April 15, 2010
Mountain View, CA—April 7, 2010—NCP engineering, Inc. today released the NCP Dynamic Personal Firewall, to provide employees using the company's enterprise remote access software solution with immediate end-device protection upon system start-up. The innovative technology was designed from the ground up to flexibly adapt to location-specific firewall rules, and can be centrally managed by IT staff for greater transparency and operational efficiency. Available today for free, 30-day trials, the NCP Dynamic Personal Firewall is compatible with Windows 7, Vista and XP operating systems in both 32- and 64-bit versions.
Immediately upon system start-up, the NCP Dynamic Personal Firewall reliably protects end-devices from unauthorized access in a variety of remote access environments. Depending on different environments' unique security settings, such as those found in a home office versus a corporate Wi-Fi network, NCP's location-aware Friendly Net Detection function authenticates itself with NCP's firewall software, recognizes the secure and insecure networks and activates the necessary firewall rules.
With the NCP Secure Enterprise Management System, network administrators can centrally manage the firewall software. IT staff can lock all of the NCP Dynamic Personal Firewall settings, so that employees cannot alter them; they can also define particular firewall rules for every individual user.
The NCP Dynamic Personal Firewall also features a pre-set, silent mode that disables software prompts. This default helps eliminate the most frequent source for security errors—employees' frequent and doubtful confirmation of such firewall notices.
A technical datasheet for the NCP Dynamic Personal Firewall is available on the company's Web site. To obtain a free, 30-day trial of the technology, please register here.
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About NCP engineering, Inc.
Since its inception in 1986, NCP engineering has delivered innovative software that allows enterprises to rethink their secure remote access, and overcome the complexities of creating, managing and maintaining network access for staff.
NCP's award-winning product line spans the spectrum of remote access, from IPSec / SSL VPN to endpoint firewalls and network access control (NAC) functions. The company's products support organizations with complex remote user needs, who want to leverage the latest end-devices to increase staff productivity, reduce network administration and adapt policy changes on-the-fly. Each solution is interoperable with existing, third-party software or hardware.
Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, the company serves 10,000-plus customers worldwide throughout the healthcare, financial, education and government markets, as well as many Fortune 500 companies. NCP has established a network of national and regional technology, channel and OEM partners to serve its customers. For more information, visit www.ncp-e.com.
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