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Overall Category Winner and Winner for Best Anti-Spyware: Webroot Software-Spy Sweeper Enterprise 2.5

Spy Sweeper Enterprise 2.5 with Comprehensive Removal Technology is a highly scalable enterprise anti-spyware solution, providing centrally managed, desktop-level protection using the most accurate, technically evolved detection, removal and blocking engine.

It eliminates security risks and the painful impact of spyware on user and IT helpdesk productivity. It also protects the mobile workforce beyond the firewall/AV, and provides management and reporting flexibility with web-based administration.

FINALISTS:

• CA for eTrust PestPatrol Anti-Spyware

• Sunbelt Software for CounterSpy Enterprise

• Trend Micro for Trend Micro

• Webroot Software for Spy Sweeper Enterprise 2.5

Winner for Best Anti-Trojan: Aladdin eSafe from Aladdin Knowledge Systems

Aladdin eSafe is an integrated gateway content security solution providing proactive email security and web browsing security. As an in-line, transparent solution, eSafe offers the industry's highest content security performance, encompassing layered anti-spyware, spam management, application filtering and proactive anti-virus technologies.

With eSafe, organizations take control before problems arise, saving valuable time as well as thousands of dollars in costly repairs. It provides content security where it counts most – at the gateway front line.

FINALISTS:

• Aladdin Knowledge Systems for Aladdin eSafe

• CA for eTrust Anti-Virus

• Kaspersky Lab for Kaspersky Anti-Virus

• McAfee Inc. for McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.0i

• Trend Micro for Trend Micro

Winner for Best Anti-Virus: avast! Antivirus from ALWIL Software

ALWIL's avast! anti-virus is based on the company's comprehensive scanning technology available since 1988. Featuring fast, incremental updates and advanced multi-layer, real-time protection of all infection vectors, it safeguards against virtually all kinds of malware.

During the lifetime of the product line, avast! products have become both award-winning, and have reached number one positions in a number of key markets.

ALWIL Software is a Czech-based company, established in April 1991. The company's products were in development and have been on the market in the former Czechoslovakia since 1988, though during that time only available in the Czech language.

FINALISTS:

• Aladdin Knowledge Systems for Aladdin eSafe

• ALWIL Software for avast! Antivirus

• McAfee Inc. for McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.0i

• Symantec for Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition 10.0

Winner for Best Anti-Worm: Mirage Networks NAC

Mirage helps enterprises defend their networks with the patent-pending Network Access Control technology that eliminates threats on and enforces policy for any endpoint entering or interacting with the network.

CounterPoint combines ease of management with enterprise-class security technology. This Network Access Control appliance deploys out-of-band, has no signatures or agents and supports any OS or device.

FINALISTS:

• Aladdin Knowledge Systems for Aladdin eSafe

• Citrix Systems for Citrix NetScaler

• Internet Security Systems for Proventia Intrusion Prevention Appliance

• Mirage Networks for Mirage Networks NAC

• TippingPoint, a division of 3Com Corporation, for TippingPoint Intrusion Prevention System

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