BindView advances internet security with capabilities that provide hackers view of the network

Helping enterprise organisations protect their IT infrastructures from malicious attacks, BindView Corp. (NASDAQ: BVEW) announced today new capabilities in its Vulnerability and Configuration Management portfolio. bv-Control for Internet Security 8.1 provides customers with an outside-in view of their networks, much like the view of a potential attacker. The software provides administrators with a comprehensive view that helps to identify and remediate exposures, and detects both applications and devices present on corporate networks.

As evidenced in news reports, malicious exploits continue to plague organisations around the world with increasing frequency and sophistication. bv-Control for Internet Security helps to alleviate the burden on IT organisations by automatically discovering network applications and devices so that administrators are able to identify and assess network-based risks.

Enterprise organisations around the world remain under a constant vigil as threats, attacks and new vulnerabilities undermine the safety and security of their infrastructures, said BindView Vice President of Field Marketing, Chris Smith. At no point in time has IT security compliance been more critical, particularly as organisations face intense scrutiny to meet multiple regulatory mandates and audit requirements that demonstrate their controls are sound.

bv-Control for Internet Security At-a-Glance
Advanced Application Fingerprinting Capabilities: Provides automated discovery of software applications helping to identify machines vulnerable to application-specific threats
Significant Reduction of False-Positives: Saves time and man-hours for IT administrators with a significantly reduced false-positive rate
Enhanced Interface: Features new interface and reporting enhancements that alert administrators to security exposures, ranking severity and criticality
Extensive Security Reports: Ships with pre-configured security reports including SANS Priority One, Common Gateway Interface (CGI) Banner exams and Remote Procedure Calls (RPC) scanner reports
Continuous Vulnerability Assessment: Equipped with more than 850 vulnerability checks for multi-platform coverage including Windows, UNIX and Novell
RAZOR Research Team: Keeps customers up-to-date with critical patches and checks for new threats via rapid fire update; RAZOR research team continuously updates vulnerability database with latest security threats.

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