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Firewall improvements to Yoggie Gatekeeper and Pico products

Yoggie Security Systems : 19 September, 2007  (New Product)
Yoggie delivers customer driven enhancements to Gatekeeper and Pico lines through firewall functionality enhancing dot-releases
Yoggie Security Systems has extended functionality and user-friendliness of the Yoggie Gatekeeper and Yoggie Pico series by releasing a new firmware update. This update, Version 1.3.0, which is a comprehensive response to direct customer requests and feedback, is available immediately for download and a full list of features and fixes can be found on the Yoggie web site.

The Yoggie customer-care team of 20 professionals is in constant dialog with its customers via the Yoggie Knowledge Base, support phone lines and email as well as direct interaction with Yoggie distribution partners, and has worked with users to identify the main areas for enhancement. All Yoggie Gatekeeper and Yoggie Pico computers will automatically and transparently detect, download and install the 11 additional features and 12 fixes on connection to the Internet. User action is not required.

In this latest update, the firewall mechanism has been significantly redesigned and improved. There is now full control and configurability of all incoming and outgoing traffic. Additionally, on the Yoggie Gatekeeper models, the Port Forwarding component has also been upgraded to match the new improved firewall control.

Further improvements include interface quality and speed, new categories for the web filtering function and, in addition:.

* Dialer improvements which now enable users to place a Yoggie Gatekeeper SOHO between the router and modem to facilitate simultaneous wired and wireless connectivity.

* Improved user control over Yoggie's unique Layer8 Security Engine and Intrusion Detection and Intrusion Prevention rules.

* The log system, used to display security and system logs, has been improved with more user-friendly screens that also load more quickly.

* Graphic CPU Usage and Temperature indicators have been added to the support section.

Yoggie Security Systems has also implemented 12 fixes to enhance productivity of its devices including improvements to the current risk indicator and ability to update DNS servers.

Shlomo Touboul, Founder and CEO, Yoggie Security Systems, "Our technical team has worked hard to implement this comprehensive list of enhancements. I believe that version 1.3.0 is a major step towards improving our product range and further provides users with the confidence they need to protect their computing devices wherever they may use them."
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