Herzeliya, Israel (PRWEB) January 28, 2008
ControlGuard, a leading provider of endpoint security solutions, today announced that Advanced Defense Systems LTD (formerly RAFAEL), a leading designer, developer, manufacturer and supplier of a wide range of high-tech defense systems for air, land, sea and space applications, has selected and implemented its flagship endpoint security product, Endpoint Access Manager™ (EAM). Advanced Defense Systems has chose ControlGuard's solution as a proactive strategy to manage the secure use of removable media and portable devices and protect against the risk of malware, information leakage and data theft.
Like most of the Industrial firms, Advanced Defense Systems commonly uses removable media and portable devices, such as thumb drives, CDs and cell phones. With data theft scandals on the rise, the company needed a way to mitigate potential security risks.
"We chose ControlGuard's Endpoint Access Manager, because it allows easily prevent unauthorized use of removable media and portable devices through policy enforcement and real-time monitoring capabilities," said Jacob Katz, Advanced Defense Systems CIO. "It enables Advanced Defense Systems to centrally control, monitor and record how data is uploaded and downloaded from removable media and portable devices to desktop and laptop computers. Unauthorized transactions are blocked, monitored and communicated in real-time to the management console. The solution shields networks from malware copied to endpoints and it secures networks from exposure to the outside world through wireless modems, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and other interfaces."
"Advanced Defense Systems as one of the leaders in Hi-Tech defense systems in the world is one of the first to acknowledge the need to manage the secure use of portable devices and removable media," said Israel Levy, CEO of ControlGuard. "Advanced Defense Systems proactive approach to endpoint security will help manage and protect its proprietary information and provide an extra layer of security to meet business, national security and compliance requirements."
About Advanced Defense Systems
Advanced Defense Systems, Armament Development Authority Ltd, designs, develops, manufactures and supplies a wide range of high-tech defense systems for air, land, sea and space applications. Advanced Defense Systems know-how is embedded in many of Israel Defense Forces (IDF) systems in operation today.
Advanced Defense Systems has formed partnerships with commercial corporations as well as with leading aerospace and defense companies around the world to develop commercial applications based on its proprietary technology. Advanced Defense Systems highly skilled and dedicated workforce tackles complex projects, from initial development, through to production. It provides customer service and support, upgrading existing systems and offering turnkey projects involving the transfer of basic technologies or complete production facilities. For more details about Advanced Defense Systems activities please go to http://www.rafael.co.il.
ControlGuard is a leading provider of enterprise-grade security solutions that protect, manage and secure enterprises from endpoint vulnerabilities like information leakage and data theft. The company's flagship product, Endpoint Access Manager, manages the secure use of removable media and portable devices. ControlGuard serves market leaders in the financial services, legal, healthcare and government sectors. For more information please visit the company website at http://www.controlguard.com.
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