"The rapid adoption witnessed with Immunet demonstrates that users are seeking both an added layer of protection to bolster their defenses, and a more intelligent approach to block advanced threats," said Oliver Friedrichs, Senior Vice President of Sourcefire's Cloud Technology Group. "This intelligence comes from designing a product with a big data mindset, which is an absolute requirement in today's threat landscape. Traditional anti-malware solutions simply cannot achieve the protection and control that customers require."
The explosion and advancement of threats each day has allowed them to bypass traditional solutions. For example, threats today are transitory with at least 75 percent being seen on only a single endpoint. Threat lifetimes can be measured in hours that require a centralized “big data” repository that can be monitored, observed, culled and used to make intelligent security decisions for all of Immunet’s users. A data-driven approach also enables Immunet to gather real-world metrics on how technologies perform in the field. Immunet was built on the principle of Collective Immunity™, which is shared protective resistance gained through community and collective intelligence to fight against computer malware infection.
"The data deluge is having an impact on the changing nature of security management. Not only has there been an explosion in the sheer volume of data requiring protection, but there has also been a dramatic growth in threats as well as disclosed vulnerabilities,"
Immunet 3.0 enables small businesses and consumers to create custom anti-malware signatures for more accurate protection against targeted attacks. Immunet 3.0 also offers an innovative Cloud Recall™ feature that can remediate previously approved files and automatically quarantine them in real time based on new threat information. In addition, the Immunet technology has outperformed all of its competitors and successfully defended against 100 percent of malware attacks in an independent test conducted by the Malware Research Group.
Immunet 3.0 is available as a free anti-malware download from the Immunet website. Users can upgrade to Immunet 3.0 Plus for advanced anti-malware protection.
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