New patent for protecting computers from hostile downloadables

Finjan announced that the European Patent Office has granted the company Patent No. EP 0 965 094 B1 entitled “System and Method for Protecting a Computer and a Network from Hostile Downloadables”. This patent further adds to Finjan’s extensive and comprehensive intellectual property portfolio in the security market.

Features of the patent include techniques to examine executable application programs in real-time and to proactively prevent them from being passed to client computers in case a security policy is violated.

Yuval Ben-Itzhak, Chief Technology Officer at Finjan commented:

Finjan is pleased to have been awarded this important patent by the European Patent Office,” said . “The technology covered by this patent further asserts Finjan’s leadership in the Web security market. Finjan remains committed to ensure that our customers benefit from the most advanced security products in order to protect their valuable business data. Finjan will continue to invest in its international patent portfolio to protect its innovative technology worldwide.

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