Elektrotek Middle East the IT security distributor today released the Trend Micro Titanium 2012 security suite which provides complete, overall protection against increasingly sophisticated threats to the digital lifestyle, protecting everything from family photographs and finances, to online shopping, and social networking – whether the preferred device is a laptop, smart phone, tablet, fully-loaded gaming PC, or even all four. Read More…

Trend Micro announced its new Partner Programme which is devised to focus on rewarding its channel partners proactivity, driving new business and customer retention, delivering greater rewards and reviewing partners who are underperforming. Trend Micro’s new approach makes it a leaner, agile and more lucrative Partner Programme, in which the vendor delivers simplicity, flexibility and profitability to its partners, in return for a much-boosted set of rewards around profitability. The tiering structure is now a simple Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum arrangement – vastly improved flexibility and vastly reduced administration, plus a far clearer line of accountability to each and every partner.Read More…

Trend Micro announced the availability of Smart Surfing for Mac OS 10.7 or Lion. With Trend Micro Smart Surfing rated as the #1 best-selling product for Mac at retail in the U.S. and with Apple’s estimated global sales of more than 14 million machines, with the new version is expected to gain tremendously in market share. As Mac popularity and sales have grown, so has interest among cybercriminals in targeting those users. Recent outbreaks include Trojans and Fake AV like Mac Defender and MacGuard.
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Trend Micro, a global Internet security solutions vendor, has announced the public beta release of Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 2012. Customers who download the 2012 beta version today will be eligible to receive an exclusive discount for the finished product via email when it’s launched later this summer. Users may access the beta www.trendmicro.com/titaniumbeta. The Titanium 2012 release continues the success Trend Micro established with the 2011 version–delivering a product with industry leading protection and solutions that alleviate consumer pain points. Research has consistently shown that consumers are frustrated by security products that slow their systems down, are intrusive, and are complex and difficult to understand. Read More…

Trend Micro has unveiled new solutions for protecting enterprises from advanced persistent threats (APT) known to easily evade conventional perimeter and content security. As part of its strategy, Trend Micro is expanding its real-time threat management solutions portfolio with the introduction of Trend Micro Threat Intelligence Manager and a major new release of Trend Micro Threat Management System. In conjunction with cloud-based vulnerability management services, virtual patching capability and specialised Trend Micro Risk Management Services, these new products are designed to reduce the risk and impact of targeted advanced persistent threats in the enterprise. APTs, or advanced targeted attacks, and the damage they cause are increasingly in the news. Studies such as the 2011 Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report illustrate the sophistication of these multi-phase targeted attacks, and strikingly, the typical months-long duration from the onset of data loss to discovery and final containment.
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Trend Micro announced that its Deep Security software is now validated in the HP Cloud Operating Environment (CLOE), part of the AllianceONE partner program. CLOE provides partners with highly automated, secure, self-service access to virtual machines, with which partners can test, port, debug, verify and tune applications on multiple platforms and configurations. This significantly reduces the risk to customers for deploying joint solutions in a virtualized environment.Read More…

Trend Micro said that the year 2011 witnessed a dramatic increase in the number of infected PCs in the Middle East, because businesses and individuals are still failing to take adequate security precautions. Trend Micro’s Smart Protection Network ™ technology can see how many computers are active on the internet and the number of infected computers across the Middle East is on the rise. In 2010, there were more than 3,050,032 infected machines that Trend Micro saw as active across the region – a 44 percent rise from 2009. This year, already, the region has seen more than 674,938 compromised machines. Whereas, in 2010 GCC witnessed a 46% of rise in compromised machines.

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Trend Micro today announced the launch of two new new products which will further extend the company’s strategy to help enterprises reap the benefits of virtualization and cloud computing without giving up high levels of security along the way. Trend Micro SecureCloud 1.1 provides enterprise-class data protection through encryption in the cloud, while Trend Micro Deep Security 7.5 Update 1 offers performance improvements that will enable the Deep Security virtual appliance to provide agentless intrusion detection and prevention using VMware vShield Endpoint for higher virtual machine density levels.

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