CA's New Security Management Appliance Speeds Up Discovery of Security Exposures
LAS VEGAS Computer Associates International, Inc. (CA) has announced eTrust Vulnerability Manager, a rack mountable security management appliance that automatically discovers business critical assets and pinpoints vulnerabilities that threaten the integrity of enterprise IT environments.
eTrust Vulnerability Manager takes real-time inventories of assets across the enterprise and correlates them with up-to-date, fully validated vulnerabilities. By streamlining and validating critical risk assessment and infrastructure protection tasks, eTrust Vulnerability Manager reduces the costs associated with vulnerability management and remediation.
eTrust Vulnerability Manager is tightly integrated with eTrust Security Command Center (see related announcement) to provide the most comprehensive and resource-efficient enterprise security management solution available today.
With eTrust Vulnerability Manager, CA is providing organizations with a highly reliable and cost-efficient solution that identifies assets, identifies potential vulnerabilities associated with those assets, and delivers sound remediation best practices, said Russell M. Artzt, executive vice president of CAs eTrust security brand. These combined capabilities are indispensable to addressing the growing scope and complexity of IT-related risks before they adversely impact the business.
According to Gartner, 90 percent of successful hacker attacks through the year 2008 will exploit well known software vulnerabilities.
Powered by a continuously updated knowledge base of more than 6,000 vulnerabilities, eTrust Vulnerability Manager ensures that computing infrastructures can be effectively monitored for even the most recently discovered system vulnerabilities and that the most up-to-date configuration standards are maintained. …