Reputation-based Security

Reputation-based Security

A feature of Norton security software that uses the data collected from millions of Norton users to determine the legitimacy of an executable program. Introduced in 2010, this method augments the common signature approach of detecting viruses, because in order to avoid detection, myriad variants of the same virus are now unleashed every year (an innovative approach to crime!). See antivirus program.
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0, the latest version of Norton's exclusive reputation-based security technology, which leverages the anonymous software adoption patterns of millions of contributing Symantec users to automatically identify and block new malicious software.
Norton 360 beta incorporates the powerful security protection found in Norton Internet Security 2011, including the latest generation of the Norton reputation-based security technology, Norton Insight 2.
Instead, approaches to security that look to ways to include all software files, such as reputation-based security, will become key in 2010.
Symantec is to use the 'wisdom of the crowds' and introduce reputation-based security in the next version of its Norton Antivirus 2010 product.
In order to address the security threats posed by targeted malware, spyware, adware, and outbound data leakage, a new paradigm of proactive, reputation-based security needs to be applied to Internet traffic entering and leaving the enterprise.
Salem will discuss how trends such as cloud computing, the explosion of mobile devices, virtualization and reputation-based security will impact the evolution of information protection.
Virus scan - helps protect against viruses, bots, spyware, Trojan horses, worms and rootkits with traditional defenses and Norton's new reputation-based security technology, which offers unmatched detection of the latest threats
Under Pasqua's leadership, the company's research labs have developed several technologies that are being leveraged as part of Symantec's revolutionary reputation-based security technology and products that have been commercialized for shipping, including the innovative OnlineFamily.
The powerful new reputation-based security in Norton 2010 gives people the power to deny digital dangers wherever they are found online," said Rowan Trollope, senior vice president, consumer products and marketing, Symantec.
Based completely in the cloud, this service provides URL filtering to protect customers from malware and other web-borne threats and utilizes McAfee TrustedSource software, a reputation-based security technology, to enforce security policies in real time.