2017 Press Releases

September 14, 2017

Trend Micro Strengthens its Security Offerings in Trend Micro Security for 2018

In an age where safety is key, whether it be in a car, airplane or on a computer, consumers are continuing to push for enhanced safety and functionality. Trend Micro Incorporated being a global leader in cyber security solutions announced the release of Trend Micro Security for 2018 to strengthen its portfolio. The latest version of software integrates Trend Micro’s XGen™ security, with machine learning, is to better protect consumers against the latest evolving threats by providing multi-layered protection. This new offering has expanded capabilities that safeguard users from ransomware and malicious threats by providing reliable protection that blocks 250 million threats a day.

Apart from that, one of Trend Micro Security’s features is to provide comprehensive online protection against malware and ransomware that uses advanced machine-learning technology to allow customers to enjoy their digital lifestyle safely. While protecting from identity theft viruses, phishing or online scams, Trend Micro Security protects the information and files dearest to you.

“Others may say they can provide 100 percent protection, but only Trend Micro was able to actually deliver it in a recent industry leading test,” said Eva Chen, founder and chief executive officer for Trend Micro. “After nearly 30 years in the industry, we have learned how to stay ahead of the curve while not interfering with day-to-day technology use.”

XGen™ security, which powers all of Trend Micro’s solutions, is a new class of security software that addresses the full range of ever-evolving threats whether it is now or in the future. It offers a unique blend of multi-layered protection including proven and advanced threat defense techniques and intelligently applies the right technique at the right time, delivering maximum protection and efficiency. All of these capabilities are fueled by the market-leading, cloud-based global threat intelligence of the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™, which blocked more than 38 billion threats in the first half of 2017.

Besides, Trend Micro’s Folder Shield™ technology has been expanded to Mac OS (previously only on Windows), with the added capability to protect multiple folders. Folder Shield, the last line of defense against ransomware, allows only authorized applications to access protected folders such as documents, photos, music and videos, and also has the capability to protect synced folders such as Dropbox™, GoogleDrive™ and Microsoft® OneDrive™.