San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 15, 2006
OPSWAT, Inc., the leading provider of endpoint security integration technologies and services today announced the release of OESIS Monitor v2. OESIS Monitor is an XML-based data service that monitors signature and application updates from over 30 anti-virus and anti-spyware vendors including Symantec, Trend Micro, CA, Microsoft, McAfee, Authentium, Sophos, AVG, Norman and Lavasoft. Subscribers are provided details of any update within minutes of release by the vendor.
OESIS Monitor is commonly deployed together with OPSWAT’s OESIS Local or OESIS Remote, utilities which provide technology vendors with tools to add endpoint security application detection and assessment capabilities to their products.
OESIS Monitor v2 delivers significant new enhancements to the most comprehensive endpoint security application monitoring service available including:
-Addition of anti-spyware application support
-Complete information on latest 10 updates per supported application
-Digital signing of XML file to prevent tampering
-Added delivery options for subscribers (FTP or SCP, compressed, encrypted)
-Enhanced update tracking and verification capabilities
-Backward compatibility with OESIS Monitor v1 and easy portability to v2
OESIS Monitor Data Details:
OESIS Monitor provides detailed information about application updates including:
-Vendor name of the application
-Value of the supporting operating system for the application
-Unique ID applied to the application and its update type.
-Definition update type. Each vendor may have multiple update types.
-Date definition was released by the vendor.
-Definition version of the signature as released by the vendor
-Definition signature as released by the vendor
-Engine version of the application as released by the vendor
-Alternative application definition version as released by vendor
-Time stamp of update
-Date/Time-stamp of definition file’s release from vendor
“OESIS Monitor v2 offers subscribers increased coverage of endpoint security applications and more flexibility in designing security policies for their products, said Yee Hsu, Senior Engineer for OPSWAT. “As with all OPSWAT products, a key design concept was to provide customers with an attractive upgrade path while maintaining full backwards compatibility.”
“Sereniti has partnered with OPSWAT to provide the industry's most in-depth view of the home network environment,” said M. Fahim Siddiqui, Sereniti CEO. “Utilizing OESIS Monitor, the Sereniti Smart Home Network Service provides both consumers and service providers an accurate and comprehensive view of the single biggest issue in the home – PC Security – thus reducing the costs of technical support and improving customer satisfaction.”
OESIS Monitor is used by over 10 technology vendors to monitor endpoint security applications in products competing in the following markets:
-Network Access Control
For more information about OESIS Monitor or other OPSWAT products, visit http://www.opswat.com/products.shtml.
OPSWAT, Inc. is a leading provider of endpoint security integration technologies and data services. OPSWAT customers include networking and security technology companies, system integrators and corporations seeking to detect, assess, manage and remediate security features of anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-phishing anti-spam, personal firewall, browser, instant messaging and VPN client applications. Founded in 2002, the company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, with an additional office in Herzliya, Israel.
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