OPSWAT Announces Technology Agreement with SupportSoft
Supportsoft licenses OPSWAT's OESIS Local and OESIS Monitor technologies.
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 5, 2006 -- OPSWAT, Inc. (www.opswat.com), a leading provider of endpoint security integration tools announced that Supportsoft, Inc. (www.supportsoft.com) has licensed OPSWAT's OESIS Local and OESIS Monitor technologies.
OESIS Local is an open platform used by technology vendors to detect and control 600+ antivirus, antispyware and personal firewall products. Technology vendors embed OESIS Local into their solutions, empowering their solutions to manage third-party security products installed on client machines.
OESIS Local empowers solutions from other technology vendors to detect: --Product name --Product type (antivirus, antispyware, personal firewall) --Product version, engine version and signature version --Product language (English, Japanese, Chinese, German, etc.) --Age of antivirus/antispyware definition files --Last scan time --Status of product's "real time" protection --Status of product's services
OESIS Local empowers solutions from technology vendors to manage third-party product features including: --Retrieve and install of current definition files/signature --Scan memory of client machine --Scan and clean file(s) on client machine --Activate disabled product services --Display log of malware "threats" found by installed antivirus/antispyware on client machine
OESIS Monitor is a data service that monitors signature and product updates from antivirus and antispyware vendors. Subscribers are provided with details of each update (and the preceding nine updates) within minutes of release by the vendor. OESIS Monitor empowers technology vendor solutions to check the currency of antivirus and antispyware detected on client machines using OESIS Local.
"OPSWAT's philosophy is that technology vendors and their customers need a common interface to centrally manage and enforce security policies of endpoints," said Benny Czarny, CEO of OPSWAT. "OESIS Local provides a single interface that aggregates the properties and methods of endpoint security applications while OESIS Monitor provides information technology vendors using OESIS Local in their solutions can use to verify the currency of antivirus and antispyware installed on client machines and enforce currency-based security policies."
About OPSWAT OPSWAT, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of endpoint security development tools, specializing in antivirus, anti-spyware, firewall, and browser security integration SDKs which cover the majority of endpoint security products. OPSWAT customers include security technology companies, system integrators and corporations seeking to manage endpoint security applications. Founded in 2002, the company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, with operation office in Herzliya, Israel.
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