SAN FRANCISCO--(’s existing connectivity framework.)--OPSWAT, Inc., the leading provider of endpoint security integration technologies, today announced that AVG Technologies, a leading international developer of Internet threat protection solutions for consumers, SMBs and small enterprises, has completed the OESISOK certification program. This certification provides AVG prospects and customers with independent verification that AVG products operate seamlessly within a network
“By using products from an OESISOK certified vendor, AVG customers are guaranteed the security solutions they are using are best-of-breed and interoperable with other market-leading security applications.”
The OESISOK certification program comprises five stages of comprehensive verification testing in order to ensure interoperability as well as functionality. Once the testing process is completed, the application is scored and given OESISOK certification, confirming its interoperability status. That score is then posted and made publicly available at www.OESISOK.com.
“This certification provides our users with the assurance that AVG Internet security solutions are cutting-edge, robust, and meet the highest standards of interoperability,” said Karel Obluk, chief technology officer at AVG Technologies. “We welcome the addition of OESISOK certification to our wide range of independent third-party validations.”
AVG undertook and completed certification through its headline product, AVG Internet Security 8.0. AVG Internet Security 8.0 is a suite of security applications, available in standalone and network implementations, that delivers the full gamut of online threat protection capabilities in a lightweight, easy-to-use package:
“We are pleased that market-leading vendors like AVG are acknowledging the importance of interoperability and completing the OESISOK certification testing,” said Benny Czarny, president and CEO of OPSWAT, Inc. “By using products from an OESISOK certified vendor, AVG customers are guaranteed the security solutions they are using are best-of-breed and interoperable with other market-leading security applications.”
The OESISOK certification program extends the value of OPSWAT OESIS®, an open framework for developing products that detect, assess, manage and remediate features of a wide range of endpoint security applications running on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems.
The OESISOK Interoperability Certification Program provides endpoint security application vendors with increased branding and higher levels of security for their customers. Endpoint security vendors interested in OESISOK membership should visit http://www.opswat.com/oesisok.shtml.
Founded in 2002, OPSWAT is the world leader in development tools and data services that power solutions managing security features of endpoint applications. The company OPSWAT, Inc. also founded OESISOK™, an open industry-wide certification program that verifies the interoperability of endpoint security applications with products from market-leading technology vendors. OPSWAT is headquartered in San Francisco, California, with an additional office in Herzliya, Israel.
About AVG Technologies
Founded in 1991 and headquartered in the Czech Republic, AVG is a leading international developer of Internet threat protection solutions for consumers, SMBs and small enterprises. AVG protects more than 70 million computer users around the world. The company has regional offices in North America and the United Kingdom, and employs some of the world’s leading experts in Internet security, specifically in the areas of threat research, analysis and detection. AVG’s award-winning products are distributed globally through resellers and over the Internet as well as via third parties through Software Developer’s Kits (SDK). For more information, please visit www.avg.com.