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TippingPoint Introduces SSL Security Protection Customized for Data Centers Hosting Web Applications

February 22, 2010 by · Comments Off on TippingPoint Introduces SSL Security Protection Customized for Data Centers Hosting Web Applications 

Web Hosting ToolsAUSTIN, Texas – TippingPoint, a leader in network security and a division of 3Com (NASDAQ: COMS), today announced the availability of the TippingPoint┬« 1500S SSL Appliance. This new product provides hardware accelerated Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) offloading and bridging to enable proactive inspection of SSL encrypted traffic in next-generation data centers. The TippingPoint 1500S prevents encrypted attacks from compromising Web servers and Web applications and helps enterprises address compliance requirements without impacting network performance or availability.

According to the Top Cyber Risks Report issued by the SANS Institute, TippingPoint and Qualys, Web application vulnerabilities and exploits account for more than 60 percent of the threats to large enterprises and next-generation data centers. In addition, the risk of not protecting critical information stored, processed or transmitted through the data center is pushing enterprises to turn to SSL encryption to ensure the privacy and security of their data and network traffic. The TippingPoint SSL Appliance, together with the TippingPoint IPS Platform, protects the entire attack surface of the data center including networking equipment, server operating systems, enterprise data center applications and Web applications. Read more

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