Quick Takes: Trend Micro gets $4.6 million government contract

Trend Micro, Inc. receives a five-year, $4.6 million contract to provide server-based antivirus protection to the U.S. Department of Defense. Also included news about Kavado, Tadpole, GFI and McAfee Security.

Trend Micro gets big government contract

Trend Micro, Inc. recently announced the U.S. Department of Defense has awarded it a five-year, $4.6 million contract...

to provide server-based antivirus protection. The contract covers protecting the Department of Defense and the U.S. Coast Guard. Under the terms of the five-year contract, Trend Micro will provide server-based antivirus software for NT/2000, Solaris and Linux platforms in addition to PDAs.

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Kavado and Tadpole partner on security appliance

Kavado, Inc., recently announced that it has partnered with Tadpole to provide an advanced security appliance to protect Web applications running on the Solaris Operating System. This new solution provides administrators with out-of-the-box protection for their production environments. The appliance combines Kavado's proven application-level security software and Tadpole's leading appliance technology.

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GFI releases commercial version of auditing tool

GFI recently launched GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner 3.0, a commercial version of its popular freeware tool for conducting network security audits. GFI LANguard N.S.S. automatically detects security vulnerabilities on a network, giving administrators a "hacker's eye view" of their network and enabling them to discover any security holes before a malicious user can exploit them. The product scans entire networks for vulnerabilities, creates reports and can remotely install security patches.

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McAfee unveils blended threat protection

McAfee Security, a division of Network Associates, Inc., recently announced McAfee Active Client Security to protect users from "blended threats." The McAfee Active Client Security suite is a pre-packaged, easy-to-deploy, modular desktop security solution that builds on McAfee's existing anti-virus protection, desktop firewall protection, intrusion detection, and unique virus vulnerability assessment software, which is all centrally managed by the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator console.

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