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antivirus

a piece of software designed to prevent viruses entering a computer system or network

antivirus

Detecting and blocking computer viruses. See antivirus program, behavior detection, virus and virus hoaxes.
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ThreatSecure Network combines advanced malware detection and network traffic monitoring to identify lateral movement across networks that indicate an active attack
Malware detection solutions are primarily used within the industry to implement secure data workflows that protect against such threats on physical media.
REVE Antivirus is built with a turbo-scan technology, which results in a quick scan of the entire file systems without compromising on malware detection ability.
The study found that they are focusing on training their IT staff on new technology and cybersecurity strategies (50%); implementing new policies (35%); and investing in advanced malware detection technology (34%).
A recent review in ComputerBild, Germany's leading technology magazine, also confirmed McAfee's superiority, naming McAfee as the vendor with the highest malware detection rate, and praised Artemis for returning the fewest number of false positives.
These tests are only representative of on-demand malware detection and proactive/heuristic detection of unknown malware.
Some specific topics include collaborative instruction and malware detection, sharing computer and network logs, trust-aware recommender systems for open and mobile virtual communities, and wireless sensor network security.
lt;p>Anti-malware vendors today swap a huge amount of virus samples among themselves, a tradition of sharing between competitors that goes back decades and has helped the industry improve malware detection.
Panda Internet Security 2011 was tested for static and dynamic malware detection in the protection tests; system disinfection and rootkit removal to test for repair functionality; and the system slow-down caused by the software in order to test usability.
Binary checking and methods used in various solutions to malware detection (Li et al.
Given today's threat landscape, advanced malware detection and protection discussions should extend beyond blocking/prevention and highlight security intelligence, analytics, incident detection/response and lessons learned," said Jon Oltsik, senior principal analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group.
This strategic initiative addresses a critical gap in comprehensive enterprise malware detection and incident response, which is the ability to determine if malicious files identified by network-based security solutions have reached or executed on endpoints and servers," said Patrick Morley, chief executive officer of Bit9.