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Main » 2008 » November » 27 » GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner 9.0 Build 20081118

GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner 9.0 Build 20081118
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GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner - is a tool that checks your network for all potential methods that a hacker might use to attack your network. By analyzing the operating system and the applications running on your network, GFI LANguard identifies possible security holes in your network. In other words, it plays the devil's advocate and alerts you to weaknesses before a hacker can find them, enabling you to deal with these issues before a hacker can exploit them.

GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner9.0 Build 20081118 - scans your entire network, IP by IP, and provides information such as service pack level of the machine, missing security patches, open shares, open ports, services/applications active on the computer, key registry entries, weak passwords, users and groups, and more. Scan results are outputted to an HTML report, which can be customized/queried, enabling you to proactively secure your network - for example by shutting down unnecessary ports, closing shares, installing service packs and hotfixes, etc.

What is new in GFI LANguard 9?

GFI LANguard version 9.0 builds on GFI LANguard 8.0 by improving further on usability and manageability.

Some of the new and improved features of version 9.0 :

Detection of Virtual Machines - GFI LANguard can now detect whether a scanned machine is real or virtual. Currently both VMware and Virtual PC software are supported.

Automatic remediation of unauthorized applications - GFI LANguard 9 allows the user to define which applications are authorized or not authorized on the network. During a scan, any unauthorized applications are identified and (optionally) uninstalled automatically by GFI LANguard.

Remote Desktop Connection - GFI LANguard allows the useful option of a remote desktop connection to fix security issues on scanned computers that cannot be fixed automatically.

Extended Hardware auditing facility - GFI LANguard can now show detailed information about the hardware configuration of all the scanned machines on your network. All devices from the Device Manager tool from windows operating systems are retrieved including motherboard, processors, memory, storage devices, display adapters, and much more.

A fresh, new look which allows effective use of GFI LANguard - GFI LANguard now ships with a new user interface which allows network administrators to easily scan the network to perform vulnerability assessment and retrieve relevant security information, analyze the results and generate reports and remediate the security issues that were detected.

Monitoring Dashboard - The GFI LANguard dashboard shows summarized results of all scans from the database and provides and overview of the most vulnerable computers and security status trends of the network.

Scan progress reporting - All errors encountered during a scan are now centralized so that it can instantly be identified on which machines the scan failed and for what reasons. During a scan, an estimation of the time remaining for the scan to complete, this feature is useful when scanning larger networks or machines distributed across locations.

Improved reporting experience - Executive reports are now available directly from within GFI LANguard.

Python Scripting for customer vulnerability checks - Apart from VB script and SSH, custom vulnerability checks can now also be defined in Python language.

Size : 43,8 MB




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