Our OESIS OK certification program is undergoing some exciting changes and being re-launched as the OPSWAT Certification Program. The improvements coming over the next few months are geared towards providing more value and making the program work better for our partners and potential partners.
Our first changes include the new name and relocation to opswat.com/certified. In addition, we have new certification levels and badges for 15 different OESIS Framework categories of applications:
Gartner released the new Magic Quadrants for SSL VPNs in December, ranking vendors based on their performance in 2009 and 2010. Gartner focuses on influential and highly visible remote access vendors, and identifies strengths and cautions for each vendor in the full report.
A Twitter worm is in wide circulation this morning, leading users to the "Security Shield" rogue antivirus. The worm uses Google's goo.gl redirection service to get users to the scareware site and trick them into downloading a fake antivirus program. Read this article from ZDNet to get more details.
The newest version of AppRemover is now available. In this release, automatic support was added for the following products:
Big changes to OPSWAT's partnership and certification program are coming soon!
After extensively evaluating our current OESIS OK certification program, we are making improvements to add value and additional benefits to our partners.
Keep an eye out for more news about the upcoming program changes!
The New York Times reported that the Stuxnet worm may be a joint project between the U.S. and Israel with the goal of undermining Iran’s uranium enrichment program.
Nuclear equipment identical to Iran’s facility at Natanz is said to have been built in Israel to test the effectiveness of the Stuxnet worm. Though it is still unclear who exactly created the worm, Stuxnet is credited with putting a huge setback in Iran’s ability to create their own nuclear bomb.
Webroot has submitted AntiSpyware Corporate Edition and AntiSpyware Corporate Edition with Antivirus for certification.
Scareware, an FBI term for fake antivirus alert pop-ups, has been around for a while, but convincing graphics continue to trick people into giving out credit card information and installing fake antivirus software. Scareware is often embedded into popular sites or on banner ads, and creates a pop-up warning that your system has become infected.
FireDocs Version 1.13 has been released and includes added support for the following products:
Improvements have also been made to the support for Ad-Aware Total Security 3.x.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – January 6, 2011 – OPSWAT announced today the official release of the Citrix Endpoint Analysis Portal at citrix.opswat.com, which provides Citrix Access GatewayTM customers free tools to generate custom compliance policies for endpoints and to scan user devices for malware.