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It's not just Norton and McAffe who are giving the world protection against computer viruses and offering computer security, an Israeli company Finjan is leading the world when it comes to helping businesses protect themselves.
The company which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, counts the likes of Microsoft and Cisco as shareholders and also provides its technology to other anti-virus companies including McAffe to help its subscribers gain even greater protection from computer hackers intend on causing damage.
Finjan also operates a Malicious Code Research Center (MCRC) in which it details its research into dealing with computer security.
Recently, the company discovered a flaw in the next version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer which could allow hackers to gain control of a users computer using Internet Explorer.
"This discovery is an excellent example of the shared efforts and close cooperation between Finjan’s Malicious Code Research Center (MCRC) and Microsoft with the goal of securing users from potential malicious attacks," said Yuval Ben-Itzhak, chief technology officer of Finjan.
Once they knew about the problem, Finjan worked with Microsoft in fixing it.
As well as providing software, Finjan also offers hardware that offers an all-in-one solution for businesses looking to improve the security of their systems.
For more information: www.finjan.com