Blocking file swappers

TippingPoint Technologies Inc., Austin, Texas, has added a peer-to-peer blocking feature to its intrusion prevention appliances. The capability can control unauthorized swapping of audio recordings, movies or pornography on work computers. Administrators set the policy on what peer-to-peer traffic they want blocked, and they can filter by client computer, server, Internet protocol address and application.

The company claims organizations that use this function may see an increase in available bandwidth by as much as 40 percent, as it cuts down on file swapping. It also may minimize the amount of unauthorized copyrighted material in the work site. The feature comes free with the company's UnityOne Intrusion Prevention appliances and systems.

 

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