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ComputerWorld: Fine-Tuned Security

Aug 09, 1999, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cynthia Morgan)

"Solsoft uses data from routers to facilitate access to systems

At the same time networks are bringing companies closer together, network security concerns are actually pushing them apart. But the folks at start-up Solsoft Inc. think their internal policy-based security management systems could bridge that gap."

"Solsoft... Net Partitioner... [is a] Java-based policy engine that lets you define and apply data and application access lists strategically, as business processes and organizations demand, rather than at the application or network device level. The product doesn't replace a router/firewall security combination but uses those tools as another internal line of defense."

"The product works with Windows, AIX, Linux, Solaris and HP-UX operating systems and supports most commonly used routers and network filtering devices."

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