Altiris Treats Viruses with Security Suite
Vulnerability Management Rises High on List of Concerns
May. 26, 2005 06:00 PM
Altiris has said that it is the only vendor to take a
comprehensive, multi-layered approach to IT security that helps protect
business assets against human, network and system-level threats and
As part of this security management
strategy, Altiris, based in Salt Lake City, today introduced Security Suite as the first suite of
products built to help IT organizations streamline security vulnerability
assessment, audit and remediation, and also announced the Center for Internet
Security’s (CIS) certification of SecurityExpressions as the only audit and
compliance solution certified for HP-UX, Solaris, Windows and
The multi-layered approach works to protect business and
computing assets from rapidly proliferating security threats. Altiris
technologies include vulnerability audit and assessment, threat remediation,
application-level software virtualization, and network, hardware and software
authorization and control.
According to Forrester Research, IT is in the process of
evolving its approach to risk and compliance and is moving to a point where
technology is used in business to build a ‘risk central nervous system’ that
monitors risk and compliance thresholds across the organization in real time.
This new direction is a more strategic and effective approach when compared
to the current situation -- proactively managing risk and compliance
within the IT department.