needed in the 21st century world that businesses now operate within.