System Hardening on the Celestix Advanced Hardware Appliance Platform Jul 31, 2012
As a part of our standard appliance build process, Celestix performs system hardening and attack surface reduction to improve the security of our turn-key, ready to deploy security products. We follow Microsoft and industry standard best practices to produce a platform that provides the highest level of security in most environments. However, security hardening by definition is somewhat subjective. What might be considered hardened for one environment may not be adequate for another.
Third-party Software on Celestix MSA and WSA Jul 30, 2012
The Celestix MSA and WSA security appliances are the premier platform to deliver Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 and Unified Access Gateway (UAG) 2010 edge security and remote access solutions. Based on Windows Server 2008 R2, the Celestix advanced hardware appliance platform significantly eases the deployment of these technologies by delivering a turn-key, ready to deploy solution. However, once the solution is deployed is must be managed, monitored, and maintained to continue to provide the highest levels of security, performance, and availability.
More fraud - DNS Changer and protecting against identity theft Jul 06, 2012
On Jul 9, 2012 any computers that we affected by a particular malware will stop working correctly. This is because the affected computers were altered by a malware to redirect some of their internet traffic (DNS queries in particular) to a rouge network. On Jul 9, this network will be shutdown. Check if your computer is vulnerable and learn how to protect against identity theft now and in the future.
Launch of Celestix HOTPin 3.5 Jun 29, 2012
We are very happy to announce the latest release of our two-factor authentication solution, Celestix HOTPin. Version 3.5 is now available to all existing and new customers. This version is available both as an appliance as well as a software version.
DirectAccess Workshop - Germany May 31, 2012
Join Richard Hicks Microsoft MVP for a DirectAccess workshop to take place on Friday, June 22. During the session we'll talk introduce DirectAccess and explain the features and benefits of this always-on remote access solution. We'll discuss the various flavors of DirectAccess, including native Windows DirectAccess and UAG DirectAccess
Richard Hicks presenting TechEd North America and Europe Mar 05, 2012
The session I will be delivering is entitled Demystifying Forefront Edge Security Technologies: TMG and UAG. During this level 200 session I'll provide an overview of both Forefront TMG 2010 and UAG, describing their high level function and operation. I will also outline common deployment scenarios for each product and highlight the similarities and differences between the two.