Kaspersky® Anti-Virus Protects Corporate America

09 Sep 2003
Business News


Kaspersky Lab, a leading expert in information security is pleased to announce that the Kaspersky® Anti-Virus engine will now provide the anti-virus protection in the firewall developed by ProtectPoint, which is a subsidiary of WebUnited, a major US Internet Services Provider. ProtectPoint is a key player in the national telecommunications market. The ProtectPoint product portfolio contains a complete spectrum of hardware and software solutions for Internet communications, ranging from firewalls to equipment for content filtration and Internet traffic optimization. The Managed Gateway Virus Protection solutionis a corporate anti-virus product integrating Kaspersky Lab technologies with the ProtectPoint NSA system. Kaspersky Lab technologies support the ProtectPoint NSA-MGVP to protect enterprise networks reliably, while offering system administrators flexible options and multiple configurations. Kaspersky® Anti-Virus fulfills all modern business requirements: the solution is compatible with all key operating systems and protects enterprises against all known types of malware. In fact, Kaspersky Lab experts also foresee virus trends and create technology to thwart new viruses in advance, whilst the anti-virus database is updated twice daily. Integrating Kaspersky Anti-Virus into our firewall has provided ProtectPoint clients with a complete information security solution. The cutting edge technologies provided by Kaspersky® Anti-Virus add value to our product. "We are sure that the combination of Kaspersky® Anti-Virus and our Managed Firewall will help us strengthen our position in the security technology market", said Rory Case, a network security engineer at ProtectPoint. Leading information security software developers around the world value Kaspersky Lab technologies and expertise. "We are certain, that the integration of Kaspersky� Anti-Virus into the ProtectPoint NSA-MFW will ensure complete protection against viruses for ProtectPoint clients", noted Alexey Kalgin, a product development manager at Kaspersky Lab. About Kaspersky Lab Kaspersky Lab is a leading expert in information security offering advanced products against viruses, hackers and spam for a wide spectrum of customers, from home users to enterprise-wide networks. For 14 years experts at Kaspersky Lab have been monitoring the worldwide virus situation, acquiring the unique experience and technologies that have led to Kaspersky Lab becoming a technology leader in security solutions. About ProtectPointProtectPoint was founded in 2000 as a subsidiary of Web United, a rapidly developing dedicated Internet access provider in the United States. ProtectPoint first offered clients the Managed Firewall, a solution enabling clients to conduct business on the Internet with confidence. Today, ProtectPoint is one of the leading producers of network security equipment in the United States, with a multi-faceted portfolio that includes VPN and content filtration solutions, as well as intrusion detection and a traffic shaper.