GFI Software, a leading IT solutions provider for small and medium-sized enterprises, and Web of Trust (WOT), the leading community-based safe surfing tool, today announced that Web of Trust will offer the GFI VIPREÂ® antivirus product to its worldwide user community.
As part of a co-marketing agreement, WOT will promote VIPRE as its recommended antivirus solution to more than 13 million WOT users and in turn, GFI will promote the free Web of Trust add-on to its consumer customers. GFI is also offering WOT users a $10 discount on VIPRE. For more information, WOT users can visit: http://www.mywot.com/partners/offer/vipre-antivirus The combination of VIPRE and WOT provide users with a more secure Web browsing experience by flagging unsecure sites, and providing an extra layer of protection for new and evolving threats.
âThere are an ever increasing number of new malware threats and attacks on the Internet, so anytime we can further protect our customers with an additional layer of protection we will do so,â said Vesa PerÃ¤lÃ¤, CEO, at Web of Trust. âGFI provides users superior protection from the latest threats and that is why we are very proud to make VIPRE the Web of Trustâs recommended antivirus solution.â
The WOT add-on shows reputation ratings on search results from leading search engines and other popular sites. With WOT, users can see, at-a-glance, which sites are trusted and which sites to avoid. Website ratings are updated in real time by millions of members of the WOT community. Users can download WOT for safe surfing and contribute ratings and reviews. WOT works with Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Safari.
âConsumers, just like large enterprises, require a layered approach to Web security,â said Alex Eckelberry, vice president and general manager, GFIâs Security Business Unit. âThe combination of Web of Trustâs community driven rating system and GFIâs VIPRE anti-malware technology provides customers with a two-tiered approach to security that can help to keep Internet browsing safe.â