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Reinventing Antivirus

White Paper Published By: Webroot UK
Webroot UK
Published:  Sep 25, 2013
Type:  White Paper
Length:  7 pages

Have you seen a lot of articles and blog posts with titles like “Is Antivirus Dead?” If so, there is a good reason: Traditional signature-based antivirus technology is rapidly heading toward obsolescence.

But there are new approaches that can make antivirus effective and practical again. Here we will look at three of them:

  • Client/cloud architecture
  • Behavior recognition
  • Journaling and rollback
Together, these three approaches represent a major rethinking of antivirus technology, a major shift in antivirus that creates a new type of technology that is able to detect and counter today’s malware.

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reinventing the virus, antivirus, webroot security, client cloud, architecture, rollback, technology, antivirus technology

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