Kaspersky® Anti-Virus 5.0 for Clearswift MIMESweeper for SMTP arrives on the market

19 Sep 2006
Product news

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, announces the release of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 1.0 for Clearswift MIMESweeper for SMTP.

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 5.0 for Clearswift MIMESweeper for SMTP provides high-speed antivirus scanning for all incoming SMTP traffic on servers that use MIMESweeper software. The release of this product represents an important milestone in the highly successful collaboration between Kaspersky Lab and Clearswift, which began in 2005 with plans to integrate Kaspersky Anti-Virus with the Clearswift MIMESweeper SMTP Appliance.

Kaspersky® Anti-Virus 5.0 for Clearswift MIMESweeper for SMTP provides effective protection of email traffic for companies that use Clearswift MIMESweeper due to the fact that the product uses Kaspersky Anti-Virus, a solution renowned for its accuracy, reliability and high detection rate of malicious programs. Kaspersky Anti-Virus 5.0 for Clearswift MIMESweeper for SMTP uses an in-built update mechanism to download signature updates from Kaspersky Lab servers on the Internet, either on demand or on schedule (every 30 minutes, hourly or every three hours depending on the settings). Importantly, Kaspersky Anti-Virus supports cluster and distributed configurations.

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 5.0 for Clearswift MIMESweeper for SMTP scans all incoming email traffic in real time and removes any malicious programs that it detects. The solution can be configured and administered using the administration tools already available in Clearswift MIMESweeper, which enable administrators to apply flexible security policies to the protected network. If group policies for processing email messages are enabled in the application settings for Clearswift MIMESweeper, these policies can also be applied to antivirus scanning. When infected messages are detected, email notifications are automatically sent to the system administrator. Additionally, information about the application’s operation and detection of malicious programs is logged in files and databases to help the system administrator locate the source of infected messages.

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About Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab (www.kaspersky.com) develops, produces and distributes secure content management solutions that protect customers from IT threats. Kaspersky Lab's products protect both home users and corporate networks from viruses, spyware, adware, Trojans, worms, hackers and spam. For many years now, the company has waged a battle against malicious programs, and in doing so has gained unique knowledge and skills that have resulted in Kaspersky Lab becoming a technology leader and acknowledged expert in the development of secure content management solutions. Today, Kaspersky Lab's products protect more than 200 million users worldwide and its technology is licensed by leading security vendors globally. To find out more about Kaspersky Lab, visit www.kaspersky.com.