Permeo Technologies last week introduced its Base5 solution, a hybrid security offering that combines the capabilities of a clientless SSL VPN with advanced endpoint security controls.
Base5 connects users to corporate networks via the session layer and enables them to use any application available on the network, not just Web-enabled applications. Users download an applet to their machines when they connect, but the software is removed at the end of each session.
A unified management console handles the definition and enforcement of security policies. At connection time, Base5 inspects the users machine for anti-virus software, personal firewalls and patches. PCs that arent correctly configured can be denied access to the network, and the system can continually monitor the configuration throughout each session.
Base5 cleans the browser cache after each session. The system is available now; pricing starts at $50 per seat.