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Comguard Unveils Common Criteria EAL 4+ Certified Mulitfunction Firewalls and Content Security Solutions from WatchGuard in the region

Posted Wed 11 Jul 2012 04:55:08 pm in News, Technology & IT | By Dubib.com News Desk

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Mohammad Mobasseri, Senior Vice President, Comguard

Comguard, a Dubai based leading value added distributor for IT security products today announced the availability of the latest array of Common Criteria EAL 4+ WatchGuard multifunction security appliances (WatchGuard XTM firewalls) and its extensible content, messaging and data loss prevention (WatchGuard XCS appliances) solutions in the Middle East region. For government and enterprise network security administrators, EAL4+ stands as a key certification around the world.

Mohammad Mobasseri, Senior Vice President, Comguard, said, "Having EAL4 certification validates WatchGuard solutions and gives our partners and customers confidence in deploying unparalleled security solutions."

Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level (EAL) and the EAL 4+ Certification is an International Standard for information technology security certification determining the trustworthiness of security products.

The Common Criteria evaluations involve rigorous analysis and testing to examine the security aspects of a product or system. Extensive testing involves comprehensive and formally repeatable process, confirming that the security product functions as claimed by the manufacturer. Security weaknesses and potential vulnerabilities are specifically examined during an evaluation.

WatchGuard XTM and XCS Gateway Security Solutions
The XTM family of network security appliances is a new class of performance-driven solutions. Blazing fast throughput combines with advanced networking features to handle high-volume traffic securely at an affordable price. The XTM solutions include a suite of flexible management tools that allow IT administrators to manage security through an intuitive centralized console, command line interface, and web UI. There are 19 models to choose from to provide gateway security for small to mid-size businesses, from 50 users or fewer up to 4,000.

WatchGuard XCS (Extensible Content Security) solutions, deliver the industry's most effective defense-in-depth solution for email security, web security and data loss prevention. These easy-to-use, all-in-one solutions offer the most effective defense from email and web-based threats including spam, viruses, malware, URL filtering, blended threats, spyware and network attacks. Customers can choose from six different models to suit the unique messaging security requirements ranging from small business to the most demanding enterprise email and web networks.



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