GFI LANguard N.S.S. wins Readers' Choice Award in Patch Management category

October 31, 2007 - 12:00

London, UK – GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner™ (N.S.S.), a network vulnerability management solution, has been selected as the winner in the patch management category of the Readers’ Choice Awards. This was announced today by GFI Software, an international developer of network security, content security and messaging software.

GFI LANguard N.S.S. is an essential, cost-effective solution for businesses to safeguard their systems and networks from hacker attacks and security breaches. The product scans the entire network, carrying out over 15,000 vulnerability assessments, and identifies all possible security threats. When the scan is complete, GFI LANguard N.S.S. gives administrators guidelines on how these can be addressed and provides the functionality required to install and manage patches in all 38 languages supported by Microsoft products. This means that administrators can rectify vulnerabilities on the network in a fast and effective manner, thereby narrowing a hacker’s window of opportunity to breach the network. conducts monthly polls to discover which product is preferred by network security administrators in a particular category of third party network security solutions. The awards are based entirely on the visitors’ votes.

“Our Readers’ Choice Awards give visitors to our site the opportunity to vote for the products they view as the very best in their respective category,” said Sean Buttigieg, manager. “ users are specialists in their field who encounter various network security solutions at the workplace.  The award serves as a mark of excellence, providing the ultimate recognition from peers within the industry.”

Commenting on the award, Andre Muscat, Director of Engineering at GFI, said: “We are very pleased that one of our leading network security products, GFI LANguard N.S.S., has won the Readers’ Choice Award in the patch management category. This award is testament to the constant effort put into creating an integrated vulnerability management solution that helps administrators to make their network more secure without the need for a massive investment. GFI LANguard N.S.S. is a best of breed solution that is competitively priced and well within the budgets of the majority of SMBs.”

For more information about the award visit: For more details about GFI LANguard N.S.S. visit A trial version of GFI LANguard N.S.S. can be downloaded from

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About GFI
GFI is a leading software developer that provides a single source for network administrators to address their network security, content security and messaging needs. With award-winning technology, an aggressive pricing strategy and a strong focus on small-to-medium-sized businesses, GFI is able to satisfy the need for business continuity and productivity encountered by organizations on a global scale. GFI has offices in the US, Malta, UK, Hong Kong and Australia which support more than 200,000 installations worldwide. GFI is a channel-focused company with over 10,000 partners worldwide. GFI is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. More information about GFI can be found at