GFI LanGuard is a patch management and network auditing solution that enables you to easily manage and maintain end-point protection across devices within your LAN. It acts as a virtual security consultant that offers Patch Management, Vulnerability Assessment and Network Auditing support for Windows® LinuxAn open source operating system that is part of the Unix operating system family. and MAC computers as well as mobile devices. GFI LanGuard achieves LAN protection through:
- Identification of system and network weaknesses via a comprehensive vulnerability checks database. This includes tests based on OVALA standard that promotes open and publicly available security content, and standardizes the transfer of this information across the entire spectrum of security tools and services., CVE and SANSAn acronym for System Administration, Networking and Security research organization. An institute that shares solutions regarding system and security alerts. Top 20 vulnerability assessment guidelines
- Auditing of all hardware and software assets on your network, enabling you to create a detailed inventory of assets. This goes as far as enumerating installed applications as well as devices connected on your network
- Automatic download and remote installation of service packs and patches for Microsoft® Windows, Linux and MAC operating systems as well as third party products
- Automatic uninstallation of unauthorized software.