Handhelds the next virus target?
Symantec will introduce this week Symantec AntiVirus for Handhelds, mobile device-residing software designed to detect malicious code for the Palm and Pocket PC platforms. Despite little evidence that viruses severely affect handheld devices, security vendors want to ensure on-demand AV (anti-virus) infrastructure protection if an outbreak occurs. The licensed enterprise version of the product is offered in two forms: the Corporate Edition and Corporate Edition with Event and Configuration Management, according to Laura Garcia-Manrique, senior product manager for Symantec. Symantec is also introducing a client-based Annual Service Edition of Symantec Anti-Virus for Handhelds. Full Story