[fw-wiz] Cross-Platform Analysis, Reporting and Monitoring Software Solution

From: Dave Piscitello (dave@corecom.com)
Date: 11/15/02

From: Dave Piscitello <dave@corecom.com>
To: firewall-wizards@honor.icsalabs.com
Date: Fri Nov 15 10:06:17 2002

Have any of you trialed or used some of the recently announced "security
information management" software? Cisco's made some announcements, and I
saw a news clip about eIQnetworks? I'm curious just how much "analysis"
these do - is it summary reporting and modest trending, or something more?

(i'll send the URL to anyone, but I don't want to be hammered for

David M. Piscitello
Core Competence, Inc. &
3 Myrtle Bank Lane
Hilton Head, SC 29926

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