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Product Name Description
Antigen (Sybari Software) Lotus Notes and Microsoft Exchange versions available. Real-time Information Store scanning of all inbound and outbound messages.  Real-time Internet Mail Service connector scanning.  On-demand & Scheduled Database Scanning.  Attachment filtering by File Name or File Type.  Remote Installation and Administration (Windows or Web-based).  Automatic Updates via scheduled or on-demand action.  Identifies files to scan by content, not by File Name Extension.  Trusted Scanning eliminates redundant Real-time scanning.  Performance Monitors and Statistics.  In-Memory Scanning.  Zip File Scanning & Cleaning.  Virus Incident Notification and Reporting.   
Avast (ALWIL) Features:  On-demand scanner checks files or disks whenever you want; On-access scanner provides round-the-clock automated protection; Convenient on-the-fly repair capability restores documents containing macro viruses; Customizable integrity checker provides additional protection against infection by unknown viruses; Heuristic scanning capability ensures effectiveness if virus pattern files are outdated; Network-automated tools make it a snap to install, configure, and update workstation software; Free updates for one year, deliverable via website download; Updates also available via floppy disk for $99 annual subscription; Independently tested and certified by ICSA and Virus Bulletin. Home Edition is free of charge for noncommercial home users.
BitDefender (BitDefender) Ensures antivirus protection, as well as data confidentiality, active content control and Internet filtering. BitDefender Professional is an ICSA Labs certified solution for Microsoft Windows® XP, allowing users to enjoy their data protection as they move to the future's technologies. Besides the complete antivirus protection, features as Internet filtering or Privacy control help you stay away from troubles when browsing the Net. Benefits: Filters all possible virus access ways; blocks any virus, Trojan, Internet worm and other malicious code; alerts you about security weaknesses in your system; blocks given web addresses (URLs), ports and IP's; warns you about any application trying to access the Internet; keeps your identity and preferences private when you navigate the Net; protects you against viruses while using ICQ, Yahoo! Messenger, netMeeting, MSN Messenger; uses powerful, ICSA Labs certified, antivirus scanning engines; performs DAILY intelligent, automatic updates and product upgrades; one-year free virus definitions updates and product upgrades; moves all suspected and infected files into a quarantine zone; creates detailed scan reports; easy to install and to use; provides free 24/24 hours human technical support.
eSafe (Aladdin) Provides the power needed to deal with today's complex security problems like spyware, spam, and spam management.

Stops driveby spyware downloads.
Blocks outbound spyware communications.
Cleans spyware-infected desktops from a central server.
Blocks spyware signatures.
F-Secure AntiVirus (Data Fellows) Real-time and on-demand virus scanning and protection system for Windows platforms. Can be upgraded to a multi-layered virus protection system performing multiple simultaneous scans with multiple scanning engines, including on-demand and real-time scans. Combines multiple virus scanning engines into a single framework by using both the F-PROT and AVP anti-virus engines simultaneously.
HouseCall (Trend Micro) Trend Micro's free on-line virus scanner.
Internet Security Suite (McAfee) McAfee Internet Security Suite prevents viruses, blocks hackers, identifies spam and protects your identity. Feel free to e-mail, IM, share pictures, bank, and shop online knowing your PC, documents, and personal information are safe from Internet threats.
InterScan VirusWall (Trend Micro) Provides high-performance three-in-one Internet gateway protection against viruses and malicious code. The optional eManager adds spam blocking, content filtering, and email scheduling. Real-time virus detection and clean-up for all SMTP, HTTP and FTP Internet traffic at the gateway. Compatible with FireWall-1 and most major firewalls. Automatic virus pattern file updates. Configures locally via Windows interface or remotely using a web browser. Supports Check Point Software Technologies CVP standard (Solaris and Windows NT, Intel). Optionally blocks malicious mobile code (Java and ActiveX) at the gateway. Supports direct integration with Lucent's Managed Firewall using Trend and Lucent's jointly developed content scanning protocol.
Managed Virus Scan (McAfee) Using award-winning McAfee anti-virus technology, McAfee experts work behind the scenes to protect and update your Desktops and File Servers 24x7. This online managed virus scanning software has web-based virus activity reports which let you view the status of your virus protection quickly and easily no matter where you are. Affordable per-computer pricing lowers operational costs while freeing valuable resources.
Norton AntiVirus (Symantec) Offerings include Norton AntiVirus Enterprise Solution 4.0, Norton AntiVirus 7.0 Corporate Edition, Norton AntiVirus 7.0 Corporate Edition for NetWare, Norton AntiVirus 2.0 for Lotus Notes, Norton AntiVirus 2.0 for Microsoft Exchange, Norton AntiVirus 5.0 for OS/2, Norton AntiVirus 4.0 for NetWare, Norton AntiVirus 1.5 for Firewalls, Norton AntiVirus 2.0 for Gateways, Norton AntiVirus Plus for Tivoli Enterprise and IT Director, Norton AntiVirus Management Console.
Norton AntiVirus for Macintosh (Symantec) Norton AntiVirus Macintosh version.
OfficeScan (Trend Micro) Central virus reporting, automatic software updates and web-based remote management allow administrators to monitor, configure, and keep desktop protection up-to-date. Centralized Management controls desktop scanning, cleaning and reporting options centrally, and shift responsibility of maintaining desktop antivirus protection from end users to administrators. Automated Deployment Options. Unattended Software Update. Centralized Real-Time Reporting. Servers: Windows NT (minimum required: 3.51w/SP5 or 4.0 w/SP3), NetWare (minimum required: 3.12, 4.10, 4.11) Desktops: Windows 3.x, Windows 95/ 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000 RC2 
PC-cillin (Trend Micro) Chat on-line with Trend Virus Doctors who can give you expert advice and support, FREE. Scan Wizard. Scan Managers. Quarantine Area. WebTrap. CyberClinic.
ServerProtect (Trend Micro) Detects and removes known and unknown viruses on the fly. Manages multiple servers and domains from a single portable management console. Enables secure management of the entire network through a three-tier architecture. Advanced real-time scanning. Updates virus patterns automatically. Task-oriented functionality. Tracks infections through detailed activity log. Notification in case of virus emergency.
Sophos Anti-Virus (Sophos) Offerings include Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows NT, Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows 95/98, Sophos Anti-Virus for DOS/Windows 3.x, Sophos Anti-Virus for Macintosh, Sophos Anti-Virus for Unix, Sophos Anti-Virus for OS/2, Sophos Anti-Virus for NetWare, Sophos Anti-Virus for OpenVMS. Monitors all virus entry points, including disks, programs, documents, network drives, CD-ROMs, Internet downloads, email attachments and compressed files.
Spy Sweeper (Webroot) Spy Sweeper uses 16 advanced Smart Shields, including ActiveX, Toolbar, and Spy Communications shields that block new spyware installations so you can have the peace of mind you deserve knowing you've got proactive, always-on protection. Using state-of-the-art spyware research methods that identify new spyware threats before they are widely distributed, Spy Sweeper ensures you have the most powerful and up-to-date protection against new emerging spyware threats. Spy Sweeper's Comprehensive Removal Technology (CRT) is the backbone behind the most advanced spyware removal engine in the industry. CRT deletes the toughest spyware programs in just one sweep - even removing mutated or "rootkit" spies, some of the nastiest next-generation spyware threats.
Thunderbyte (CERIAS) Free virus detection software.
TVD Management Tools (McAfee) Allows centralized control over the VirusScan and NetShield product line. Installs, configures, upgrades, and removes anti-virus software across enterprise networks scaling to any size. Enables centralized upgrading of the network's anti-virus software. Detects attacks and offers alerting via a variety of channels including pager, e-mail, SNMP message, and DMI alert. Includes SecureCast, a free optional Internet service that automatically delivers new upgrades, updates, and security news bulletins the moment they are released from Network Associates. The administrator is notified when an update has been downloaded and is available for deployment.
VFind (CyberSoft) Multi-platform antivirus solution.
Virex (McAfee) Macintosh anti-virus software. One click turns it on and off - no locating folders, files, etc. Scan-At-Download will scan Zip archives, as well as files compressed by StuffIt Deluxe, Compact Pro and more. Catches viruses hidden in e-mail attachments. If you download an infected file, Virex will alert you and quickly repair the file without launching other applications. Protects against macro viruses. Automatically scans files downloaded from the Internet. Scans compressed files, including Zip archives. Easy-to-access Control Strip module, DropScan and Virex Contextual Menu Plug-in.
VirusScan (McAfee) Checkmark Level 2 Certified. E-Mail and Internet Threat Protection. Java, ActiveX Internet Code Defense. Configurable desktop-level defense for both Java and ActiveX malicious code. AutoUpdate pulls, Enterprise Secure Cast Web pushes, and Management Edition for on-going security. Interoperability with Multi-Tier Defense.
WebShield Model 100 (McAfee) Dedicated Anti-virus Appliance. Features McAfee anti-virus and content scanning technology that uses an array of scanning features to keep your systems free from viruses and other malicious code. Detects 100% of viruses in leading lab tests, including boot sector, file, multipartite, stealth, polymorphic, encrypted and macro viruses.

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