VIPRE Advanced Security for Business

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Company: VIPRE Security, Clearwater, FL, USA
Entry Submitted By: CommCentric Solutions
Company Description: VIPRE is an endpoint security product for small and medium businesses, and home users. VIPRE is powered by advanced machine learning, one of the world’s largest threat intelligence clouds and real-time behavior monitoring to protect millions of users from ransomware, zero-day attacks, phishing, exploit kits, mobile threats and other malware.
Nomination Category: Products & Product Management Categories
Nomination Sub Category: Best New Product or Service of the Year - Software - Endpoint Security Management Solution

Nomination Title: VIPRE Advanced Security for Business

Tell the story about this nominated product or service (up to 650 words). Describe its function, features, benefits, and performance to date.

VIPRE Advanced Security for Business simplifies malware defense and ransomware prevention with next-generation advanced machine learning, making it easier for small and medium businesses (SMBs) to defend against ransomware, zero-day malware and other threats evading traditional antivirus.

Industry wide, the growing complexity of security solutions is making it more difficult and time consuming for network security professionals to adequately maintain the safety of their IT systems. Complicating matters is a growing shortage in the number of certified security personnel trained in advanced threat detection and prevention.

A recent study from Gartner Research confirms IT directors want simple-to-use products with actionable information that don’t require highly skilled staff to manage.

VIPRE Advanced Security for Business helps SMB owners and IT directors concerned about network and data security—but also overwhelmed by too many products options—deploy a comprehensive, cost-effective endpoint security solution powered by enterprise-class technology with:

Highest-rated malware protection
Advanced ransomware prevention
Removable device control and encryption
Low CPU and memory usage
Integrated patch management
Mobile Device Management
Cloud-enabled malicious URL blocking
Email security and anti-phishing
Firewall protection

Yet price reigns supreme for small businesses when choosing endpoint security.

When making endpoint security purchases, price overshadows all other criteria for IT managers at companies of up to 500 employees. Price is so important, in fact, that 71% of respondents in a recent survey (see attachment) say they’ve had to settle for solutions with fewer features due to budget considerations.

Using next-generation scanning technology, always-on Advanced Active Protection, heuristics, signatures and other detection methods, VIPRE Advanced Security for Business delivers a sophisticated solution that offers:

Integrated patch management ensuring third-party PC software is up-to-date and protected against exploit kits

Cloud-enabled malicious URL blocking stops users from visiting malicious or compromised websites serving malware

Anti-phishing and email security keeps inboxes safe from malicious attachments and phishing links

Mobile Device Management secures Android devices from mobile malware and provides the ability to locate, lock and wipe lost Android and iOS devices

Advanced Active Protection leverages the latest technology to go beyond traditional techniques and detect new and emerging threats

Device control manages data entering and leaving your users physical ports and device types with enforceable encryption rules

Since its launch earlier this year, VIPRE Advanced Security for Business has already attained Gold Certification by OPSWAT, the software development tools and services company.

OPSWAT Gold Certification ensures that VIPRE Advanced Security’s endpoint protection successfully integrates with a long list of networking solutions, including Cisco Systems, RSA Security, F5 Networks and many more. This high interoperability allows solution providers and customers to develop more comprehensive security strategy incorporating VIPRE Advanced Security to better defend against today’s most advanced threats.

VIPRE Advanced Security for Business has also received numerous awards including:

AV-Comparatives’ Advanced+ ranking – the highest-rated award possible – from the world’s leading independent authority on antivirus performance

ICSA Labs Excellence in Security Testing Award
Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards
CDM INFOSEC’s Best Product Anti-Malware Award
CRN Mobility 100

In bullet-list form, briefly summarize up to ten (10) of the chief features and benefits of the nominated product or service.

· Integrated patch management ensuring third-party PC software is up-to-date and protected against exploit kits
· Cloud-enabled malicious URL blocking stops users from visiting malicious or compromised websites serving malware
· Anti-phishing and email security keeps inboxes safe from malicious attachments and phishing links
· Mobile Device Management secures Android devices from mobile malware and provides the ability to locate, lock and wipe lost Android and iOS devices
· Active Protection leverages the latest technology to go beyond traditional techniques and detect new and emerging threats
· Device control manages data entering and leaving your users physical ports and device types with enforceable encryption rules