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eScan Receives AV -Test Certification for Internet Security Suite

eScan, one of the leading Anti-Virus and Content Security Solution providers, received the AV-Test certification for their latest home user product, eScan Internet Security Suite, Version 14 for the tests conducted in April 2016. The results showed that eScan Internet Security Suite successfully blocked 98% of malicious malware and Trojans infections in the test conducted by AV-TEST. The average detection rate among all the solutions tested was 94%. eScan range of security solutions has been outstanding due to the rapid and continuous improvements in the level of protection offered by the product.eScan Internet Security Suite has surpassed all the norms and standards in order to receive the award. All IT users can try the enhanced protection provided by the range of eScan security solutions from here: On receiving this award, Mr Govind Rammurthy, MD and CEO, eScan said,

Symantec makes cloud offerings affordable

Infofriend spoke with Jyoti Prakash, Country Sales Manager, India and SAARC, Symantec on cloud computing in the security martket. Cloud is the biggest vertical driving the security market. What are your expectations from the segment? There is a lot of hype around cloud computing, and for good reason; the latest Symantec report on cloud found that 90 percent of organizations – SMBs and enterprises – in India are at least discussing how they can take advantage of this trend. However these expectations are also balanced by concerns around information security, privacy and the hidden costs of the cloud. Backup and recovery issues, security concerns due to rogue clouds and compliance challenges are just a few of the concerns that the survey revealed.

Quickheal leading the antivirus frontier

Infofriend spoke with Kailash Katkar, CEO,  Quick Heal Technologies (P) Ltd on the future plans and their leading presence in the security market. As the no.1 anti-virus vendor in India, how would you evaluate the present security market? The Indian antivirus market amounts to somewhere around Rs. 700 Crore. While the growth was around 15% to 17% for the last couple of years, it has slowed down to 10% to 12% this year. India’s computer security market is broadly categorized into consumer (home users) and enterprise. While there is no significant change in the consumer security market which also has a lot of options including free software. The enterprise security market has however, shown an incredible switch in demand from simple antivirus