Anti-Phishing Working Group

APWG is the global pan-industrial and law enforcement association focused on eliminating the fraud and identity theft that result from phishing, pharming and email spoofing of all types.

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Anti-Spyware Coalition

The ASC is a group dedicated to building a consensus about definitions and best practices in the debate surrounding spyware and other potentially unwanted technologies. Composed of anti-spyware software companies, academics, and consumer groups, the ASC seeks to bring together a diverse array of perspectives on the problem of controlling spyware and other potentially unwanted technologies. ESET is actively participating in these important discussions.

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AVAR

The Association of Anti-Virus Asia Researchers is a not-for-profit group of security researchers centred in the Asia Pacific region, but also includes representatives of companies in the USA, Europe and so on, including ESET. AVAR also organizes one of the major anti-malware conference events of the year.

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AVIEN

AVIEN (Anti-Virus Information Exchange Network) is the largest grassroots discussion network of independent anti-virus researchers in the world, representing many millions of end-users. Since 2008, the organization incorporates AVIEWS (Anti-Virus Information and Early Warning System), and the combined organization brings together Anti-Virus software vendors, corporate security professionals and independent researchers in a discussion and information sharing network of anti-malware professionals, providing early identification and warning of new malware.

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Cisco® Network Admission Control (NAC)

Cisco Network Admission Control (NAC) leverages the network infrastructure to limit damage from viruses and worms. Using Cisco NAC, organizations can provide network access to endpoint devices, such as PCs, PDAs, and servers that fully comply with established security policy. Cisco NAC allows noncompliant devices to be denied access, placed in a quarantined area, or given restricted access to computing resources.

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EICAR

Originally the European Institute for Computer Antivirus Research, but now active in the wider security arena. Best known for the EICAR test file but also organizes a significant yearly conference.

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Microsoft Virus Information Alliance (VIA)

ESET has joined forces with Microsoft and other anti-virus vendors to provide detailed information on significant viruses that affect Microsoft products. Microsoft's PSS Security Team will post updated information on this website regarding new and potentially damaging viruses that have been discovered in the wild.

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Virus Bulletin

Home site for a monthly magazine which is a vital resource for anyone interested in anti-malware research, and the most important yearly conference dealing with this area of security.

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