OPSWAT is working With Microsoft’s Network Access Protection to Help Customers Address Security Threats

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 14, 2004 — OPSWAT, Inc. today announced that it is working with Microsoft to develop integration of Network Access Protection support for OPSWAT’s endpoint security technologies. The goal of this effort is to deliver solutions that will help their mutual customers better address the increased threat and impact of malicious software.

OPSWAT will develop support in OPSWAT’s Endpoint security SDK for Microsoft’s Network Access Protection. This approach will allow customers to integrate the embedded security capabilities of OPSWAT’s technologies with those of Microsoft’s Windows, enabling them to choose components, yet implement a single, coordinated solution.

OPSWAT’s Endpoint Security SDK (Software Development Kit) includes AntiVirus, Firewall and Anti-Spyware integration SDKs and is a professional programming toolkit which integrates any security application with most AntiVirus, firewall and anti-Spyware products.

“The OPSWAT Endpoint Security SDK enables immediate, easy and cost effective interoperability with hundreds of endpoint security products” said Benny Czarny, CEO and Founder of OPSWAT. “The endless array of antivirus, firewall and anti-spyware applications creates a management nightmare. The OPSWAT Endpoint Security SDK sets a uniform standard interface to simplify management. This announcement signals strong intent for interoperability and an embrace of a standards-based approach to retrieve assess and enforce the health status of the Endpoint.”

“The Endpoint Security SDK provides security technology vendors and integrators with a cost-effective means to enhance their offerings so to provide a single, relatively comprehensive management interface for the diverse mix of antivirus, firewall and anti-Spyware applications used by their customers. The SDK has also been successfully used by corporate customers to develop internal endpoint security management solutions. ” said Tom Mullen, OPSWAT’s Business Development Manager.

“This important effort with OPSWAT underscores Microsoft’s ongoing commitment to creating a more secure computing environment for customers,” said Steve Anderson, a Director in the Windows Server Group at Microsoft. “Delivering greater compatibility between OPSWAT and Microsoft products and supporting industry standards are important steps forward for our industry and most importantly, for customers.”

About OPSWAT,Inc.
OPSWAT, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of endpoint security development tools, specializing in antivirus, anti-spyware,firewall, and browser security integration SDKs which cover the majority of endpoint security products.
OPSWAT customers include security technology companies, system integrators and corporations seeking to manage endpoint security applications.

OPSWAT was founded in 2002; the company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, with additional operation office in Herzliya, Israel.

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