Policy Patrol® Now Comes with Kaspersky® Anti-Virus!

08 May 2003
Business News


Kaspersky Lab virus scanning technology is now integrated into the Policy Patrol e-mail monitoring system Kaspersky Lab, an international data security software developer and Red Earth Software (www.redearthsoftware.com), a US-based company specializing in the development of e-mail processing software, announce a mutual partnership agreement that paves the way for the implementation of Kaspersky Lab anti-virus scanner technology into the e-mail monitoring system of Red Earth's program Policy Patrol. Policy Patrol is a complete e-mail monitoring system for Microsoft Exchange Server and Lotus Domino e-mail gateways. Red Earth's software solutions include a wide range of valuable add-on features for extending the functionality of enterprise-wide e-mail processing systems: anti-spam, virus checking, keyword filtering, attachment blocking, disclaimers, signatures and many more e-mail management options. Policy Patrol's functionality has now been significantly enhanced thanks to the integration of Kaspersky® Anti-Virus, one of the most effective and highly productive solutions for detecting malicious programs. The users of Policy Patrol can now find and neutralize viruses, network worms, and Trojan programs in all incoming and outgoing e-mail messages. Kaspersky Anti-Virus technology also scans all attached files (including archived and compressed files), OLE-objects and message body text. Now, Policy Patrol users are ensured comprehensive and dependable e-mail filtration. "Our cooperation with Kaspersky Lab enables us to extensively raise the level of security provided to Policy Patrol users. The combined use of our technology for e-mail correspondence and the anti-virus scanner created by an acknowledged expert in the field of computer security, provides Red Earth Software customers with a means that efficiently detects and neutralizes infected messages", said Mike Spykerman, CEO of Red Earth Software. "At the present time, e-mail accounts for more than 90% of all registered computer virus infections. For this very reason it is hard to overstate the importance of protecting computer network e-mail gateways - the singular entry point of malicious programs", commented Natalya Kaspersky, Kaspersky Lab CEO. "Kaspersky Anti-Virus contains all the latest anti-virus technologies, all of which have been integrated with the Policy Patrol system, allowing our new partner to comprehensively protect the users of its software against e-mail viruses." About Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky Lab is an international software-development company offering advanced products that protect a wide spectrum of customers, from home users to enterprise-wide networks, against viruses, hackers and spam. For fourteen straight years the company has waged a battle against computer viruses, and in doing so has gained unique knowledge and skills that have led to Kaspersky Lab becoming a technology leader and acknowledged expert in the development of virus defenses. About Red Earth Software
Red Earth Software is a Microsoft Certified partner that specializes in the development of programs for e-mail systems based on Microsoft technology. The company is dedicated to the creation of technically innovative products that give Red Earth Software clients a full spectrum of possibilities for leveraging e-mail services and the Internet. Included among Red Earth Software clients are large international organizations such as Nissan, Targus, Canadian Pacific Railway, USA.net, Lotto and Daewoo.