Security news and products; IBM Internet Security Systems expands desktop protection.
Through this alliance with BitDefender for additional antivirus and anti-spyware capabilities, IBM Internet Security Systems answers the market demand for comprehensive desktop protection in a single agent. The various layers of the product are designed to work together seamlessly and automatically combat the myriad of threats encountered on workstations and laptops. Through its Proventia protection platform, IBM Internet Security Systems provides comprehensive, multi-layered protection for enterprises from network to host. By infusing all of its products with security intelligence from the Internet Security Systems X-Force research and development group, IBM's solution is designed to protect customers ahead of the threat, before their business assets are impacted by online intrusions. Through its unique Virtual Patch technology, IBM helps shield business assets from attack until companies are able to schedule time to apply patches from affected vendors. With these additional antivirus and anti-spyware features in Internet Security Systems Proventia Desktop, and the end-point compliance and provisioning capabilities from Tivoli, IBM delivers a robust set of security features for the desktop.
Proventia Desktop with new antivirus and anti-spyware features is scheduled to be available by the end of the year. Antivirus and anti-spyware content updates will be made available via annual subscription.
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|Date:||Nov 1, 2006|
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