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Easy-to-Use, Integrated Solution Offers Comprehensive HTTP Virus Scanning Solution at the Gateway for Web Content, Web-based Email

Marlow, England. – 9th October 2001 – Trend Micro (NASDAQ: TMIC, TSE: 4704), a worldwide leader in network antivirus and Internet content security solutions, today announced the availability of InterScanä WebProtectä3.0 for Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server. InterScan WebProtect 3.0 for Microsoft ISA Server provides a comprehensive gateway antivirus solution to protect from malicious code like the Nimda worm, which recently caused more than half a billion dollars in damage worldwide.

InterScan WebProtect 3.0 for Microsoft ISA Server is designed as a plug-and-play antivirus solution for businesses running Microsoft’s enterprise firewall and Web cache server. It scans HTTP traffic at the gateway, catching malicious content before it reaches the desktop, which can damage irreplaceable files and data.

“As we’ve seen in the past few weeks, networks can be quickly infected and shut down by infectious and damaging worms such as Nimda,” says Oscar Chang, senior vice president of Product Development for Trend Micro. “With InterScan WebProtect 3.0 for Microsoft ISA Server, users can stop viruses and malicious code right at the gateway, protecting themselves against the growing number of virus threats that use Web traffic to propagate.”

InterScan WebProtect 3.0 for Microsoft ISA Server offers users quick and easy implementation and works as a high-performing Web filter for viruses and malicious code without requiring any changes in network configuration or client settings.

“Trend Micro is well-known for security solutions that protect enterprise customers at the gateway, and with InterScan for WebProtect 3.0, the company is extending its antivirus protection to ISA customers,” said Nevet Basker, director of Business Development for ISA Server at Microsoft Corp. “We are excited about our collaboration with them that will benefit our customers by protecting them from HTTP-borne viruses and other malicious content.”




About InterScan WebProtect 3.0 for Microsoft ISA Server
InterScan WebProtect 3.0 for ISA Server provides customers with the following benefits:


· Leverages Trend Micro’s industry-leading antivirus engine to scan all HTTP traffic in real time.


· Automatic Web-based updating that can be pre-scheduled at specific intervals or accessed manually with a one-click function for the latest virus pattern updates.


· A comprehensive activity log, with details for each infected file or attempted security violation, the origin, name and destination of the file, date the file was received, identity of any virus found, and the action taken, so administrators can easily track the source of each problem and handle it appropriately.


· Can be easily configured to respond to virus threats in different ways, including alerting the administrator, isolating the infected file for later cleaning or other action, deleting the infected file, and permitting the user to download the file under certain strictly controlled conditions.



Availability


An English version of InterScan WebProtect 3.0 for Microsoft ISA Server is available now and works only with ISA Server standard and enterprise edition. For more information about InterScan WebProtect 3.0 for Microsoft ISA Server please visit Trend Micro’s Web site at www.trendmicro.co.uk or call +44 (0)1628 400 500



About ISA Server


Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2000 is an enterprise firewall and Web cache server that enables IT administrators for businesses of all sizes to provide controlled, secure and fast Internet access for their organization. Building on the security and manageability of the Microsoft Windows 2000 platform, ISA Server provides a sophisticated multi-layer enterprise firewall and a high-performance Web cache to control, secure and accelerate business on the Internet. ISA Server is part of the Microsoft Windows.NET platform, geared to empower companies of any size to Internet-enable their businesses and to allow developers to build products for the next generation of services that will be available on the Web.

For more information on ISA Server, or to download an evaluation version of the product, go to http://www.microsoft.comISAServer



About Trend Micro


Trend Micro is a leader in network antivirus and Internet content security software and services. The Tokyo-based corporation has its European headquarters in Marlow, England, and business units worldwide. Trend Micro products are sold through corporate, value-added resellers and managed service providers.

For additional information and evaluation copies of all Trend Micro products, visit: http://www.trendmicro.co.uk/

Trend Micro is a registered trademark of Trend Micro Inc. in the United States and trademarks in other countries.


For further information about Trend Micro:


Penny Brennan
Trend Micro European Marcoms
Tel: +44 (0) 1628 400525
penny_brennan@trendmicro.co.uk





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