GFI Software launched the latest edition of VIPRE Business, which provides SMBs with access to a single solution for antivirus, patch management and Mobile Device Management (MDM).The newest version of VIPRE Business Premium addresses several of the most pressing security challenges facing administrators today, most notably vulnerabilities in third-party software products, which according to the GFI Malware Response Team, account for up to 75 per cent of malware and virus infections that compromise SMB networks.Every VIPRE product features automatic virus definitions update, allowing the application to get the latest signatures without user intervention.Provided the computer is connected to the Internet, this task is running in the background without interfering with the user's work.SMBs are also facing the challenge of managing disparate mobile devices running multiple operating systems, creating new issues and security concerns that didn’t exist just a few years ago. recently predicted that through 2017, 90 per cent of enterprises will have two or more mobile operating systems to support, leading 65 per cent of companies to adopt MDM to address security concerns related to the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend.Malware writers have noticed and are actively crafting threats to exploit this new attack vector.The manual update of the threat definitions requires the user to navigate to the ' About' window in the ' Account' tab and then choose ' Support Tools'.
Issues resolved in this agent release: Important – because of the nature of the bugs fixed for this release candidate, if you are currently running a beta version of the 9.3 agent, you will need to use an alternate method to upgrade to the 9.3.6000 agent (the new agent fixes the issue that requires this alternate method).To upgrade to this agent from an existing beta agent: Threat Track is pleased to announce the availability of Version 9.3 Beta 3 (Release Candidate) of VIPRE Antivirus Business, VIPRE Business Premium, and our new VIPRE Endpoint Security!The following issues were resolved for Beta 3: Special note for VIPRE Endpoint Security customer performing an upgrade from beta 1 or beta 2 and agents through a local install (not upgrading through the console), please uninstall beta 1 or beta 2 from the local machine first then perform the upgrade.(This manual step will not be the behavior going from Beta 3 to the generally available version.) Customers performing agent upgrades through the console or using a non-beta version of the software should ignore this.To upgrade, simply install the console upgrade, and select your agents under the Protected Computers tab at the Windows Policies level.