OPSWAT today announced the beta release of a new free tool for evaluating the security status of individual computers. The tool, OPSWAT Security Score, detects the installed security applications on a machine and evaluates the status of those applications. Users are given a simple score summarizing the security of their computer across multiple categories including antivirus, antiphishing, firewall and others.
OPSWAT announced a new release of their OESIS Mobile SDK for Android today and a coinciding launch of OPSWAT Certification for Android security applications. Free OPSWAT Certification is now available for Android antivirus, backup, firewall, location services and mobile device management applications.
OPSWAT released their quarterly antivirus market share report today, featuring a new section covering antivirus product usage. The report compares the most popular antivirus vendors and products in North America and worldwide, as well as Windows operating system usage in North America and worldwide. Both of these sections also feature a comparison to the previous six-month period. The usage section of the report shows the percentage, by product, of antivirus users who have real time protection enabled, as well as average times since the last system scan and definition update.
OPSWAT today announced a significant milestone for OESIS Framework technology. OESIS, the industry standard for detecting and managing endpoint software applications, now supports more than 2000 individual security applications, including new applications compatible with Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Windows 8.
GFI Software in collaboration with OPSWAT Inc., a leader in multi-engine malware scanning solutions, today announced the launch of a dynamic malware analysis solution that combines OPSWAT’s Metascan® and GFI’s GFI SandBox™ on one integrated appliance. The synergy of these two products and the plug-and-play nature of the new appliance will make dynamic malware analysis more accessible to cyber-security professionals who are tasked with defending against advanced persistent threats (APT), targeted attacks and sophisticated malware like Flame.
OPSWAT, the industry leader in software management SDKs, interoperability certification and multiple-engine scanning solutions, announced last week that their Metascan products provided the earliest detection capabilities of the Flame malware, a complex threat that was first identified at the end of May.
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Total Defense, Inc., the leading provider of solutions to combat the growing threat of cybercrime, today announced that its security products have made significant strides in market share according to a recent North American antivirus software report issued by OPSWAT. According to the report, Total Defense was the fastest growing paid AntiVirus solution in North America, quadrupling its market share in just six months, outpacing the share of many of its competitors including McAfee, Trend Micro and Kaspersky Lab.
OPSWAT released their quarterly antivirus market share report today, with an additional section featuring instant messenger applications. The report compares the most popular antivirus vendors and products in North America and worldwide, as well as Windows operating system usage in North America and worldwide. Both of these sections also feature a comparison to the previous six-month period. The instant messaging section of the report shows the market share of IM applications worldwide.
OPSWAT, a San Francisco based security software company, is helping San Francisco State University (SFSU) contribute to the development of OpenMRS, a customizable open source medical records system. As part of an internship program with the computer science department at SFSU, OPSWAT hires students to work at their SOMA office and makes donations to the university and the CS department. OPSWAT makes additional donations to the computer science department’s involvement in OpenMRS to help students participate in coding an open source medical record platform that helps developing countries.
OPSWAT today announced the introduction of support for Windows 8 in the OESIS Framework, the industry standard for detecting and managing endpoint software applications. OESIS Framework, which is currently integrated into solutions from Cisco, Juniper, Citrix, F5 and many others, includes support for thousands of software applications compatible with Windows, Mac, Linux and Android operating systems, and will also support applications for Windows 8 as they become available.