October 2014

Forum Systems API Gateway Takes Top Spot in SC Magazine Industry-wide Group Test

By | Date posted: October 6, 2014
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Forum Sentry Praised as Pick of the Litter in NAC/IDM/DLP Review

Forum Systems today announced that its API Gateway solution – Forum Sentry – earned SC Magazine’s prestigious “Recommended” designation and “Pick of the Litter” rating in the publication’s 2014 network access control (NAC), identity management (IDM) and data leakage prevention (DLP) Group Test. Appearing in the October 2014 issue, the magazine emphasized that “Forum Systems hit a home run with this product.”  Read more

Forum Sentry is Safe from Shellshock Vulnerability

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The Shellshock Vulnerability, also known as the Bash Vulnerability, has received a severity score of 10.0 from NIST. This vulnerability is not new but was recently discovered by an Akamai researcher and is considered to be worse than Heartbleed. Heartbleed is a serious security flaw but luckily, it is relatively difficult to exploit. Shellshock is much easier to exploit and could lead to losing control of your entire system. The vulnerability exploits open shell access where hackers can place foreign commands into command-line interface (CLI).
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