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Panda Cloud Fusion Infographic

Panda Fusion is a cloud-based solution that meets all your needs. It is easy to deploy and scale, as it requires no maintenance or infrastructure investment. Available anytime, anywhere through a simple web browser.

Benefits of Panda Cloud Fusion

  • It offers maximum protection against malware and unknown threats.
  • It reduces costs through optimisation of your IT infrastructure.
  • It provides an optimal support experience, through proactive problem resolution and remote access to users’ devices that is non-disruptive, wherever they are.

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PCOP

Panda Cloud Office Protection 7.1: What you need to know

Panda Security, has announced the new features of version 7.1 of Panda Cloud Office Protection (PCOP), Panda’s cross-platform solution that offers the best cloud-based protection.

This version includes improvements aimed at meeting the requirements of medium and large enterprises. Version 7.1 incorporates various technological and functional innovations, with emphasis on providing the user with greater control and management.

The new features include:

  • Content filtering for the Exchange protection, which allows emails to be filtered by the extension of the attachment, neutralizing dangerous attachments or attachments with a multiple file extension. All content gets filtered before it arrives at the endpoint, endpoint performance is unaffected.
  • White-lists included in device control. This feature allows different exclusions to be applied to different groups of computers selected by profile. In addition, white-listed devices can be used without any restrictions, regardless of the settings.
  • Mobile device control. This option allows the user to block access to mobile devices and white-list devices.
  • New local console on the endpoint. This console provides PCOP administrators and partners with a tool to enable or disable the endpoint protection in a rapid and timely manner, making troubleshooting easy and painless.
  • Ability to upgrade to new versions from the PCOP Web console. Notifications will appear in the console to indicate that a new version is available. Administrators then decide to apply the latest version from the console.

For more information on PCOP click here.

Cybercrime

The Era of Cyber-crime – Don’t Fall Victim

There has been an increase in cyber-attacks on high profile companies recently – JP Morgan Chase, Target and Home Depot as well as breaches in online services such as iCloud, Dropbox and Snapchat.

A cyber-attack is defined as – any type of offensive action employed by individuals or whole organizations, that targets computer information systems.

With each new attack it’s increasingly clear, no company is immune to cyber-attacks and preparation is key to mitigating risk.  This preparation must start with a commitment at the very top of the company. With a top-down approach and directors who are actively engaged, companies stand a greater chance of protecting their shareholders’ interests in cyberspace.

The companies that are most often targeted are financial institutions, healthcare organisations, major retailers and online/cloud storage services.

The most recent attacks, used methods that are:

  • Sophisticated – exploiting weak points, using backdoor controls and advanced malware.
  • Social – targeting specific people with social engineering and stealing and using valid credentials.
  • Stealthy – implemented in a series of low profile moves that are undetectable to standard security or hidden among thousands of logs collected daily.

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PCOP

Panda “up to speed” with Microsoft’s new releases

Panda Security customers who upgrade to Microsoft’s recently released software upgrades will enjoy maximum protection from day one – Panda Cloud Office Protection (PCOP) and Panda Cloud Systems Management (PCSM), the company’s cloud-based corporate solutions, are fully compatible with Microsoft’s recently released software releases: Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2. Panda Cloud Office Protection (PCOP) is Panda Security’s cloud solution for endpoints, laptops and servers; while Panda Cloud Systems Management (PCSM), represents an innovative new way to manage, monitor and support IT systems in the office or on the road. “It’s important for Panda Security to be able to respond to users’ needs while remaining at the forefront of the ever-changing world of technology,” says Jeremy Matthews, Country Manager for Panda Security South Africa. “Our product portfolio has been engineered to work with Microsoft’s new releases, so if any of our customers decide to upgrade to Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2, they can rest assured they will enjoy maximum protection immediately.”

New Panda Cloud Office Protection 6.0 now available

Panda Security, announced the release of Panda Cloud Office Protection 6.0, the only Software-as-a-Service endpoint security solution that includes Device Control technologies designed to prevent the spread of malware through the improper use of external devices. These controls allow organizations to improve productivity by enforcing policies to deny access, force read-only access, or grant total access on multiple device types (USB flash drives, digital cameras, DVDs and more) through the PCOP Web-based console.

Panda Cloud Office Protection 6.0 is a cloud-based security service for PCs, servers and corporate laptops managed remotely from anywhere through its Web-based console.

Panda Cloud Office Protection’s infrastructure is fully hosted in the cloud, eliminating the difficulties managing remote users and hardware costs associated with a client-server security model. As always, Panda’s endpoint security service can be installed remotely, either through a distribution tool or email, without requiring the installation of a remote access add-on. The solution also offers group policies for advanced configuration of protection levels; concise and informative malware and threat reports; and a unified, centralized quarantine.

The new version also includes Malware Freezer, a module that ‘freezes’ detected malware for seven days by placing it in quarantine. This tool ensures system stability, restoring false positive files.

Panda Cloud Office Protection 6.0 is hosted in Windows Azure, a cloud platform hosted in Microsoft data centers and designed to support highly available, scalable and reliable applications. Windows Azure uses a set of privacy and security controls that ensure maximum protection of its hosted data and applications.

For more information, please visit http://www.pandasecurity.com/enterprise/solutions/cloud-office-protection/