SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The firewall security experts at Agnitum today announced the first public beta of the company's Outpost Security Suite Pro, a comprehensive, proactive security solution that combines the company's acclaimed personal firewall, an innovative all-in-one anti-malware engine, intelligent spam filter, and integral host protection.
Over the years, Agnitum's award-winning Outpost Firewall Pro has added anti-spyware, ID theft protection, and leak protection, as well as the community-based ImproveNet service, which provides users with access to the latest and best rulesets for optimal configuration researched by a network of security experts. To deliver total Internet security, Agnitum has now added anti-virus and spam filtering capabilities.
Key user benefits include:
On the principle that prevention is better than cure, Outpost's inter-application behavior monitoring maximizes the likelihood that malware and other threats will be stopped before they can get onto the PC and activate. The unique host protection prevents unauthorized activity, preventing new attacks and blocking threats at the earliest possible stage.
Instead of overloading the system with multiple scanning engines, Outpost's anti-malware module combines anti-spyware and anti-virus in the same process to deliver low-impact, high-speed, easy-to-use scanning. The anti-virus element is a redesigned and enhanced implementation of technology licensed from VirusBuster, a Hungarian anti-virus developer that consistently achieves Virus Bulletin 100% certification.
Outpost Security Suite Pro can detect if any application is attempting to interfere with its own operations. This prevents protection from being deactivated or otherwise disabled by malware.
Robust security doesn't need to mean complexity of operation. Outpost's flexible interface offers a wealth of options for advanced users to configure, but the out-of-the-box settings provide more than adequate protection for less technically proficient users.
According to Mikhail Penkovsky, global vice-president for Marketing and Sales at Agnitum: "Outpost Security Suite Pro is not just another ho-hum security suite. Our broad-based proactive protection, built around one of the world's most advanced personal firewalls, delivers efficient, low-impact protection for users at all levels of experience."