Latest Version of SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager Leverages the National Vulnerability Database in a Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Compliant Manner to Identify Device Vulnerabilities and Provide Automated Remediation Actions
AUSTIN, TX, Jun 10, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — SolarWinds SWI, +0.59% a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT performance management software, today announced enhancements to SolarWinds(R) Network Configuration Manager (NCM), its network device configuration and change management product for Cisco(R), Juniper(R), HP(R), Dell(R), and Brocade routers and switches and any other device with a command line interface. The latest version makes it easier to demonstrate security compliance by automatically performing vulnerability scanning on Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)- and Internetwork Operating System (IOS(R))-based devices using Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) published by the National Vulnerability Database (NVD). Additionally, SolarWinds NCM now provides automated remediation options and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST(R)) Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA(R)) Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) compliance reports out-of-the-box.
“IT pros have traditionally focused on configuration details and assumed that means that network routers, switches and firewalls are secure. But with security becoming an ever growing concern for IT pros, it is important to ensure that network devices themselves, and the software that they run on, do not contain weaknesses and that any new vulnerabilities are remediated quickly,” said Nikki Jennings, group vice president, products and markets, SolarWinds. “Security tools focused on the actual network devices are few and far between and often IT pros find themselves manually updating and patching device software, but SolarWinds NCM now automatically identifies vulnerabilities and assists in the remediation of issues providing IT pros with peace of mind.”