Symantec’s 2007 editions of its consumer Norton AntiVirus and Internet Security desktop products will be complemented by a third new offering: Norton Confidential, which protects e-commerce transactions.
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Though the technology may still be in the lab, Symantec says its plans for the future include the delivery of online protection services that prevent phishing and identity theft while also warning about spyware-infested Web sites.
Network Associates next week will make available the beta version of its WebShield line of gateway security appliances, adding filtering controls to block inbound or outbound content, and set policy based on usage groups.
Network Associates International (NAI) this week plans to outline a broad strategy to meld the anti-virus scanning and desktop firewall it currently sells with the application-based intrusion-prevention technology it acquired when it purchased Entercept into a single desktop software product. The company projects that this product will be developed within the next 12 to 18 months.
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