Advanced McAfee Anti-Virus Scanning Engine Selected To Provide More
Comprehensive Email Security
London, UK (ots) - The McAfee Security division of Network
Associates and GFI, a leading provider of Windows-based security and
messaging software, today announced that the advanced McAfee
anti-virus technology will be offered as part of the GFI MailSecurity
email security package. GFI MailSecurity from GFI includes the option
to integrate leading McAfee anti-virus technology with its existing
exploit detection, email threat detection and content and attachment
filtering, equipping businesses with a multi-layered defense against
the latest email threats.
"McAfee is arguably the best-known name in anti-virus security, so
it was important for us to provide our customers with the option to
incorporate the McAfee engine in the anti-virus portion of our new
GFI MailSecurity package," said Nick Galea, CEO of GFI. "By combining
the McAfee engine with our existing technology, GFI MailSecurity
users will have a highly comprehensive shield against new virus
GFI selected the McAfee anti-virus scanning engine based on its
repeated success in independent evaluations, detection of non-virus
attacks such as rogue ActiveX controls and the global anti-virus
research talent of McAfee AVERT (Anti-Virus Emergency Response Team).
"Enterprises today need the strongest possible protection against
email corruption, and McAfee's leading anti-virus technology is
helping GFI develop a promising approach to attacking the problem,"
said Todd Gebhart, vice president of partner development for Network
Associates' McAfee Security division. "With our highly regarded virus
detection technology integrated into the GFI MailSecurity product,
GFI is enabling customers to curb the destructive power of viruses in
their e-mail environments."
More information about GFI MailSecurity can be found at
GFI is a leading provider of Windows-based security and
communications software. Key products include the GFI FAXmaker fax
connector for Exchange and fax server for networks; GFI MailSecurity
email content/exploit checking and anti-virus software; and the GFI
LANguard family of network security products. Clients include
Microsoft, Telstra, Time Warner Cable, Shell Oil Lubricants, NASA,
DHL, Caterpillar, BMW, the US IRS, and the USAF. GFI has six offices
in the US, UK, Germany, France, Australia and Malta, and has a
worldwide network of distributors. GFI is a Microsoft Gold Certified
Partner and has won the Microsoft Fusion 2000 (GEM) Packaged
Application Partner of the Year award.
About McAfee Security
McAfee Security is a product division of Network Associates, Inc.
that protects businesses from security breaches, virus attacks and
blended threats. McAfee Security provides comprehensive network
protection through industry leading anti-virus, encryption, desktop
firewall, intrusion detection, vulnerability assessment and managed
security technologies. All McAfee Security products and services are
backed by the world-leading anti-virus research organization, AVERT
(Anti-Virus Emergency Response Team), the team responsible for
providing cures for major outbreaks like LoveLetter, CodeRed and
Nimda. For more information, McAfee Security can be reached at
888-VIRUS-NO, and on the Internet at www.mcafeesecurity.com.
With headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., Network Associates, Inc.
is a leading supplier of network security and availability solutions.
Network Associates is comprised of three product groups: McAfee
Security, delivering world-class anti-virus and security products;
Sniffer Technologies, a leader in network availability and system
security; and Magic Solutions, a leader in innovative service
management solutions. For more information, Network Associates can be
reached at 972-308-9960 or on the Internet at
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