Protecting Against the New Wave of Malware
Malware is a serious threat and the problems are getting worse. Authors of malware are becoming more adept at circumventing the billions of dollars in anti-virus, anti-spyware and other endpoint security defenses that have been deployed by organizations of all sizes. Because malware authors are motivated by profit – and successfully generating lots of it – they are able to create ever more sophisticated ways of breaching these defenses.
At the same time, many anti-virus and anti-spyware tools have not kept pace with the threats. They are less effective at detecting the growing array of threat variants, they impose a huge burden on system resources and they are expensive to deploy and maintain. What organizations need, therefore, is a capability that provides high detection and proactive protection against known and unknown types of malware, an integrated approach to dealing with viruses, spyware, rootkits and other threats from malware, and robust management tools that will minimize administrator involvement in the process of manage threat remediation.
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