Readers and Reviewers Alike at Windows IT Pro Magazine Select eEye Digital Security's Retina Network Security Scanner
eEye Digital Security, a leading developer of vulnerability management software solutions for enterprise security, today announced that the company's Retina Network Security Scanner received both Windows IT Pro magazine's 2004 Readers' Choice Best Security Scanner Award and top pick in Windows IT Pro magazine's recent competitive review of vulnerability scanners.
Windows IT Pro magazine readers described eEye's Retina as a "high quality product" that "finds every hole in the network." Retina also achieved the highest score, 4.5 out of 5, in the magazine's October review of vulnerability scanners. Reviewer Jeff Fellinge stated, "For a pure vulnerability scanner, my top pick is Retina, with its solid, focused approach. The product's well-designed, efficient UI makes it easy to get down to business and begin scanning for vulnerabilities immediately; its powerful scanning engine and comprehensive database get results."
Retina Network Security Scanner
In addition to its award-winning scanning accuracy, scalability, non-disruptive scanning, and comprehensive reporting capabilities, Retina offers multiple unique features that set it apart from other software and managed service scanner offerings. Unlimited asset discovery, open architecture, and superior OS detection provide an unparalleled level of performance while significantly improving the overall productivity and speed of an enterprise's vulnerability management function.
Retina leverages the expertise of eEye Digital Security's research team, incorporating the most up-to-date vulnerabilities database that is automatically downloaded at the beginning of each Retina session. This enables security professionals to proactively secure their networks against the most critical and relevant vulnerabilities. In addition to scanning against the most comprehensive database of known vulnerabilities, customers can write their own customized audits. These audits can be used to enforce internal security policies to verify such items as anti-virus deployments, approved machine configurations and application version control. Many enterprises also use eEye's Retina Network Security Scanner in conjunction with eEye's REM Security Management Console as a part of the Retina Enterprise Suite.
Retina Enterprise Suite
The Retina Enterprise Suite leverages the integration of eEye's flagship product, Retina Network Security Scanner, REM Security Management Console, eEye's workflow-driven events management console, and Retina Remediation Manager, an innovative solution that provides enterprise patch and configuration automation. The Retina Enterprise Suite gives enterprises the means to automate protection strategies that will ensure business continuity. The Retina Enterprise Suite delivers vulnerability assessment, remediation, patch automation and sophisticated workflow integration that allows IT and security departments to work together effectively to optimize resources and mitigate threats.
About Windows IT Pro
First published in 1995, Windows IT Pro is the editorial leader in its field and the hub of the Windows IT community. Since its inception it has grown into an information network that includes the magazine, three print newsletters, 12 direct-request email newsletters, Web sites and in-person events such as Web seminars, road shows, trade shows and conferences. The magazine has a paid subscription base of 102,000; more than 2.3 million IT professionals are reached through the Windows IT Pro network every month. The magazine is published in 13 languages and has an international reach into 160 countries.
About eEye Digital Security
Since 1998, eEye Digital Security has made vulnerability and compliance management simpler and more efficient by providing the only unified solution that integrates assessment, mitigation, protection, and reporting into a complete offering with optional add-on modules for configuration compliance, regulatory reporting, and integrated patch management. eEye’s world-renowned research and development team is consistently the first to uncover critical vulnerabilities and build new protections into our solutions to prevent their exploit. Thousands of mid-to-large-size private-sector and government organizations, including the largest vulnerability management installations in the world, rely on eEye to protect against the latest known and zero-day vulnerabilities.
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