updated 07:30 pm EDT, Mon September 21, 2009
Protection tools for cross-platform enterprises
Trend Micro has released an update to Security for Mac, its threat protection software designed for enterprises. Version 1.5 features improvements to manual scan performance when using the Quick Scan utility. The Cocoa client user interface has been revamped, while enabling automatic registration with the server.
The software is geared for policy management of up to 1,000 Mac systems utilizing Trend Micro's OfficeScan suite. Web reputation technology is used to protect against malicious content located on or off the local network. The Mac variant is designed to be used alongside Windows-based security software in cross-platform environments.
Security for Mac v1.5 is available as a standalone program or as a plug-in for OfficeScan. Pricing is variable depending on the seat count, with 501-1000 seat customers able to purchase the software for $20 per user.