LONDON, 23 May, 2008 – Yoggie Security Systems™ (www.yoggie.com) today announced that its revolutionary Internet Security device has been awarded the "Best Wireless Broadband Security Innovation" in the Wireless Broadband Industry Awards 2008. The Gatekeeper Pico™ Pro is a USB key-sized Personal Security Computer with 13 security applications. It connects to any PC or laptop - blocking Internet threats outside the host computer and boosting PC and laptop performance by offloading it from installed security software.
The WBI Awards (www.wbiawards.com) recognise leadership, innovation and excellence in wireless broadband, and are known as “the Oscars of the wireless industry” (Daily Express).
“Yoggie Security Systems has proven itself as a true Wireless Broadband Innovation Award winner by providing excellence and innovation in a highly competitive market place,” said Michael Gebert, Organiser of WBI Awards. “With more than over 210 qualified submitted entries from more than 35 countries, Yoggie Security Systems is well-positioned to grow into the future with Wireless Broadband.”
The Gatekeeper Pico Pro is a sleek, silver USB-key, but is in fact a full-blown computer with its own processor, memory and unique operating system. It combines best-of-breed security software with proprietary patent-pending developments to provide the most comprehensive all-in-one security technology available to consumers today.
The Gatekeeper Pico™ Pro and the recently launched Gatekeeper Card™ Pro contain 13 best-of-breed security applications. The card version is inserted directly into a laptop’s ExpressCard slot, allowing business users and consumers alike to benefit from unrivalled and transparent security wherever they connect.
The Gatekeeper Card Pro forms part of Yoggie's innovative range of security mini-computers designed to meet the security needs of corporate, SOHO and home PC users. Its USB-key shaped Gatekeeper PicoTM and Gatekeeper Pico ProTM hardware devices have won numerous industry awards since their launch in 2007. At CES 2008, the company launched a standalone USB-sized hardware firewall, the Firestick PicoTM, for road warriors seeking hardware firewall-only protection.
For enterprise users or consumers, the simple plug and forget design of the Gatekeeper Pico Pro and Gatekeeper Card Pro does not require complex installation, configuration or ongoing management (although advanced users can alter the configuration should they wish to). Users do not have to worry about updates as the device automatically checks for them each time it connects to the Internet and manages the entire process transparently. Best of all, since it offloads security functionality (including updates) from the host laptop, users should experience a boost in their laptop’s performance.
Gatekeeper Pico Pro and Gatekeeper Card Pro Features
Yoggie's security mini-computers are the 'next generation Internet Security Suite', designed to off-load installed security software from laptops, this dedicated mini-computer provide PC and laptop users with the following benefits:
• Block all Internet threats outside - before they reach your laptop
• Hides laptops from Internet Hackers ('Stealth Mode')
• Boost your laptop’s performance
• Hardened Linux Operating System
• Protection from known as well as unknown attacks
• Plug and forget easy installation and operation
• Automated security updates
The security functions provided by the Gatekeeper Card Pro include:
• Intrusion Detection System / Intrusion Prevention System
• Firewall (stateful inspection)
• Web Filtering/ Parental Content Control
• Adaptive Security Policy™
• Multi-Layer Security Agent™ (Patent pending)
• Layer-8 Security Engine ™ (Patent pending)
• Transparent Email Proxies (POP3; SMTP)
• Transparent Web Proxies (HTTP; FTP)
• VPN Client
About Yoggie Security Systems
Yoggie Security Systems (www.yoggie.com) established in 2005 by Shlomo Touboul – the inventor of Behaviour Based Blocking Technology – is the developer of the world’s first hardware-based computer security solution. Yoggie’s range of USB key-sized and ExpressCard-sized security mini-computers connects to any PC or laptop at home, in the office and on the road – blocking Internet threats outside the host computer and boosting computer performance by off-loading installed security software. Yoggie’s products combine best of breed security software with propriety patent-pending developments to provide the most comprehensive all-in-one security technology available to both consumers and corporate users.
Yoggie has been recognized by numerous prestigious industry organizations for its unique and innovative security technology. The company continues to expand rapidly though its growing worldwide network of first class distributors, resellers and its own e-store and offers a comprehensive support service including 24/7 telephone support and an online knowledge base.
Yoggie, Yoggie Security Systems, Yoggie Pico, Firestick Pico, Gatekeeper Pico, Gatekeeper Pico Pro and Gatekeeper Card Pro are trademarks of Yoggie Security Systems. All other trade names are the property of their respective owners.
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