Enterprise Security in the Year 2008

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Enterprise Security in the Year 2008

by Brian Prince

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McAfee Total Protection for Data

The Total Protection for Data brings together encryption, data monitoring and data-loss prevention technologies for enterprises.

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Sophos Endpoint Security and Control 8.0

In this release, Sophos incorporated network access control technology into its endpoint security product.

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Trend Micro E-mail Encryption Products

Leveraging technology acquired from Identum, Trend Micro E-mail Encryption uses identity-based encryption in conjunction with in-the-cloud encryption key management to avoid the legacy burdens of pre-registration, key management and the administration that plagued PKI technology.

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EMC's RSA security division is just one of the many players in the data-loss prevention space that released a product in 2008. In a recent announcement, RSA revealed plans to tightly integrate its DLP product with Microsoft Active Directory Rights Management Services in Windows Server 2008.

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Symantec Endpoint Protection

Symantec upgraded its SEP 11.0 product this year to improve performance. The product combines anti-virus with a number of features, including anti-spyware, intrusion prevention, and application and device control.

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PGP Whole Disk Encryption for Mac OS X

As Apple's footprint in the enterprise market expanded, PGP upgraded its product line to support whole disk encryption for Mac computers.