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Three Reasons to Augment Dynamic Malware Analysis with Multi-scanning

Posted by Curtis Cade / December 19, 2014

It's no secret that we're big fans of multi-scanning here at OPSWAT, but one thing we haven't yet discussed is how it can be used alongside dynamic malware analysis tools. Multi-scanning should be a key component for those employing defense-in-depth solutions and malware researchers alike.

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  Curtis works alongside the Metascan and Metadefender Sales and Engineering teams to ensure customers have successful evaluations and deployments.

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OPSWAT Survey Finds Malware Breaches in Companies Commonplace

December 18, 2014

OPSWAT, provider of solutions to secure and manage IT infrastructure, today announced the results of a recent email security survey held in partnership with Red Earth Software, developers of email security solutions for Exchange Server. The survey showed that over half of the respondents experienced malware breaches in the past 18 months, and that phishing emails were able to get past filters and trick employees at half of the companies surveyed.

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Video: How to Configure Privacy Features in GEARS

December 16, 2014

GEARS includes the ability to collect certain information about devices on the network, including software installation and configuration information, or personalized info such as username, hostname, mac address, local IP and public IP addresses. For various reasons, some organizations might want to suppress this information to keep it private.

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OPSWAT and Avira Strengthen Metascan Partnership

December 16, 2014

OPSWAT and Avira today announced the inclusion of Avira’s antivirus engine in all packages of Metascan. Since no single product can provide guaranteed protection 100% of the time, OPSWAT’s robust anti-malware multi-scanning technology provides an alternative that allows organizations to scan data using multiple anti-malware engines simultaneously, increasing detection rates for all types of malware, including new outbreaks and attacks specifically targeting Windows, Linux, Android and other operating systems.

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Happy Holidays!

December 15, 2014

Happy Holidays from OPSWAT

The OPSWAT team wishes you and your loved ones a wonderful holiday season and a prosperous new year!

 

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Infographic: Is Your Computer a Zombie?

Posted by Stacey Matthews-Winn / December 12, 2014

It's a dark and gloomy day here at OPSWAT's San Francisco headquarters. #BayAreaStorm is trending on Twitter, infrastructure delays may impact our ability to get home tonight, and, worst of all, most of our staff is suffering from serious The Walking Dead withdrawals. After that mid-season finale, we cannot wait for the show to return in February. Now, some of you may be wondering what zombies have to do with securing and managing IT infrastructure. Well, it turns out that botnet attacks are creating hordes of cyber-zombies that cause serious damage! 

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Stacey is a Marketing Project Manager at OPSWAT. Her primary focus is creating and curating the content that helps new customers find our products. She also works closely with OPSWAT's certification partners. 
 

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Video: New Features of OESIS SDK

December 12, 2014

We’re excited to reveal our updated OESIS Framework video! The release of V4 brought many new features to OESIS, and the new video demonstrates how software developers can manage nearly any third-party application using the streamlined framework to build a NAC solution, develop an endpoint compliance checker, or even create support tools.

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OPSWAT and Kaspersky Lab Partner to Add Kaspersky Anti-Virus to Metascan

December 10, 2014

OPSWAT and Kaspersky Lab today announced that Kaspersky Anti-Virus is now included in OPSWAT’s robust multi-scanning technology, Metascan. Metascan is a powerful and flexible network security solution that provides the capability to detect and prevent threats, both known and unknown, using multiple anti-malware engines.

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ForeScout and OPSWAT Collaborate to Provide Advanced Endpoint Compliance Enforcement

December 10, 2014

ForeScout Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of pervasive network security solutions for Global 2000 enterprises and government organizations, and OPSWAT, a provider of software-based solutions to secure and manage IT infrastructure, today announced a collaboration that will result in advanced endpoint compliance enforcement. As a new ForeScout ControlFabric™ partner, OPSWAT will add its GEARS functionality to a growing list of ControlFabric integrations that provide IT security managers with better situational awareness and endpoint security.

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New Anti-Malware Options for Metascan!

Posted by Tony Berning / December 9, 2014

Our teams have been working hard on many enhancements to Metascan, and we're excited to announce the release of Metascan 3.9.0. This release includes several important changes, including brand new anti-malware packages to bring additional scan engines to our customers!

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Tony manages the Metascan and Metadefender product lines at OPSWAT, working with customers and partners to deliver products that meet customers’ multi-scanning and security needs.

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