Posts Tagged ‘anti-virus’

China’s Qihoo 360 Establishes Enterprise Security Group

Chinese Internet security provider Qihoo 360 announced the establishment of a new enterprise security group. Qi Xiangdong, president of Qihoo 360, will be chief executive officer of this new enterprise security group. Financial details, including capitalization structure for the technology business, were not made available by the company. Using the research resources of Qihoo 360’s […]

Qihoo 360 Accused Of Falsifying Anti-Virus Data In China

Allegations against Chinese anti-virus company Qihoo 360 are doing little to quell fears about using Chinese security software. At least three of the world’s top testing laboratories — Virus Bulletin, AV-Comparatives and AV-Test Institute — have revoked certifications for Qihoo 360’s products because of the cheating. The bodies stated that Qihoo 360 provided one set […]

Chinese Government Blocks Symantec, Kaspersky From Procurement List

The Chinese government has reportedly excluded the American anti-virus company Symantec and Russian anti-virus company Kaspersky from its list of qualified suppliers. People’s Daily, an official newspaper of the Chinese government, previously revealed via its social media channel that the Chinese government procurement department had excluded Symantec and Kaspersky from its information security software suppliers […]

Chinese Tech Security Firm Invests In Brazilian Cloud Company

Brazilian cloud computing security company PSafe Technologia announced its third-round financing of USD30 million, including a reported USD25 million infusion from China’s Qihoo 360 and USD5 million from Redpoint and Pinnacle. Qihoo 360 confirmed the news of this investment and said it is an additional investment in PSafe. The Chinese company did not reveal the […]

China’s Rising, Huawei Team For Secure Virtualization Solutions

Chinese Internet security software provider Rising and Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei signed a strategic cooperation agreement to jointly develop a proprietary virtualization security product. With the cooperation, the two parties aim to develop the world’s leading virtualization security solutions. In the virtualization environment, most traditional security solutions providers are facing new challenges. For example, […]

Kingsoft Establishes New Chinese Network Cloud Security Subsidiary

Chinese software provider Kingsoft Network unveiled its new private cloud security system, which belongs to its newly established subsidiary Kingsoft Security System Company. The establishment of this new subsidiary shows that Kingsoft is accelerating its transformation from a traditional anti-virus software provider to a cloud security solutions provider focused on the enterprise market. Kingsoft Security […]

Symantec Appoints New President For Greater China

Security software provider Symantec announced the appointment of Chi-Ho Christopher Lin as its new global vice president and president for Greater China. In September 2012, Symantec’s former president for China region Andy Wu departed the company. After that, the work of China region was temporarily led by Bernard Kwok, president for Symantec’s Asia Pacific and […]

Rising Gains Large Security Software Order From Chinese Government

Chinese anti-virus software provider Rising signed a strategic cooperation agreement with General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China, to deploy an information security operating and maintenance management platform for the government agency. Under this agreement, Rising’s comprehensive anti-virus protection solution will become the exclusive internal network security product used by the administration. […]

Kingsoft To Provide Free Anti-virus Software To Enterprise Users

Chinese Internet security company Kingsoft Network has launched a free anti-virus software for enterprise users. The software is called Kingsoft Duba enterprise edition 2012 and its unveiling marks Kingsoft’s new strategy of providing enterprise-level products for free, following its launch of free editions of personal products. According to Kingsoft Network, the new Kingsoft Duba enterprise […]

China’s Rising Starts Security Web Browser Beta Tests

Chinese anti-virus software provider Rising has announced that its first Internet client product, Rising security browser, has started beta tests. A representative from Rising has confirmed the news and said the security browser features security, fast speed, and personalization. It reportedly has the most complete malware address base and the most advanced cloud security engine […]