Business anti-virus software maker
announced Monday that it would introduce a Mac OS X-native solution at Macworld CreativePro Conference & Expo. The expo kicks off today, and its main exhibit hall will be open from July 16-18, 2003.
Sophos’ Mac OS X entry builds on earlier versions developed for the Macintosh, incorporating an enhanced user interface and new security features, including prevention of de-installation by end users; on-access scanning technology that transparently checks files as they’re accessed and more.
Sophos also enables third-party Mac developers to create security products using Sophos’ anti-virus technology.
Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac OS X detects and removes Mac virus, macros and PC viruses. It works with local hard disks, removable media, and network volumes. The software also features centralized administration capabilities.
Sophos plans to ship the full version of Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac OS X in August. A
is available now. Sophos will show the software to Macworld CreativePro attendees in the MacTech Central Special Interest Pavilion.