Custom-tailor a security course

''Integrated Management Services Inc. has a Web-based computer security awareness training tool called CSAT that claims compliance with Office of Management and Budget Circular A-130 and Computer Security Act requirements.'
The interactive CSAT training software is installed on a network or Web server, and users browse it to take the security training on their own. An end-user course requires about 30 minutes.

The server registers the time when the work is completed, and it can continue to monitor overall security awareness. Courses cover protecting work areas, proper use of passwords and e-mail, virus avoidance and incident reporting.

IMSI of Arlington, Va., sells the server software at $40,000 for 2,000 users. The price includes tailoring with audio or video segments, photos and custom examples. Different CSAT versions are available for users, managers, administrators, security officers and disabled workers.

The Small Business Administration, Education Department, and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms use CSAT for yearly awareness training.

Contact IMSI at 703-528-0334.

Compatible has VPN clients for most OSes

IntraPort Release 3 client software for virtual private network access servers made by Compatible Systems Corp. is now available for Microsoft Windows 9x, Windows NT, Mac OS, Linux and SunSoft Solaris platforms.

IntraPort Release 3 incorporates the industry's Internet Key Exchange protocol for setting up and managing VPN client sessions.

The various IntraPort client versions, downloadable from the Web at, come with an executable file to set up the CompatiView network device manager for the Boulder, Colo., company's line of VPN Access Servers and Microrouters. The Access Servers permit unlimited user licenses on all client platforms.

Contact Compatible Systems at 303-444-9532.


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