HP Enters into Strategic OEM Agreement with Trend Micro to Tackle Custom Malware

By CIOReview | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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DALLAS, TX: Trend Micro, a provider of security software solutions, has announced the signing of an Original Equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with HP in order to provide enterprises with a security solution that helps them to counter advanced targeted threats and custom malware.

With this deal, HP’s Tipping Point Advanced Threat Appliance (ATA) family of products leverages Trend Micro Deep Discovery to block and neutralize threats. Custom sandboxing technique – a part of Trend Micro’s breach detection solution – helps enterprise to identify custom malware. It enables enterprises to prevent evasion based on generic configuration.

Detection information is integrated with the Tipping Point SMS feature to block existing threats and prevent future attacks. This solution’s detection mechanism is exclusive of the operating system, thereby working for Android, Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, and others.

Deep discovery inspector protects against Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) and targeted attacks that remain undetected for long periods and protects corporate data and intellectual property. Deep discovery inspector, which is one part of the solution, provides network traffic inspection, advanced threat detection, and real-time analysis and reporting, whereas, deep discovery provides advisor custom sandbox analysis, visibility to network-wide security events, and security update exports in a unified intelligence platform.

This unified solution guards against Zero-day malware and document exploits, email threats like phishing, bots, trojans, worms, keyloggers and other disruptive applications.

“We are very pleased to have been selected by HP after its comprehensive and rigorous review of market-leading breach detection systems. This agreement further validates the quality and effectiveness of our solution. It is a natural extension to our long-standing partnership with HP, and will help further accelerate the adoption of Trend Micro's capabilities to combat next generation threats. Now, HP customers can detect, block and investigate targeted attacks with a comprehensive, integrated solution,” says ," Partha Panda, Vice President, global channels and alliances, Trend Micro.