White paper

Network antivirus

Security
Participating Company: 
NETASQ
Participating Analyst: 
ETM analyst

Within these past few years, threats have evolved at a considerable pace. This can be seen from the proliferation of infection methods (from the diskette to web 2.0 and passing through e-mail), to the growing complexity of malicious codes and lastly, to a shift in the intentions of malicious network users. Cybercrime has pushed the players in the information security arena to increasingly protect themselves from attacks launched with fraudulent or mercenary agenda. Confronted with these malevolent attacks, antivirus techniques have also evolved. They now need to take into account the increase in the number of viruses to detect, the polymorphism of these viruses, or even anticipate their detection. The choices available are now also more varied with the possibility of obtaining network antivirus protection solutions in addition to the conventional antivirus application