Steve Ballmer announced Monday that the final release of Microsoft's Forefront Client Security, designed to protect PCs and servers from threats such as spyware, viruses, and rootkits, will be out in coming weeks. A recent story about Forefront from CNET Networks' News.com notes that Microsoft is trying to convince businesses that it's the solution to, and not the source of, their security woes.
For more information about Forefront, check out these articles from other news sources:
- Microsoft Crowns IT Heroes (BrandWeek)
- Microsoft Forefront Antivirus Security Bolsters Bolton Council Security (Security Park)
- Microsoft Forefront: Strictly Business (Enterprise Systems)
- Fighting Viruses, Hackers and Malware is Easy with Microsoft Forefront; New Marketing Campaign Emphasizes Customer Demand for Ease of Use (PR Newswire)
Do you think Forefront Client Security has a chance at competing against security software from established players like Cisco, Symantec, and McAfee? If you're already using any products under the Forefront brand, what are your impressions? Share your thoughts in this discussion.
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Mary Weilage is a Feature Editor for CBS Interactive. She has worked for TechRepublic since 1999.