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Trend Micro, Cisco to fight worms

Cisco and Trend Micro this week plan to announce a partnership under which Cisco will improve its routers, switches and firewalls with Trend’s worm-blocking technology. Trend Micro, which uses the technology in its own VirusWall product, plans to make its signature-based worm-blocking technologies available in Cisco products by the third quarter. Cisco says the technology initially will fit into its intrusion-detection code base and be used to stop network worms that take advantage of software vulnerabilities. Trend Micro will supply updates, which will be managed via CiscoWorks and other Cisco management tools. The agreement sets the stage for broader technology integration later under which Cisco plans to bring Trend’s policy-based anti-virus response and remediation technologies into its gear. Full Story

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