BETH HALEVY, Israel -- Yoggie Security Systems(tm) has extended functionality and user-friendliness of the Yoggie Gatekeeper(tm) and Yoggie Pico(tm) 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 at (http://www.yoggie.com/PDF/Yoggie-1.3.0-RN.pdf).
The Yoggie customer-care team of 20 professionals is in constant dialog with its customers via the Yoggie(tm) Knowledge Base, support phone lines and email as well as direct interaction with Yoggie(tm) distribution partners, and has worked with users to identify the main areas for enhancement. All Yoggie Gatekeeper(tm) and Yoggie Pico(tm) 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.
Significant Firewall functionality enhancement
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(tm) 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(tm) between the router and modem to facilitate simultaneous wired and wireless connectivity
- Improved user control over Yoggie's unique Layer8(tm) 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
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