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By Andrew Garcia  |  Posted 2006-02-06 Print this article Print

Evaluation Shortlist Blue Coat Systems ProxySG Leverages Blue Coats caching technology plus third-party Web filtering solutions for spyware defense (

FaceTimes Real-Time Guardian 500 A solid anti-spyware solution, although lacking in fine-grained management capabilities; look for integrated gateway and desktop functionality and management soon (www.

McAfees Secure Web Gateway 3300 Excellent spyware and virus detection at the gateway but at a relatively high cost (

Mi5s Enterprise Spygate 005 Purpose-built for spyware defense, Enterprise Spygate 005 is designed for small businesses but shows promise down the road for larger companies (

SurfControls Web Filter Born from Web filtering technology, SurfControl offers signature-based detection as well (

Trend Micros InterScan Web Security Suite Offers both gateway- and desktop-oriented solutions for anti-spyware and anti-virus (

Check out eWEEK.coms for the latest security news, reviews and analysis. And for insights on security coverage around the Web, take a look at Security Center Editor Larry Seltzers Weblog.

Andrew cut his teeth as a systems administrator at the University of California, learning the ins and outs of server migration, Windows desktop management, Unix and Novell administration. After a tour of duty as a team leader for PC Magazine's Labs, Andrew turned to system integration - providing network, server, and desktop consulting services for small businesses throughout the Bay Area. With eWEEK Labs since 2003, Andrew concentrates on wireless networking technologies while moonlighting with Microsoft Windows, mobile devices and management, and unified communications. He produces product reviews, technology analysis and opinion pieces for, eWEEK magazine, and the Labs' Release Notes blog. Follow Andrew on Twitter at andrewrgarcia, or reach him by email at

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