Ixia Adds Security Offerings

Calabasas-based network testing tools firm Ixia has launched a new product, focused on the network security market, the firm announced today. Ixia said that it has launched IxDefend, which is says is a comprehensive security analysis tool that can assess the security and robustness of software applications, network appliances, and information systems. The firm said its product can be used to identify known and zero-day threats to systems, programming errors, and other security exposures in applications. Pricing and other details of the product were not disclosed.