GFI LanGuard™


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GFI LanGuard™ is a well-known and respected award-winning network and security scanner. that scans your network and ports to detect, assess and correct security vulnerabilities with minimal administrative effort.

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GFI LanGuard™

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  2. 2. 2Presentation outline» IT pain points» The product» How does GFI LanGuard work?» Top features» What’s new in GFI LanGuard 2011?» Product benefits» Testimonials» Kudos» Conclusion
  4. 4. 4IT pain points (1/2)“Users with the average software portfolio installed on their PCs will need tomaster around 14 different update mechanisms from individual vendors toupdate their programs and keep their IT systems protected againstvulnerabilities” – Secunia Yearly Report 2010Some vulnerabilities remain un-patched for as long as two years – SANS, 2009
  5. 5. 5IT pain points (2/2)» Failure to keep machines patched can lead to security breaches and downtime» Without an automated patching mechanism in place, manual patching is very time-consuming» Failure to comply with compliance regulations such as PCI DSS can result in hefty fines
  6. 6. 6THE PRODUCT
  7. 7. 7GFI LanGuard™GFI LanGuard is a network security scanner and patch managementsolution that acts as a virtual security consultant to provide acomprehensive network security overview with minimal administrativeeffort! » A complete network vulnerability management solution in one convenient integrated package which offers □ Patch management □ Vulnerability scanning □ Network and software auditing □ Assets tracking □ Risk management and compliance » Over 45,000 vulnerability assessments are made with each scan to detect, assess and rectify security vulnerabilities on your network
  8. 8. 8How does GFI LanGuard work? Find vulnerabilities, missing patches,Takes only few open ports, services,minutes to be hardware andup andrunning Deploy Agents software, etc. PowerfulAgent-less or interactiveagent-based Scan dashboard Vulnerability level assigned to (agent-less) Vulnerabilities and patches each computer definitions are continuously updated from GFI servers to Reports, results report and remediate latest Analyze filtering, network threats changes history InstallDeploy missing updates, Check externaluninstall applications, referencesdeploy custom scripts,open remote desktop Remediateconnections, etc.
  9. 9. 9Top features – Patch management» Fix vulnerabilities before they are exploited by malicious software or people» On demand or automated detection, download and deployment of missing security patches □ Microsoft operating systems □ Microsoft applications □ Other third party applications (including Adobe, Mozilla, Apple, Google, Oracle, etc.)» Rollback patches» Network-wide deployment of custom software and scripts
  10. 10. 10Top features – Patch management
  11. 11. 11Top features – Vulnerability assessment» Software vulnerabilities are the main gates for malware and hackers to enter your network» Vulnerability scanning engine offers the capability to perform multi- platform scans (Windows, Mac OS, Linux) across all environments including virtual machines» Easily create custom vulnerability checks through simple wizard-assisted set-up screens» State-of-the-art vulnerability check databases based on OVAL and SANS Top 20, providing over 45,000 vulnerability assessments when your network is scanned» Easily configure scans for open ports, unused local users and groups, blacklisted applications, dangerous USB devices and more
  12. 12. 12Top features – Vulnerability assessment
  13. 13. 13Top features – Network and software audit» Provides you with all the information you need to know about your network such as: Virtual machines Hardware and software installed Services CPU information Manufacturer and serial no. Auditing policies Operating system HDD space Users/Groups Wireless devices Network adaptors Shares» TCP and UDP port scanning» Automatically remove unauthorized applications» Check status of over 1,500 security applications (antivirus, antispyware, firewalls, disk encryption, data loss prevention, etc.)» History of security sensitive changes on your network (e.g., a new application is installed, a service is started/stopped, etc.)
  14. 14. 14Top features – Network and software audit
  15. 15. 15Top features – Assets inventory» Unmanaged/forgotten machines are a security risk» Find the devices you were not aware of: □ Servers and workstations □ Virtual machines □ IP-based devices such as routers, printers, switches, etc.
  16. 16. 16Top features – Risk analysis and compliance» Get assistance on what to fix first: □ Security issues are rated by their severity level □ Each computer has assigned a vulnerability level» Powerful interactive dashboard with security sensors that are triggered when problems are found» Full text search support» Executive, technical and statistical reports» PCI DSS dedicated reports
  17. 17. 17Top features – Risk analysis and compliance
  18. 18. 18What’s new in GFI LanGuard 2011? (1/2)» Integration with over 1,500 critical security applications - Providing reports on their status and rectifying issues» Agents technology – Can run in either agent-less or agent-based mode, automating and distributing scanning load across client machines» Powerful interactive dashboard - Processing security audits to provide a summary of network security status» Full text search support - Providing easy search of scan results» Revamped reporting - Integrated within the main application; reports can be exported to popular formats like PDF, HTML, XLS etc., and can be scheduled and sent by email» PCI DSS dedicated reports
  19. 19. 19What’s new in GFI LanGuard 2011? (2/2)» Network discovery not bound by license limitations – License slots are no longer required for all rough computers and devices in the scan results database» Integration with existing network infrastructure – Can now import organizational units or entire active directory, leading to easier computer management» Improved support for virtual infrastructure – Enabling detection of virtual machines hosted by the scanned computer, leading to a better view of the virtual infrastructure» Custom software deployment improvements – Allowing you to save custom software deployment configuration for re-usage» Localization into German and Italian – Available soon in early Q3!
  20. 20. 20Product benefits (1/2)Security » Complete overview of network security status: Vulnerability assessment, patch management, network and software audit » Remediation of security issues » Reduce the risks of data theft and data lossProductivity » Less downtime: The company can concentrate on the core business » Manual vulnerability and patch management is slow and error-prone » Reduce the number of hours network and system administrators need to spend on vulnerability and patch management
  21. 21. 21Product benefits (2/2)Compliance » Prove your network is secure when reporting to superiors or when compliance must be achieved » Reduce the risks of legal penalties
  22. 22. 22TESTIMONIALS
  23. 23. 23Product testimonials“I use GFI LanGuard on over 1,000 servers. I do this alone for my NT team.GFI LanGuard is the best tool that I have ever laid my hands upon!I will continue to recommend the product to our new customers, I have nodoubt they will purchase it!” – Joel di Prima, Windows Security Officer, Hewlett Packard, Belgium“GFI LanGuard in my opinion as an IT Manager is awesome! It has cut myhot fix deployment time to almost nothing. It also helps me troubleshoot anyissues that I may have with my client machines.” – Jason Rivera, IT Manager, US Poultry and Egg Association, USAClick here for more testimonials!
  24. 24. 24Product kudos» Thousands of customers worldwide use GFI LanGuard» Validated for the HP Converged Infrastructure» Numerous product awards, a few listed below:
  25. 25. 25GFI product complements» Best incorporated with: □ GFI EventsManager™ for network-wide event log management □ GFI Network Server Monitor™ which automatically sends alerts and corrects network and server issues □ GFI EndPointSecurity™ for network-wide control of portable storage media and consumer electronic devices such as MP3 players, USB sticks, iPods and more
  26. 26. 26Conclusion» Easy to set up and use, GFI LanGuard is a network security scanner and patch management solution that acts as your own virtual consultant and provides a complete network security overview with minimal administrative effort» Excellent pricing!
  27. 27. 27Corporate overview» Offices located around the globe: USA (North Carolina, California and Florida), UK (London and Dundee), Australia, Austria, Romania, and Malta» Hundreds of thousands of installations worldwide» Trusted by thousands of companies around the world» GFI products are sold by a global network of thousands of partners All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.
  28. 28. 28More info and downloads» Click here to learn more about the product» Check out our competitive pricing» Download your FREE trial of GFI LanGuard» Email:» Visit: