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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Founded in 2017, ForceNock, developed a Web Application and API Protection (WAAP) technology which utilizes machine learning, behavioral and reputation-based security engines.
ForceNock, founded in 2017 and based in Tel Aviv, Israel, developed a patent-pending, state-of-the-art machine learning, behavioral and reputation-based security engine for Web Application and API Protection (WAAP), that provides highly accurate protection, is simple to deploy and demands zero tuning.
Key players in the global anti-malware market are gradually shifting toward reputation-based security to provide comprehensive features to their clients.
The betas feature Insight 3.0, 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 2.0.
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.
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.