SEP 11.0.6

Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.6 is available on fileconnect. The release notes are here. Release Highlights •”Symantec Protection Center v1.0″ introduces a centralized management console with single sign-on to integrated Symantec applications including Endpoint Protection, Brightmail Gateway, Data Loss Prevention, Web Gateway, Critical System Protection, and IT Analytics •”SEP Manager Web Console” delivers web-based access to …

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FT reports Message Labs is for sale

After hearing about Postini’s sale to Google, I wrote earlier this week wondering if Message Labs were also on the market. A Friday article in the Financial Times reports that Message Labs has been positioning itself to be bought. As Brightmail, Frontbrdge and now Postini were purchased, it is hard for me to see if …

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Symantec Tries its hand at SMTP zero day protection

Protection against the zero day attack has been a buzzword in anti-malware software marketing. Its an important thing to have. You can’t run a business while waiting multiple days for virus definitions to be released covering the latest attack. Symantec Mail Security for SMTP 5.0 is an new email gateway solution that attempts to provide …

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Magic Quadrant for Email Boundary Security

Gartner has released their Magic Quadrant for E-mail security Boundary 1H05. It is available from Gartner if you subscribe. It can also be picked up from some of the vendors who did well on the list if you supply your contact info. I wouldn’t list the Symantec product so high. Sure Brightmail is nice, but …

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