10 of the latest security products that can help you fight the bad guys
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1. IBM z13s mainframe
Security standards are constantly changing. Here are some of the latest software and hardware products to help keep your organization secure.
In February 2016, IBM announced the IBM z13s, a mainframe with cryptographic features built directly into the hardware. According to IBM it can decrypt at twice the speed of the generations before it.
2. Cisco Firepower NGFW
Cisco recently announced its Firepower series appliances with its next-generation firewall (NGFW) technology. There are 16 models in the series that include integrated NGIPS and advanced malware protection.
Illumio is a startup that provides adaptive security for the data center and cloud environments. The company recently achieved unicorn status as its value topped $1 billion, and it is consistently named a top enterprise security provider.
GOTPass is a graphical authentication system developed by researchers at the University of Plymouth. It uses images to authenticate instead of traditional passwords.
5. Skyport Systems SkySecure
SkySecure is an out-of-the-box enterprise security solution to protect application workloads. The systems includes hardware, software, and management tools.
6. Spikes Security Isla
The Isla is an enterprise appliance that “isolates and eliminates all browser-borne malware.” It was launched in mid-2015, but it was independently certified as invulnerable to web malware exploits in early 2016.
7. Blackphone 2
The Blackphone by Silent Circle is an Android-powered smartphone with a built-in security center to lock down your data. The most recent iteration, the Blackphone 2, released late last year.
8. Imation IronKey Enterprise H350
The IronKey Enterprise H350 is a rugged, military-grade encrypted hard drive. It is available in multiple capacities and is FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certified.
9. Bitdefender Total Security 2016
For home users and small businesses, the Total Security 2016 by Bitdefender is a great option. It stacks up well against key competitors and includes device anti-theft features.
10. Qubes OS 3.1 rc2
Qubes OS is a Linux-based, security-oriented OS that is focused on compartmentalization using VMs. It’s been around for a few years, but the latest version released in January 2016.